Allen Adamson on his book, Shift Ahead
January 15 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Allen Adamson discusses is book, Shift Ahead. The book talks about how organizations can avoid to become paralyzed by the accelerating pace of change in markets, customer needs, technologies and the business models they power. Or, as the sub-title says: “How the best companies stay relevant in a fast-changing world.”
If corporations are sociopaths, what do we do about it?
January 15 | ESG News and Views Podcast | Comments (0)
The second of two interviews with former NY law partner Jamie Gamble, who has written that corporations “are legally obligated to act like sociopaths” -- that is, in the narrow economic interest of stockholders. In this interview Jamie discusses his proposed changes to the law to make it easier for corporations to act in the best interests of society at large.
Molly Kinder on worker perspectives and the future of work
January 15 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
Better accessing the talent and contributions of would-be workers in the face of uncertain technological disruption will be critical to US global competitiveness and increasing prosperity for American families. Molly Kinder, Brookings fellow and lead author of Worker Voices: Technology and the Future for Workers, joins to discuss the challenges workers face from emerging technology as they perceive them and how those views can help inform policy solutions.
Learning to work with our differences: What D&I can learn from Restorative Justice
January 08 | Rebekah Steele, Senior Fellow, Human Capital & Program Director, Diversity & Inclusion, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
There is much we can learn from other fields and sectors to inform and advance our D&I work. Restorative Justice offers a compelling way of thinking about and managing differences in ways that resonate with D&I principles. By working together, with our differences, we can collectively build stronger organizations and communities.
Women and Work: The trends, barriers, and policies affecting women’s labor force participation
January 08 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
Better accessing the talent and contributions of women to the strength of the US workforce will be critical for US competitiveness and increasing prosperity for American families. Martha Gimbel, Manager of Economic Research at Schmidt Futures and former Research Director at Indeed.com’s Hiring Lab, joins to discuss the trends, barriers, and policies shaping women’s labor force participation in the US.
C-Suite Challenge™ 2020: The View of Risks and Opportunities in 2020
January 08 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
Co-authors Ilaria Maselli, Senior Economist for Europe at the Conference Board and Chuck Mitchell Executive Director, Knowledge Content & Quality at the Conference Board, discuss the findings of our latest C-Suite Challenge report.
Are Corporations Sociopaths? A Conversation with Jamie Gamble.
January 08 | ESG News and Views Podcast | Comments (0)
The first of two provocative interviews with former NY law partner Jamie Gamble on his essay, “The Most Important Problem in the World,” which links major global challenges to corporations who “are legally obligated to act like sociopaths.” This interview addresses whether corporations are obligated to act as sociopaths. The second focuses on Jamie’s changes to make it easier for corporations to act in the best interest of society.
Joseph Jaffe on his new book, Built to Suck
January 08 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Joseph Jaffe is a thought-leader, speaker, author and ‘Admiral’ (= founder) of the “HMS Beagle” a consultancy that helps large corporations fight inertia and decay. Joseph argues in “Built To Suck” that the Big Corp Era is rapidly coming to an end driven by Size and Scale no longer being growth enablers but rather inhibitors.
Strengthening the American Workforce: CED recommendations for increasing labor force participation and attachment
January 03 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
With workforce and population growth slowing, the US needs to make full use of its available talent to remain globally competitive. Workforce Subcommittee co-chair Paul Decker, President and CEO of Mathematica, discusses CED’s new policy brief, Growing the American Workforce: Bolstering Participation Is Critical for US Competitiveness and Economic Strength, and its insights and recommendations to help more Americans achieve prosperity and strengthen the US workforce.