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by Traci Abbott

One evening this spring, like so many other working parents, I was working late. As I graded papers and wrote emails — after finishing dinner, dishes, and kids’ homework — I turned on the TV show Revolution.

by C.C. Chapman

During my time at Bentley, I took a variety of business courses. We all know that to be a successful business person in today’s world, you need a variety of skills and exposure to many different ways of thinking.

by Patricia M. Flynn and Toni G. Wolfman

In the past decade, the presence of women on the boards of public companies has been increasing virtually everywhere in the world — except in the United States.

by Barry Camson

The MBA is in trouble. Organized and taught in the same way for generations, the traditional MBA program is increasingly anachronistic.

by Mark Davis

It’s often said that students attend business school because they want good jobs when they graduate.  Naturally enough, they tend to focus on class work that will help them reach that goal. However, classroom learning can take them only so far.

by Betsy Myers

Marissa Mayer Is Wrong.” “Horrible Bosses: Marissa Mayer’s Ban on Telecommuting at Yahoo Won’t Work.” “Marissa Mayer’s Work-From-Home Ban Is the Exact Opposite of What CEOs Should Be Doing.” These headlines reflect popu

by Aaron Nurick

There is an adage in the organizational behavior world that posits that employees don’t leave organizations; rather, they leave bad managers who create and perpetuate toxic work environments.

by Debbie Millin

One of the greatest operational issues is “staffing mismatches.” Having people in the wrong roles can create a dysfunctional organization and keep your company from growing.

by Susan Adams

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino may be the most underrated politician in America.

by Tracy Noga

The accounting profession is still suffering from old stereotypes: stagnant and boring number crunching. Mention the word “accountant” and people still picture a worker hunched over a desk, never seeing the light of day.

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