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The meaning of mission statements

“WE ARE A community company committed to maximum global impact. Our mission is to elevate the world’s consciousness.” The opening lines of WeWork’s prospectus for its planned initial public offering in 2019 seem to confirm the worst about mission statements. People sit in a room earnestly discussing the differences between their purpose, their vision and…

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Are You Trying to Retain the Right Employees?

As an extraordinary wave of resignations sweeps the business world, companies are struggling to reassessing their talent-retention strategies. The authors’ research suggests that firms should take a targeted approach and focus on employees who would not just stay but be enthusiastic about doing so. This article offers a way to identify these “enthusiastic stayers” and…

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China GDP, Industrial Output, Gazprom Pressure

© Reuters By Geoffrey Smith  Investing.com — China’s economy slowed more sharply in the third quarter than expected, with industry in particular ending the quarter on a weak note. U.S. industrial production data for September are due later. U.K. bonds fell as the Bank of England gave its clearest warning yet of an imminent interest…