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A Different Way to Cut Kids from the Squad

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

When Dutch journalist and entrepreneur Eric Castien was exploring what made certain soccer stars excel, the consensus op ...

A Different Way to Cut Kids from the Squad

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

BrainsFirst BV is a Dutch startup that promises to identify the world’s next soccer superstars with neuroscie ...

A Different Way to Cut Kids from the Squad

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

With many top athletes having limited career spans, it's imperative that teams find exceptional talent to properly ...

After the Walmart Is Gone

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Traditional department store chains and other retailers have long avoided rural populations for larger markets, such as ...

At Google, Robotics Is in Sleep Mode

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Beginning in 2013, Google acquired at least thirteen robotics companies and created a robotics division named Replicant. ...

Chai Feldblum

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

Chai Feldblum, appointed to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by then-president Obama, has championed t ...

Dover Port Braces for 17-Mile Brexit Backup

Derek Abrams, Economics

Every day, as many as 10,000 trucks rumble through the Port of Dover, whose towering white cliffs face continental Europ ...

Dover Port Braces for a 17-Mile Brexit Traffic Jam

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

The Port of Dover is a key conduit for delivering goods to supermarkets and factories, which have honed their suppl ...

Drillers in Mexico Hit Pause

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Foreign oil exploration companies were quick to take advantage of Mexico's auctioning of oil exploration leases. After y ...

From Student to Employee: How Work is Different From School

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Suzanne Lucas spent ten years in corporate HR where she hired, fired, managed the numbers and double-checked with the la ...

How Republicans May Deal With the State and Local Tax Break Issue

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

It's sometimes said that where you stand on an issue depends on where you sit. In the case of the deduction for state an ...

How Tyson’s Chicken Plant Became a Turkey

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

When Tyson Foods announced Tonganoxie, Kansas, as the location for a new $320 million chicken-processing complex, the to ...

Welcome to Crypto Valley

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

ShapeShift is a digital currency exchange based in Zug, Switzerland. After cyber criminals used the WannaCry ransomware ...

Welcome to Crypto Valley

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Switzerland’s more hands-off approach has helped its lakeside town of Zug attract more than twenty bitcoin asset m ...

Adidas Automates to Make Shoes Faster

Eric Cardella, Economics

Halfway between Munich and Frankfurt, Adidas AG recently opened a new automated shoe manufacturing factory, aptly names ...

Adidas Automates to Make Shoes Faster

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Adidas AG’s new “Speedfactory” is designed to profitably produce footwear in high-cost, developed econ ...

Adidas Automates to Make Shoes Faster

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Adidas AG designs and sells nearly a billion shoes a year but does none of the manufacturing. Shoes are primarily made i ...

Apple’s Global Web

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

Apple’s location of research facilities in the neighborhoods of other technology companies seems to reflect a stra ...

How Offshore Is All That Overseas Cash?

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

In its most basic form, the U.S. Tax Code provides that corporate income earned and held abroad is only taxed in the ven ...

Rich Returns From Poor Women Collecting Debts

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Power companies throughout the world are plagued with losses of revenue from either the illegal theft of electricity or ...

Skeptical Speculators Swoon for Socks

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

David Hornik, Howard Hartenbaum, and Tripp Jones, partners at the Silicon Valley venture firm August Capital, knew a goo ...

The Billion-Dollar War

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

Apple Inc. has been challenging, in negotiations and in the courts, the pricing model Qualcomm Inc. uses for its wireles ...

The Equifax Job

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

The hackers that penetrated Equifax stole the financial data—Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and m ...

The Tough Career Advice No One Will Tell You: Do the Messy Work.

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Three years ago, HubSpot was a pre-IPO company and needed to overhaul a significant portion of its sales operations plan ...

To Grandmother's House We Go

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

The market for monitoring our senior citizens has grown dramatically since the days of "I've fallen and I can't get up" ...

To Grandmother’s House We Go

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

By 2020, 45 million Americans will be caring for 117 million seniors. Best Buy Co. offers a $29 monthly monitoring servi ...

You May Hug the Screen

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

Visitation at some U.S. correctional facilities has moved from face-to-face visits to some form of video viewing. Securu ...

Betting on Ice in the Desert

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

The Vegas Golden Knights are about to begin their first season as the latest NHL (and U.S. major league) expansion team. ...

Bombardier's Painful Double Whammy

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Canada-based Bombardier has spent billions developing a new airplane that can be configured for 100 to 160 seats, offeri ...

Captain Ahab Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

While self-driven cars have garnered the headlines, they are not the only profitable niche for this type of piloting. Sh ...

Facebook Won't Hire You for Its Data Center

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

Local officials in Forest City, North Carolina, gave Facebook big tax breaks for building a data center in their small, ...

Facebook Won’t Hire You for Its Data Center

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

Giant tech companies, including Facebook and Google Inc., are racing one another to develop hardware that can radically ...

Google’s Opioid Ad Addiction

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

It has been estimated that Google may be collecting around $1 billion per year for AdWords on addiction treatment s ...

Hot Tickets and Wall Street Marks

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

The ticket business in general is plagued by a raft of problems, including under-the-table agreements and computer algor ...

Janet Yellen Can’t Help Retirees

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Interest rate hikes are not going to help many aging Americans have a more secure retirement. On average, the poorest 20 ...

Severance a la Francaise

Derek Abrams, Economics

French employers of all sizes complain about the 3,037-page labor code, which governs everything from the length of bath ...

The Pensions Warren Buffett Runs

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

The management of many corporate pension funds is outsourced to professional managers outside of the company. For most p ...

There's No Map Anymore: Career Navigation in the 21st Century

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Consider the points made in this article, "There's No Map Anymore: Career Navigation in the 21st Century," published in ...

