Marjorie N. Muhammad

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The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

Abundance: A Landscape for Change in Healthcare

Imagine what could happen if we changed our mindset and decided to see the possibilities that are right in front of us, in healthcare today, and all …

Why The Future Of Our Organizations Depends On Having More Women In Management

Last year when I was writing my most recent book on The Future of Work, I shared some ideas with my wife (Blake Morgan) around topics that I wanted to include and she said, “You know, you really should write something about women and management.” My immediate response was, “Huh? Why would I do …

5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware

You can’t be a good leader without self-awareness.<p>It lies at the root of strong character, giving us the ability to lead with a sense of purpose, authenticity, openness, and trust. It explains our successes and our failures. And by giving us a better understanding of who we are, self-awareness lets …

Management

Here's how Google plans to sell more Android phones in emerging markets

The company wants to partner with developers to make apps cheaper or free to use, a practice called "zero-rating," The Information's Amir Efrati reports, based on discussion with people with knowledge of Google's plan.<p>The way zero-rating typically works is that a company like Facebook or Wikipedia …

Should emerging markets still focus on manufacturing?

In a recently released working paper, we have analyzed data on manufacturing employment and output levels from developing and developed countries. We …

Why Social Interaction Is Essential To Learning Math

<b>Why Social Interaction Is Essential To Learning Math</b>by <b>Robert Sun</b>Not long ago, while visiting Israel, I had the opportunity to sit in on a fourth …