As people live healthier and longer, the demographic shift toward an aging population poses significant challenges to businesses and workers that need to be addressed sooner than later.
Watch this insightful and candid interview with Wendell Weeks ’81, the CEO of Corning Incorporated. Having spent over 28 years at Corning, Mr. Weeks is known for his distinct focus on innovation and client-centric product design.
Occupational licenses are now required by various states for more than 1,000 jobs covering three out of every 10 American workers. Is that really necessary?
Rising inflation—provided the increase is modest—might actually be good news for workers who have seen little growth in their paychecks in recent years.
What do business schools have in common with potato farms? A lot more than you probably think.
The new wave of transformational innovation may well come from creating new mediums, platforms, and techniques to boost self-awareness in young people ubiquitously connected to social media.
One of the key benefits often cited by supporters of microfinance is that it empowers women. But some critics question the conventional wisdom. A look at some of the issues involved.
Research shows that companies that think a killer mobile app is the sole key to success in online shopping are likely to come up short when their customers check out.
There is a flaw in our nation’s current decentralized, state-by-state regulatory approach to air pollution: The wind doesn’t recognize state borders.
You may not know what drop shipping is. But if you shop online, you've probably done it without even knowing.
The failure of Congress to address our burgeoning national debt problem as part of tax reform could have dire consequences for our nation.
Tax reform legislation that will add at least another $1.5 trillion to the national debt over the next decade raises the question: Should we be adding any amount to our nation’s debt at this point?
Paid search advertising on Yelp can boost interest in small businesses that might otherwise get overlooked by consumers, research shows.
Research shows that emotional ambivalence can help managers make more accurate decisions and deliver better outcomes for all. So why doesn’t it get more respect?
Our second episode features visionary CEO and Lehigh University alum, Sanjay Shah, who recently committed a $5 million gift to Lehigh to elevate Executive Education at Lehigh University's College of Business and Economics.
A recent study shows that merely thinking about being uncomfortably hot can increase fatigue, alter a person’s mood, and change her or his behavior in ways that are, quite literally, unhelpful.
Our first episode with renowned financier and Lehigh University alum Mr. Joseph Perella focuses on his successful career on Wall Street and what valuable advice he received from both managers and employees along the way.
China's failure to deal with mounting economic difficulties may portend increasing destabilization in the region.
Studies show that the impacts of microcredit appear to be fairly modest—helpful, but certainly not the magic bullet solution to global poverty.
The same thing that makes Bitcoin a safe currency—its high degree of security—also makes it attractive to criminals, and untrustworthy in the public's eyes.
Research—and the Ghostbusters movie—have shown that while humanized brand characters can create strong emotional bonds between consumers and products, they can cause an even stronger backlash when things go wrong.
A detailed look at who benefits most from the tax plans offered by President Trump and House Republicans, and what impact they would have on national debt.
Our tax code is unnecessarily complex and a waste of national productivity. Surely, there must be a better way for our government to collect taxes.
Will a robot one day take your job? A more likely scenario is that the future of work means cooperation between humans and the robots.