SOURCE: The New York Times
As the coronavirus keeps spreading, employers are convinced remote work has a bright future. Decades of setbacks suggest otherwise.
SOURCE: Boston Globe
by Marcia Chatelain
McDonald’s has profited handily from its Black customers, while its presence in Black communities has led to a vexing set of circumstances for Black wealth and health.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
Since the end of Prohibition, American restaurants have experienced a golden age. The coronavirus crisis has brought that era to a close.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Andrew Lynn
Over 100 years, a tactic first designed to keep workers happy morphed into a marketing strategy.
SOURCE: New York Times
As the coronavirus spreads, the collapse of the project helps explain America’s acute shortage.
This temporary suspension of shipments by third-party sellers will go through April 5.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Stephanie Decker
With this 178-year-old firm, its heritage is about to be lost and a number of business historians – myself included – are fighting to save it.
SOURCE: NY Times
by Kenneth T. Jackson
History is clear: A city that rejects economic opportunity will lose its status as the center of the business world.
by Barbara G. Ellis
US corporations have exploited national pride to reap huge profits from taxpayer-funded wars.
Dean of Harvard Business School says historians need to start writing more biographies of business leaders
by Nitin Nohria
He believes this would help set a norm of better behavior for them.
by Steve Denning
"Carlota Perez shows us that historically technological revolutions arrive with remarkable regularity, and that economies react to them in predictable phases.”
SOURCE: The New Yorker
by Jill Lepore
The Disruption Machine
by Stephen Mihm
The break between the GOP and the business community is literally unprecedented.
by Robert Huddleston
Editor's Note: On the tenth anniversary of the Space Shuttle Columbia re-entry disaster, Robert Huddleston, a NASA engineer in the 1960s, explains how NASA's top-heavy, mixture-of-public-and-private culture, so problematic during the shuttle program and a contributing factor to both the Columbia and Challenger disasters, dates back to the beginning of the agency.Related LinksHNN Hot Topics: Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster NASA brass meet with President Kennedy in 1961. Photo via Wiki Commons.
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