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Abe Burns, Celebrity Techsplainer

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Abe Burns arrived at New York University in 2003, made his way to the office of Nina Webb, then the head of Sony Music&r ...

Chinese Cars May Lose Their Learner's Permits

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The Chinese automotive industry has developed through joint ventures between foreign auto companies and domestic firms. ...

Downsizing Google's Dream

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

Verily Life Sciences, formerly Google Life Sciences, has separated from Google's Internet business and now has a new bus ...

Everybody Into the Dark Pool

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Ustocktrade LLC, an early stage business founded by Tony Weeresinghe, a former executive at the London Stock Exchange, i ...

Everybody Into the Dark Pool

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Dark pools are non-traditional exclusive private stock exchanges where people can trade stocks with each other in secret ...

How Grand Theft Auto Steers Driverless Cars

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Faced with the reality that there aren’t enough hours in the day to teach cars how to drive themselves safely thro ...

In Turkey, New Powers Won’t Fix Old Problems

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Business Fundamentals

Turkish society has become acutely polarized during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s 14 years of leadership. Pre ...

Is Trump’s Tax-Cut Tactic Based on an Error?

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

Eliminating the Affordable Care Act (ACA) does little to solve the Federal budget crisis. Eliminating the ACA also contr ...

Security Software, Insecurity Culture

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

Cyber-security startup Tanium Inc. is experiencing an exodus of its executives. Orion Hindawi, Tanium’s co-founder ...

Things Go Better With 67 Million Coke Shares

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

College and university endowment funds are intended to be long-term sources for generating income for supporting the ins ...

U.S. Dental Labs Are Gritting Their Teeth

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The ordering and manufacturing of dental fixtures, including teeth and dentures, has been undergoing changes as technolo ...

Whole Foods Market's Identity Crisis

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Whole Foods Market Inc. was long the darling of the ecologically sensitive investors in that they tapped into a solid ma ...

Whole Foods Market's Identity Crisis

Eric Cardella, Economics

Investors are starting to question whether John Mackey, the founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market Inc., can turn things ...

Whole Foods Market’s Identity Crisis

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

A record-setting trend of food deflation has put additional pressure on the entire grocery industry. Larger mainstream g ...

Whole Foods Market’s Identity Crisis

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

John Mackey, founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, is under pressure to reverse a sales slump and a stock decline of ne ...

Would You Pay for Your Online Privacy?

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

There is room to defend the Trump administration’s overturn of the Obama administration’s rules covering onl ...

America’s Retailers Are Closing Stores Faster Than Ever

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Traditional brick-and-mortar retailers continue to feel the pressure of changing trends in consumer shopping. Store clos ...

Beware of Sharks

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

Loan Sharks: The Birth of Predatory Lending by finance professor Charles Geisst traces predatory lending from its beginn ...

Finally, Some Good News for Shipyards

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Shipyards have cut over 20,000 jobs in the past year, due to a decrease in demand for ships as a result of lower oil pri ...

Hacking the Need for a Full-Time Job

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

The hackathon circuit consists of hackers who build apps, connected devices, and other products during all-night co ...

How Much Is a Miracle Worth?

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

The Strimvelis gene therapy (only available in Europe since 2016) by GlaxoSmithKline costs $634,000 for a single-shot tr ...

How Much Is a Miracle Worth?

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

Gene therapy and other technologies are making remarkable new treatments available. Previously incurable conditions ...

How Much Is a Miracle Worth?

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Spark Therapeutics Inc. has spent about $400 million to develop a gene therapy to cure a rare form of child bl ...

Lies, Damn Lies, and Financial Statistics

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

In his recent presidential address to the American Finance Association, professor Campbell Harvey said that to get ...

Nice Stent If You Can Get It

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

A clot-retrieving stent can dramatically reduce long-term healthcare costs and enhance the quality of life for people wh ...

Show Us Your Tax Reforms

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

The last "huge" tax reform occurred in the mid-1980s, when the Ronald Reagan administration managed to slash top tax rat ...

The Fed Keeps Its Eye on Swings in the Stock Market

Derek Abrams, Economics

William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, has long believed that Fed policymakers should pay mo ...

The Point-and-Shoot Reborn

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

When Rajiv Laroia and Dave Grannan cofounded Light, the first product they came up with was the L16, a standalone camera ...

The Taming of a Teen Emporium

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Faced with falling profit amid competition, Swedish retailer H&M is bolstering its portfolio of niche brands. I ...

Traders’ New Favorite Way to Swap Secrets

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

Investment banks regularly monitor only certain trading-floor lines, and at least until 2018, financial firms generally ...

