Editors’ Note

Every year when our editorial group meets to assemble this collection, a few notable themes emerge. As we made our final selections, late last winter, the most prominent was the strange pace of change. Companies are adapting now to climate change—a threat that is both new and decades in the making, a danger to business and society that is already having direct consequences but whose ultimate effects have barely been felt. Similarly, the emergence of AI in business has been dizzying—but the changes it has wrought over the past half-decade may turn out to be minor compared with the tsunami of automation on the horizon. Inclusivity in the workplace has made great steps forward—companies are now considering how to provide a supportive ...

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