Think Strategically About Your Career Development

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Basically, bosses don't have the time to manage your success. They are too busy with multiple demands on their time and ...

Who's Left Out of 401(k) Nation

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

If you have studied tax and finance as it relates to building your life savings through tax-deferred vehicles like IRAs, ...

6 Ways Millennials Can Overcome Their Stereotypes, From a Millennial CEO

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Nick Candito, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Progressly, admits that millennials get a bad rap. Viewed as laz ...

America’s Relationship with Mark Zuckerberg is ‘It’s Complicated’

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

The “Facebook community,” as its CEO Mark Zuckerberg has taken to referring to his company, is on the verge ...

Big Jets Get Squeezed

Eric Cardella, Economics

As the price of oil remains at low levels, Boeing Co. and Airbus SE are feeling the pressure as new orders for their lar ...

Big Jets Get Squeezed

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Airlines are more sensitive to the cost of operating their fleets of commercial jets. The factors that affect current or ...

Debrief: Ginni Rometty, CEO, IBM

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

As the CEO of IBM, outsiders may naturally look to Ginni Rometty as a role model for women. Interestingly, during the ea ...

Game Changer: Eric Rodenbeck

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Eric Rodenbeck, the founder of the graphics company Stamen Design LLC, which he started in 2001, didn’t “get ...

Game of Kings

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Lev Alburt’s path from living in a small village in Ukraine to chitchatting with the ex-governor of New York reads ...

Ghana Pays The Price of Cheap Cocoa

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Agricultural products in many countries (including the United States and Canada) receive price supports or some form of ...

Japan Isn't Getting Its Share of Gaming Gold

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

Video gaming tournament winners can win prizes in the millions of dollars. In China and South Korea, stadiums are being ...

Man vs. Machine: Architecture

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Software and hardware are moving at great speed to use artificial intelligence in rapid iteration environments. One area ...

The Great Corporate Cash Shell Game

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

U.S. corporations have a record amount of cash but they're more deeply indebted than ever. Non-financial companies' liqu ...

The Trump-Loving Lawyer Who Won’t Stop Suing Fox News

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

Douglas Wigdor, a life-long Republican, has risen to prominence as an anti-discrimination lawyer based on his multiple c ...

Why Suppliers Will Still Play With Toys 'R' Us

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Bankruptcy is not necessarily the end of the road for a company. Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code provides a pathw ...

Why Suppliers Will Still Play With Toys ‘R’ Us

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Toys “R” Us Inc. had been hobbled by more than $5 billion in debt, which required over $400 million a year t ...

Why Suppliers Will Still Play With Toys ‘R’ Us

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Like many specialty retailers, Toys "R" Us Inc. is in trouble. In addition to competition from Wal-Mart and Amazon, Toys ...

5 Things to Do for Your Career in Your 20s

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Landing your first job is clearly a step in the right direction. Unfortunately, some take that as a sign that everything ...

5 Ways Emotional Intelligence Predicts Your Success

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

In the business world, it’s not necessarily what you know or how well you do something, but the ability to work pr ...

After the Deluge, Inc.

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Disaster is fueling a growth industry as more frequent and powerful storms lash coastal regions teeming with new homes a ...

After the Deluge, Inc.

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Cavalry Construction of Houston is one of a legion of contractors and opportunists that will find a flood of new work cl ...

Germany Stays in the Center

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Germany had its own experience with populist and nationalistic politics in the middle of the twentieth century, and as h ...

How India Tripped Itself Up

Derek Abrams, Economics

Over the past year, the Indian government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has administered two rounds of shock therapy t ...

Innovation SuperSensor

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Gierad Laput, a doctoral student at Carnegie Mellon's Future Interfaces Group, has developed a sensor that resides in a ...

Junk-Bond King Sees Profit in Trampling Market He Built

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Michael Milken helped pioneer the junk bond market in the 1980s. He pleaded guilty to securities fraud in 1990, served p ...

Piecing Together a Credit Fraud

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

Synthetic identity theft relies on creating identities rather than stealing existing ones. Synthetic identity theft ...

So You Want to Move to the U.S.?

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

A minor industry has developed in visas through the EB-5 program. The EB-5 program lets immigrants obtain residency visa ...

Thank You for Calling Equifax. Your Business Is Not Important to Us.

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting companies in the United States, suffered a data breach in the summer of ...

This Is the Crazy Tax Math Trump Must Master, Fast

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Actually, there's broad political agreement on certain points regarding an overhaul of the U.S. tax code: (1) Corporate ...

Workers of Silicon Valley Unite!

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

The campuses of Silicon Valley technology companies rely on contractors for many services. At companies including Facebo ...

Your Next Phone Will Probably Cost $1,000

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

Samsung and Apple continue to try to outdo one another with better features for their smartphones. When it comes to pric ...

Your Next Phone Will Probably Cost $1,000

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

The new iPhone X from Apple is priced at about $1,000, and the latest Samsung Note approaches four figures. Among the ne ...

Closing the Books on Barnes & Noble

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Along with other retail chains, bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. is feeling the pressure from Amazon.com Inc. and thei ...

Colombians Yank The Welcome Mat

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

In Arbeláez, Colombia, residents voted 4,312 to 38 against allowing Toronto-listed Canacol Energy Ltd. to drill e ...

Debt Traders Are Losing the Junk Retail Game

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Bond investors are playing a tricky game with lower-rated U.S. retailers, and they appear to be losing. The strategy is ...

Doctors Without Patients

Eric Cardella, Economics

A recent trend has been the growing number of medical students choosing to pursue other nonclinical professions. A surve ...

