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Nancy Koehn

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Amazon is paying its employees to quit

Apr 23, 2014
Amazon takes a page out of the Zappos playbook and offers employees cash to quit their jobs.

Gettysburg Address: A powerful lesson for business leaders

Nov 19, 2013
President Lincoln gave one of his most famous speeches 150 years ago today. Harvard Business School's Nancy Koehn on why every CEO should have it memorized.

No more working at home for Hewlett-Packard employees?

Oct 9, 2013
First Yahoo. Now Hewlett-Packard is telling telecommuters to come back into the office.

Half of all meetings are unproductive. Is there a fix?

Sep 24, 2013
Oh, the dreaded office meeting. We have about four billion a year here in the U.S., but are they worth it?

Dunkin' Donuts goes after the Starbucks formula

Jul 2, 2013
In the past, Dunkin' Donuts put out aggressive ads against coffee competitor Starbucks. Now, it's following its lead.

The history of Black Friday

Nov 25, 2011
Historian Nancy Koehn describes the origins of Black Friday -- before it became known as a retail bonanza.