~ November 5, 2020 ~
TEACHING INNOVATIONS
The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program: Joshua Skov

"Participating in a giant corporate voluntary effort with compelling qualitative goals is seductive and even soothing to its participants; that doesn't mean there's real change happening." 

How can students solve complex problems by learning to balance narrow analyses with the bigger strategic picture? The University of Oregon's Joshua Skov discusses that and more about his award-winning course, Life-Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Thinking, and Business Strategy.
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GRAND CHALLENGES
TED Talk: Nisha Anand

"Who's your Newt?" How can reimagining opponents as unlikely allies help solve grand challenges? (also see We Agree More Often Than Not, and Business Should Take That Cue and The Road to Successful Change Is Lined with Trade-Offs)
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RISK MANAGEMENT
Fast Company: Jeffrey Dukes

What do investors need in order to understand, and account for, the multiple dimensions of climate risk?
SPECIAL CONTENT
The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program

In this time of tremendous uncertainty, what do we know about the deep trends now shaping business and society? (also see How to Sustainably Revive the Economy After COVID-19)

For more on the impact of globalization, tech, economic crises, and more, see the complete Business 20/20 Podcast.

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We face significant short and long-term threats to the economy. Why is now the best time to think big?
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FUTURE OF WORK
Bloomberg: Brooke Sutherland

Why should executives be the only ones to get stock grants? (also see For Owners Looking to Sell, an Option That Keeps Their Company Intact)
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"If it was never completely possible to leave politics at the door to your workplace, now the idea is probably laughable. How can business help build a future where we can disagree but still work together with respect? (also see Barbara Corcoran's Tweet About a Foul-Mouthed Broker Destroying Biden Signs Is Pure Emotional Intelligence and Good Leadership Is an Act of Kindness)
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