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Planning for a Hybrid Workforce

March 26, 2021
By: Tsedal Neeley

Professor Tsedal Neeley, author of the new book, Remote Work Revolution: Succeeding from Anywhere, provides leaders with five ways to plan for their future workforce.

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Managing Future Growth at an Innovative Workforce Education Startup

March 23, 2021
By: Brian Kenny

Guild Education is an education marketplace that connects employers and universities to provide employees with “education as a benefit.” The Denver-based company is transforming traditional tuition-assistance programs by facilitating direct payment by the employer to the academic institution and by supporting students with coaching and advising. Now CEO and co-founder Rachel Carlson must decide how to manage the company’s future growth. Should she focus on expanding Guild’s core education marketplace, or extend the business model to include the career placement market? Professor Bill Sahlman discusses this unique startup and Carlson’s plans for its growth in his case, “Guild Education: Unlocking Opportunity for America's Workforce.”

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Beyond Pajamas: Sizing Up the Pandemic Shopper

March 17, 2021
By: Ayelet Israeli, Eva Ascarza, Laura Castrillo

COVID-19 forced many shoppers to make their first online purchases. But will these customers stick around?

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Mandatory Vaccinations and the Big Freeze in Texas

March 10, 2021
By: Rebecca M. Henderson, Mihir A. Desai, Rawi E. Abdelal, Felix Oberholzer-Gee

Should businesses require their employees to get vaccinated before they can return to work? 

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Mandatory Vaccinations and the Big Freeze in Texas

March 10, 2021
By: Rebecca M. Henderson, Mihir A. Desai, Rawi E. Abdelal, Felix Oberholzer-Gee

Should businesses require their employees to get vaccinated before they can return to work? Rebecca, Mihir, Rawi, and Felix debate the pros and cons of mandatory vaccinations. 

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