Brooke MacGregor

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Hedi Slimane: The Steve Jobs of Fashion

He turned the way things were done upside down. But he pushed too far, and they pushed him out. He spent years in the wilderness. They asked him to come back. This time, the rebellion was refined, polished, perfected. It made billions, not millions. The world applauded.<p>I’m not talking about Steve …

Yves Saint-Laurent

The Toyota Production System Works for Relationships, Too

The innovations of the Toyota Production System (TPS) are well documented in the management literature and standard features of business school curricula everywhere. These concepts are usually discussed in the context of industrial operations, but I also see their applicability to interpersonal …

Management

Warning over online scammers targeting car buyers and sellers

Australians are being warned that scammers are stepping up their attacks on people who are selling goods via online classifieds.<p>So far in 2016, 544 …

McGrath spends $430,000 buying stock in his company

McGrath Estate Agents founder and chief executive John McGrath has spent $430,000 buying shares in the listed real estate group, whose stock has …

Domino's Pizza Robot Making Deliveries In Australia

Last night, Domino’s Australia proudly showed off its little bundle of military-grade robotics that may soon be delivering joy to pizza fans around the world.<p>Hailed as the “world’s first commercial autonomous delivery vehicle,” the Domino’s Robotic Unit (nicknamed DRU) is the collaborative creation …

Domino's Pizza

Micro-financing poverty-stricken communities can lead to increased debt levels, suicide, study finds

The findings of a new study are challenging the long-held view that micro-financing can lift families in the developing world out of poverty.<p>After …

Loans

Corruption scandal pushes FIFA to $122 mln loss for 2015

With corruption related legal costs mounting and sponsors bailing out FIFA has announced big losses last year – $122 million (108 million euros).<p>International football’s governing body has also revealed the huge salaries paid to top officials, several dozen of whom are now accused of criminal …

More Insiders Are Becoming CEOs, and That’s a Good Thing

Last week, Joann Lublin reported in The Wall Street Journal that more CEO jobs are going to internal candidates. According to her story, a survey by executive-search firm Spencer Stuart found that about four out of five S&P 500 companies that chose a new CEO last year promoted insiders. That’s the …

CEOs