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Fed Up Workers and Supply Woes: What's Next for Dollar Stores?

Willy Shih discusses how higher costs, shipping delays, and worker shortages are putting the dollar store business model to the test ahead of the critical holiday shopping season.

Should Global Beer Company Molson Coors Dive into the Cannabis Beverages Business?

Reunited and Feeling Not So Good? Tips for Managing a Rocky Return

For many companies, returning to the office has felt like a rollercoaster of worry, excitement, and uncertainty. Members of the Harvard Business School faculty offer advice to help managers restore calm.

What Actually Draws Sports Fans to Games? It's Not Star Athletes.

Team owners think they need marquee names or slick stadiums to prosper, but research by Karim Lakhani and Patrick Ferguson suggests that fans want something far simpler: suspense.

How Newspaper Closures Open the Door to Corporate Crime

A study of misbehavior among publicly traded companies illustrates the critical watchdog role that newspapers play, and the problems that arise when publications go out of business. Research by Jonas Heese.

How the Clean Network Changed the Future of Global Technology Competition

How Do We Make Sure the Right People End Up with Power in Organizations?

A new book argues that companies need to reward humility and empathy—antidotes to the hubris and self-focus of excess power. But is that easier said than done? asks asks James Heskett.

Dying to Lead: How Reaching the Top Can Kill You Sooner

A study of General Electric employees by Tom Nicholas shows how the stress of chasing professional success can shorten an executive's life.

For Entrepreneurs, Blown Deadlines Can Crush Big Ideas

After a successful launch, entrepreneurs struggle to anticipate the complexities of product upgrades, says research by Andy Wu and Aticus Peterson. They offer three tips to help startups avoid disastrous delays.

Managers, Your Employees Don’t Want to Be Facebook ‘Friends’

Want your colleagues to see your Vegas vacation photos? Research by Lakshmi Ramarajan and colleagues offers reasons to think twice about connecting with people you manage on social media.

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