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Report on Managing Talented People by Pat Dade In these series of articles, Pat Dade explores the issues around managing "talented" people - which, to many managers, means managing those real "pains in the proverbial" that have the strange ability to...

September 17, 2010 | In: Learning

child-driven education

Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education -- the best teachers and schools don't exist where they're needed most. In a series of real-life experiments from New Delhi to South Africa to Italy, he gave kids...

The Extreme 40 series was designed several years ago for iShares, formerly part of Barclays Global Investors, which wanted to sponsor an event that focused on entertaining clients.The fifth man slot is an "extra special experience money can't buy,...

Laurie Santos looks for the roots of human irrationality by watching the way our primate relatives make decisions. A clever series of experiments in "monkeynomics" shows that some of the silly choices we make, monkeys make too. via Laurie Santos: A...

July 23, 2010 | In: Business

Winning back their trust

Last year was incredibly tough and I was forced to make a series of redundancies on two separate occasions. While it was necessary in both cases and I explained the reasoning to staff, there has been a well of resentment against the management team. The...

A Princeton scientist's hope to improve government through crowdsourcing, Washington has launched a series of democratic idea incubators that aim to align government action with public opinion. Taking advantage of a platform called IdeaScale, these ...

This is the first in a series of short articles about the management of people in the Primary Health Care environment. We are going to start off with a brief discussion about the difference between people being efficient and people being effective. This...

Image: NatureMill Mounding kitchen scraps in the backyard is all well and good, but we've got nothing against letting technology speed up nature's progress. NatureMill first blipped on our radar back in 2005, and has been steadily improving...

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