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Most people are familiar with the story of the 33 miners trapped underground in Chile in 2010, but its lessons will continue to provide leadership insights for years to come.
McDonald’s new CEO, Don Thompson, will have a plateful of challenges when he steps into the top spot this summer. What should his strategy be — stay the course or take on bold new initiatives?
Corruption is the most important and topical issue in India today, writes Dilip Gadkar, editor of Macro Viewpoints, in this response to an article published in Knowledge@Wharton in January.
What is the impact of philanthropy in India, and how can its effectiveness be increased to create a more equitable society? That is the focus of a recent study by the Centre for Emerging Market Solutions at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, and FSG Social Impact Consultants, a global nonprofit consulting firm.
This week, Apple — which is sitting on a cash stash of close to $100 billion — announced it would start buying back stock and paying its shareholders a dividend. Is this the best use for all that money?