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Sustainability strategies more successful when managers believe in them
Cass research finds sustainability strategies can enhance a firm's mainstream business strategy.
Good connections key to startup success
The future potential of early-stage startups can be assessed by their existing professional relationships.
How coworkers impact the value of your skills
Research at Harvard's Growth Lab finds that skills of coworkers may matter as much as a worker's own skills in achieving higher income
Maximizing bike-share ridership: New research says it's all about location
A 10% increase in bike-availability levels boosts ridership by 12%.
Unpaid women's work is actually a real job
Household and care work has been performed especially by women. This work takes most of the women's time a day, but as it is unpaid, it doesn't let women be economically autonomous.
This is the key for a successful online banking service
The nature of online banking is the cause of the reticence of the over-55s to use it as they do not feel comfortable navigating the 'digital world'.
5 Low-cost business ideas for animal lovers
Everyone loves animals, but few people are able to turn that love into a business. So here are some ways you can do it.
Groups work better when stakes are gradually increased
A gradual approach to increasing the stakes of group coordination projects can improve overall team performance
How to boost sales of fair trade and sustainable goods
Want to sell fair trade and sustainable products? Use made-to-order production and see how consumers respond favorably
CEOs and CFOs working together equals 10% more money
A study offers quantifiable insights into a phenomenon that is difficult to document - the influence CEOs have on colleagues who could potentially increase their pay.
Movistar says goodbye to the market in Latin America
Telefónica, owner of Movistar, will leave much of Latin America to concentrate on other markets.
Pride bank: the first LGBTI+ digital bank is in Brazil
The first headquarters of this bank will be in Brazil and will allocate 5% of its income in actions that favor this community.
Government integrity holds key to tackling corporate corruption
Government leaders must set a good example to the business community if they want to eliminate corporate corruption, a new study reveals.
Here are five business trends for 2020
This trends may result interesting for you if you are trying to start a business in 2020
CEOs' political leanings are affecting their pay packages
When firms design the initial pay package for a new CEO, they focus on that person's tolerance or aversion to risk-taking.
When managing a company, less is more
This study is the first to identify universal strategies for large companies to follow to maximize their sales and market share.
Study finds companies may be wise to share cybersecurity efforts
Companies that are open about their cybersecurity risk management fare significantly better than peers that don't disclose their cybersecurity efforts.
Why you should have a furnished office in a business center
Here we tell you three reasons why you should not hesitate and rent a furnished office .
Round of tenders for oil exploitation of the Amazon coast in Brazil
In the city of Rio de Janeiro, the 16th bidding round was held in concession for the exploration and production of oil and natural gas.
Siemens will rebuild two power plants in Iraq
The German company won another major contract in Iraq and continues with its plans to expand the energy network in that country
Unsafe sex: Argentina crisis deflates condom sales as costs rise
In South America's capital of romance, Argentine lovers are cutting back on one important cost: contraception.
Gender discrimination holding women back in veterinary practice
Women face discrimination and occupy fewer places in the higher reaches of the veterinary profession, even as they begin to outnumber men in the field
Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies
Engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history
Car producers: It's time to reduce carbon dioxide emissions!
Between 2021 and 2030, carbon dioxide emissions should be reduced by 37.5%
This new cryptocurrency will be similar to Facebook's Libra
The development of the coin would help protect the country's foreign exchange sovereignty as commercial applications of such currencies expanded
Location matters for home-based female entrepreneurs
Study shows ground floor-based businesswomen doubled their income, narrowed the gender earnings gap by more than half
Coworking designed especially for women proves to be a trend
Initiatives that arise from the needs of different types of women in the labor market have given rise to new coworking concepts
Friendships factor into start-up success (and failure)
Research finds friendship is a key factor to escalating commitment when entrepreneurial teams face financial pressure
An island without fish? Cuba aims to tackle problem with law overhaul
In the sleepy Cuban fishing village of Cojimar that inspired Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," locals say they are struggling to catch fish
Dolce & Gabbana sees sales slowdown in China after ad backlash
Chinese customers account for more than a third of spending on luxury products worldwide
How NASA is becoming more business friendly
These are the steps being taken NASA to make it easier for small businesses and entrepreneurs to understand its needs and do business with it
In product design, imagining end user's feelings leads to more original outcomes
Developing original and innovative products is critical to a company's long-term success and competitive advantage
Over-sensationalized scandal can actually be a job saver for strong performing leader
According to the researchers, "our central finding is that organizations are less likely to dismiss stronger-performing leaders when there is a high severity gap"
2015 Volkswagen emissions scandal damaged other German automakers' reputations and profits
Experts found out the fallout from Volkswagen's wrongdoing cost other German carmakers billions of dollars in sales
Automotive production in Brazil lives its best July since 2013 to increase 8.4%
The Brazilian car industry, one of the engines of the country's economy, is in the process of recovery after the deep recession
Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in bid to pressure Maduro
The executive order signed by Trump goes well beyond the sanctions imposed in recent months against Venezuela
Want to add trillions to the global economy? Back female founders
Increasing support for female entrepreneurs could boost the global economy by trillions of dollars
Governments are looking for settlements in opioid crisis suits
"If we don't use dollars recovered from these opioid lawsuits to end the opioid epidemic, shame on us," Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear said
A new bill in Mexico calls for tax on purchases from digital platforms
A senior Mexican lawmaker plans to present a bill in Congress to tax purchases on Amazon, Uber and Airbnb and other digital platforms
As the USA's opioid crisis grew, the pills got stronger
Heroin and even stronger illicit drugs such as fentanyl drove the increase for most of this decade
A new NBA era where business rules
Gone is the era of 'super teams' that was headed by the Warriors. Nowadays you need a good dealer to win
Toymaker Hasbro profit draws power from 'Avengers', 'Magic' card game
Hasbro Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit, powered by higher demand for action toys of blockbuster "Avengers: Endgame" and...
Consumer confidence in Colombia deteriorates in June due to unemployment
This confidence is shown as a reflection that the economy is recovering slower than expected
This is the biggest player in the marijuana industry and its businesses in Latin America
A Canadian company jumped to the leadership of the industry in just 6 years, now seeks to expand its influence to several countries in the region
Ransomware: how much does a cyber attack cost to companies?
The company Norsk Hydro has lost 45 million pounds because of a ransomware attack, but it is still considered a success case in the face of hackers' threats
Social businesses take tourists off beaten path to 'spread the wealth'
Ethical tourism is increasingly popular among socially conscious travelers who want to minimize their environmental footprint and boost local economies
Some problems in the way towards the Copa América 2020
AFA recent accusations to Conmebol could change the conditions of how the tournament, for now with two venues, is organized
Argentina tries to keep its largest oil company in the courts of New York
In the first hearing of the trial, the Argentinian delegation made it clear that litigation should not continue outside its national territory
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