Your boss may feel uncomfortable and even intimidated by your level of experience

Generational differences in the workplace are often a challenge, but dealing with a younger boss is perhaps the most difficult. How do you put age and(...)

Prof Jan Rosier: “Pharmaceutical companies do not only have a responsibility to their shareholders, they have a responsibility to patients as well.”

A very interesting public lecture will take place on Thursday, November 5th, 2015 in the UDC Smurfit School. Organised by Jan Rosier, Professor of the(...)

New Google chief executive Sundar Pichai

A low-key style and an unusually firm handle on diplomacy propelled new Google chief executive Sundar Pichai to the top of the search engine giant, fo(...)

Big data has made it possible to measure employee performance more thoroughly, but be careful about how you deploy that data. Image: Michael Waraksa/The New York Times

Big data has made it possible to measure employee performance more thoroughly than ever before. However, two recent studies offer a warning: be car(...)

Clearing a path: intense emotions may lead us to make misguided decisions or outright disastrous ones

Think about a time you were weighing an important decision at work or considering a big expense such as a buying a house, making a hefty financial in(...)

Wall Street: For junior employees at investment banks, landing a job with a private equity firm can mean moving to the middle of a Wall Street war

A battle is raging on Wall Street as never before, with powerful factions scrambling for control of a precious resource. On one side are the giant inv(...)

S&P calculates that almost four in five US stock fund managers fail to beat broader indexes Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Bloomberg

It’s become one of the toughest sells of a fund manager: pay a fee to underperform the rest of the market.Over the last three years, S&P calculate(...)

Gerry McCartney, vice president for IT and chief information officer, Purdue University, Indiana

It’s a long journey from joining the Christian Brothers to becoming one of the leading technology innovators in the US, but then Gerry McCartne(...)

Book review: Can China Lead?

Here, three senior US academics who have spent a lot of time studying China argue that China is at an inflection point, with changes in its economic p(...)