• VUCA
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    VUCA

    Or: How To Deal with Volatility

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    Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash
    Cutting down the WeWorkforce

    The much-hyped office space company is said to be planning to cut its workforce by a third.

  • IN THE MEDIA: The Globalization of Protest

    From violent clashes to ongoing civil unrest, the world seems to have entered a new era of anti-government protest movements. Yet what do most of these have in common? Anti-immigration sentiments are fueling popular anger…

  • IN THE MEDIA: Singles Day…?

    When the sales revenue of Alibaba at 13 billion dollars per hour reaches a new all-time high, it’s “Singles Day.” But wait: Singles Day…? “Singles Day” is the world’s biggest shopping event, even more significant…

  • IN THE MEDIA: Whistleblowing

    For many people, the word “whistleblowing” – a term much bandied about in the United States of late – conjures up feelings of betrayal. But blowing whistles plays a central role in subjugating institutional misconduct.…

  • The Winners of the getAbstract International Book Award 2019
    The Winners of the getAbstract International Book Award 2019

    Denise Hearn, Benedikt Herles, Dan Pontefract, Kai Strittmatter, and Jonathan Tepper honored for their outstanding works at the Frankfurt Book Fair. On October 16, 2019, getAbstract’s long-time Vice President Arnhild Walz-Rasilier and Co-Founder Patrick Brigger…

  • Context Curation
    What is curated learning content?

      Every day, 4 million hours of content are uploaded to YouTube, 293 billion emails are sent, and 500 million tweets are posted on Twitter. As the internet continues to permeate our lives, there has…

  • These 20 books guide better business decisions
    These 20 books guide better business decisions

    getAbstract, the world’s largest library of compressed knowledge, today announced the nominees for the 19th annual getAbstract International Book Award, presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 16, 2019. The award recognizes two English…

  • 4 Summer Must-Reads
    4 Summer Must-Reads

    Summer provides a wonderful opportunity to relax and catch up on some reading. There’s nothing wrong with checking out the latest trashy novels or your favorite fictional authors. But if you’re interested in an enjoyable…

  • Modern Workplace Learning: Our Favorite Reading Picks
    Modern Workplace Learning: Our Favorite Reading Picks

    Few categories on getAbstract boast as many summaries of books, articles, and videos as the topic of workplace learning. As a learning organization and a supplier of learning materials, we’ve witnessed and participated in the…