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How coworkers impact the value of your skills

Research at Harvard's Growth Lab finds that skills of coworkers may matter as much as a worker's own skills in achieving higher income

Two men driving bicycles through the city.

Maximizing bike-share ridership: New research says it's all about location

A 10% increase in bike-availability levels boosts ridership by 12%.

Woman cooking in the kitchen.

Unpaid women's work is actually a real job

Household and care work has been performed especially by women. This work takes most of the women's time a day, but as it is unpaid, it doesn't let women be economically autonomous.

Person holding a credit card while using the computer.

This is the key for a successful online banking service 

The nature of online banking is the cause of the reticence of the over-55s to use it as they do not feel comfortable navigating the 'digital world'.

Man training a rottweiler.

5 Low-cost business ideas for animal lovers

Everyone loves animals, but few people are able to turn that love into a business. So here are some ways you can do it.

Group of people working.

Groups work better when stakes are gradually increased

A gradual approach to increasing the stakes of group coordination projects can improve overall team performance

Store shelf with women's sandals.

How to boost sales of fair trade and sustainable goods

Want to sell fair trade and sustainable products? Use made-to-order production and see how consumers respond favorably

Newly hired CFOs may face pressure to manage earnings to bump CEO pay.

CEOs and CFOs working together equals 10% more money

A study offers quantifiable insights into a phenomenon that is difficult to document - the influence CEOs have on colleagues who could potentially increase their pay.

Person using a cell phone.

Movistar says goodbye to the market in Latin America

Telefónica, owner of Movistar, will leave much of Latin America to concentrate on other markets.

People holding rainbow flag.

Pride bank: the first LGBTI+ digital bank is in Brazil

The first headquarters of this bank will be in Brazil and will allocate 5% of its income in actions that favor this community.

Bribery in workplace.

Government integrity holds key to tackling corporate corruption

Government leaders must set a good example to the business community if they want to eliminate corporate corruption, a new study reveals.

Woman drawing a business plan.

Here are five business trends for 2020

This trends may result interesting for you if you are trying to start a business in 2020

People having meeting inside conference room.

CEOs' political leanings are affecting their pay packages

When firms design the initial pay package for a new CEO, they focus on that person's tolerance or aversion to risk-taking.

Man raising right hand.

When managing a company, less is more

This study is the first to identify universal strategies for large companies to follow to maximize their sales and market share.

Man doing a computer backup.

Study finds companies may be wise to share cybersecurity efforts

Companies that are open about their cybersecurity risk management fare significantly better than peers that don't disclose their cybersecurity efforts.

Man in an office holding a book.

Why you should have a furnished office in a business center

Here we tell you three reasons why you should not hesitate and rent a furnished office .

Pump installed in an oil drilling

Round of tenders for oil exploitation of the Amazon coast in Brazil

In the city of Rio de Janeiro, the 16th bidding round was held in concession for the exploration and production of oil and natural gas.

Siemens Power Generation sign deal to rebuild a major power plant complex in Baiji

Siemens will rebuild two power plants in Iraq

The German company won another major contract in Iraq and continues with its plans to expand the energy network in that country

Veterinary doctor attending a dog.

Gender discrimination holding women back in veterinary practice

Women face discrimination and occupy fewer places in the higher reaches of the veterinary profession, even as they begin to outnumber men in the field

Boeing plane flying.

Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies

Engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history

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