Good connections key to startup success

Jan 16, 2020 Business
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The future potential of early-stage startups can be assessed by their existing professional relationships.

How coworkers impact the value of your skills

Jan 16, 2020 Business
People sitting around desks in an office.
Research at Harvard's Growth Lab finds that skills of coworkers may matter as much as a worker's own skills in achieving higher income

Maximizing bike-share ridership: New research says it's all about location

Jan 07, 2020 Business
Two men driving bicycles through the city.
A 10% increase in bike-availability levels boosts ridership by 12%.

Unpaid women's work is actually a real job

Dec 31, 2019 Business
Woman cooking in the kitchen.
Household and care work has been performed especially by women. This work takes most of the women's time a day, but as it is unpaid, it doesn't let women be economically autonomous.

This is the key for a successful online banking service 

Dec 19, 2019 Business
The nature of online banking is the cause of the reticence of the over-55s to use it as they do not feel comfortable navigating the 'digital world'.

5 Low-cost business ideas for animal lovers

Dec 16, 2019 Business
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Everyone loves animals, but few people are able to turn that love into a business. So here are some ways you can do it.

Groups work better when stakes are gradually increased

Dec 12, 2019 Business
Group of people working.
A gradual approach to increasing the stakes of group coordination projects can improve overall team performance

How to boost sales of fair trade and sustainable goods

Dec 05, 2019 Business
Store shelf with women's sandals.
Want to sell fair trade and sustainable products? Use made-to-order production and see how consumers respond favorably

CEOs and CFOs working together equals 10% more money

Dec 05, 2019 Business
Newly hired CFOs may face pressure to manage earnings to bump CEO pay.
A study offers quantifiable insights into a phenomenon that is difficult to document - the influence CEOs have on colleagues who could potentially increase their pay.

Movistar says goodbye to the market in Latin America

Dec 03, 2019 Business
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Telefónica, owner of Movistar, will leave much of Latin America to concentrate on other markets.

Pride bank: the first LGBTI+ digital bank is in Brazil

Nov 29, 2019 Business
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The first headquarters of this bank will be in Brazil and will allocate 5% of its income in actions that favor this community.

Government integrity holds key to tackling corporate corruption

Nov 21, 2019 Business
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Government leaders must set a good example to the business community if they want to eliminate corporate corruption, a new study reveals.

Here are five business trends for 2020

Nov 21, 2019 Business
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This trends may result interesting for you if you are trying to start a business in 2020

CEOs' political leanings are affecting their pay packages

Nov 19, 2019 Business
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When firms design the initial pay package for a new CEO, they focus on that person's tolerance or aversion to risk-taking.

When managing a company, less is more

Nov 07, 2019 Business
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This study is the first to identify universal strategies for large companies to follow to maximize their sales and market share.
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