Topic : Society

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    Seven ways to tell your job isn’t right for you

    At some point in our work lives, many of us will find ourselves in the wrong job. I hear of this often… more

  • Japanese college students listen to a speech by their graduates during a job-hunting rally in Tokyo Forum Article

    Five ways talent management must change

    Today’s workplace should look more like a jazz band rather than a Dilbert-style bureaucracy that looks… more

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    Tackling violence against women in Latin America

    “Despite all the work that we have been doing, the number of women reporting domestic violence… more

  • U.S. flags are seen along the presidential parade route in Washington Forum Article

    How US healthcare affects inequality

    The story goes like this: since 1979 – the peak of the last business cycle before the inauguration… more

  • A DNA double helix in an undated artist’s illustration released by the National Human Genome Research Institute to Reuters Forum Article

    How genes are turned on and off

    A good helping of Carl Sagan and David Attenborough got me interested in science and the natural world as a… more

  • Protesters rest at Tahrir square in Cairo during a demonstration against the verdict for Mubarak Forum Article

    The promise of ‘civic tech’

    Can the internet be used to improve how democracy is practiced around the world? Micah Sifry, founder of… more

  • Children, who fled from the violence in Mosul, play inside the Khazer refugee camp Forum Article

    Why global recession hits children hardest

    Children have suffered the most as the effects of the global financial crisis have been felt in the… more

  • Member of the European Parliament Ronzulli takes part with her daughter Vittoria in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Where are the women in the corridors of power?

    Forty-nine years ago, Mary Poppins won five Oscars. Singapore, the Maldives and Gambia became… more

  • Swiss Economy Minister Schneider-Ammann speaks to participants before a round table talk on the shifting of lower import prices to customers due to the strong Swiss franc in Bern Forum Article

    Tackling the myths about women in business

    How do women get to the top in business? It’s important to separate facts from myths. KPMG recently… more

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    Six lessons for the leaders of tomorrow

    Picture the scene: It’s your annual appraisal and your boss has said she wants the discussion to focus… more

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    How big a problem is wealth inequality in the US?

    There is no dispute that income inequality has been on the rise in the US for the past… more

  • Ball is seen on a roulette wheel in front of slot machines at Gaming Expo Asia in Macau Forum Article

    Casinos: a cost benefit analysis

    During the past two decades, the US casino industry has expanded dramatically. According to the American… more

  • Visitors look at the bourse at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo Forum Article

    The dangers of generational prejudice

    A medical colleague was shaking his head in disgust. “What is wrong with these medical students… more

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    Closing the gender gap is good business

    The world is changing quickly and businesses need to be ready to meet the needs of a dynamic marketplace… more

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    Should schools have common standards?

    The Common Core State Standards Initiative (or Common Core) is a quintessentially American approach to… more

  • Burial team prepare body of Ebola Virus victim for interment in Port Loko Forum Article

    Did deforestation help Ebola spread?

    The growing Ebola virus outbreak not only highlights the tragedy enveloping the areas most affected but… more

  • Thailand’s PM-elect Yingluck Shinawatra meets with her economic team at the Puea Thai Party’s headquarters in Bangkok Forum Article

    Three factors that get more women into the boardroom

    As the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap 2014 Report reveals how far the world still is… more

  • An operator of Swiss air traffic control firm Skyguide monitors airplanes at the Skyguide monitoring centre in Duebendorf Forum Article

    How young women are changing the workplace

    Millennials – loosely defined as those born between 1980 and 1995 – think and work differently. To… more