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What drives student performance in Latin America?

– Our analysis of OECD PISA results from the region offers five findings on student mindsets, teaching practices, technology, instructional hours, and early childhood education.
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Additive manufacturing: A long-term game changer for manufacturers

– To get the most out of additive manufacturing, companies need to think beyond prototyping and understand what the technology means... for production.
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How a digital factory can transform company culture

– Companies are beginning to use digital factories as incubators of more agile ways of working, often filtering the best attributes... of the factory culture back to the larger organization.
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Digitization: The next stop for the apparel-sourcing caravan

– Stepping up digital efforts in purchasing could help apparel companies transform. A survey of sourcing executives highlights trends... and opportunities.
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The art of project leadership: Delivering the world’s largest projects

– Four mind-sets and eight leadership practices distinguish successful leaders of ultralarge projects.
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What Southeast Asia needs to become a major player in artificial intelligence

– For artificial intelligence to take hold in Southeast Asia, the region needs more defined business use cases, better data ecosystems,... and more concerted talent-development efforts.
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Five ways to unlock win–win value from IT-services sourcing relationships

– IT purchasers and providers can achieve win–win outcomes by altering their sourcing routines. Here’s how they can be more strategic... about the principles and practices they follow.
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Urban commercial transport and the future of mobility

– Commercial traffic clogs city streets, contributes to pollution, and drives up the cost of doing business. But there are many... ways to do better.
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Memo to the CEO: Are you the source of workplace dysfunction?

– Rudeness and bullying are rife, says Stanford professor Bob Sutton. Wise leaders figure out how to fix their teams and organizations;... and they start by taking a long look in the mirror.

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Getting ready for the future of work

– Artificial intelligence is poised to disrupt the workplace. What will the company of the future look like—and how will people... keep up?
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Putting lifelong learning on the CEO agenda

– In an open letter to business leaders, a Harvard Business School professor and a learning engineer at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative... present an emphatic case to make learning a corporate priority.
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Organizational health: A fast track to performance improvement

– Working on health works. It’s good for your people and for your bottom line.
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How technology is changing the job of the CEO

– More than 75 chief executives and board chairs recently gathered to share concerns and offer one another advice.

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Financial globalization hits a more stable, inclusive stride

– After the global financial crisis, a number of countries stepped back from the world stage, choosing to instead focus on domestic... capital while being more selective about foreign investments.
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The new dynamics of financial globalization

– Cross-border capital flows have fallen 65 percent since the financial crisis as global banks retrenched, but a more stable form... of financial globalization is emerging.
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Do American workers feel they can ‘make it’?

– Whether people in the United States believe they can thrive economically in a digitally disrupted world depends strongly on the... amount of education they’ve attained, according to a new survey.
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The evolution of employment and skills in the age of AI

– As artificial intelligence alters work done in all manner of industries, companies and governments can help workers transition... by supporting incomes and facilitating skills training.

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