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Recovery: It's the Herd vs. History

History shows that severe recessions tend to be followed by strong recoveries, suggesting the consensus forecast of 2.7% growth over the next four quarters may be below the mark.

The Debate Room

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Annual Performance Reviews Underperform

The types of formal yearly performance reviews employers impose on their workers are counterproductive and morale-sapping. Pro or con?

 

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Can Google Stay on Top of the Web?

As Bing, Facebook, Twitter, and less well-known upstarts nip at its heels, Google has hundreds of wizards racing to come up with smarter answers

Turkey's Shift to a More Open Economy

Applying for EU membership has sped up reforms, and that has helped the country weather the current crisis

America's High-Tech Sweatshops

U.S. companies may be contributing unwittingly to the exploitation of workers imported from India and elsewhere by tech-services outfits

IN YOUR FACE: ADVERTISING

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Reader Carri Bugbee Writes:

"Advertising was a necessary evil (and I say that as a long-term ad gal) when the ways to reach people were few and audiences were more homogenized."

 

Tech & You

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Your GPS Is Ringing

Garmin has added a phone to a navigation device, but it's not a phone you'd want to use