As the government considers antitrust action against big US technology companies, a global business scholar identifies four myths that need busting first.
With the plague decimating the ranks of laborers, surviving workers started pining for higher wages. When the monarchy responded by enacting taxes and restrictive labor laws, the peasants rebelled.
Generosity is good, but philanthropy can come at a significant social cost.
A scholar of how leaders communicate offers five key traits CEOs should use when communicating with their workers about coronavirus.
Jeff Bezos $10 billion pledge is great, but is no match for a properly democratic transition.
Bernie Sanders is effectively indicting the political economic structure in which the super-rich have amassed extraordinary sums of wealth at the expense of everyone else — and our shared planet.
Their initial grants do not insist upon filing reports that might indicate what works best. And without more affordable housing, the problem is sure to continue.
181 business leaders say they've changed tack. From now on they'll look after "stakeholders" as well as shareholders, but it's not clear they mean it.
On July 5, the online shopping powerhouse turns 25. A marketing professor looks back on how Amazon redefined retail for the world.
Who has the right to use an Amazon domain name? The people who live there or a company with the same name?
Some, like Melinda Gates and Priscilla Chan, became affluent through marriage. Others, like Oprah Winfrey, earned fortunes on their own.
When the only fixes getting funded are designed to leave the status quo intact, the results of philanthropy inevitably fall short.
Australia's unemployment rate may have to fall much more before we see any wages growth.
The US$2 billion that the Amazon founder and his wife are donating to help the homeless and educate young kids may appear selfless. But this money may also soften calls to raise taxes on the rich.
With such an enormous challenge, where would it make sense to start? We looked into our archives for stories on what it would take to eradicate homelessness in the US today.
Iridium's latest launch brings its next-generation satellite network close to completion. But will it be put to the sword by a whole set of smaller rivals?
Jeff Bezos plans to charge US$200,000-300,000 for a trip to outer space. And it's going to cost him an astronomical amount of money.
How Jeff Bezos is plotting to take over the world -- and why Amazon’s dominance in e-commerce could be a threat to innovation.
A clock designed to work for 10 millennia is being built – but what is the point of it?
There are about 2,000 billionaires in the world, controlling over $7.6 trillion. How does that compare to the income of an average American?