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Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg is quoted time and time again for her assertion in 2011 that "The most important career choice you'll make is who you marry.” I have spent a lot of time thinking about this quote... a lot of time. Could there be some truth to this? The research literature on careers, for the most part, looks at career decisions as individual-level choices. However, there are a small number of studies that explore how career paths may be affected by family charact
Peter Drucker once said, “What’s measured improves.” The Drucker Institute, part of the Claremont Graduate University in California, recently published a ranking of the top managed 250 publicly traded companies. It is interesting to read about what companies are on the list and perhaps what industries have disproportionate representation. Apple occupies the top spot and there are seven technology firms in the top ten! Let’s go deeper than who is on the list by examining the