What You Can Learn from Otis Elevator’s CEO

Didier Michaud-Daniel is one savvy CEO. The president of Otis Elevator sprang into action the moment he heard about the earthquake in Japan. According to an article in Business Week, he called the head of his Japanese division and told him to “keep me informed,...

Can Money Buy Workplace Happiness?

I had a professor in graduate school who insisted that money could buy happiness. He was teaching a personnel course, and he was going through a silly exercise of putting plus signs before job “satisfiers” (i.e., good boss, challenging tasks, room to grow)...