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The stratosphere is the new battleground for firms whose ambition it is to bring increased internet connectivity to the developing world

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The stratosphere is the new battleground for firms whose ambition it is to bring increased internet connectivity to the developing world

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Featured In a series of state bans, car dealerships are slamming US automaker Tesla for selling its own cars. Now car makers and regulators are taking on the powerful auto dealer lobbies in a bid to revolutionise the US car industry

Tesla’s fight with dealership monopoly rattles the car industry

In a series of state bans, car dealerships are slamming US automaker Tesla for selling its own cars. Now car makers and regulators are taking on the powerful auto dealer lobbies in a bid to revolutionise the US car industry

Strategy Neoclassical economics is flawed; it values neatness over reality. Behavioural economics offers a new scientific framework and tools for understanding data

Behavioural economics may not have all the answers, but it’s close

Neoclassical economics is flawed; it values neatness over reality. Behavioural economics offers a new scientific framework and tools for understanding data

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Strategy Statistics reveal that the fight for women to get into executive sports positions is as tough as ever

Sports industry must promote women into more leadership roles

Statistics reveal that the fight for women to get into executive sports positions is as tough as ever

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Strategy Unconditional basic income is being heralded as the solution to all of Europe’s financial problems, but the salary for everyone is not all it’s cracked up to be

Why unconditional basic income is no more than a socialist fairytale

Unconditional basic income is being heralded as the solution to all of Europe’s financial problems, but the salary for everyone is not all it’s cracked up to be

Strategy A slew of new research suggests more attractive people make for better chiefs and even boost the share value of their companies

How attractiveness became a new type of currency in the workplace

A slew of new research suggests more attractive people make for better chiefs and even boost the share value of their companies

Strategy The sudden illness of Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-Hee has sparked speculation about who will succeed him, and what direction the electronics giant will take

Samsung Chairman’s heart attack puts company at crossroads

The sudden illness of Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-Hee has sparked speculation about who will succeed him, and what direction the electronics giant will take

Strategy New World Bank paper highlights the challenges of identifying those who have been reduced to extreme poverty

World Bank: economic growth “not enough” to end poverty

New World Bank paper highlights the challenges of identifying those who have been reduced to extreme poverty

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Strategy Millennials are finally being recognised as a consumer demographic. With disposable income and an open mind, they are the ideal consumers

Millennials: the perfect consumers?

Millennials are finally being recognised as a consumer demographic. With disposable income and an open mind, they are the ideal consumers

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Strategy The economic crises of recent years, combined with the lofty expectations of consumers, employees and shareholders, has complicated the business of reputation management

Repped to pieces: why firms need reputation management to survive

The economic crises of recent years, combined with the lofty expectations of consumers, employees and shareholders, has complicated the business of reputation management

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Strategy Water is a precious resource, and one we are not using wisely. Torgny Holmgren and Jens Berggren of the Stockholm International Water Institute explain why we must advance our thinking around water

SIWI: water is precious; it’s time to advance our thinking around it

Water is a precious resource, and one we are not using wisely. Torgny Holmgren and Jens Berggren of the Stockholm International Water Institute explain why we must advance our thinking around water

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Strategy Though usually associated with corporate business, professional coaching has also been effectively implemented in schools. Turkey’s Isikkent Schools are an award-winning example

ICF awards Isikkent Schools for groundbreaking coaching results

Though usually associated with corporate business, professional coaching has also been effectively implemented in schools. Turkey’s Isikkent Schools are an award-winning example

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Strategy Regardless of emerging market chaos and disappointing jobs data, the Federal Reserve looks to rein in its asset purchases further still

Bernanke’s last call: Fed to slash stimulus programme by $10bn

Regardless of emerging market chaos and disappointing jobs data, the Federal Reserve looks to rein in its asset purchases further still

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