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Oct 14, 2016
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Samurai warriors in feudal Japan knew how to fight. But the best of these leaders, such as Yamamoto Kansuke, also knew the value of bringing people together and winning without resorting to combat.

Oct 14, 2016
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Online services such as OpenTable make it easy for consumers to make restaurant reservations and not show up. But higher-end restaurants are countering this.

Oct 13, 2016

Headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany Deutsche Bank is facing a possible $14-billion fine from U.S. regulators for its alleged role in propping up the housing market in the lead-up to the Great Recession, igniting some fears that the unprecedented sanction poses a new set of risks for the Frankfurt-based bank and the global financial system. "Brace yourselves. Sooner or later, history repeats itself, and the

Oct 13, 2016

It was the latest revelation in the Wells Fargo scandal: The surprise departure of CEO John Stumpf. Well, maybe not too much of a surprise. Stumpf had been in a downward spiral since revelations that bank employees, driven by bank incentives, had opened as many as 2 million accounts without their customers' knowledge. The scandal could have been handled better from the start, Smith School professor Susan Taylor

Oct 12, 2016

The NFL's biggest concern this season likely isn't Colin Kaepernick or concussion risks or even who's going to the Super Bowl. It's eyeballs.The National Football League has seen its faithful TV audience unexpectedly deflate by more than 10 percent through the first five weeks of the season, according to Nielsen ratings data. Smith School professor Derrick Heggans, who formerly worked for the NFL, says those

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