Society & Culture

The Effects of Cultural Diversity in the Workplace
Society & Culture

The Effects of Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Cultural diversity has increased in workplaces as companies have expanded globally. Leadership success in the 21st century involves the ability to have intercultural competence. According to the book Managing Diversity by Gardenswartz and Rowe (1998), using affirmative action alone in today's economic situation is no longer an acceptable management style. […]

Gold Terminology
Society & Culture

Gold Terminology

We all know what gold is and most of us own some but many people get confused by the specialist terms used to describe the metal in its various forms. If you are buying gold it important to know what you are looking at. If you have ever been bamboozled […]

Immigration Reform Now Facing Big Problems
Politics

Immigration Reform Now Facing Big Problems

The landmark immigration bill currently working its way through the U.S. Senate may contain good news for those looking to enter the U.S. on a H-1B visa. While under current law, the U.S. only issues 65,000 skilled guest worker visas per year, the new bill would raise this cap to […]

Unbelievable Real Life Negotiations
History Politics

Unbelievable Real Life Negotiations

Businesspeople often treat their negotiations as a matter of life and death, even when they really aren't. However, what would happen if the stakes were higher than a handful of jobs, the price of a majority stock option, or even the future of an entire company? Here are seven real-life […]

Famous Tax Evaders
History

Famous Tax Evaders

It can be disheartening to look at your paycheck every month and realize that Uncle Sam has taken away a big chunk of it - maybe more than you think he deserves. You may find yourself thinking of the things you could do if you could bring home all of the […]