Doctors Without Patients

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

There seems to be a rising number of people that are coming out of medical school and choosing not to practice medicine ...

Guarding Big Pharma’s Crown Jewel

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

AbbVie Inc., the maker of Humira, a biologic treatment for inflammatory diseases, uses a patent thicket strategy to main ...

Guarding Big Pharma’s Crown Jewel

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

The best selling drug in the world, Humira, has been around for 15 years, and the patent on its main ingredient expired ...

L’Oréal’s Problem With Men

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

While its competitors are still focused on hiring women, L’Oréal has made it a priority to bring more men i ...

L’Oréal’s Problem with Men

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

L’Oréal is successfully recruiting women, and it ranks high in lists of desirable places for women to work. ...

Private Equity Prowls for Young Bankers Early in Frenetic Ritual

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

In a race to get the best and brightest, the private equity recruiting season has started earlier than ever before. Juni ...

Snapchat vs. the 'Influencers'

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

Individuals who have a lot of followers on social media can make six figure salaries to promote products. However, while ...

Snapchat vs. the ‘Influencers’

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

Snapchat’s parent company, newly public Snap Inc., says the app is mostly meant to be used for communication among ...

The Job Market Has Drastically Changed. Millennials, This Is How to Thrive

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Millenials have been given a bad rap. In a vastly changed job market, millennials are unfairly perceived as flighty and ...

Will Make AI Smarter for Cash

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Last week's Bloomberg Businessweek featured article "Game Change: Amber Baldet" (September 4-10, 2017) was about how blo ...

A Fast-Track Promotion–With a Catch

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

For commercial pilots, the seniority system is well-established. Delta Air Lines Inc. is breaking with this system and o ...

Driver Available

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

One of the country's best go-kart racers, Julia Landauer transitioned to cars once she was able to see over the steering ...

France's Industrial Past Haunts Macron

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

The importance of innovation on the sustainability of any economy cannot be overstated. The ability to continually evolv ...

Game Changer: Amber Baldet

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Accounting has always been a great career with veritable assurance of meaningful employment. Now, experts are suggesting ...

Hard Rain and Hard Lessons

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

Lax regulations in the Houston area aggravated the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. Some examples: Houston is the only m ...

Is This Steak Worth $700?

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Traditionally, restaurants employ the market price listing to denote fresh-caught seafood since the cost of a fish or lo ...

Nelson Peltz Makes Nice

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Activist investor Nelson Peltz, founder of Trian Fund Management, is pledging to back social, environmental, a ...

Nissan Tries Turning Over a New Leaf

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

Nissan's Leaf was introduced in 2010, which sent a jolt through the market with its 100-mile range and leapfrogged the r ...

The 33¢ T-Shirt

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Robotics have helped many industries lower costs and improve efficiency, but have been slower coming to the apparel and ...

The 33¢ T-Shirt

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Chinese apparel maker Tianyuan Garments Co. has invested $20 million in a factory in Arkansas to make T-shirts for ...

The Fresh Scent of Success

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Unilever is a global consumer products company, with 2.5 billion people using one or more of its products every day. In ...

The Fresh Scent of Success

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

Paul Polman, Unilever's CEO, has taken an unconventional approach in leading the multinational consumer goods company. R ...

The Fresh Scent of Success

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Corporations around the world sponsor charitable activities and support various causes, both locally and globally. Few c ...

The Lady Teaching Brazilians How to Shop Online

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Magazine Luiza has built a bridge between online retailers and skeptical customers. What is the key to their success? An ...

When La Dolce Vita Starts to Sour

Derek Abrams, Economics

In the beautiful Italian port city of Livorno, people see can see far more despair than charm. Although the center of to ...

You Are Here (So Buy Something)

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

When the Foursquare media app was first introduced in 2009, it was an instant hit. But when the novelty faded, in 2014, ...

You Are Here (So Buy Something)

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Launched in 2009, the social media app Foursquare was an instant hit. The New York Times labeled it the "tool of choice" ...

A Fashion Empire’s New Clothes

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

It’s been a banner year for clothing at Louis Vuitton. Dramatic venues featuring the latest designs, celebrity end ...

BALLERS

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Andre Iguodala is a 6’6” small forward for the Golden State Warriors. As with most athletes, he was seeking ...

BALLERS

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

High-income and high-profile earners, such as athletes and entertainers, tend to have a relatively short and limited wor ...

Boxed In

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

The concept of subscription services is certainly not new. Customers sign up for regular delivery of whatever it is they ...

Boxed In

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

The idea of subscription boxes, where customers sign up for regular installments of your products and trust you to send ...

Can Oil Sands Pay Off at $50 a Barrel?

Eric Cardella, Economics

Traditionally, the Canadian oil sands have been one of the most expensive and dirtiest sources of crude oil production. ...

China Retailers' Latest Woe: Food Vigilantes

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Xue Yanfeng has filed forty lawsuits against retailers since 2015, alledging that products he has purchased violate Chin ...

Could Puerto Rico Be the Next Tax Haven?

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Puerto Rico is a U.S. unincorporated territory. Its citizens are deemed to be U.S. natural-born citizens and have rights ...

J&J Loses $417 Million Talc Verdict in First California Case

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest healthcare company, was recently handed a $417 judgment for failure to ...

K-Pop Eyes Its "Michael Jackson Moment"

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

When the smash hit Gangnam Style hit the airwaves in 2012, little was known about the South Korean entertainment conglom ...

Making Opioid Addiction Searchable

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

There are more than 20,000 fatal opioid overdoses each year in the United States. Patients who become addicted see sever ...

The Difficulties of Cloning A CEO

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

Successful founders and transformational leaders are often tough acts to follow. For Teva Pharmaceutical, an iconic Isra ...

