Archive for August, 2010

The Job Market of the Future

August 31st, 2010 | post a comment

This week on Business Matters we’re looking beyond the figures about fluctuations in the unemployment rate to find out what’s really ahead for the job market. We’ll find out which jobs won’t be outsourced and learn the perspective of a human resources specialist on ways to improve your human capital in the job market. Also, […]

The Dynamics of Change

August 24th, 2010 | post a comment

According to a study by PriceWaterhouseCoopers, almost 75 percent of all programs of organizational change fail because they don’t create the necessary of support among their membership. This week on Business Matters, we examine the dynamics of change. We’ll be joined by a change management expert to explain the challenges of a leader trying to […]

Metacognition: Thinking About Thinking

August 18th, 2010 | post a comment

This week on Business Matters, we’ve invited science writer Jonah Lehrer to discuss the brain mechanics underlying decision-making. We’ll talk about how too much information can sometimes make decisions more difficult, a condition he describes as “paralysis by analysis” in his recent book, “How We Decide.” We’ll also explore how one can improve on their […]

The Business of Net Neutrality

August 11th, 2010 | post a comment

This week on Business Matters, we explore how the debate over prioritizing of internet bandwidth could shift the future of the internet from its largely free and open roots.  Google and Verizon have just announced a policy framework which includes a re-definition of network neutrality that risks leading to increased corporate power and decreased consumer […]

Women in Charge

August 4th, 2010 | post a comment

This week on Business Matters we explore how women have gradually but steadily become a majority of the workforce. Partly, it’s been accentuated by the ongoing recession as traditionally male-dominated sectors contract. While women are already a slight majority in managerial and professional jobs, only 2 growth industries (janitorial and computer engineer) are still mainly […]

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