April is bonus time but for some companies this means resignation time. Companies give annual bonuses to increase motivation and reduce attrition among their employees. But amid the booming job market, sometimes high-performing individuals quit right after getting their annual bonus...
U.S. graduate business schools are losing their iron grip on the thriving market for international M.B.A. students. At the 25 U.S. graduate-business programs that award the largest numbers of degrees to international students, applications for the 2011 fall semester declined 4%, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Council of Graduate Schools,...
According to a survey of 175 CEOs released this morning sponsored by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, two-thirds of the companies indicated they added jobs in 2010 and 55 percent of them say they will hire even more people to work in the Valley in 2011. The majority of them hired from one to 100 employees last year.
The Tiger Mothers were right all along: Music lessons as a kid may make you a sharper grown-up. A new study finds that older adults with musical experience perform better on some cognitive tests than those who had never studied music.
With 175 million registered users on the micro-blogging site Twitter, and Facebook reporting 500 million active members, tomorrow's M.B.A.s need to develop and manage marketing strategies that address the nuances of the online world.
Reports that iPhones and Android phones track the owners' movements have revived privacy concerns. The list of who wants the data – from police to marketers – is potentially a long one. Germany says Apple is in violation of its information law.