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Business management explores how businesses are run and the issues they face. Whether you're an entrepreneur or are curious about different business models, these articles will answer some of the most common questions about the world of business.

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Survey Shows More People Are Choosing to Telework, Reaping Benefits

According to a new paper by tech company Polycom, "anywhere working" is on the rise in several countries, and employees recognize its advantages.

Your Favorite Clothing Brand Is Dying Much Faster These Days

With the demise of mall staples like The Limited, the brands hanging on will have to rethink their entire approach to fashion to survive the 'mall-pocalypse.'

Decoding Your Desk: What Does It Say About You?

Is your cluttered desk a sign of creative genius or just chaos? Experts weigh in on whether either is really a true reflection of how your brain operates.

AfterShock: Year One in the Life of a Comic Book Startup

Mike Marts, the AfterShock editor-in-chief and co-founder, looks back at the diverse roster of titles and genres published by the new company.

What's the Best Way to Figure Out if Employees Are Happy?

The annual employee engagement survey seems pretty useless. So what are some alternatives?

What Happens to Drivers When Toll Roads Stop Taking Cash?

As more toll roads move away from cash, where does that leave drivers who don't have electronic passes? Or even exact change?

Why Is Yogurt Advertising So Focused on Women?

If human nutrition is essentially universal, why do yogurt commercials feature women so prominently?

Why Your Employer Should Cut You Some Slack After Your Team Loses

It's not so easy to leave Sunday's blowout game behind when it's time to go to work on Monday. A new study has some ideas on how companies can handle this issue.

Paternity Tests and Other Businesses You Don't Expect to See on a Truck

You may be surprised at the types of businesses people have put on wheels. Cigar Lounge, anyone?

Should Restaurants Charge a Penalty Fee for Uneaten Food?

In an effort to discourage food waste, some all-you-can-eat buffets are charging diners whose eyes are bigger than their stomachs.

Big Bucks for CEOs Doesn't Mean Better Company Performance

In fact, you might want to consider which CEOs get the lowest pay when you're picking stocks to buy.

When Skywriting Just Isn't Enough: Fake Meteor Showers and Space Ads!

A Japanese company called ALE wants to create artificial meteor showers. Is this the first step toward the sky becoming a massive ad?

The Power of Crowds: The 'Lazer Team' Story

HowStuffWorks Now interviews Rooster Teeth's Burnie Burns at SXSW on how to crowdfund a feature-length film.

The Hard Sell: When Targeted Ads Backfire

Does it seem like ads for cruises are always popping up since you went to one vacation website? Researchers study the line between being conscious and being aggravated.

Unlimited Flights for One Flat Price: Could OneGo Be the Netflix of Air Travel?

A startup app called OneGo aims to find a niche as a provider of all-you-can-fly pricing for domestic air travel, for those who can afford the monthly membership.

How Does Your Boss Compare to Optimus Prime?

You can learn about leadership in the darnedest of places. Like the 1980s television program "The Transformers."

Is Anyone Really Using the Foosball Table? Office Perks Employees Actually Want

Rooftop gardens and nap pods sound cool, but that's not what employees really value, nor do they help the bottom line, say experts.

Guess Who Doesn’t Like Minimum-Wage Raises? Everybody Else

If you give your employees on the bottom a salary increase, you'd better do the same for those in the middle, to keep up morale.

10 Security Tips for Online Businesses

Keeping your online business secure requires time and effort, but it's an important task. Keep your business and your customers safe with these tips.

10 Ways to Market an Online Business

It takes more than just a newspaper ad to promote your online business. Help your site grow from a fledgling to a flourishing business with these handy tips.

10 Tips for Selling Products Online

Selling your products online takes more than buying a domain name. Build a brand that your customers love with these tips.

My Kid Has a Kickstarter

No child needs a lemonade stand to make money, these days.

10 Pitfalls to Avoid in Your Online Business

Online businesses have a lot in common with their traditional counterparts. But taking the web by storm is no easy feat! Here are some pitfalls to watch out for.

10 Reasons Your Business Should Have a Website

Gone are the days when a small business could get by without a website. Today, your online presence can make or break your business.

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