“Using GDP growth alone is a very weak and misleading indicator of true economic vitality. The only measures that really matter are, initially, the months before net job growth reemerges and, ultimately, total employment itself. … It is imperative that the Executive and the Congress focus their full attention on unemployment and on charting a [...]
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When the stock market is doing well, more business school graduates head to work on Wall Street, a decision that can lead to significantly higher lifetime earnings than other career paths. What does this mean for graduates in a downturn? Prof. Paul Oyer explains in this video (1 min. 28 sec.) More research by Prof. [...]
So often today our “service economy” is anything but. Stanford Business School Alum Seth Godin (MBA, ’84) blogs about the abdication of responsibility in once great corporations, noting how a firm can deteriorate into a pixelated mosaic, with every employee eager to push ‘interruptions’ (i.e. legitimate requests for service) to others. Nor is this unique [...]