Posted in Careers Productivity

Why We Need Serendipitous Work Interactions In Our Lives

Diana Shi is an assistant editor for the Fast Company Work Life section. Previously, she was an editor at Vice and an editorial assistant at…

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Posted in Careers Negotiating Productivity

McKinsey Highlights Travel As Poster Child For Outsourcing

In a November paper that otherwise favored optimizing indirect procurement over outsourcing it, McKinsey & Co. suggested companies consider outsourcing travel procurement. It’s debatable whether…

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Posted in Culture Productivity

When Do We Really Need Face-To-Face Interactions?

Robert Hooijberg is a professor of organizational behavior at IMD, and Michael D. Watkins is a co-founder of Genesis Advisers and the author of “Master…

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Posted in Productivity Risk Service

What Will It Take To Get On The Road Again?

Pundits are kicking around when and whether business travel will recover, but the pivotal question is how. It’s all about cooperation. Teamwork has had mixed…

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Posted in Productivity Risk Suppliers

Vaccinated? Show Us Your App

Natasha Singer is a technology reporter for the Business section of The New York Times, where she covers health technology, education technology and consumer privacy….

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Posted in Methods Productivity Suppliers

Client Fees As A Percentage Of The Airfare? National Travel Is Trying It

National Travel’s Ted Lawson has read the industry headlines and considered the arguments. His 40-plus years in travel management (after seven in air travel and…

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Posted in Careers Productivity

The Pandemic Is Widening A Corporate Productivity Gap

Eric Garton and Michael Mankins are partners at Bain & Company and leaders in the firm’s Organization practice. Their article is republished here with permission…

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