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  • Apple and Amazon are 'frenemies' when it comes to eReaders

    The promotion that makes you feel bad

    Receiving an unexpected professional status bump doesn't always feel good, especially if it wasn't really earned. Companies need to be aware of potential problems with unearned status gain, and be ready with solutions, says Tsedal Neeley

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    Use personal experience to pick winning stocks

    In their course Stock Pitching, Lauren Cohen and Christopher Malloy teach students everything from how to pick stocks using their own insights to pitching them to investment colleagues

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    Kids benefit from having a working mom

    Women whose moms worked outside the home are more likely to have jobs themselves, are more likely to hold supervisory responsibility at those jobs, and earn higher wages than women whose mothers stayed home full time, according to research by Kathleen McGinn and colleagues

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    Is the time right for self-management?

    Zappos.com is giving workers the authority to manage themselves, a program called "Holacracy." It's the latest attempt at introducing self-management, notes James Heskett, but will this effort win when so many others have failed? What do you think?

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    Advice on advice

    To be effective leaders, we all need good advice, and we need to give good advice to others. Problem is, advice sharing is not as easy as it sounds, explain David Garvin and Joshua Margolis

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    Disruptors sell what customers want and let competitors sell what they don't

    By "decoupling" activities that consumers value from the ones they don't, enterprising digital startups are wreaking havoc on established firms. Thales Teixeira discusses his research on the second wave of Internet disruption

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    Three ways firms can profit from environmental investments

    Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor at Harvard University, lays out three ways for firms to profit from investing in environmental sustainability: forestalling risk, increasing operational efficiency, and selling to the environmental niche

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    Are technology companies ripe for disruption?

    Today's tech products seem increasingly stuffed, full of features most users don't want - kindling for igniting Clayton Christensen's disruptive innovation. Is information technology the next industry to be disrupted? What do you think?

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    Where did my shopping mall go?

    The growing popularity of online shopping is remaking the world of offline shopping-stores are getting smaller, malls are getting scarcer. Rajiv Lal and José Alvarez look ahead five years at our radically transforming shopping experience

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    How to break the expert's curse

    Experts could be our most powerful teachers-but often they've lost the ability to connect with novices. Research by Ting Zhang reveals how experts can rediscover the experience of inexperience