Distinguish Crisis from Disaster: 5 Notes for Making Decisions – The European Business Review

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Written by Axelle Bagot and Houman Harouni

One of the most common forms of leadership failure is treating a crisis like it is a disaster, and treating a disaster like it is a crisis. The Greek root of the word …

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Overview of Boutique Consulting Firms – Management Consulted

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Boutique consulting firms have some unique attributes as opposed to their MBB counterparts. Not just in related to prestige or size, but many other factors are different. If you’re looking at working for a boutique consulting …

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Entrepreneurs, Look to Your Network to Help You Through the Pandemic – Harvard Business Review

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Written by Daniel Isenberg, Vincent Onyemah and Dhirendra Shukla

On March 21, 2020, just eight days after its first confirmed Covid-19 case, Guatemala’s government issued a nationwide lockdown. That same day, Marsa, an innovative and rapidly growing driving school in …

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Merck to Acquire Themis – Merck

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KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and Themis, a company focused on vaccines and immune-modulation therapies for infectious diseases and cancer, today announced that the companies …

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Does Netflix have a new rival? – LinkedIn

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Written by Jessica Hartogs

HBO is entering the streaming wars on Wednesday with the introduction of HBO Max, its on-demand streaming platform. The New York Times says that the “late entrant” in a crowded field where Netflix mostly dominates hopes …

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The tech industry’s winners and losers in lockdown – BBC News

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The coronavirus pandemic has been bad news for business. But even as some technology companies have been squeezed tight, others have actually seen a boost.

Some were in the right place at the right …

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COVID-19 Is Shaping Three Key Confectionery Buying Behaviors – Convenience Store News

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Written by Danielle Romano

NATIONAL REPORT — The confectionery industry is facing a once-in-a-lifetime period of uncertainty, as it is not immune to the pressures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Consumers’ candy buying behavior is reflecting heightened price sensitivity on one …

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Kroger Bolsters Ad Offering with Addition of Amazon Exec – Retail Leader

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The Kroger Precision Marketing arm of 84.51° named former Amazon executive Nancy Winé to lead advertising sales for the retail media advertising solution.

In her new role, Winé has been tasked with overseeing the Kroger Precision …

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Women entrepreneurs are more motivated by social impact than money – Vet Candy

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Entrepreneurial motivation is important to economic growth because entrepreneurs create companies that produce new products and services, which in turn, boost productivity. But we know little about what motivates innovative entrepreneurs and how their motivations differ …

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University Rankings as a Tool for Social Impact – Stanford Social Innovation Review

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Written by Duncan Ross

Times Higher Education has been producing university rankings since 2004, both to comment on the higher education sector and to serve as as an advocate for it, and in 2017, we began developing a set of 

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