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Ross Kelly
Ross Kelly is a London-based business journalist. He has been a staff correspondent or editor at The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo Finance and the Australian Associated Press.

To be a Top-50 Innovator, CEOs Must be Prepared to Look Outside


Boston Consulting Group has again compiled a list of the world's 50 most innovative companies. And it appears that a willingness to drop a "not-invented-here" mentality and source innovation externally is becoming a key driver of success.

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Tech Titans Present $1 Billion Savings Plan to Trump

Grasping the opportunity to promote their businesses to a new administration, a band of tech CEOs, including IBM's Ginni Rometty, has presented a report to Donald Trump outlining how their products could save the government more than $1 trillion over the next 10 years.

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Alarm Call Sounded Over U.S. Staff Burnout Rates


CEOs have been called upon to do more to address the problem of employee burnout, which has fast emerged as one of the biggest threats to staff retention in America.

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To Court Millennial CEOs,
the Open Office May Have to Die


There's been plenty written in recent years about the potential drawbacks of open offices: they're distracting and can crimp employee productivity. On the other hand, they're also a cheaper way to house dozens of employees and give slackers few places to hide—especially when combined with some bright lighting.

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Quickfire Rate Rises Tipped as Economy Powers Ahead


JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon and consultancy PwC have just delivered a similar message on interest rates: they're going to rise and probably a lot faster than many people anticipate.

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