Forbes.com offers managers seven tips on how to effectively smooth over disputes between workers. It is essential for a manager to stay neutral and be assertive when working toward a positive resolution.
Silicon Valley startup Reactrix Systems is working on a next-generation outdoor advertising product, creating three-dimensional images that can be "touched" or manipulated by an observer. The company's chief scientist, Matt Bell, says: "Most advertising forces itself on people. It takes up your time without asking permission. We thought that if we made advertising fun, people will be more interested in it."
For the new fall season, TV networks are using promotional spots as well as outside advertising and marketing to concentrate attention on a few upcoming shows rather than touting the entire schedule. Additionally, the nets are deploying more rich media and video in Web advertising, to serve images and sound of a show without requiring users to click through to network Web sites.