A Barclays report on wealthy individuals worldwide notes that 47 percent of rich Chinese intend to move abroad in the next five years
More than a third of Americans are obese, but new pharmaceutical treatments have been slow to take off. Will Contrave figure out how to sell weight-loss drugs in the U.S.?
New data from the CDC show the increase in overdose deaths among whites far outpaced those among other races
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Calpers thinks hedge funds are too expensive and basically more trouble than they're worth. Could this be the start of a trend?
A business card with a brain can be customized for different recipients
"It's so much more than just a soda for many of us," says Evan Carr, the 26-year-old founder of the Surge Movement
Jeff Brines climbed 1 million vertical feet last year while keeping his day job. Now he's challenging young people to make their own extracurricular odysseys
A report finds high default rates on franchise loans
By Roger L. Martin
Harvard Business Press; 208 pages; $26.95
Martin is dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and another key figure in the world of design thinking. In this slim book, he lays out his theory of why the perspective is so important for those running a business in today's fiendishly complex world. Smartly, Martin acknowledges the intricacies involved in trying to implement design thinking but is nonetheless clear that companies need to jump to it. He provides some useful tools and advice to help.
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