Officials hope less time at the office will make workers healthier and more productive.
Businesses know that bad experiences often translate into negative word of mouth, when customers share their misfortunes with other potential customers. But who talks? And whom do they talk to?
In college, I had the luxury of developing a sophisticated critique of her call to "lean in." After a few months of unemployment, I found it was just what I needed to hear.
Uber and its ilk allow people to charge money for resources—our rooms, our cars, our time—when we're not using them. Is that a system worth rooting for?
How stars and spillovers make great cities and great companies
Advocates for pay disclosure typically focus on the advantage it gives to women in negotiating for equal pay. But new research suggests that companies might be the real winners.
What happens when the company shuts down?
Does the continent's most-populous country deserve its new title?
Not long ago, the pursuit of commercial self-interest was largely reviled. How did we come to accept it?
Fire TV, Android TV, and Apple TV: They've each got apps and hype. What they don't have much of, however, is what you might call "TV."
Book it: We've added between 150,000 and 200,000 jobs almost every month this recovery. This time, we added 192,000.
Actually, yes. Probably.
When Glenn Ford became a free man last month, his friends had the idea to build him an Amazon registry for all the things he needed. But after a lifetime behind bars, where do you begin?
Research suggests that "resilience" isn't just about constructing better buildings—it's also about strong communities.
Since 1984, education spending has nearly doubled as a share of a richer family's budget. And rent has nearly doubled as a share of a poorer family's spending.
“There are always going to be collectors,” says bike-component maker Kyle Von Hoetzendorff, “but a lot of the builders want to build bikes that people can buy and go ride. The industry has grown up.”
Nearly all of the bikes sold in the U.S. are manufactured abroad, but these guys are welding and tinkering in shops and garages across the country.
The merely rich are making more, but they're not worth more. It's the 0.01 percent that are creating our new Gilded Age.
Eco-Fuel Africa has set up a system for the production and distribution of "biochar briquettes"—small blocks of carbonized agricultural waste that provide a cleaner, easier-to-access fuel for homes across Uganda.
For the first time ever, gay couples can file their federal returns jointly. But the challenges they face show that gay marriage is still not equal to heterosexual marriage in America.