Managers have the greatest impact on employee engagement, which makes this finding very worrisome: just 35% of U.S. managers are engaged in their jobs, while 51% are not engaged — and 14% are actively disengaged.
Today’s leaders know that speed and agility are the keys to any company’s success, and yet many are frustrated that their organizations can’t move fast enough to stay competitive. As the pace accelerates, how do you inspire people’s energy and creativity? A new business leadership book offers actionable insights.
Nearly all age brackets reported double-digit declines in TV viewing globally, with 14- to 17-year-olds abandoning the TV screen at the rate of 33 percent for movies and television shows and 26 percent for sporting events. It does, however, flatten among the 55 and older crowd — at six percent and one percent respectively.
To tell the stories of family farmers in Iowa, Gannett created a 3D environment using a video game engine so that readers could walk around a 100-year-old farm. At certain points in the farm, readers can watch 360-degree videos that elaborate on the journalist’s reporting.
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Why didn’t a cab driver think of Uber? Why didn’t Barnes & Noble think of Amazon? Why didn’t Blockbuster think of Netflix? Why didn’t Marriott think of AirBnB? The answer is they were all blinded by a cash-cow legacy — unable to see the disruptive digital business upside opportunity.
Winning companies will embrace four mutually reinforcing market imperatives in order to become a customer-obsessed company: 1) For speed, tap into mobile connections; 2) for intelligence, set up systems to gather customer knowledge; 3) for impact, build a better customer experience; and 4) to become flexible, embrace digital transformation.
This year’s SXSWi was bigger than ever, with more than 33,000 attendees and hundreds of panels, workshops and brunches. The latest report from JWT Intelligence highlights key themes and insights from the festival, including brand examples and takeaways for the future.