Gretchen Gavett, “The Shortlist,” HBR Blog Network, September 26, 2014

This final edition of “The Shortlist” – which shares the articles HBR Blog Network’s editors have found to be important, controversial, useful, and sometimes downright entertaining – highlights five articles that offer guidance on how to manage risk: NPR’s “Ebola Battlers Can Learn from Venice’s Response to Black Death,” Knowledge@Wharton’s “When Fewer Choices Are Worth More,” The New Yorker’s “The Solace of Oblivion,” New York Times Magazine’s “Larry Ellison Bought an Island in Hawaii. Now What?” and Bloomberg View’s “Occupational Hazards of Working on Wall Street.” […read more]