The growing divergence between CEO pay and the American worker isn't just wildly unfair. It's also bad for the economy. Most workers these days lack the purchasing power to buy what the economy is capable of producing -- contributing to the slowest recovery on record

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A growing number of companies are using the tools and disciplines of Big Data to transform their businesses and markets. Its application in the consumer sector is becoming well known, but it is also playing a crucial role in financial services

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  • Forget the debate over outsourcing. The real question is how to make Americans so competitive that all global companies -- whether or not headquartered in the United States -- will create good jobs in America

  • In countries that go soft on taxing the rich, top business executives have a huge incentive to game the system and to squeeze out every bit of personal profit their power enables

  • Corporate profits are up, and profits are up largely because companies have figured out how to do more with less

  • A work environment where relatively few people do astoundingly well while everyone else worries that their economic lifeline could be pulled away at the next downturn is not a solid foundation for long-term, broadly shared prosperity or human fulfillment

  • The vote against CEO Vikram Pandit's pay package is more about Citi's performance than outrageous executive pay

  • Learn this from Steve Jobs' legacy, say the experts: Succession planning matters

  • Business schools are being forced to rapidly adapt their curriculum, course structure, and philosophy in reaction to the increasingly global nature of the business world. Schools of all kinds, ranging from elite private institutions to smaller public institutions, are weaving a global focus into their traditional studies in an effort to prepare students for success

  • A coalition of big corporations has lost a battle to nab a huge tax break

  • JPMorgan has had a reputation for managing its tentacles well -- until now. The bank's new snafu has reignited debate over what new rules are needed to limit risk at government-insured banks

  • There is a kind of wealth spreading that ought to meet the political litmus test of Republicans, Democrats and Independents. At a time of high unemployment, too many layoffs and too few new jobs, it is disheartening to see so many CEOs pay themselves salaries and benefits that would have shamed the super-rich in America's Gilded Age

  • These days, offices have become places of resentment, not camaraderie, of dissatisfaction, grumbling, muted anger. A new study shows that more than a third of Americans are hoping to leave their job and find a different one this year. A third? That same study shows their bosses think the employees are satisfied. That spells a disconnect

  • Are you looking for more balance in your life? Of course you are. Pick up your favorite popular magazine or turn on the TV and you'll learn how to create a balanced life. Before you sign up for the workshop or purchase the new book that promises to reveal the secrets of a balanced life, I'd like to let you in on the one dirty little secret they'll never reveal -- a balanced life is for losers

  • Recent surveys indicate that the Executive MBA degree is in demand among employers; students are applying in record levels; and salaries continue to climb rapidly despite past years' economic tumult

  • How did Steve Jobs create a globally loved brand and a religiously devoted following? By adhering to these six keys to success

  • Get your employees to limit their social media habit, and you'll see a boost in productivity. Expert Eric D. Darr shows you how

  • Most CEOs spend the latter years of their professional lives giving presentations in high-pressure board rooms for select groups of middle-aged power brokers, not in lecture halls filled with green but eager M.B.A. students. However, a few opt to trade in their corner office for office hours and venture into the world of higher education

  • Tiger Woods recently dropped out of golf's top 10 world rankings. His descent has shocked the golf world, but it shouldn't be a surprise to anyone. As much as we try to separate work from life, they are inextricably linked in powerful ways that we are just now realizing. If you have a job, or if you are responsible for managing or hiring employees, you need to understand the Tiger Effect