This Week in Leadership (Nov 11 - Nov 17)

A tech giant tests out a shorter workweek and a push in Europe to pay "living wages." Plus, Korn Ferry's CEO describes the worst way to negotiate a pay raise (he highlights a few considerably more effective tips, too). All that and more in the latest edition of Korn Ferry's This Week in Leadership

Microsoft’s Latest Innovation: The 4-Day Workweek

The tech giant tried a shorter workweek in Japan to test the impacts on productivity and work-life balance. What happened?

Head of the Class (in B-school): Women

The next crop of business school students has more women than ever before, a new study shows.

Walmart’s Early Holiday Card

The retailer’s latest earnings, along with other retail results, may signal a strong season ahead.

A Big Step Toward ‘Living Wages’

Under a voluntary program, 6,000 UK firms will give minimum wage a raise. Will other countries follow?

The Worst Way to Ask for More Pay

Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison highlights an awful salary-negotiating tactic that someone once tried on him, along with five techniques that stand a better chance of success.