The Soft Edge That's Landing Solid Sales

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

In 2003, fourteen-year-old Nick Gilson decided that he would design a new snowboard for himself. Using a concept he had ...

The Soft Edge That’s Landing Solid Sales

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Applying a totally new design concept to an established product takes inspiration and a whole lot of guts. The inspirati ...

Why Costco Is Lagging Online

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Costco’s first foray into online merchandising was in 1998 at roughly the same time that Amazon was launched. Sinc ...

Why Costco Is Lagging Online

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Although Costco has been online since 1998, it has not pursued online sales with the vigor of its rivals. For example, i ...

Why Costco is Lagging Online

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

With an 11 percent growth rate for digital sales (lower than the industry average of 15 percent), Costco’s laissez ...

Why Florida Farmers Want to Kill Nafta

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

Increasingly, the fruits and vegetables Americans buy come from Mexico, not Florida. Outside the American grain belt in ...

A Raise for Mexican Workers

Derek Abrams, Economics

Trump wants to stop U.S. companies from moving to Mexico, where workers earn a quarter of their U.S. counterparts. Closi ...

All the President’s LLCs

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

In 2017, the S corporation loophole will allow about $16.7 billion in tax avoidance, according to 2016 estimates from th ...

Behold the Sheer Artistry of Tesla's Bond

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Tesla's need for additional funding is not surprising. It burned through more than $1 billion in Q2-2017 for the first t ...

Buffet Likes Solar, But Not the Price Tag

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

Many utilities, including those owned by Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway, are pushing back against the Public U ...

Dropbox Gets Ready for the Road

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

Dropbox had expanded to the point that it was offering services that didn't bring in paying customers, but the priority ...

Dropbox Gets Ready for the Road

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Dropbox’s core file-sharing business is part of a still rapidly growing market, forecast to total almost $5.5 bill ...

Guess Who’s Ghostwriting Monsanto’s Safety Reviews

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Monsanto’s blockbuster herbicide Roundup and its GMO “Roundup Ready” seeds have combined to create an ...

Horse DNA Trading

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Cloning is a term met with a good deal of skepticism and fear. This is somewhat justified, but can there be uses that wo ...

The Death and Life of Helicopter Commuting

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

New York Airways once provided a cheap, attractive commuter alternative for getting to and from Manhattan offices and re ...

U.S. Oil's $10 Billion Venezuelan Threat

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Contingencies are uncertainties. There are specific risks, and accounting rules are highly developed in their requiremen ...

U.S. Oil's $10 Billion Venezuelan Threat

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The Venezuelan oil industry has thrived with the help of foreign well operators and refineries. With the Venezuelan econ ...

Why European Soccer Is Coming to America

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

During the Spanish Civil War of Francisco Franco fame, one of the country’s soccer teams in need of cash spent thr ...

Will Bosch Choke on VW's Exhaust?

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

Volkswagen’s admission that it used software to cheat U.S. emissions testing for its diesel engines has resulted i ...

'Chairman Cohn' Has a Nice Ring to It

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

The Federal Reserve Bank plays a critical independent (non-partisan) role in helping manage economic policy—especi ...

Blurring the Clean Lines of Modernism

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

In 2004, Spain was in the middle of a building boom. There was no question that the best place to be for an aspiring arc ...

Celtic Tigers

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

For years, the explosive growth of e-commerce has outpaced the underlying technology; companies wanting to set up shop h ...

He Objects

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

Ted Frank is an attorney and the director of the Center for Class Action Fairness at the Competitive Enterprise Institut ...

He Objects

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

Some organizations are challenging “disclosure-only” lawsuits. In these suits, if some aspect of the merger ...

Kenya Braces for Another Chaotic Election

Derek Abrams, Economics

Kenya’s upcoming presidential election has been bad for business. People are no longer shopping and buying goods. ...

Opening the Door For Future Drug Sales

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Increasing prosperity has brought diet and lifestyle changes to places like rural India that are resulting in increases ...

The Conglomerate That Troubles China

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

From its humble origins, HNA Group Co. has grown into a Chinese company that has investments and operations in several i ...

The Everyman Ride For the Upper Half

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Tesla Inc. has characterized the Model 3 as its inroad to mass-market drivers—the base model, before options or in ...

The Hatchet Men and the Hot Dog

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

"I wish I were an Oscar Mayer Weiner." But would you want to own the company and be responsible for this product line? 3 ...

The Hatchet Men And the Hot Dog

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The U.S. grocery industry is undergoing a number of changes as consumers spend more at restaurants than traditional groc ...

The Pension Hole

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

A defined benefit pension plan promises employees some level of salary continuation for the period from retirement until ...

Using Animals to Predict the Future

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

German migration expert, Martin Wikelski, tests whether sharp changes in animal behavior can predict seismic and other e ...

Who's Afraid of Low Volatility?

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Investors who bet on calm have done very well lately. One of the most popular vehicles for betting on low volatility in ...

A New Sports Authority

Eric Cardella, Economics

Some of the biggest names in sporting news — ESPN, Fox Sports, SI, Bleacher Report, and Yahoo Sports — have ...

A New Sports Authority

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

Some of the big sports outlets such as ESPN, Fox Sports, Sports Illustrated, and others have had a rough year thus far. ...

A New Sports Authority

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

While the biggest names in sports journalism are struggling, Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann, founders of The Athletic, an ...

Black Executives Are Losing Ground at Some Big Banks

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

At some of the biggest banks on Wall Street, the percentage of African-American bankers is slowly slipping away. At JPMo ...

