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By Marguerite Rigoglioso STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—Human resource executives say that diversity in the workplace can have a number of benefits, including improved understanding of the marketplace, enhanced creativity and problem-solving ability in teams, and better use of talent. But social science research is mixed on whether diversity does indeed have a positive effect [...]

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By Marguerite Rigoglioso STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—For anyone who bills or earns by the hour, the world can turn into a 24-hour clock divided not by numbers, but dollar signs. In a recent study, lawyers watching their kids play soccer admitted to mentally ticking away lost income for each minute they stood on the [...]

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STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—Employment-based health insurance is in serious, perhaps terminal decline. From 2000 to 2004, premiums rose 59 percent, the number of individuals with employment-based coverage fell by 3.6 million, and Medicaid/SCHIP enrollment rose by 8 million. As of the Census Bureau’s March 2005 survey, 45.8 million people had no medical insurance, including [...]

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The management of people is often overlooked as a source of competitive success. In an excerpt from his new book, Competitive Advantage Through People, Jeffrey Pfeffer describes 16 interrelated practices for managing people that characterize successful companies. Traditional sources of competitive success are not as powerful as they once were. Product and process technology, protected [...]

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