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Recruiting Millennial Talent

“People Who Don’t Feel Respected Will Not Want to Show Up Every Day and Contribute to Your Organization.”
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“People Who Don’t Feel Respected Will Not Want to Show Up Every Day and Contribute to Your Organization.”

A millennial herself, Crystal Kadakia provides globally relevant insight into her generation in her book, The Millennial Myth. Here, she shares some of her thoughts on how to attract millennial talent.

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Robert D. Putnam

Bowling Alone

Robert D. Putnam's seminal book explores how America’s social decline began, why it matters and how to change it.

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David D. Burstein

Fast Future

Just who are the Millennials?

Beacon Press
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Nicholas Van Hear

Imagining Refugia

Mass displacement has overwhelmed the international community – why not allow refugees to govern themselves?

Foreign Affairs
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Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie

The 21st Century Gold Rush

Criminals and savvy businesspeople make millions off the plight of refugees.

Huffington Post Highline
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Jessica Bruder


Countless older Americans live in vans and other vehicles and travel to find seasonal employment.

W.W. Norton
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Shoshana Zuboff

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

“Big Other” is watching you and modifying your behavior.

Profile Books
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Andrew S. Winston

The World in 2030

Nine current trends will come to define the world in 2030.

MIT Sloan Management Review
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Kevin Kelly

The Inevitable

Twelve “trajectories” of technology are accelerating the world to “impossible” horizons.

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Charles Arthur

Digital Wars

Step inside the battle for dominance among Apple, Microsoft and Google.

Kogan Page Publishers
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Mathew Burrows

Global Risks 2035 Update: Decline or New Renaissance?

Is the world headed towards a bipolarity marked by rivalry between the US and China?

Atlantic Council
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Erin Meyer

The Culture Map

Wherever you are, doing as the natives do drives success in a global world. And when in doubt, watch and listen.

Public Affairs
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Kai Hammerich and Richard D. Lewis

Fish Can’t See Water

Just as fish can’t see water, people are often blind to their own national and corporate cultures.

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Jo Owen

Global Teams

To succeed at globalization, businesses need efficient teams operating at their peak worldwide.

FT Press
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Joseph F. Coughlin

The Longevity Economy

Business lacks preparation for an aging population and thus underserves a huge consumer segment.

Public Affairs
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Here you will find summaries on all kinds of topics that have to do with our societies: trends, analyses, visions, challenges.

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When we repeat a behavior over and over, our brain forms a habit that grows stronger with every iteration. Eventually that behavior becomes an automatic routine. We often call this process “learning by doing.” This type of learning works for athletes and musicians, but it also works for business people. Professionals in any area can create habits to positively shape their life and career.

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The Internet, smartphones, one great recession, the rise of flex-work, multiple housing crises and avocados on toast – Millennials have grown up in a time of rapid change and instability. Find out what this unique generation has to offer and understand what makes them tick.

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Human development and survival depends on the environment, including other organisms and non-living surroundings. For the time being, this is provided by Earth. But how are we treating our host planet? It’s clear that our activities reshape our environment – some even fear they may endanger our very existence as a species. So what are our plans for the future?

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, equity and inclusion are crucial aspects of every company's recruitment and retention strategy. Understanding DEI helps your employees work well together and creates a safe environment where ideas flourish.

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Corporate Culture

Your organization's culture – its shared beliefs and environment – shapes its success. Corporate culture is the vessel for your employees' engagement, productivity, motivation and collaboration. How can you make your culture real, authentic, meaningful and good – and how good can you make it?

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Intercultural Competence

In the age of globalization, managers and other employees require cultural intelligence. How do you deal with people from different cultural backgrounds? What are the do's and don’ts of global and local etiquette? Learn how to avoid putting your foot in your mouth when working in, or with people from, different cultures.

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What worked nicely yesterday may no longer work today. Learn how to make your organization agile: Adapt rapidly to market and environmental changes in productive and cost-effective ways.

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