They shine in job interviews, but outgoing, confident people often don't perform well in teams, says a new study. Surprisingly, neurotics do.Anne Fisher, contributor - Apr 23, 2013 11:10 AM ET
The only thing that can be safely predicted is that sometime soon your organization will be challenged to change in ways for which it has no precedent.Apr 22, 2013 5:00 AM ET
The effects of the financial crisis are still weighing on Millennials, but policy makers and business leaders are fooling themselves into believing that opportunities are ripe for America's younger set.Apr 19, 2013 11:42 AM ET
Pepsico and Coke reported first-quarter earnings this week, and soda sales in the U.S. have flat-lined. But we're still hooked on the sugary stuff.Shelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Apr 19, 2013 5:00 AM ET
A new study has found that hospitals benefit immensely from surgical complications. How employers like Wal-Mart and health care providers are tackling this problem.Shelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Apr 17, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Companies can talk about CEO succession planning all they want, but in times of turmoil, it's all about seeking refuge in familiar people.Shelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Apr 15, 2013 12:32 PM ET
When it comes to obesity -- a stubborn condition that the sharpest medical minds can't reliably treat -- is it fair to penalize an employee for staying heavy?Apr 15, 2013 12:10 PM ET
Past Rice Business Plan Competition victors dish on when to ignore the judges, how to pick investors, and what to do after you go home.Apr 12, 2013 12:49 PM ET
BP today defends its practices in the civil trial against the parties involved with the 2010 Gulf oil spill. It must show it is safer, without ever having behaved dangerously.
FORTUNE -- Three years after BP's Gulf oil spill, the company must legally prove that it messed up, but it didn't mess up that bad.
BP (BP) launched its defense on Monday during the seventh week of a civil trial to determine MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Apr 8, 2013 1:05 PM ET
Food companies are launching campaigns for products they call crazy. Instead of grossing out consumers, it's creating a nation of 'loco-vores.'
FORTUNE -- At a certain point, we mature past eating food on a dare. If someone describes something by using the phrase, "That's crazy," you generally wouldn't put it in your mouth. But some food companies are making money hand over fist on products that they freely admit you MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Apr 8, 2013 5:00 AM ET
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