Posts: Ralf Langen

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Feels Like a Grind? Stress Implications of Creative Work

by Ralf Langen| June 16, 2010

What’s happening to those people who have been described by Richard Florida as the “creative class” and who have been — according to the urban theorist’s global best-selling book — on the rise: Growing in number, social scale and influence on how today’s and tomorrow workplace will look like. This was in 2003. Florida then traced […]

Out of Control

by Ralf Langen| June 4, 2010

BP was on a good path lately. Under the strong leadership of Vivienne Cox, BP was turning the alternative energy business from a more “philanthropic” activity into a serious, expanded business unit for the BP group, with corporate investments of $8 billion. BP was indeed moving “beyond petroleum.” And the firm was gaining a good […]