Black Executives Are Losing Ground at Some Big Banks

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

At large Wall Street banks, diversity remains an elusive goal. While the percentage of top executives who are Asian has ...

China's Elusive Goal: A Global Apparel Brand

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

As the number-one maker of down coats in China, Bosideng not only supplied global brands (e.g., North Face, Columbia, Ad ...

China's Elusive Goal: A Global Apparel Brand

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Selling upscale apparel in London and New York shouldn’t have been so hard — at least that’s what Chin ...

China’s Elusive Goal: A Global Apparel Brand

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Bosideng International Holdings is the largest maker of down coats in China and produces down apparel for top internatio ...

Robot Advisers Can Be Conflicted, Too

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

Robot advisers have interesting implications for operations management theory and practice due to conflict of interest i ...

St. Louis Loses Favor with Plaintiffs

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

A 2017 U.S. Supreme Court case ruled that there must be a connection between the forum and the specific claims at issue ...

Tesla’s Model 3 Arrives With a Surprise 310-Mile Range

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Elon Musk’s Tesla unveiled its mass-market Model 3 this week. There has been an enormous demand for the electric v ...

That Seventies Startup

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

When we think of entrepreneurs in the Internet and computing world, we typically envision young mavericks with concepts ...

That Seventies Startup

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

The founders of Infosci have been working on a software design they say would protect against hacks such as the one ...

The Hijacking of the Brillante Virtuoso

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

In 2011, an explosion and fire destroyed the oil tanker Brillante Virtuoso. The incident was reported to be a hijacking ...

Violence Raises Oil Risk in Mexico

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

In the central Mexican state of Puebla, filling your car with fuel from the black market is easy and cheap. Fuel theives ...

West Is Best for Sellers as U.S. Home-Price Gains Mount

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Accounting measures transactions and events in money or financial capital. Witness the extreme run-up in price for homes ...

Alibaba Tries to Get in the Game

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

China's disproportionately small sports industry and amateur community reflect decades of limited government support and ...

Globalism Is Alive and Well

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

Carlos Ghosn was born in Brazil and raised in Lebanon. Growing up, he spent time in Brazil, Lebanon, and France. He is a ...

Globalism Is Alive and Well

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The automotive industry is truly global, with components, subassemblies, and finished vehicles shipped around the world. ...

Innovation: Needle Grinder

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Disposal of needles used in the medical field is a concern for both society and risk-control managers involved in the wa ...

It's Happening Again

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

A decade after subprime mortgages took the U.S. economy into a major crisis and the Great Recession, the financial indus ...

Love in the Time of Mass Incarceration

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

For many prisoners, getting mail helps them get through their prison terms. However, today, prisoners also have access t ...

Now It's Revamp, Not Replace

Derek Abrams, Economics

While running for the office of U.S. president, Donald Trump once called the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ...

Now It's Revamp, Not Replace

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

One of the campaign promises of President Donald Trump was the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement ...

Pins and Needles in the Heart of the Alps

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Switzerland continues to have a textile industry, in spite of high wages, low unemployment, and an appreciating currency ...

Saving Face

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

Illinois passed the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) in 2008. BIPA requires user permission to collect and store ...

The Future of Fishing

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

The U.S. GAAP model for research and development (R&D) costs is to expense those costs as incurred. The globally acc ...

Wal-Mart Cracks the Whip on Suppliers

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

With a new program, "On-Time, In-Full," or OTIF, Wal-Mart is upping the pressure on suppliers to get their deliveries ju ...

Wal-Mart Cracks the Whip on Suppliers

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

Wal-Mart has tightened the deadline for vendor deliveries with the new rules that begin in August 2017, to build on ...

Where Minority-Worker Networks Are Passé

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

For decades, there has been a pattern where large employers have encouraged the development and operation of workplace a ...

Brands Pump Up the Volume in Pakistan

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

About two-thirds of Pakistan’s population is under thirty; the economy is projected to grow at more than 5 percent ...

Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Appraisers

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

The appraisal business has historically been huge. Lenders often require that loans be supported by underlying tangible ...

Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Appraisers

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Advances in big data at Zillow Group Inc. and elsewhere are helping automation creep into knowledge-based professions. I ...

Mobile Carriers Start Hanging Up on Africa

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Multinational mobile service providers are scaling back their investments in Africa and pulling out of some markets. Ind ...

New Lloyd, Same Goldman

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

Goldman Sachs' trading market share has remained flat, and revenue growth has been slow over the past five years. The co ...

New Lloyd, Same Goldman

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Lloyd Blankfein is in his twelth year as CEO of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. He was in charge before and during the 2008 fi ...

Roundup: The Usual Suspect

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

Mosanto is facing class action litigation over glyphosate, a major ingredient in Roundup. While the EPA’s Office o ...

Stand By . . . Scanning for Viruses and Secrets

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Anything to do with Russia, particularly anything related to cybersecurity, is subject to intense scrutiny and conjectur ...

The Crazy Math Behind Drug Prices

Eric Cardella, Economics

Despite the fact that technology continues to improve and that the price of many consumer goods and services has been fa ...

Uber Without the Smartphone

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

Bob Carr set out to find a way to help seniors use Uber without the use of a smartphone. He started Common Courtesy Inc. ...

Uber Without the Smartphone

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Bob Carr and his wife wanted to extend the convenience of a ride-hailing app like Uber to hundreds of interested seniors ...

Uber Without the Smartphone

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Bob Carr of Atlanta founded nonprofit Common Courtesy in 2014 to bring Uber to seniors without smartphones. Their operat ...

Uber Without the Smartphone

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

About 15 percent of Americans have used ride-­hailing apps, only 4 percent of seniors have used an Uber-style servic ...

