Mar 8, 2018

03/08/2018: Alienating our economic allies

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(U.S. Edition) More than a hundred GOP lawmakers sent a letter to President Trump asking him to reconsider his proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, but the White House says it might make the plan official today. However, this might…

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How the right kind of conflict can lead to better management

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Mar 8, 2018
Jeff Weiss, an expert in conflict management, has some advice for the president.
White House economic adviser Gary Cohn resigned after opposing President Donald Trump's decision to impose steel and aluminum tariffs.
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(U.S. Edition) More than a hundred GOP lawmakers sent a letter to President Trump asking him to reconsider his proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, but the White House says it might make the plan official today. However, this might all be a distraction from a different trade fight we should be thinking about. Chris Farrell, senior economics contributor for Marketplace, explains why. Afterwards, we’ll discuss how the “right” kind of conflict can lead to better management.

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