Workplace mental health is a business asset - treat it that way
If business leaders are to treat workplace mental health with the seriousness it deserves, they must tackle it with at least the same acumen and rigour as they expend on any product strategy.
This article outlines how successful initiatives employ four fundamental planning considerations:
- Know your “customers”
- Align your leadership team
- Go “glocal”
- Make it mandatory
Balancing purpose with shareholder responsibility
London Business School
How can companies prioritise purpose while balancing their responsibility to shareholders? Is the trade-off between purpose and profit necessary, or is it possible for companies to achieve both?
To discuss these issues, Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance at London Business School and author of “Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit”, which was included in the FT’s list of best business books of 2020, spoke with Andrew Hill, Associate Editor and Management Editor of the Financial Times, in a conversation hosted by Olenka Kacperczyk, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School.
How quantum computing will change the world of finance
McKinsey & Company
Many financial industry participants rely on computing power to improve decision making and serve customers better. Over the next few years, quantum computing is likely to supercharge these activities. This in-depth overview of the implications of quantum computing highlights three actions to consider when beginning the journey:
- Build research partnerships and IP.
- Create a small team focused on quantum computing.
- Scout for potential investments/joint ventures.
Early movers are likely to have an advantage.