Strategic Thinking

How Your Brain Wiring Drives Social Interactions

WASHINGTON — Humans and many other animals express a range of social behaviors, from cooperation to aggression. But as innate as these behaviors may …

The Brain

Videographer/Video Producer

The State Media Co., an award-winning news organization in South Carolina’s capital, has two openings on its video team, one for a videographer and …

Matched

In Order to Challenge Students, We Need to Go Beyond Grit

Over the last decade, there’s been lots of talk about the way we challenge students. “Grit” and the ability to persist in the face of challenge has …

Pedagogy

When violence closes schools, Afghan girls are the most vulnerable

While more children haven been attending school in Afghanistan over the past several years, threats from Islamic militants undermines that progress. …

Education

Britain’s approach to Brexit is a textbook example of failed strategic thinking

<i>Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech in Florence was intended to move forward stalled Brexit negotiations. But as Tim Oliver (LSE/EUI) argues, Britain</i> …

Brexit

Effective Managers Always Do These 4 Things

Mastering 4 key management skills would go a long way in helping middle and senior-level managers around the world face the challenges of working in …

Management

Management Self-Test: Are You Receptive to Employees’ Ideas?

In an ever-changing business environment, managers need to generate ideas from employees on how to meet customers’ needs, achieve the team’s goals, …

Management

IT Management | Strategic Thinking

An IT manager called me the other day and says, “What can you do to help me achieve my IT strategy?” Great question, says I; tell me your strategy, …

Practice Algebra Through Puzzles

<b>What is this?</b><br>A collection of interactive quizzes that will help you master basic algebra, written by experts and guided by Brilliant.org's 10 …

Mathematics

The Core Elements of Product Design: Strategy, Pillars and Principles

<i>Establish these core elements up front to clarify your best product solution</i>You can quote my partner-in-[design]crime and I on that.I’ve dedicated …

UX Design

Fostering Strategically-Thinking Employees

No matter the size of your company, every one of your employees should be thinking strategically as they go about their job. Strategic thinking is …

Leadership

The Decision Book: 50 Models for Strategic Thinking

<i>by Mikael Krogerus and Roman Tschäppeler</i><p>Ever been in a meeting when someone mentions a model, and everyone seems to know what they are talking about …

Black Swans

Wal-Mart, other retailers betting against Trump’s border tax

Many retailers that were contemplating a complicated and costly shift of supply lines closer to the US are now changing their calculus to fight a …

21st Century

Opinion: Amazon’s Bezos could teach large companies a thing or two about strategy

A few days ago, Jeff Bezos published his fascinating letter to shareholders.<p>He detailed what he sees Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, -0.33% and other companies …

Jeff Bezos

5 Ways to Stop Hackers Hitting your Retail Business

Cisco UK & Ireland Blog > Retail<p>Retail<p>Jacques Schooler - April 19, 2017 12:30 pm<p>In my last blog, we established that retailers are a very attractive, and lucrative, target for hackers, and that cyber attacks on retailers are rising exponentially. To recap, a resounding majority (72%) of retail …

Cybersecurity

Ask different questions to get different results

If three makes a trend, then lately I’ve noted a new trend in strategic thinking. It involves the discipline to ask different questions to get …

Sustainability

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, at Dodger Stadium, April 17, 2017 Matchups, Tickets, Preview | Baseball

D'backs Batters (4.85 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (4.46 RA/G)<p>OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850<p>D'backs Batters (4.85 RS/G) vs. Dodgers …

Fantasy Baseball

Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers, at Progressive Field, April 16, 2017 Matchups, Tickets, Preview | Baseball

Tigers Batters (4.55 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (5.64 RA/G)<p>OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850<p>Tigers Batters (4.55 RS/G) vs. Indians …

Baseball

Recycle Your Old Car Seat At Target And Get A Discount On A New One

Because we needed another reason to go there<p>Oh, Target. Just when we thought we couldn’t love you more, now you’re actually accepting our old car …

Babies

SAP Promotes Proven Leaders to Strengthen the Company

WALLDORF, Germany, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (SAP) today announced newly expanded responsibilities of key executives. Robert Enslin and …

Governance

Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, at Wrigley Field, April 12, 2017 Matchups, Tickets, Preview | Baseball

Dodgers Batters (5.25 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (3.13 RA/G)<p>OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850<p>Dodgers Batters (5.25 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers …

Baseball

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Collapse of U.K. construction giant Carillion puts 6,000 Canadian jobs on line<p>The year so far in interest rates: Savers 1, Borrowers 0<p>One third of Canadians can’t pay monthly bills as interest rates set to rise, survey suggests<p>Auto chiefs bristle at Trump’s NAFTA content rules Subscriber …

21st Century

AI: humans back for another Go

It’s time for the humans to have another Go.<p>An artificial intelligence program romped to a lopsided victory over South Korean Go master Lee Sedol in …

Artificial Intelligence

Take your strategic thinking to the next level | Learning Programs for Clients

An exclusive opportunity to experience our online Business Strategy course<p>We invite you to enroll in a demo version of our course on Business …

Learning

Retail bears should go to "the source" - Citi

• The "next big short" in which John Paulson wannabes have bought up CDS on commercial property mortgages is getting too crowded, says Citigroup …

Stocks

How Target Is Redesigning To Take On Amazon

Target wants to compete in the on-demand economy—and it’s overhauling its store design to do it.<p>It looks something like a third-wave coffee shop, with stenciled concrete floors, wood fixtures, and large, glass windows. But at 124,000 square feet, it dwarfs any Blue Bottle or La Colombe you …

eCommerce

U.S. retail mall vacancies flat in first quarter: Reis

(Reuters) - U.S. retail mall vacancies were flat at 9.9 percent in the first quarter of 2017, compared with the fourth quarter of 2016, as new …

Economy

Discounter in big RFID deployment

Target Corp. is stepping up its inventory management.<p>The discount retailer is partnering with Avery Dennison to deploy radio frequency identification …

Machine Learning

How College Students Can Gain Strategic Thinking Skills

Employers Rank These Skills High on Their Wish Lists<p>Strategic thinking ranks high on almost every employer’s list of desirable traits. For example, …

Critical Thinking

Tic-tac-toe, Barça style

There never a dull moment at Barça training sessions, and aside from more traditional exercises, the coaching staff also organise all kinds of …

FC Barcelona