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Spotlight On Teaching
TEACHING INNOVATIONS
The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program: Adam Seth Litwin

Will workplace technology undermine employees or free us from dangerous and difficult tasks? And what are the best ways to bring these issues into the classroom? In this discussion of his course Technological Change at Work (TΔ@W), Cornell's Adam Seth Litwin talks about these issues and more, including why democratically establishing policies on technology use in the classroom is a pedagogical tool.
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BUSINESS & GOVERNMENT
The Seattle Times: Danny Westneat

When Washington state wanted to invest in workforce education, Microsoft asked to be taxed more to help pay for it. Why?
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PURPOSE OF THE CORPORATION
Directors & Boards: Eve Tahmincioglu

"What would be the comparatively best thing for the corporation? For that CEO to get $5 million on top of his already $12 million a year, or to say to your 5,000 employees, 'We've had a really good year. Each one of you has $1,000, please take your spouse or your kids or your family and have a nice long weekend on the company. We really appreciate what you do.'"
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Will China's crusade against corruption and tax evasion reshape the business landscape, or will capitalism find other ways to maintain its "privileges and profits"?
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INNOVATION
The New Republic: Daniel Kolitz

"An unscrupulous, money-hungry marketing industry helped define the millennials, often with wildly inept results. And now it's getting to work on the next cohort." Are marketers and others who try to assign generational monikers getting it all wrong? Does Gen Z even exist?
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TEACHING INNOVATIONS
Highline: Kevin Carey

How have unintended consequences led "an innovation that should have been used to address inequality" to fuel it instead?
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