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Are Your Employees Bowling Alone?

In a Harvard Business Review article (reprint available here) entitled “Are Your Employees Bowling Alone? How to Build a Trusting Organization,” author Douglas Smith appied Robert Putnam’s (Bowling Alone) concepts of social capital to business. Bowling alone was Putnam’s metaphor for the civic disengagement: in 15 years, the numbers of bowlers grew, but much fewer were bowling in leagues. The ...

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News from Dr. S

At the risk of creating a little redundancy I want to mention the Independent Sector (IS) annual meeting that John Seffrin brought to our attention in his 11/3 nationwide e-mail. The speech to the assembly by IS CEO Diana Aviv that John recommended is a good thing to listen to. It’s a reminder that the ACS is part of something ...

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A lesson from cancer

Fast Company | coping – Dan Hanson Funny how cancer cuts through the b.s. Here’s an article from Fast Company about a guy who got cancer, and it changed his whole outlook on the workplace, among other things. Another inspriing story from a survivor and instructive about work. Some quotables:

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Personalized medicine

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) ran an article on the first regulations to come out about “pharmacogenomics,” personalized medicine to you and me. The article’s right down the line with what I heard at BIOSILICO and explains it well. Unfortunately, I can’t link to it because the WSJ isn’t accessible without a subscription. But, I think a liberally excerpted ...

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