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Hermès doesn’t have a marketing department.
Why should it? McKinsey doesn’t have a consulting department nor does Microsoft have a software department. Marketing is Hermès’ core business.
The different desks will remain “semi-autonomous” but will eventually move closer together physically, with the intention of fostering “those accidental conversations that can only happen when you’re sitting next to somebody”, he said, “and we want to create a space for that to happen”.
Millennials have already steered the country to a place where diplomats tweet, gay marriage is turning mainstream, and running a blog can be more financially secure than a company gig. If we’ve done all that before 35, get ready.
In 1985, 37 percent of computer science undergraduate degrees were earned by women. By 2010, that number had fallen by half to 18 percent. Now just 0.4 percent of all female college freshmen say they plan to major in computer science.
Challenging the notion that small business plays the most important role in growing the economy, Stangler notes that the age of the firm is a more important variable than the size of the firm. “It’s new and young companies that create most jobs and innovations, not necessarily small companies,”
According to the study, only 7 percent of Gen Y reports working for a Fortune 500 company-a statistic in line with another report that predicts that 40 percent of the Fortune 500 will no longer exist 10 years from now.
The biggest challenge is learning how to unlearn. This is a challenge that should be taken up by business schools.
His vision of the future is of a “Digital Athens” where humans are freed from repetitive labor to think big thoughts and generate important ideas