P.T. Barnum, born July 5, 1810, was "the first great advertising genius and the greatest publicity exploiter the world has ever known."
Women are more likely to be excluded from key networks, less likely to have had managerial experience, and have fewer mentors to signpost the way forward.
In the 1940s and 50s, a life of business travel represented a sense of freedom for gay men that would have been impossible in earlier decades.
Amid a broader decline of American retail, Sears is struggling. Did changes in its business model over the course of its history doom it to failure?
How changing mores, cultural pressures, and, yes, the jewelry industry made two-ring wedding ceremonies the norm in America.
If private prisons make their profit from criminal society, its goes against business sense to reduce criminality.
Online shopping drastically reduces the significance of physical stores. Where did the physical retail model come from to begin with?
Harvard Business School once attempted to apply psychological and political ideas to the project of saving capitalism from ruin.
The question of whether or not to tip can be vexing, particularly when a type of service, like ride-sharing, is relatively new.
It's a well known trope: the powerful, high-earning businessman with the pathologically low levels of empathy. But do psychopaths make good CEOs?