What New England Can Learn From Old England

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Northern cities in England are starting to see a resurgence of economic activity, in part spurred by the modernizing of ...

Where Dead Celebrities Go to Live

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Jamie Salter’s Authentic Brands Group LLC recently completed a $137 million makeover of Graceland, four years afte ...

Cash Comes Back in India

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

India’s road to a cashless economy has interesting implications for operations management theory and practice. The ...

China Is Missing the Chips Rush

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

China has a very large and successful electronics manufacturing sector, and it is likely that the device on which you ar ...

Disputing Credit Card Charges Gets Easy

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Rapid fire technology has opened the door for consumers to dispute credit card charges, which are almost instantly passe ...

Man vs Machine Dermatology

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

With a noteworthy shortage of dermatologists, coupled with the need for early detection of skin cancers to allow for suc ...

Re-creating the Sun on Earth

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

The use of nuclear fusion to generate energy is the highlight of a project at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee ...

Remember Nokia?

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

As a company, Nokia was well known in Finland and Northern Europe, making all sorts of products from paper to rubber boo ...

Remodeling a Sedan Plant for the SUV Era

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Americans continue to buy more Toyota Camrys than any other car, but as the market has shifted to SUVs and trucks, Toyot ...

Remodeling a Sedan Plant for the SUV Era

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

The Toyota Camry has persistently been the number one car sold in the U.S. However, Toyota Motor Corp. has spent over $1 ...

The Crazy Math Behind Drug Prices

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Key combatants of higher drug prices are the secretive drug industry middlemen called pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), ...

The Tech Selloff Couldn't Come at a Worse Time for These Funds

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

U.S. investors have entrusted $40 billion to smart beta ETFs run by stock-picking computers, but the last month has not ...

Want a $1 Million Paycheck? Skip College and Go Work in a Lumberyard

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

84 Lumber is in the vanguard of a corporate quest to solve a labor market conundrum: Skilled and high paying blue-collar ...

Want a $1 Million Paycheck? Skip College and Go Work in a Lumberyard

Eric Cardella, Economics

84 Lumber Co. employs about 5,500 people has plans to add another 1,000 this year. Despite offering competitive pay and ...

Want a $1 Million Paycheck? Skip College and Go Work in a Lumberyard

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

The U.S. high school education system emphasizes academic preparation for college. In the job market, a college degree r ...

What’s Jeff Sessions Up To?

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

Jeff Sessions is seeking to overturn parts of the Obama administration’s legal legacy. Perhaps most significant, S ...

'I Need More Mexicans'

Derek Abrams, Economics

Since President Donald Trump signed a pair of executive orders targeting immigration in January, arrests of suspected un ...

500,000 Tons of Steel. 14 Jobs

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Voestalpine AG of Austria decided long ago to focus on high-value niche steel products rather than compete head-on with ...

CNN Has Had Enough

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Facebook's efforts to build a library of high-end original videos are meeting resistance from publishers frustrated by t ...

Coming for Your Trading Desk

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Rishi Ganti saw the writing on the wall. Self-taught coders are infiltrating the financial world equipped with algorithm ...

Kalanick's Ouster Shows Founder Control Doesn't Mean Job Security

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

Five major Uber investors pressured Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick to resign from his position. The company has ...

Myanmar's Hotel Room Glut

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

"Build it, and they will come." This line from the movie "Field of Dreams" is often used in government-driven tourism ve ...

One Tax to Rule Them All

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Doing business in India has been constrained by complex regional tax and trade policies. In just a few days, the country ...

Paid In Semi Full

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

Since 1963, legislation has made gender discrimination at work illegal in the United States. Evidence also indicates tha ...

Target Slips Up

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

Retailers are adding groceries to their mix because they keep customers coming back. Target gets only 20 percent of sale ...

The Asian Jobs Ladder Is Broken

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

In the years after World War II, Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong saw increases in employment as Western firms shifted ma ...

The Asian Jobs Ladder Is Broken

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

For decades, manufacturers have relied on cheap labor as the central strategy to managing costs and maximizing profits. ...

The Asian Jobs Ladder Is Broken

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Countries have developed in the post-World War II era via their ability to shift from agriculture to basic to heavy indu ...

The Queen of Trump Swag

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

On the verge of bankruptcy, Christl Mahfouz needed a solution ... and fast. She had been selling uniforms to oil and gas ...

The Truth About the Gig Economy

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

According to common beliefs, jobs are not what they used to be. Workers move from job to job looking to repackage their ...

‘I Need More Mexicans’

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

The enforcement-only approach to immigration is leading to sharp labor shortages in agriculture and construction. Undocu ...

A Billionaire Emerges on the Silicon Steppe

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

1C, the company Boris Nuraliev founded twenty-six years ago, has grown into Russia’s No. 2 seller of enterprise ac ...

A Billionaire Emerges on the Silicon Steppe

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

1C, founded by Boris Nuraliev, a former Soviet-era statistician, outranks Microsoft and Oracle in the Russian business s ...

Finally, a Cheap(ish) iPhone

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Apple made just 3 percent of the smartphones sold in India, the industry’s fastest-­growing market, in the fir ...

Finally, a Cheap(ish) iPhone

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

India is now the fastest growing smartphone market, but Apple is struggling to compete with cheaper phones from Indian a ...

Google Execs Hunker Down for Fight With EU as Fines Loom

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has set Google as a top priority case for antitrust violations, which cou ...

ICO Is the New IPO

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Bitcoin is not the only digital currency. "ICO Is the New IPO" (Bloomberg Businessweek, June 19–25, 2017) discusse ...

ICO is the new IPO

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Blockchain, the technology that supports bitcoin, is a way to record transactions and contracts in an online ledger. The ...

