day : 27/07/2015 2 results

An Unexpected Affair

Today everybody wants to know about the current economic and financial crisis. Governments all over the world are working to try to solve the crisis, even with sometimes unconventional but innovative approaches that draw attention to parallels between the financial and the natural world. The global crisis has made clear that psychological forces are influencing the wealth of nations. As the economists George A. Akerlof and Robert J.Shiller stress in their book “Animal Spirits”, noneconomic ...

Should Companies Care?

Aren’t employees happy just having a job? Why bother trying to create a great workplace? This line of thinking mistakenly assumes that a great place to work means paying higher salaries or offering extra benefits...The defining characteristic of a great place to work is trust between management and employees. Why should a company try to be a great place to work these days in the midst of the worst economic crisis in three generations? This is an obvious question if one thinks that a good ...