Thu.Jul 29, 2021

Nice Article and Study on the “Additive Bias”

Steve Shu Consulting

The additive bias seems like a key reason that websites and apps in the digital world get overly complicated over time with features and elements. See more here: [link

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Simone Biles Analysis

One of the biggest stories coming out of the Olympics has been American gymnast Simone Biles withdrawing from multiple events in Tokyo. She withdrew due to mental health concerns and not being able to identify where the ground was located during her complex aerial maneuvers.


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A Call for the Heterogeneity Revolution in Behavioral Science

Steve Shu Consulting

This article should be on every modern behavioral science researcher’s reading list for a cohesive view of the future. It will take awhile for the community (both research and applied) to wrap our heads around elevating heterogeneity and context relative to main effects. Bryan, C.J., Tipton, E.

Buy now, pay later: Five business models to compete

McKinsey & Company

Financing at the point of sale may be a small share of unsecured lending in the United States today, but it’s growing fast. Banks seeking long-term growth should explore market entry, and merchants should reassess their financing offers. Insights on Financial Services Financial Services

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

What Microaggression at Work Can Teach Us About Leadership

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Microaggressions have formed a string of disturbances in workplace behaviours. Usually, microaggressions are formed from preconceived biases of people of different culture, gender and ages.

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Navigating Mental Health at Work: A Reading List

Harvard Business

Resources for employees, managers, and leaders. Digital Article

Introduction: Navigating decarbonization and energy transition in the built world

McKinsey & Company

Welcome to the July 2021 issue of Voices on Infrastructure, a collection of insights on preparing for the energy transition. Insights on Operations Operations

“Make the sign bigger!”

Seth Godin Blog

Actually, the sign will never be big enough. Make the announcement louder. Make the logo bigger. Call more people on the phone to sell them an extended warranty. Send more emails. Hustle harder. None of it works. The problem with the fountain isn’t that they didn’t make a big enough sign.

Staying connected: The investment challenge for electric grids

McKinsey & Company

Responding to the short- and long-term needs of electric grids requires integrated and coordinated investment. Yet determining where and how much to invest is complicated by evolving market conditions. Insights on Operations Operations

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

To Make Hybrid Work, Solicit Employees’ Input

Harvard Business

Ask these questions to get at their real concerns, needs, and preferences. Managing people Motivating people Leading teams Digital Article

Winning at private-equity integrations

McKinsey & Company

Private-equity firms use add-ons to scale portfolio companies, but poor integrations impact results. Five practices can ensure that deals flourish. Insights on Private Equity & Principal Investors Mergers & acquisitions Post merger management

3 Strategies to Address Political Polarization in the Workplace

Harvard Business

Research shows we assume people with opposing political views disagree with us — and dislike us — far more than they actually do. Psychology Conflict Managing people Digital Article

Engineering bright spots for a green energy future: An interview with Robin Watson

McKinsey & Company

Robin Watson CBE, chief executive of Wood, explains how digital technologies in process engineering can help lower emissions and achieve greater sustainability. Insights on Operations Operations

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

AI Doesn’t Have to Be Too Complicated or Expensive for Your Business

Harvard Business

Most companies don’t have a clear path to success. But that might change with a new, data-centric approach to AI. Data Technology Digital Article

The shifting energy landscape: An interview with Maria Pope

McKinsey & Company

As the energy industry transitions to cleaner fuel sources and responds to climate change, leaders must also accommodate the evolving needs of the communities they serve. Insights on Operations Operations

Infographic: Biotech hot spots in a fragmented European landscape

McKinsey & Company

We mapped out 1,382 biotechs based in Europe and some interesting themes emerged. Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products Biotechnology