Values at Work: Linking Purpose, Productivity, and Performance

Management gurus insist that mission-driven companies perform better than their competition. Yet some of the largest and most profitable companies in the world are also the most reviled. Is there really a link between purpose, productivity, and performance? Can purpose-driven, productive employees offset the financial benefits of readily available cheap labor in the globalized economy?

Festival: 2014

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

White House press secretary Josh Earnest joins The Atlantic’s Jim Fallows for a conversation about what he has... See more
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As part of the Festival's signature event, the Afternoon of Conversation, US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg... See more
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