Weekly topic: Brand Presence a…

Weekly topic: Brand Presence and Reflection at Year End

EthicalBrands.com concludes the series on brands at Christmas by discussing the presence of brands in 2… Read More
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2015: A Grey Year for Guatemalan Brands

Elizabeth Rojas critizises the conservative strategies of many brands and exhorts them to build a more emot… Read More
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Face to Face:Brand Presence and Reflection at Year End

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Tag Archives: corporate culture

Spotify is being sued for $150 million over unpaid royalties

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29/12/2015 Via The Verge, by Lizzie Plaugic: Musician David Lowery has filed a class action lawsuit against Spotify, claiming the streaming service knowingly distributes copyrighted content, Billboard reports. Lowery is seeking at least $150 million in damages for the illegal distribution of several of his songs. Lowery’s complaint alleges Spotify causes “substantial harm and injury to the copyright holders” by intentionally …

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Yahoo spends like a tech company, but struggles like a media company


14/12/2015 Via Mashable: “Know thyself.” It is one of the Delphic maxims of ancient Greece, carved into the Temple of Apollo. It is sage advice but also a warning — one that Yahoo and its CEO Marissa Mayer still have not heeded. Is Yahoo a media company or a tech company? That’s the central question that has dogged the once-dominant …

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Ikea Is Assembling “Better Shelter” For Syrian Refugees

BetterShelter temporary homes by Ikea Foundation

27/11/2015 Via Refinery 29: Ikea has applied its innovation to a design problem far more pressing than selling stylish furniture at affordable prices. The Ikea Foundation’s Better Shelter program hopes to supply more livable temporary housing for million of refugees from Syria and around the world. They’re now being assembled for some Syrian refugees who’ve arrived in Sweden, Germany, and …

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Big Insurance’s Health Care Scam for the Holidays

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By Dean Baker, published on The Huffington Post Last week United Health Care (UHC), the country’s largest health insurance company, announced that it was considering leaving the health care exchanges set up under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It claimed that it was losing money on the plans it offers in the exchange, so it might decide to give up …

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Do we need organisational citizens?

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16/08/2015 By Krish Shankar, originally published on LinkedIn-Pulse As India celebrates her 69th Independence Day, I was reflecting on the role of her citizens. Who is a good citizen? What are the ideal citizenship behaviours, and what motivates people to demonstrate those behaviours? In addition to being productive and earning your livelihood in a legal way, I guess a good …

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Do you lead people or robots?

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By Bob Chapman, published on LinkedIn/Pulse: 11/08/2015 The most important thing a leader can do is listen to people inside the business. Talking with those on the front lines to understand the impact of our leadership initiatives is one of the most important ways I spend my time. Some time ago, I sat down with a group of machinists at …

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5 reasons to wish Amazon an unhappy birthday

Amazon.com gift card photoby Mike Mozart

10/07/2015 Via Salon: Next week Amazon celebrates its 20th anniversary with a bunch of Black Friday-like sales. Remember how innovative and exciting Amazon was going to be, and the announcements that founder Jeff Bezos loved books and wanted to invigorate literary culture? Let’s walk down memory lane briefly and think of a few reasons we wish Amazon an unhappy birthday. 1. …

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Is It Hurting My Career To Skip Happy Hour With My Coworkers?

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06/06/2015 Via Fast Company: Of all of the office rituals, blowing off steam with a few beers after hours is likely the most beloved for many people. But not parents of young children—when they are already sacrificing quality time by working long hours, missing bedtime is a big deal. Psychologist Art Markman helps a reader figure out a tricky work/life …

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Why I promote Ethical Investing

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Jan Oliff, Independent Financial Adviser and Planner, shares part of her recent second Ethical Investment Conference: There are several websites giving detailed descriptions of what Ethical Investing is and what each available fund is mandated to achieve. For that and many other reasons, I do not intend to add more information to that already easily available. I do want to talk …

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Huge Risks That Everyone Needs To Take (At Least Once)

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By Jeff Haden, originally published on LinkedIn. What is the one thing most of us already have enough of? Regret. Worse, someday most of us will look back and think, “What if I had only done that … or said that … or actually tried that?” Like Mark Twain said, “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than …

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