Mexican maquiladoras--manufacturing operations on the U.S. border--are known for having poor working conditions and low pay.
In 2011, the US hit a milestone — more than half of all adults visit social networking sites at least once a month.
Forget good to great.
Sustainability is a so-called wicked problem . It is complex, difficult to define, impossible to solve in a linear fashion and the aspects of the problem are so interrelated that it is impossible to consider (and therefore impossible to model) all of the unintended consequences that might accompany any single “solution.” This complexity makes us anxious.
Get on a Southwest flight to anywhere, buy shoes from Zappos.com, pants from Nordstrom, groceries from Whole Foods, anything from Costco, a Starbucks espresso, or a Double-Double from In N' Out, and you'll get a taste of these brands’ vibrant cultures.
Strategy seems to have fallen on hard times.
In 2005, the Best Buy headquarters in Richfield, Minnesota, started shifting over to a “results only work environment,” or ROWE .
He's a great worker, but that joke was terrible!
The Scottish artist, Robert Montgomery , like countless street artists who came before him, hijacks billboards and bus stops to display his melancholic verse. For ten years, he’s been replacing ad pitches with poetry and presenting commentary on culture, ranging from consumerism to beauty in bold white type set against a black background. Though not really a street artist, Montgomery takes inspiration from the Situationist tradition of détournement – capturing the audience’s attention in unexpected ways within the public realm.
Daniel Mezick 's new book for the agile manager due out in March.
A recent Inc.com article states that employees need freedom, expectations, input, and consistency, among other things.