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Why HR lost its’ spot in the executive committee

Professor David Wilson figures that HR spends 85 percent of the time fixing concrete things such as making sure everyone is paid correctly, hiring and firing, training and checking the work environment*.  The remaining 15 percent spent on strategic work

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Hierarchy + Homogeneity = Stupidity

I used to make up bedtime stories for my kids. One of them was about a young lion that liked to hang out with an elephant and a giraffe. Like Simba in Disney’s Lion King the other lions could not understand this, but when drought hit the region this

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Is Multicollinearity really always such a problem?

A few weeks ago Professor Lars Oxelheim wrote that companies with mixed boards perform better than companies with homogenous Swedish boards, consisting of only Swedish.  This fits very well with a series of analyses I did on Swedish management groups. Companies

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