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Ideas Made to Matter Organizational Culture

6 insights on managing through crisis

Work with remote work, facilitate peer-to-peer communication, confront supply chain shortfalls, and more.

Jul 27, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Supply Chain

The future of supply chains — and the China dilemma

Supply chain restructuring has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. But don’t expect companies to completely abandon China.

Jul 22, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Coronavirus

4 unexpected findings about COVID-19 deaths

Obesity rates, poverty rates, and pollution may not correlate with COVID-19 deaths after all. But public transportation does.

Jul 15, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Productivity

3 practices for effective work in a remote world

Successfully shifting to a remote workspace requires flexibility, a paper trail, and status checks to prevent personal burnout.

Jul 13, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Coronavirus

COVID-19 cases are 12 times higher than reported

New research reveals the true scope of COVID-19’s global spread. But don’t bank on herd immunity.

Jul 2, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Economy

5 predictions for the global economy

3 economists on unemployment, consumer spending, and a timeline for recovery.

Jun 30, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Economy

Telecommuting exposes fault lines in COVID-19 economy

New research shows those who can’t work from home bear the brunt of the pandemic’s economic fallout — particularly women with children.

Jun 25, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Decision Making

A 4-step process for recovering from business disruption

Firms disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic must position themselves for recovery. The military’s OODA process can help.

Jun 23, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

4 COVID-19 lessons for climate change

Success and failure from the coronavirus pandemic offer insights on how to fight global warming. Step 1: Begin now.

Jun 22, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Leadership

3 ways to keep your team together in critical times

After months of remote work, cracks may start to show. The authors of “No Hard Feelings” explain how to support your workforce during the pandemic.

Jun 11, 2020
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