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When Treating Workers Well Leads to More Innovation

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>There’s a reason companies like Google and Facebook offer their employees so many perks, according to new research: firms that treat workers better are more innovative.<p>In a recent working paper, currently under review by the Journal of Corporate Finance, researchers from Monash University …

10 Insights for Anyone Who Really Wants to Change the World — Norman Winarsky and Henry Kressel

Dig deeper: http://33voic.es/inx7pc1<p>Norman Winarsky was President of SRI Ventures at SRI International, a world-renowned research institute.<p>Henry Kressel served as a senior partner and managing director at Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm, for more than thirty years.

“Leadership Qualities” vs. Competence: Which Matters More?

There’s sometimes a disconnect between how we talk about leadership qualities (we tend to use words like <i>authority</i>, <i>power</i>, and <i>emotional intelligence</i>) and what we actually require from the people leading teams and other working groups (arguably, competence and a deep knowledge of the specific work …

How Making Time for Books Made Me Feel Less Busy

Six months ago, I found myself drowning in a flood of easy information. The internet—and all the lovely things on it, things like Wikipedia, Twitter, podcasts, the New Yorker, email, TED Talks, Facebook, Youtube, Buzzfeed occasionally, and yes, even the Harvard Business Review—provide unlimited …

Get More Innovative by Rethinking the Way You Think

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Innovating how we innovate. Improving how we improve. Analyzing how we analyze. Gimmicky workplace wordplay? Absolutely! But effective prods and provocations for inspiring organizational introspection and insight, as well. Exercises like these, often known as “going meta,” focus managerial …