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Some NGOs in Nairobi have to pay locals to attend meetings

Aug 25, 2016
For years, NGOs have poured money into Kenya but many residents are skeptical over the groups' intentions.
Sharon Ogolla stands in front of her salon in Kibera.
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Pharma: an industry shaped by shareholder value

Jun 15, 2016
Big drug companies today have remade their business models.
Big Pharma has remade their business models over time to maximize shareholder value. 
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What business schools teach about shareholder value

Jun 15, 2016
More schools are telling students that profits aren't the only consideration.
Inside a Harvard Business School classroom.
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IBM: when corporations took care of their employees

Jun 13, 2016
IBM had a policy of full employment and went without layoffs for seven decades.
 Louis V. Gerstner became CEO of IBM in 1993. Later that year, the company would lay off thousands of workers. 
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Flagship Westgate Mall reopens in Kenya

Jun 30, 2015
A year after a devastating terrorist attack, Nairobi's Westgate Mall is to reopen partially.

UPS delivers on holiday orders – and hurts itself

Jan 23, 2015
UPS staffed up for last-minute Christmas rush but ended up overcompensating.

What’s QE and the ECB got to do with you and me?

Jan 22, 2015
How "quantitative easing" and "European Central Bank" may bring cash to U.S. shores.

Europe considers quantitative easing

Jan 21, 2015
Move by European Central Bank could boost moribund eurozone economy.

When falling bank profits can be a good thing

Jan 15, 2015
Lower profits could be a sign that banks are taking smaller risks.

As consumer prices fall, we may be buying more with less

Jan 14, 2015
Falling gas prices mean people have more money, but are they spending it?