I need a hero!
A hero is someone who displays bravery, courage and valor, usually when their own life is at stake, and they risk it all to save someone else. Can the term be used in any context other than war or life-and-death situations?
Children's brands, or the branding of children?
Advertising through every medium, increasing time spent online and product placement mean that most eight year olds know their Coke Zero from their Miniature Heroes.
Progressive government or nanny state?
There has long been substantial debate about the respective roles of business, business schools and government in the development of innovation, with arguments swaying all three ways.
Do SMEs examine their Lean credentials?
Robust business process improvement strategies are now vital, although not all companies are keen to introduce them because of investment costs. That is one factor behind the reluctance of some SMEs to get involved.
Facebook experiment puts focus on recruitment and the brand
The likes of Facebook allow individuals and organizations to communicate with one another via the Internet and develop relationships. However, many businesses see wider possibilities.
Effective knowledge management in the construction industry
The importance of knowledge management (KM) is increasingly being recognized in the construction industry as it is deemed critical for construction organizations to gain a competitive edge.
Looking through the lens of team learning: health care improvements
Although there is increasing interest in team learning, there is still limited research into team learning activities in the workplace. There is also a lack of agreement about the specific activities that comprise team learning.
How the figures stack up for female accountants
Accountancy is not really associated with a female sex bias. However, in the USA a Bureau of Labor Statistics survey revealed in 2011 that 60 per cent of accountants are female.
Catching up and matching up: how China fares for high-tech quality
The accepted wisdom has it that emerging economies are playing "catch-up" with what are conventionally referred to developed nations. Of course, some countries have more "catching up" to do than others.
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Human ingenuity made it inevitable that social networking sites would be exploited in ways that were not necessarily envisaged by the pioneers.
The likes of Facebook allow individuals and organizations to communicate with one another via the Internet and develop relationships that way. However, information technologies have become increasingly prevalent among businesses that see wider possibilities.
Social networking sites can also boost a company's capacity to attract and recruit the most promising job applicants, an area which has been little studied previously.
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