ICO Is the New IPO

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

There has been a rapid growth this year in the use of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) to fund new ventures. ICOs are a for ...

The Price of a Digital World

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The manufacturing of semiconductors involves the  of a number of highly toxic chemicals, which, through extensive s ...

The Price of a Digital World

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

In the 1980s, internal data at Digital Equipment Corp. in Massachusetts showed that miscarriages were high among workers ...

Where Buffet Failed

Eric Cardella, Economics

Dexter Shoe Co was once the largest employer in Dexter, Maine, employing some 800 people. In the mid-1990s, the company ...

Where Buffett Failed

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

When Warren Buffett acquired Dexter Shoe in 1994, he determined that the company’s “durable competitive adva ...

Where Buffett Failed

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Although this story has a titillating title, it's really about a small group of social entrepreneurs attempting to keep ...

A Reputation for Badoo Behavior

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

The aligning of corporate culture with the vision and mission of the organization has always been assumed to be a strong ...

Apple's New iPhones May Miss Out on Higher-Speed Data Links

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

Apple Inc.'s newest iPhones go on sale later this year, but there's a problem. They could potentially lag behind the dat ...

Dept. of Shell Companies, Clandestine Accounts & Bribery

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

Odebrecht, a Brazilian construction firm, has paid hundreds of millions of dollars in fines and seen several of its exec ...

Dept. of Shell Companies, Clandestine Accounts, & Bribery

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

Bribery and illegal payments may be common in South American countries including Brazil. The investigation of Odebrecht ...

Dept. of Shell Companies, Clandestine Accounts, & Bribery

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Large construction jobs are very complex, and are often awarded by government entities. Odebrecht is a Brazilian company ...

Putting Home Sales Ahead of Paperwork

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

With its emphasis on agents’ personal touch, the real estate industry has been slow to embrace technology. Real es ...

Silicon Valley’s Secret Source of Foreign Workers

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

There were approximately 460,000 people working in the U.S. on H-1B visas in 2013, according to an estimate by the Econo ...

Smiles Aren't Factory-Made

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., Critical Thinking / Decision Making

U.S. factories produce 19 percent of the world's output of manufactured goods, and are a critical part of the overall ec ...

Smiles Aren't Factory-Made

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

While manufacturing is still a large contributor to the overall economy, the U.S. doesn’t rely on manufacturing as ...

The Red Tide Sweeping the Caribbean

Derek Abrams, Economics

As supplies of crude from its old ally Venezuela dwindled last year, Cuba began turning out the lights in government off ...

Why You Still Can’t Trust Your Financial Adviser

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

The Fiduciary Rule, finalized under Obama and originally set to take effect earlier this year, would have required finan ...

A Spotlight on Harassment at Google

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

A grassroots email list, "Yes, at Google," is circulating the company. It contains anonymous complaints about bigoted an ...

Here Comes the Space Cleanup Crew

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

What goes up must come down. We are all aware of the old adage, and it has sparked concern for people as we launch more ...

Home Is Where the Percale Is

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

While in college, Ariel Kaye liked to experiment with her apartment's home décor by using different looks an ...

How Does Tax Avoidance Play in Peoria?

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Due to high U.S. corporate income tax rates, many companies have taken steps to shift revenue and profits to countries w ...

How Does Tax Avoidance Play in Peoria?

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Whistleblowers are naturally viewed with skepticism. Could a whistleblower simply be yet another gamer, trying to take a ...

How Does Tax Avoidance Play in Peoria?

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

Many U.S. companies organize themselves and their transactions to shift income from the U.S. to countries with much lowe ...

I Can Haz Make You Money?

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

ETFs that focus on trending themes or factors, such as being "biblically responsible" or holding companies popular with ...

India's Movie Industry Gets a New Script

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

India has one of the largest film industries in the world, producing between 1,500 and 2,000 films a year compared to ab ...

India’s Movie Industry Gets a New Script

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

A Southern-region production company, Arka Mediaworks, has challenged Bollywood's long-standing film formula. Their late ...

India’s Movie Industry Gets a New Script

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

An Indian blockbuster, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, had box-office revenues of more than $230 million in three weeks. Th ...

Is There a Better Way to Take Aim at Inflation?

Derek Abrams, Economics

The Federal Reserve would never get a medal in archery. Since January 2012, when it publicly adopted a target of 2 ...

Laid-Off Indian IT Workers Blame Trump

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

President Donald Trump is tightening the criteria for letting foreign employees into the U.S., particularly through the ...

Norway Ditches the 'Fossil Car'

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Of new cars sold in Norway, more than a third are now hybrid or fully electric. Owners of electric vehicles pay lower sa ...

Time for Going-Away Gifts?

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

President Donald Trump decided to withdraw the U.S. from the 2015 Paris Agreement on May 31. The action would reverse po ...

Two Latin Singers—and Justin Bieber—Hit No. 1

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

A surprise hit by a couple of middle-aged Puerto Ricans has become a model for how record labels can extend a song's pop ...

Why the U.K.’s Whistles Remain Mostly Unblown

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and IRS pay whistleblowers a percentage of penalties. The British fina ...

Buying Syrian Shoes To Bolster Putin’s Pride

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

When Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border in 2015, Andrey Pavlov stopped buying footwear made in T ...

Can Puerto Rico Corral Its Tax Dodgers?

Derek Abrams, Economics

Estimates are that about a third of Puerto Rico’s gross national product—as much as $21 billion—is pro ...

Can VR Find a Seat in the Parlor?

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

With U.S. movie market growth stagnating, exhibitors are looking for new ways to widen their audience. Technology and en ...

Can VR Find a Seat in the Parlor?