Achtung, Berlin: Your Flight Is Five Years Late

Derek Abrams, Economics

The inaugural flight from Berlin’s new international airport is almost five years late and no one can say when or ...

California vs. Trump Over Car Emissions

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

There is a conflict between California and the Trump Administration over car emissions. Historically, the Clean Air Act ...

Holla for Challah!

Bob Cohen, MBA

If there ever was a moment when interest in all things Jewish was poised to become the latest fad, it’s now. Inter ...

How to Prepare for Your Star’s Exit

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

Businesses lose employees for many reasons. An employee may simply decide to quit and take a job elsewhere. An employee ...

Instagram Killed the Retail Store

Bob Cohen, MBA

For members of Generation Z, Instagram is the core of an instinctive methodology for building a brand, garnering a follo ...

Jeff Bezos Goes Grocery Shopping

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Several people at Amazon have been thinking about re-imagining the next phase of physical retail. They want more share o ...

Los Angeles’s New Circus Act

Bob Cohen, MBA

Two Bit Circus Inc. co-founder and onetime clown Brent Bushnell believes most people are antisocial, which can be cured ...

Munchery Stiffs Early Backers and Cuts Staff in a Bid for Survival

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Munchery Inc., a food delivery startup, has blown through $120 million over the past 7 years and needs further investmen ...

Remember That Time Trump Said He Saved 1,100 Jobs at a Carrier Plant in Indiania?

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry is one with fairly standard technology and products&mdash ...

The Great Nevada Lithium Rush

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Lithium production worldwide is about to increase dramatically. The current and the forecasted demand for lithium is str ...

The Smartest Machines Are Playing Games

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

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems are spending a lot of time gaming in an attempt to then tackle real world complex l ...

The Smartest Machines Are Playing Games

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

Over the past three years, DeepMind Technologies Ltd., the London artificial intelligence (AI) company owned by Google p ...

Top GOP Senator Signals Tax Plan's Permanence Is 'Up in the Air'

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

The old barb, "majority rules," does not seem to apply in the U.S. Senate. There, it seems, it takes 60 percent of the v ...

Wall Street’s New Favorite Way to Swap Secrets Is Against the Rules

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Just about everyone in finance is embracing new encrypted messaging apps like WhatsApp and Signal as an easy, and virtua ...

Apple's Alternative to Virtual Reality

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Tim Cook seems to believe that augmented reality (AR) will be Apple’s next big thing. He's compared AR’s pot ...

Apple’s Alternative to Virtual Reality

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

The global market for AR products will surge 80 percent to $165 billion by 2024, according to researcher Globa ...

Better Dieting Through Chemistry

Bob Cohen, MBA

Neil Grimmer, co-founder and chair of Plum Organics, was a former triathlete unhappy with the weight he gained over the ...

Blockchain Can Grow More Than Just Money

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Bitcoin guarantees that each virtual dollar is unique, so the sender can’t spend the same cash more than once by u ...

Blockchain Can Grow More Than Just Money

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Ethereum is a so-called blockchain technology similar to the one that made the digital currency bitcoin possible. Its in ...

Don’t Let the Monster Eat You Up

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

Alabama used tax breaks and other incentives to successfully attract foreign auto companies to build factories in the st ...

In Style: Beauty Brands With Social Media Cred

Bob Cohen, MBA

The prospect of wooing the millions of millennials who base their makeup and skincare purchase decisions on online likes ...

Planning for a Low-Tax, High-Deficit World

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

An IRA is an individual retirement account where current earnings are not taxed, but all of the investment is taxed at w ...

The Housing Crunch Hits the Heartland

Eric Cardella, Economics

As the spring season approaches, many potential home buyers will be canvasing the market. Unfortunately, listings in the ...

There’s More Than One Way to Wear a Wire

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

Guy Gentile was a stock broker who focused on pump-and-dump schemes, whereby promoters publicize shell companies and dum ...

Uber Self-Driving Vehicle Involved in Arizona Crash

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

In "Fury Road: Did Uber Steal the Driverless Future From Google?" (Bloomberg Businessweek, March 21–26, 2017), whi ...

Unsweetened

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

Former hedge fund veteran, Rob Goldstein, decided that he wanted to develop a product that would battle sugar cravings. ...

Unsweetened

Bob Cohen, MBA

One night in 2012, Rob Goldstein returned from a New York kickboxing gym to his Upper East Side apartment and ate a heal ...

Will Bad Beef Taint Brazil's Meat Master?

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Meat inspectors in Brazil are under investigation for bribery and allowing the unsanitary handling of meat in some proce ...

Will Bad Beef Taint Brazil's Meat Master?

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

As population and incomes grow globally, demand for meats, such as beef and poultry, are increasing. Brazil, which alrea ...

