Archive: November 9, 2008 - November 15, 2008

The Incredible Sinking Economy

The fate of an American icon, General Motors, hangs in the balance. Another government rescue? Maybe. But then again, why GM and why not some other company that's borrowed too much? This isn't Socialism, it's bailout by fiat. Steven Pearlstein...

By Scott Berinato | November 14, 2008; 12:43 PM ET | Comments (1)

What Should Obama Do First?

It seems that everyone has an opinion about what kind of leader Barack Obama should be. Or what he should do first. Or even what effect he'll have on D.C. public schools. We'll add to the chorus. Here's a roundup...

By Scott Berinato | November 11, 2008; 9:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

To Serve Customers Better, Get to Know Them Better

How to build a devoted clientele? Use technology to deeply mine your customer database. By slicing information into ever-finer segments, you get to know your customers better and can enhance the benefits they get by choosing you over rivals. One...

By Editors | November 11, 2008; 8:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Foster Creativity -- Even Under Pressure

Your company's ability to develop the products and services of tomorrow depends on the highest levels of creativity among employees. But time pressure can erode creativity. Nevertheless, in some organizations, creativity thrives despite brutal deadlines. How? Managers minimize time pressure's...

By Editors | November 10, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

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