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Don't Get 'Spoofed' by Rogue Callers

Don't Get 'Spoofed' by Rogue Callers | MGT307 Summer 2014 | Scoop.it
You wouldn't give your personal information to a stranger on the street. Take the same level of precaution with strangers on the phone -- or online.
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IQ vs EQ? Why employees need a good balance to succeed in the workplace

IQ vs EQ? Why employees need a good balance to succeed in the workplace | MGT307 Summer 2014 | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered why SOME of the most highly intelligent (IQ) people lack social and communication skills while others with moderate IQ manage to suc
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Group Work: Productive or Bad for Business?

In high school, when the teacher announced that the next project would involve working in groups, it was not uncommon for a murmur of discontent to ripple through the room. What if I get stuck with that know-it-all or worse, that really lazy kid? Why can't I just work by myself? Well, according to a pair of new studies, you were either right to question the efficacy of group work, or woefully mistaken.
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Start-Up Airlines Face Big Obstacles

Start-Up Airlines Face Big Obstacles | MGT307 Summer 2014 | Scoop.it
With the big carriers cutting routes and raising fares, this would seem like an ideal time for a new airline to take them on. But it’s not an easy task.
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Why Leaders Lose Their Way — HBS Working Knowledge

Why Leaders Lose Their Way — HBS Working Knowledge | MGT307 Summer 2014 | Scoop.it
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is just the latest in a string of high-profile leaders making the perp walk. What went wrong, and how can we learn from it? Professor Bill George discusses how powerful people lose their moral bearings. To stay grounded executives must prepare themselves to confront enormous complexities and pressures.
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Technology posing ethical questions - CNN.com

Technology posing ethical questions - CNN.com | MGT307 Summer 2014 | Scoop.it
"Don't be evil," goes the informal motto at Google. It's easy to see why a search giant might need those three words, but how about you?
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Why your blood pressure is high: Open-office floor plans gaining popularity

Why your blood pressure is high: Open-office floor plans gaining popularity | MGT307 Summer 2014 | Scoop.it
 Love them or hate them, open-plan offices are the new normal in the workplace. Despite research showing that non-traditional, open...
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Networked organizations: Making the matrix work - Bain & Company - Publications

Networked organizations: Making the matrix work - Bain & Company - Publications | MGT307 Summer 2014 | Scoop.it
Welcome to the matrix organization, also known as the networked or “boundaryless” company. It’s a world of multiple bosses, endless solid-line and dotted-line reporting relationships and—as these three real-world examples show—murky accountabilities. It’s also a world of frustrated managers and employees, people who feel that they can’t take effective action or deal with a customer without running into a series of organizational obstacles. In this article we will offer 10 interrelated techniques for clearing away those obstructions. And we’ll try to show you how your company can make the matrix into an engine of high performance.
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Netflix Faces New Competition in Streaming

Netflix Faces New Competition in Streaming | MGT307 Summer 2014 | Scoop.it
As more consumers stream movies and television, Netflix faces a number of well-financed and innovative companies like Apple, Amazon and Google.
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Heuristics: Shortcuts voters use to decide between candidates | Campaigns & Elections

Heuristics: Shortcuts voters use to decide between candidates | Campaigns & Elections | MGT307 Summer 2014 | Scoop.it
Wilson Research Strategies Many of the campaigns we are involved in this time of the year are primary races with crowded fields.
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