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Workplace Collaboration

Mega-Collaborations: How Big Teams Can Work Together

Annie Murphy Paul | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Annie Murphy Paul

If you've ever been a part of a team in a workplace, you know that coordinating with even a single other person can quickly get, well, complicated. Now imagine having hundreds, even thousands of "teammates," all with a hand in the same project.

Teleworking and Technology: Why We Can Get a Land Rover on Mars But Can't Get IM on Our Desktops

Rose Stanley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Rose Stanley

In a previous blog, I spoke about some teleworking results from WorldatWork's recently published Survey on Workplace Flexibility. This blog serves as a "part 2" discussing technology that enables teleworkers to work effectively and why some still are in the dark ages about using them.

Technologies That Facilitate Frictionless Collaboration

Amanda Schneider | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

While face-to-face time is critical and should be used whenever possible, modern businesses often require workers to travel frequently and work in satellite offices or at home.

The 8 Types of People You Need in a Brainstorm

Amanda Schneider | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business
Amanda Schneider

The best brainstorms are composed of six to eight people from diverse backgrounds who are committed to the success of a central project.

A Real Recipe for Improving Schools

Harriet Sanford | Posted 01.27.2013 | Education
Harriet Sanford

Research tells us that it's rarely one thing that turns around a troubled school. Instead, it's a series of consistent efforts focused on teaching and learning over time that is the key to improving outcomes for all students.

From Amazon Woman to a Feminine Presence

Birute Regine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Birute Regine

Now that there are more women in the workplace, women and like-minded men can support each other and cultivate a feminine presence that benefits everyone. Let's shift the reward system.

Brooklyn Building Fosters Creative Community

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When Al Attara bought a former bank on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn 32 years ago for under $250,000, he envisioned it as a complex in which artists, ar...

5 Ways to Boost Your Career

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

Ever notice how some people just seem to always get the timely promotions and the plum assignments, while others don't? People who succeed in their ...

Egos May Win But They Net More Losers

Donna Flagg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Donna Flagg

What we really need to do is appreciate internal security as much as we value it externally in the world around us.

How Companies Evolve

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rabbi Alan Lurie

Not only is moral and spiritual growth needed in business in order to create a better world, but, in fact, companies that operate from higher moral and spiritual perspectives are more effective, sustainable, and profitable.

The Brilliance (and Stupidity) of The Age of Stupid

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steven G. Brant

The film is essentially the same rant against stupid behavior we've heard for years, dressed up in an elaborate, well-intended package.

What's Wrong with Experts?

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dennis Whittle

There are many areas where there is no clear right answer or no clear best practice. And it is precisely in these fields that we must be careful of a "tyranny of the experts."

How Fast is Bottom-Up Coming Up? What Does Obama's Internet-Powered Election Mean for How Business is Managed?

Daniel Debow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Debow

How long will it take for traditional business people to really start changing their organizational structures, social norms, and expectations to account for the reality of the Net Gen?"

Gen Y: Holding the Secrets to Economic Recovery

Kirk Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kirk Snyder

Gen Y offers us a peek into tomorrow's business landscape and by understanding how they will rewire the world of work in the future provides solutions in the present.