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Imax Corp., best known for its high-tech movie screens, says the initial reception to VR content—often around 10 m ...

Cessna Flights for the Masses

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

Blackbird Air Inc., a startup created by Rudd Davis, is using an Uber-style on-demand app to connect planes with passeng ...

Cessna Flights for the Masses

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

A startup in San Francisco, Blackbird Air Inc., is trying to connect more planes with passengers through its Uber-style ...

Cessna Flights For the Masses

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Over 300 regional carriers flying 1200 routes were the norm back in the ‘70s. But today, most, if not all, were co ...

Cessna Flights for the Masses

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

The basic concept of Uber is now spreading into other transportation arenas as well. A new California-based startup, Bla ...

China's Foodmakers Try New Growth Recipes

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

China's food companies have announced over 80 foreign acquisitions since 2009, valued at around $12 billion. As Chinese ...

China’s Foodmakers Try New Growth Recipes

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Chinese consumers pay a premium for foreign food brands that they assume have better ingredients and pass tougher safety ...

Data Mining to Find Tax Cheaters

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Swiss bank accounts, long popularized as secret enclaves in which money can be easily hidden, have been under attack by ...

Data Mining To Find Tax Cheaters

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

Hiding money in offshore accounts is one way Americans can evade U.S. taxes. Facilitated by financial advisors and forei ...

Does Foreign Steel Threaten U.S. Security?

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

The U.S. Commerce Department has started a Section 232 investigation of the steel and aluminum industry. Section 232 is ...

How Polarizing Is Ivanka’s Fashion Label? Very

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

The perception of Ivanka Trump’s fashion label by consumers who identify themselves by political views is strongly ...

Lifestyles of the Rich and Not-Quite Internet Famous

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Tom Bilyeu has a vision. It’s of a world in which Tom Bilyeu’s wisdom is available to you, aspiring business ...

Short Sellers Resist Covering as S&P 500 Retakes Record in Week

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

The S&P 500 Index has climbed 7.9 percent since January, including its biggest gain since April in the just-complete ...

All About the Benjamins

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Like all the global players in the auto industry, GM has established a presence in all of the major markets, as well as ...

All About the Benjamins

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

Mary Barra, GM's CEO, is willing to break with the past to take steps toward the future. She is emerging as a strong lea ...

All About the Benjamins

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Last summer, General Motors CEO Mary Barra began wondering whether investing billions of dollars in emerging markets lik ...

Augmenting Snap's Financial Reality

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D. , Information Technology

Snapchat is launching new augmented reality camera filters, known on the service as a Lens. The company's grow ...

Augmenting Snap’s Financial Reality

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

On Snapchat’s first quarterly earnings call since its March 2017 initial public offering, analysts expre ...

Augmenting Snap’s Financial Reality

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

In an effort to stave off declining audience numbers, Snapchat recently pivoted to encourage more creative uses of its a ...

Long Reach, Big Problems

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Over the past two decades, Emirates Group and Qatar Airways have developed hub-and-spoke networks that carry passengers ...

Real Estate Deals Vanish in New York

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Real estate activity — be it for a family home, a shopping center, or a fifty-floor office building — relies ...

The Airbnb of Warehousing

Eric Cardella, Economics

As online sales continue to dominate the retail space, one of the biggest challenges for small startups and online merch ...

The Airbnb of Warehousing

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

For years, merchants using Amazon as their marketing vehicle have complained about their customers having to buy through ...

The Airbnb of Warehousing

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Flexe Inc., a four-year-old startup, has attained a competitive position against the powerful Amazon.com juggernaut base ...

The Talking Cat and the Peroxide Corporation

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Accounting & Taxation

Here's the plan, guys. Our stock, listed in China, sells at a huge price-to-earnings multiple of about 100. Let's go buy ...

The Talking Cat and the Peroxide Corporation

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

A pair of Slovenian computer science grads, Samo and Iza Login, had a seven-year plan to build a business they could sel ...

The Talking Cat and the Peroxide Corporation

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The Chinese government has been taking steps to restrict Chinese companies from converting yuan to foreign currency so t ...

Waze Wants to Help You Hitch a Ride

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

When the navigation startup Waze was acquired by Google, Di-Ann Eisnor, head of growth at the startup, should have been ...

Waze Wants to Help You Hitch a Ride

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Operations Management

The traffic app Waze, acquired by Google in 2013 for $1.1 billion, has a user base of 80 million and is trying its ...

Your Money or Your Data!

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D. , Business Law

The WannaCry cyberattack raised awareness of many outdated computer systems' vulnerabilities. Fingers have been pointed ...

Changing the Way Cash Is Sent Home

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Refugee, economist, whistleblower, entrepreneur—Ismail Ahmed has played many roles in a life that's taken him from ...

China—With Western Help—Finds Its Wings

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

China's new C919 airplane (the first model took flight last week) is expected to compete with Boeing and Airbus for mark ...

Come for the Treadmill Desk, Stay for the...

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D., Org Behavior & HR

The introduction of self-driving cars is on the horizon and represents a potentially disruptive change for the automobil ...

Cruises Could Be Big Winners in Cuba

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

With 1950s-era automobiles as a fitting backdrop, U.S. tourists are finding Cuba to be a tourist destination needing an ...

Faces of the Venezuelan Exodus

Derek Abrams, Economics

There are no official statistics on how many Venezuelans have emigrated to the United States, but according to U.S. Citi ...

How to Launder a Russian

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

According to Miklos Ligeti, legal director of Transparency International Hungary—which has published research on a ...

MBA Programs Tout Entrepreneurship

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

University of Virginia Darden School of Business is among a handful of the U.S.'s top business schools, along with ...

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