Business Communication Today, 14th Ed.
Chapter 2. Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, and Business Etiquette
"Only three out of ten American workers feel engaged by their job, according to a Gallup Poll published in 2015.
"In Alec Ross’s new book, The Industries of the Future, he takes a deep dive into the specific fields he believes will shape our economic future, including robotics and the codification of just about everything.
"Emotion and data help align culture with business strategy, says Deloitte culture expert.
James Tehrani (photo, left) reports at Whatever Works at Workforce.
"Wharton management professor Peter Cappelli [photo, left] has spent decades studying the complicated dynamics of employment.
"In Silicon Valley, there’s a new emphasis on putting up barriers to government requests for data.
"Amid fundamental shifts in the retail and consumer landscape, consumer-goods manufacturers must rethink the way they manage key accounts.
"What impact could the technology behind Bitcoin have?
"Traditionally, the response of banking regulators has been to issue microprudential rules, which seek to ensure the safety and soundness of individual banks such as mandating minimum capital levels.
"Knowledge@Wharton recently interviewed [Dinesh] Paliwal to talk about Harman’s transformation.
"Wharton's Mary-Hunter McDonnell discusses her research on social activism and corporate political clout.
Fortune has the list and the details.
Knowledge@Wharton reviews Rana Foroohar’s new book - Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business.
"For one professional, 28-year-old Claudia Telles, it meant a $30,000 salary leap," writes Kathleen Elkins (photo, left).
Take a look at Joe Latta's workout for better business writing.
"I want to talk about the way it feels to push yourself past something that you have recognized as the very limit of your abilities, the edge of what is possible for you.
Shana Lebowitz (photo, left) offers advice on how to take control of our daily habits.
Richard Feloni discusses how Jon Levy networks.
"There are 3 laws I live by when it comes to being productive.
John Coleman (photo, left) explains at HBR.
"While there are many head-against-the-wall moments when you’re hunting for your dream job, there are five hiring manager moves in particular that really get under your skin—even when they’re a normal part of the process.
"Start out with five simple steps: .
"Knowing the subtext of classic interview questions can put you at ease.
"In a perfect world, your completed assignments would speak for themselves.