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Europe. Business Resources. JK Rowling: The fringe benefits of failure. Why a Happy Brain Performs Better - HBR IdeaCast. Featured Guest: Shawn Achor, CEO of Aspirant and author of The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work.

Why a Happy Brain Performs Better - HBR IdeaCast

Download this podcast SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Sarah Green. I’m talking today with Shawn Achor, author other of The Happiness Advantage, and CEO of Aspirant, a research and consulting firm that uses positive psychology to improve performance at work. Shawn, thanks so much for taking the time to talk with us today. SHAWN ACHOR: Thank you so much for having me. SARAH GREEN: Shawn, the roots of your book go back to when you were the head teaching fellow of the landmark happiness class at Harvard College with Dr.


Hbr-build-risk-business-model.pdf (application/pdf Object) ISO26000. Business DD / CSR / BOP. ISO 26000: A New Standard for Human Rights? - Guest Commentary. March 23rd 2010 | by Adrian Henriques ISO 26000 will be a standard for social responsibility produced by the International Standards Organisation (ISO).

ISO 26000: A New Standard for Human Rights? - Guest Commentary

In the last few weeks a vote was taken by the national standards bodies that compose ISO’s membership. It was closely fought - but despite controversies and pressures, the outcome was that the draft standard should proceed to the last stage before becoming an official ISO standard probably later in 2010. The standard will directly address human rights amongst other issues, including corruption, fair competition and consumer concerns. Historically ISO has mainly produced standards on far more technical and mundane matters, such as quality control (ISO 9000). Since then it has been developed with the help of a very large working group, drawn from about 80 countries including many in the South. Julian Assange. Better World... ISO 26000 sur la Responsabilité Sociétale : projet approuvé !

Le projet de norme internationale ISO 26000 "Lignes directrices relatives à la responsabilité sociétale des organisations" vient d’être approuvé par les 2 tiers des pays membres de l’ISO qui ont participé au suffrage.

ISO 26000 sur la Responsabilité Sociétale : projet approuvé !

L’Afnor, représentant français de la normalisation à l’ISO, a voté en faveur de ce texte élaboré de manière consensuelle qui donne une définition de la responsabilité sociétale. Ce vote constitue une étape importante dans l’élaboration de l’ISO 26000 dont la publication est prévue fin 2010.

Le défi de diriger des leaders ou « comment mener un troupeau de chats » (74478) Par Anne-Geneviève Girard, CRHA et René Jolicoeur, CRHA, Note : S’intéressant à la performance des équipes de direction, ce texte est le dernier d’une série de trois articles sur la gestion des talents.

Le défi de diriger des leaders ou « comment mener un troupeau de chats » (74478)

Le premier texte s’est intéressé aux nouvelles tendances en gestion des talents, et le second au développement du leadership : Qu’on soit dirigeant, spécialiste en gestion des ressources humaines ou consultant, qui n’a pas déjà été interpellé par le dysfonctionnement d’une équipe de direction? Pourtant, après avoir mis beaucoup d’énergie et de moyens dans le développement des talents et du leadership, on pourrait s’attendre à ce que le regroupement de hauts potentiels très performants se traduise en succès, mais on est souvent déconcerté par la dynamique qui s’installe.

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Exclusive, as we turn to the resolution of one of the most significant U.S. government whistleblower cases to result from the Iraq war. The former chief oversight official of contracts at the Army Corps of Engineers has reached a settlement six years after she was demoted for publicly criticizing a multi-billion-dollar, no-bid contract to Halliburton. That’s the company that was formerly headed by, well, then-Vice President Dick Cheney. The official, Bunnatine Greenhouse, known as Bunny Greenhouse, had accused the Pentagon of unfairly awarding the contract to Halliburton subsidiary Kellogg Brown & Root, KBR.

Testifying before Congress in June 2005, Bunny Greenhouse called the contract the worst case of government abuse she had ever witnessed in her 20-year career. The Reinvention of Philanthropy: An Interview With The Aspen Institutes' Jonathan Greenblatt. Jonathan Greenblatt currently serves as the Director of The Impact Economy Initiative at the Aspen Institute and is the founder and former president of All for Good (Our Good Works [OGW]), the open source, web-based initiative to engage more Americans in service.

The Reinvention of Philanthropy: An Interview With The Aspen Institutes' Jonathan Greenblatt

It is the largest database of volunteer listings ever compiled and provides content to a wide range of government, nonprofit, and personal websites. Jonathan is the former CEO of GOOD Worldwide and the co-founder of Ethos Brands, the business that launched Ethos Water, the premium bottled water that helps children around the world get clean water. The Innovative Business Models Leading the Next Wave of Sustainability. When is enough enough?

The Innovative Business Models Leading the Next Wave of Sustainability

A group of leading companies that we work with at Forum for the Future tell us that even their substantial progress on sustainability is not enough. And we think they're right. The next wave of corporate sustainability will be about innovating the fundamental logic of how a company creates value, in short creating "sustainable business models. "

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