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Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement
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At Zappos, 210 Employees Decide to Leave Rather Than Work with ‘No Bosses’

At Zappos, 210 Employees Decide to Leave Rather Than Work with ‘No Bosses’ | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
About 14 percent of the company decided to take Zappos up on its offer to leave with severance if they didn't like the new approach.
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30 Business Books Every Professional Should Read Before Turning 30

30 Business Books Every Professional Should Read Before Turning 30 | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
Set yourself up for success.
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7 Habits of Highly Unsuccessful Companies

7 Habits of Highly Unsuccessful Companies | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it

"Want to be the biggest disappointment in the professional world? Here are the best methods to guarantee the failure of your business."

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10 Companies with Unusual but Incredible Perks

10 Companies with Unusual but Incredible Perks | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it

"Thankfully, there are a handful of companies that have strayed from office culture norms and boast unusual but seriously awesome perks. Forget about coffee machines and yoga classes, and think along the lines of massages, free Fitbits, and even a company boat."

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Top 6 Disruptive Marketing Trends for 2015

Top 6 Disruptive Marketing Trends for 2015 | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
Sharing will be at the epicenter of marketing trends in 2015. We have tools and technology – the challenge is exercising our ability to change the paradigm.
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9 Financial Concepts Every Functioning Adult Should Know

9 Financial Concepts Every Functioning Adult Should Know | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it

"When you're the one in charge of your money, it's best to have some understanding of basic financial concepts," writes Sarah Schmalbruch.


"But where to start?"

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7 Stupid Beliefs Even the Smartest People Have about Money

7 Stupid Beliefs Even the Smartest People Have about Money | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
An executive coach shares some of the most damaging financial thought patterns she's heard from her clients.
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Here's How Boeing Builds the New Fuel-Efficient 737 Jet

Here's How Boeing Builds the New Fuel-Efficient 737 Jet | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
Production is up 33% since 2010 when Boeing, at its Renton, Wash., factory was producing 31.5 airplanes a month.
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The Most Tried and Failed Small Businesses

The Most Tried and Failed Small Businesses | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it

"Did you know that recent studies have shown that 50 percent of small businesses will fail within the first year? How about the fact that a staggering 95 percent will close their doors before they hit their fifth year of operation? That one seems a bit hard to believe but in today’s economy, it could be true. Here are some additional stats that may surprise you: . . ."

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Study Shows CEO Signature Size Linked to Narcissism

Study Shows CEO Signature Size Linked to Narcissism | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
A new study sheds some light on what your boss's John Hancock might say about his personality. The findings, released by the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, indicate that for CEOs, the bigger the signature, the bigger the ego, and the higher the likelihood that he or she is a narcissist.


Image courtesy of Gualberto107 / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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Warren Buffett's 23 Most Brilliant Insights About Investing

Warren Buffett's 23 Most Brilliant Insights About Investing | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
Compiled from Buffett's interviews, op-eds, and of course his annual letters.
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How to Calculate Your Net Worth

How to Calculate Your Net Worth | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
Net worth is a financial term you hear often — but what exactly does it mean, and how do you figure out yours?
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12 Laws of Building a Great Company from One of America's Most Innovative Small-Business Owners

12 Laws of Building a Great Company from One of America's Most Innovative Small-Business Owners | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
Ari Weinzweig, CEO and cofounder of Zingerman's gourmet food company, shares the foundation of his renowned $50 million business.
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Subway Made 2 Mistakes That Are Destroying Its Business

Subway Made 2 Mistakes That Are Destroying Its Business | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
Subway's sales are falling the most in the fast-food industry, and its expansion strategy has backfired.
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I'm a Debt Attorney, and These Are the 5 Biggest Reasons My Clients Fall into Debt

I'm a Debt Attorney, and These Are the 5 Biggest Reasons My Clients Fall into Debt | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
In more than 15 years of experience working in the debt industry, I've heard every story under the sun about how someone fell into debt.
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Business in Action, 7th Edition, by Bovee and Thill

Business in Action, 7th Edition, by Bovee and Thill | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
Uses an objective-driven structure to help students learn and retain information: Every chapter is organized into six segments and paired with clear learning objectives to help students retain complex material.
Bovee & Thill's Business in Action Online Magazine Supplement's insight:


If you have the responsibility of preparing students for the challenges they’ll face in tomorrow’s tough and uncertain business environment, turn to the most efficient introduction to business textbook on the market.


Business in Action offers instructors and students a much-needed alternative to texts that either overload students with distracting features and excessive detail or underserve them by making compromises on essential coverage.


Business in Action is up to 20 percent shorter than other comprehensive texts, setting the standard in high-productivity learning.


Order an examination copy today!

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Target Workers Claim 'Walk of Shame' That Allegedly Led to a Suicide Is a Widespread Practice

Target Workers Claim 'Walk of Shame' That Allegedly Led to a Suicide Is a Widespread Practice | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
Target employees claim the retailer has a practice of parading workers through stores in handcuffs.
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Watch Amazon's New Robots Fill Customer Orders and Do the Heavy Lifting at Its Warehouses

Watch Amazon's New Robots Fill Customer Orders and Do the Heavy Lifting at Its Warehouses | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it

"Amazon says it has boosted efficiency - and given workers' legs a break - by deploying more than 15,000 wheeled robots to crisscross the floors of its biggest warehouses and deliver stacks of products to employees."


Watch the video.

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The "On-Demand Economy" Is Revolutionizing Consumer Behavior — Here's How

The "On-Demand Economy" Is Revolutionizing Consumer Behavior — Here's How | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
It's not a bubble or a short-term trend.
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22 of the Most Epic Product Fails in History

22 of the Most Epic Product Fails in History | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it

Remember Zune? Exactly. From Microsoft to McDonald's. Here are some of the biggest corporate belly flops.

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Promotional Truck Art

Promotional Truck Art | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
Do photographs show trucks decorated with advertising art.?
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Here's What Every 20-Something Needs to Know about Personal Finance

Here's What Every 20-Something Needs to Know about Personal Finance | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it

James Altucher weighs in.

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10 Common Lies We Tell Ourselves about Money

10 Common Lies We Tell Ourselves about Money | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it
Whatever lies you're telling yourself about money, the truth is they're holding you back from financial success.
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38 Secrets to Financial Success

38 Secrets to Financial Success | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it

Len Penzo (photo, left) gives his "38 secrets to financial success."


"Tip #1: Debt is a form of indentured servitude where people agree to sacrifice a portion of their future earnings in exchange for instant gratification."

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What It's Like Inside One of Amazon's Massive Warehouses

What It's Like Inside One of Amazon's Massive Warehouses | Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement | Scoop.it

"Amazon's magic happens inside its more than 90 fulfillment and sortation centers located all around the world. There are 50 in the US alone, with 15 more sortation centers completed by the end of 2014 (the company spends billions of dollars on its infrastructure)." 

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