This week on BusinessWorld, the falling price of oil is a simple case of supply and demand right? Well...sort of. That story and McDonald's struggles with competing organizational priorities: expand the menu to draw in more customers versus maintaining a speedy operation that delivers the goods within 90 seconds. And Uber experiments with moving stuff as well as people.
This week, robots are finding a home...and steady work...in Amazon's warehouses. Advertisers are using big data to help them spend their ad dollars wisely...and networks are using that same big data to snag those ad dollars. And we use a few simple questions to determine whether Art and Louis are micro-managers...you can play along at home too...this week on BusinessWorld
This week on BuisnessWorld, the word is out that Black Friday is dead this year...will we need Sherlock Holmes to figure out who killed it? Or can the guys come up with the answer on their own? The oil industry has been caught in higher supply and lower demand leading to lower prices for crude...could another barrel-based industry offer some pricing lessons?
Celebrate the season with these special programs, brightly beamed into your radio from all across the world
Holiday Music from the Great American Songbook Monday, Dec 1-25 • all day, all night Great American Songbook 88.7-2 [music]
Enjoy the carols and holiday songs from the great songwriters and performers of the Great American Songbook. Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, and more perform Christmas music sacred and secular in a mix that will bring nostalgic feelings of yesteryear to the fore.
The three French soloists who have comprised the Pasquier Trio for more than three decades have been united by their love of chamber music since they were students together at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris. Founded in the early 1940s by Etienne Pasquier (who premiered Olivier Messiaen’s famed Quator pour la Fin du Temps in a concentration camp in 1942, the trio continues this legacy today by performing the string trio repertoire around world.
Join us this Friday evening for a StoryCorps listening party.
You’ll hear excerpts from recordings made these past weeks during StoryCorps’ stay at Guthrie Green. This is their last week in Tulsa. Meet the staff and help us thank them for preserving the oral histories of Oklahomans.
This week on BusinessWorld, how our lunch choices may be impacting our productivity at work...and how choice architecture can change our work snacking and eating habits. OPEC lowers the price of oil, we'll look at the potential winners and losers. And in a world of videoconferencing and net chats, do organizations still need bricks and mortar offices? We think so and will explain why on this week's show.
This week on BusainessWorld, tackling a tough assignment: teaching customer service skills to an entire town. Find out what's needed when natural beauty isn't enough to keep the tourists coming. And a quick quiz will give you a sense of whether you would flunk Finance 101.
For lovers of books and literature everywhere, it's fairly common to encounter a favorite author who's also a doctor: Arthur Conan Doyle, William Carlos Williams, Walker Percy, Anton Chekov, Robin Cook, Abraham Verghese, Oliver Sacks, Michael Crichton, et al.