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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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