• “Passivity Is Depressing, Activity Is Energizing.”
    Rosabeth Moss Kanter / Photo: Jason Grow
    “Passivity Is Depressing, Activity Is Energizing.”

    The doyenne of leadership experts, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, on the importance of advanced leadership in times of crisis, more diversity at the executive level, and the need to reinvent institutions.

  • “If a Diversity Expert Can Fail So Epically, Anyone Can.”
    “If a Diversity Expert Can Fail So Epically, Anyone Can.”

    Tiffany Jana and Michael Baran on subtle acts of exclusion, how to recognize them, how to avoid them and how to deal with them proactively – on both sides of a conversation.

  • “Our Level of Knowledge About China Is Not Sufficient”
    “Our Level of Knowledge About China Is Not Sufficient”

    China is systematically trying to expand its influence in the world. China expert Mareike Ohlberg – co-author of Hidden Hand – Exposing How the Chinese Communist Party Is Reshaping the World – speaks of infiltration.…

  • “Lack of Competition Generates Hubris…”
    “Lack of Competition Generates Hubris…”

    …and unfortunately, this also applies to the economic system the world largely adopted and is now relying on: capitalism. The world’s leading inequality scholar, Branko Milanović talks about global income disparities, resurgent ideologies and the…

  • getAbstract International Book Award
    getAbstract International Book Award

    Heritage 2001 – 2017

  • “Public Attention Is Not Awarded Rationally. It Has To Be Carried by a Story”
    Robert J. Shiller, Kai Nedden/laif
    “Public Attention Is Not Awarded Rationally. It Has To Be Carried by a Story”

    In his new book, economist and Nobel laureate Robert Shiller argues that he and his fellow dismal scientists need to look beyond the usual data point: Stories are what really drive decisions to spend, save…