Managing the Dark Side of Workplace Friendships

June 03, 2018

Friendships in the workplace are valuable. But Wharton research shows they can also lead to complexities and challenges for those inside and outside the circle. Friendships at work are typically seen as being beneficial. They are expected to bring people closer, create a feel-good environment...

Is a US-China Trade War Heating Up?

January 28, 2018

The recently announced import tariffs on solar panels and washing machines could be a precursor to bigger trade clashes between the US and China. The Trump administration has said that it is protecting domestic manufacturers from cheaper foreign goods with its move earlier to levy import...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Negative” Aspects of War

December 12, 2017

Developing the negatives when photographing war. Estimating the massive numbers of future deaths in a hypothetical war is a routine part of military planning. Thanks to recently declassified documents we now know, for example, that back in 1994, evaluating the possibility of a war with North...

Why Roy Moore May Win in Alabama

December 11, 2017

Sexual harassment scandals that have forced major figures in entertainment, media and politics from their jobs have strengthened Roy Moore’s position. If you want to understand why scandal-plagued Republican candidate Roy Moore may win the special US Senate election in Alabama, you have to...

Democrats Offer Free Ice Cream

August 16, 2017

Democrats must seize the moment now and deliver a message of change, but change driven by a renewed collective conscience with social justice at its core. I guess that “New Deal” and “Let’s Make a Deal” were already taken, so America’s Democratic Party leaders settled on “A Better...