A study on product recalls finds "a difference in real and important safety outcomes for consumers, between firms that have women on their boards and those who do not."
Tags: business ethics gender medical-devices society-and-culture health-and-medicine
Everyone is adjusting to life during the coronavirus pandemic. For many, working from home is the new normal and poses all sorts of new challenges. Anyone in a position of management has, overnight, lost many of the tangible aspects of doing their job – particularly the non-verbal aspects of communication and how we interact in space, in person. Here, Dr Thomas Roulet from Cambridge Judge Business School offers some advice for managers as we all adjust to new ways of working.
Tags: business covid-19 coronavirus work
Tax incentives for business are a bad idea, researchers say. They found that the incentives left states in worse shape than doing nothing.
Tags: business jobs money united-states states taxes society-and-culture
Climate change could add around 20% to the global cost of extreme weather events by 2040, according to early findings from Cambridge researchers, who are urging businesses to evaluate their own exposures to the growing risk to improve their resilience and sustainability.
Tags: climate-change business climate risk
A new model could boost investment in anaerobic digesters, farm-based sustainable energy projects that generate electricity from manure.
Tags: sustainability business agriculture electricity prediction earth-and-environment
We know alarmingly little about a third of the chemicals produced and sold around the world, a new estimate of "chemical diversity" highlights.
Tags: business global-trade science-and-technology health-and-medicine trends
A Harvard Business School expert says effects will strengthen as manufacturers everywhere feel the pinch of slowing one of the world’s largest economies.
Tags: business coronavirus health-medicine alvin-powell harvard-business-school supply-chain factory global-economy willy-shih
CFOs do a good job detecting fraud. But that doesn't mean they're willing to report it—especially when pressure to meet a financial target is on the line.
Tags: business ethics fraud society-and-culture crimes
A new report debunks the Hollywood myth that films with female or underrepresented minority lead actors tend to perform worse at the box office.
Tags: business gender money diversity society-and-culture race-and-ethnicity movies
Page 3 of 8