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I will onshore, offshore, outsource, insource, or execute whatever business strategy I implement without regard for diversity. In evaluating any relationship in the value chain I’m looking for value, talent, performance, leverage, efficiency, economy of scale, work ethic, integrity, character, discipline and many other traits irrespective of your skin color, age, etc. A sense of entitlement is not a substitute for work ethic and a desire to achieve.

HBR’s Guide to Obama’s 2014 State of the Union

Harvard Business Review

” HBR did a deep dive on women and business this fall, and a good place to start is this research roundup covering discrimination, work-life balance, ethics, compensation, and more. Manufacturing and Insourcing. Obama mentioned a trend toward “insourcing” — the return of manufacturing jobs from abroad — and vowed to promote advanced manufacturing via four new manufacturing “institutes.”

Building a Software Start-Up Inside GE

Harvard Business Review

And we ‘insourced’ the recruiting activity, hiring recruiters who knew where our target candidates hung out and what appealed to them. The Silicon Valley software ethic of running experiments to fail fast and learn has been a cultural challenge for GE, where failure has been frowned upon. Is your company ready to compete in a world of smart, connected products ?