$400 Million Richer By Pinching Pennies

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Instacart allows customers to shop through an app at local grocery stores. Orders are then picked off shelves and delive ...

A Mouse (Maker) Roars at the Industry Giants

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

Logitech's stock has quadrupled with its strong sales of PC accessories that complement products by the likes of Ap ...

A Mouse (Maker) Roars at the Industry’s Giants

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Since Bracken Darrell took over mouse maker Logitech International four years ago, the company’s stock has quadrup ...

A Mouse (Maker) Roars at the Industry’s Giants

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Mouse maker Logitech International has prospered lately with robust sales of its accessory devices that complement produ ...

For Diabetics, the Power of Knowing

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

Diabetes, a chronic condition in almost 30 million Americans, is marked by a deficiency of insulin, a hormone that ...

Fury Road: Did Uber Steal the Driverless Future From Google?

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Google and Uber, both seen as exemplary entrepreneurial success stories, are now embroiled in a battle to become the dom ...

Fury Road: Did Uber Steal the Driverless Future From Google?

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

Uber’s CEO, Travis Kalanick has admitted that he needs leadership help. And his company’s responses to issue ...

Game-Time Decisions

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Not that long ago, the supply chain for sports gear took days. For events such as the Super Bowl, material had to be pri ...

Health Care Needs the Individual Mandate

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

You probably think of the income tax system as a way for the government to raise money. It is, but it's also much more. ...

India's War Over Water — and Soft Drinks

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Water shortages and water quality have become critical issues in several regions of India — and are now also becom ...

India's War Over Water — and Soft Drinks

Derek Abrams, Economics

India is one of the most water-challenged nations, and fights over water erupt periodically between states and user ...

Now on EBay: Russian Micro-Multinationals

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

While Amazon earns most of its revenue from domestic sales, more than half of EBay's revenue comes from outside United S ...

Real Trauma, Virtual Therapy

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Bravemind, an academia-Pentagon venture that makes VR hardware and software for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, is des ...

Training Day

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

Factory jobs are not what they used to be. Instead of hoards of low-skilled workers, today's manufacturing demands worke ...

Training Day

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Although many large manufacturing firms have closed factories, there are and will be jobs created in manufacturing over ...

Wall Street Legend Flops in Sports Betting

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

Howard Lutnick’s sports gambling company, CG Technology, is reportedly being shopped around to gauge interest in a ...

Why Robert Shiller Is Worried About the Trump Rally

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

The last time Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller heard stock-market investors talk like this was in the dot-co ...

A Tax Showdown at the Border

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

What is a border adjusted tax (BAT)? This article, "A Tax Showdown at the Border (Bloomberg Businessweek, Marc ...

General Motors: A Continental Retreat

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

In 1929, General Motors (GM) acquired Opel, then Germany's largest automaker. Since then, GM has been one of E ...

Neighborhood Watch

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

The Center for Cyber Safety and Education estimates that the shortfall of security analysts will grow to 1.8 million by ...

Nintendo’s New Guard Tries to Switch It Up

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Nintendo Co. Ltd.'s Switch is essentially a tablet with two detachable wireless controllers, allowing players take it ou ...

Purple Drank, Corporate Bank

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

While prescription drugs generally provide relief and cure multitudes of illnesses, the abuse of such drugs is a continu ...

Purple Drank, Corporate Bank

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

Promethazine codeine, a prescription cough syrup, has connoisseurs who critique the taste and color of syrups produced b ...

Rare Jewelry That Isn't So Rare Anymore

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

3D-printed jewelry is not just wax cast in gold or platinum. Mario Christian Lavorato's company, Daniel Christian T ...

Rare Jewelry That Isn’t So Rare Anymore

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Mario Christian Lavorato and his brother started making jewelry to sell while in college. They quickly realized that the ...

Selling China on Cheese

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

China's per-capita spending on dairy products is a fraction of that spent by most western consumers. But as western food ...

Selling China on Cheese

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

At $150 billion a year, China's food-service industry is the world's largest after those in the U.S. and Japan. As weste ...

Telemundo’s Ratings Are Made in the USA

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

When Telemundo abandoned the traditional Spanish-language soap opera programming for docudramas and crime shows, 18- to ...

These Are the 50 Most Promising Startups You've Never Heard of

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

With an initial list of around 50,000, market researcher Quid used an algorithm including prior leadership team experien ...

Toto, I’ve a Feeling We’re Still in Kansas (or Missouri)

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

Google Fiber has not attracted the critical mass of startup talent and money that the Kansas City area hoped it would. I ...

Why the Oil Glut Isn’t Gone Yet

Eric Cardella, Economics

When oil prices plummeted to around $26 per barrel, most domestic shale producers were struggling to stay afloat. Saudi ...

