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The Black experience at work in charts

A research-driven look at Black Americans at work reveals profound inequities. Companies that redouble efforts to address this will improve their culture for all employees.

Four myths about building a software business

– As nontechnology companies turn to software-based business models for growth, they will need to avoid common misconceptions.

One move companies can take to improve diversity

– Many companies are trying to increase their hiring of diverse employees. Opening hubs, factories, and other worksites where Black... people live is a powerful but overlooked lever.

The irresistible momentum behind clean, electric, connected mobility: Four key trends

– Mobility’s future is visible in the increasing support of capital markets, the demands of Chinese consumers, the effort to slow... climate change, and the new skills automakers will need to deal with these shifts.

Cloud’s trillion-dollar prize is up for grabs

– Cloud has immense potential, but most companies are only scratching the surface. Recent research clarifies where the value lies—and... how to capture it before competitors do.

Prediction: The future of CX

– Designing great customer experiences is getting easier with the rise of predictive analytics.

How to turn everyday stress into ‘optimal stress’

– Managed well, stress can be an ally rather than an enemy. Here’s how to use it to your advantage.

Countering otherness: Fostering integration within teams

– Exploring our feelings of otherness can help us discover how we are the same.

How capital markets keep us connected

– Nasdaq’s 50th anniversary reminds us that markets should be more inclusive, share more information, inspire innovation,... and bring the world together.

Emerging stronger, fitter, faster: The rise of the Asian corporation

– Leading CEOs in Asia explain how COVID-19 has accelerated five business trends in the region and why they’re confident that... unprecedented opportunities lie ahead.

Interviews

Democratizing Indonesia’s housing market: An interview with Pahala Mansury

– BTN’s former president director explains how the Indonesian bank is making housing affordable for all during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How wellbeing improves performance: An interview with Annastiina Hintsa

– The CEO of Hintsa Performance argues that wellbeing is the foundation of sustainable high performance—not a reward for it.

Taking stock: Catching up with Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman

– How has the global market exchange remained relevant to its stakeholders after 50 years? By embracing changes in technology, society,... and the economy and by meeting customers’ needs with innovation.

Asia at the speed of light: An interview with the head of ReNew Power

– The energy transition will remake Asia, says Sumant Sinha, managing director of ReNew Power.

Featured research

Powering up sustainable energy

Can the power industry simultaneously decarbonize generation, propel the transition to electric vehicles, and keep the lights on?

Feeding the world sustainably

– Green technologies, biotech advances, and artificial intelligence could help tame agricultural emissions and waste, while safeguarding... ocean resources.

Reimagining industrial operations

– Through innovation, advanced analytics, digitization, electrification, and process efficiencies, carbon-intensive operations underpinning... the global economy can shape a more sustainable future.

Redefining the power industry

– Quick takes on the pressures posed by climate change—and potential responses.

Podcasts

The war on the coronavirus

Three top military leaders offer lessons from the front lines of managing deadly crises.

The value of talent management

– The roles that create the most value in your organization may not be at the top.

Getting beyond gridlock: The promise of traffic congestion solutions

– With more than half the world’s population living in cities, congestion and pollution are worsening. Technology may be able... to provide new and innovative traffic congestion solutions—but only if city governments and companies collaborate.

Preparing for and managing through a downturn

– As talk of an impending economic downturn takes hold in the business world, executives can take thoughtful steps to help their... companies better weather the storm.

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