Author Caitlin Rosenthal on the role of slavery in the history of business

Aug 14, 2018
Caitlin Rosenthal, author of "Accounting for Slavery," discusses the role slavery plays in the history of business.
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The disturbing parallels between modern accounting and the business of slavery

Aug 14, 2018
How slaveholders used modern management techniques
A group of women and children, presumably slaves, sit and stand around the doorway of a rough wooden cabin in the southern United States in the mid-19th century. One girl reads a book to the group of sitting children.
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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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Who’s the boss? When employees' needs come first

Jul 12, 2017
Servant leadership, a concept that emerged in the 1970s, is gaining in popularity with millennial employees and bosses
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Uber's newest executive says its 'managers haven't been set up for success'

Jun 7, 2017
Uber has hired Harvard business professor Frances Frei to make changes at a pivotal moment for the company.
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How should millennials lead in the workplace?

Mar 3, 2017
Many millennials are in management positions, but few receive proper training.
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President Obama extends overtime pay to more workers

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