Archives: January 2010

Davos: Business Leaders Focus on 5 Sustainability Themes

Posted by: Peter Lacy on January 29

As I write from the World Economic Forum, having attended an event with some of the UN leadership and CEOs from various sectors, I’m further reminded of the growing prominence...

Global Problem Solving? Stephen Harper Defends the Status Quo

Posted by: Don Tapscott on January 29

Although Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s speech on Thursday in Davos was received well, many of the delegates that I spoke with told me they thought Harper’s vision was too blinkered....

Davos: Climate Change, Transport and Logistics – The Road Ahead

Posted by: Peter Lacy on January 29

It is clear that even despite the challenging outcome of Copenhagen, climate change is still very much front and center at Davos as global/political, civil society, and business leaders contemplate...

Looking Beyond the Recovery at Davos

Posted by: Mark Spelman on January 28

Much of the first few days of Davos have been preoccupied with the speed and scale of recovery and the reform program for the financial sector. It was good to...

Apple's New Tablet: A Bitter Pill to Swallow?

Posted by: Bruce Weinstein on January 27

The tech world is abuzz over the revelation of Apple's latest gizmo, the iPad. The only negative press that I’ve seen thus far has to do with whether John &...

Digitizing Davos

Posted by: Don Tapscott on January 26

This is a guest post from author Don Tapscott, chairman of nGenera Insight and Adjunct Professor, Rotman School of Management. Follow him on Twitter: @dtapscott Notwithstanding that some very good...

Davos 2010: The World is Broken

Posted by: Don Tapscott on January 25

This is a guest post from author Don Tapscott, chairman of nGenera Insight and Adjunct Professor, Rotman School of Business. Follow him on Twitter: @dtapscott As a Fellow of the...

Conan: Protecting His Staff, or It’s All His Fault?

Posted by: Patricia O'Connell on January 20

Should Conan have thought about the welfare of his staff before he said he wouldn’t move The Tonight Show to 12:05? I’m torn on this point. One of the hallmarks...

Conan's O'Brien's $40 Million Muzzle

Posted by: Patricia O'Connell on January 19

It looks like Conan O’Brien isn’t getting a golden parachute, but a golden muzzle. Is it worth it? The (for now) Tonight Show host has gotten a lot of mileage—and...

Conan: Defender of Tradition or Stuck in the Past?

Posted by: Patricia O'Connell on January 13

Conan O’Brien has made it clear he won’t surrender his post-nightly news Tonight Show slot to make way for Jan Leno. Part of Conan’s argument is that if you do...

Conan O'Brien, Jaron Lanier And the Status of "Talent"

Posted by: Nanette Byrnes on January 13

It's not news that workers are struggling. Unemployment's at 10%. And as my colleagues so deftly describe in this week's cover story, more of those who are working are doing...

Managing Temporary Workers

Posted by: Patricia O'Connell on January 11

Recently met with Joanie Ruge, Senior Vice-President of Adecco, "The world leader in workforce solutions." As such, one of the company's main businesses is providing temporary workers. It's no surprise...

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