"We know where most of the creativity, the innovation, the stuff that drives productivity lies--in the minds of those closest to the work. It's been there in front of our noses all along while we've been running around chasing robots and reading books on how to become Japanese--or at least manage like them."
—John F. Welch
- VIDEO: 'Marry me!' Harry heckled at Wembley Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:38:11 GMT
- Prince Harry has taken to the stage at Wembley Arena to address 12,000 young people taking part in the first We Day UK.
- Nuclear fallout bunker for sale Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:39:05 GMT
- A Cold War-era nuclear fallout bunker in the Derbyshire countryside is up for auction.
- Great Walls 'could stop tornadoes' Sat, 08 Mar 2014 03:27:49 GMT
- Building gigantic walls across the US could protect Tornado Alley "forever", a physicist says, though critics say the idea is unworkable.
- US economy adds 175,000 new jobs Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:22:48 GMT
- The US economy added 175,000 jobs in February, figures show, but the unemployment rate rose to 6.7%.
- Landmark default in China solar firm Fri, 07 Mar 2014 06:36:07 GMT
- Chaori Solar becomes the first Chinese firm to default on its onshore corporate bonds, say media reports quoting the firm, after failing to make an interest payment.
- Facebook's WhatsApp purchase opposed Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:48:36 GMT
- Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp - one of the biggest ever tech acquisitions - runs into trouble over privacy concerns.
- Samsung launches free music streaming Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:25:14 GMT
- The world's biggest smartphone maker, Samsung, launches a free music streaming service called Milk Music.
- Tartt and Atwood vie for book award Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:48:13 GMT
- Margaret Atwood, Donna Tartt and Booker winner Eleanor Catton are among the novelists longlisted for this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
- Washington set for Grey's Anatomy Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:52:47 GMT
- Actor Isaiah Washington is to return to US medical drama Grey's Anatomy, seven years after he was fired from the show after using a gay slur.
- Tree storm damage 'worst since 1987' Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:52:48 GMT
- This winter's extreme winds caused the biggest loss of trees in in more than 20 years, according to the National Trust.
- 'Careless farming adding to floods' Fri, 07 Mar 2014 02:24:27 GMT
- The UK government is discussing new rules to stop farmers contributing to flooding through poor land management.
- Malaria 'spreading to new altitudes' Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:13:24 GMT
- Warmer temperatures are causing malaria to spread in the African and South American highlands, traditionally havens from the disease, scientists say.
- Warning over hospital superbug rise Fri, 07 Mar 2014 03:26:05 GMT
- Sixteen patients have died in Manchester over the past four years while infected with a highly resistant superbug, figures show.
- Chelsea 4-0 Tottenham Hotspur Sat, 08 Mar 2014 19:58:38 GMT
- Chelsea move seven points clear at the top of the Premier League after beating Tottenham 4-0 thanks to four second-half goals.
- The restaurants that thrive on insulting their diners Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:32:44 GMT
- A Chinese eatery dubbed "London's rudest" has promised better service. Is insulting your customers ever a good idea?