Will the GOP Finally Crush Class Actions?

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

Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Virginia) has introduced legislation to reform class actions. The proposed legislation would limit ...

You Can't Retire on the Trump Bump

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

The S&P 500 has returned more than 11 percent since the election of President Donald Trump on Nov. 8, but many compa ...

Brazil Has a School Problem

Derek Abrams, Economics

Brazil’s state universities enjoy a sterling reputation. But students who qualify for admission come largely from ...

Changes On Tap for Japan's Beer Tax

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Japan taxes beer, not by the unit (bottle or can) or by volume (liter), but by the malt content the beer. Malt is a cruc ...

Fun Filters Don’t Make Good Neighbors

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

Due to Snap Inc.’s (which owns the Snapchat disappearing-photo app) real estate conquests, longtime residents and ...

How Much Is an Instagram Story Worth?

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

Two brothers, Jeremy and Tom Jauncey, are using Instagram to advertise and market. Their company, Beautiful Destinations ...

How Much Is an Instagram Story Worth?

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Building an effective video-based campaign with user-generated content into a marketing business is possible in social m ...

How Much Is an Instagram Story Worth?

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Jeremy and Tom Jauncey’s travel-themed Instagram page, Beautiful Destinations, was launched in 2012 and has grown ...

If Not Dodd-Frank, Then... What?

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

The first chapter of your first accounting course introduced the concepts of assets, liabilities, and equity. Subsequent ...

If Not Dodd-Frank, Then... What?

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

Although as a candidate President Trump promised to repeal the Dodd-Frank financial reform, such repeal does not appear ...

If Not Dodd-Frank, Then... What?

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Throughout the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, Donald Trump consistently blasted the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and ...

Samsung's New Board Gets Back to Business

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The chaebol are large multinational conglomerates that have significantly contributed to the economic growth and prosper ...

Saudi Arabia's Oil Wealth Is About to Get a Reality Check

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

The value of any company is determined by those who are willing to buy the stock of the company. Saudi Aramco, the oil a ...

The $200 All-Seeing Line Judge

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

French inventor Gregoire Gentil has developed a $200 device about the size of a GoPro that can be attached to any tennis ...

The Millennial Cordcutting Singularity is Nigh

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

YouTube is finally getting regular TV. On Feb. 28, YouTube Inc. announced a new service that will deliver an assortment ...

Uber’s Taxicab Confessions

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

Human resource management and corporate culture issues underlie the complaints raised by the Uber driver who made the vi ...

AI Speed-Reading for the Masses

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

Deep learning, a type of artificial intelligence (AI), has previously been used to recognize cats in YouTube videos. Whi ...

Dirty Deeds Hidden In a Mess of Data

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

The 2010 Dodd-Frank Act added responsibility for policing the derivatives markets to the Commodities Futures Trading Com ...

How to Lose $6 Billion

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

The troubled U.S. nuclear power business may be the undoing of Toshiba. When it acquired Westinghouse Electric in 2006, ...

Innovation: Needle Camera

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Using a tiny camera at the end of an elongated needle, the Mi-eye2, the only product of Trice Medical, can enter into an ...

Labor’s Last Stand

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

There are now twenty-eight states with right-to-work laws that ban mandatory union dues. The last case to address t ...

Mirror, Mirror, You’re the Smartest of Them All

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Since e-commerce began threatening stores, retailers have been trying to make their locations operate more like the web. ...

Music Festivals Have A Volume Problem

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

The U.S. concert business has been growing 10 percent annually for a decade, with 32 million people attending at least o ...

SEC's Acting Chair Acts LIke He Runs the Place

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

Jay Clayton's Senate hearings to confirm his role as SEC Chairman are pending. In the past, acting SEC leadership, await ...

Should Farmers Fear Trump?

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Trade issues are complex, and the basic idea behind opening up trade is to allow each country to specialize in the produ ...

Should Farmers Fear Trump?

Derek Abrams, Economics

Unlike sectors such as manufacturing, where trade deals are blamed for job losses, U.S. agriculture has benefited from g ...

Should Farmers Fear Trump?

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

A potential shift in U.S. trade policy by the Trump administration to tax or even restrict imports into the U.S. may end ...

The Greatest Generation Is Now Around the Corner

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

The next-generation mobile standard, 5G, promises to be even more transformative than 4G, because it will support commun ...

The Master Chides His Students

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

Warren Buffett inspired a generation of financial pros to believe beating the market was possible, but lately he’s ...

The Master Chides His Students

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Warren Buffett inspired a generation of financial pros to believe beating the market was possible, but lately he’s ...

Toys "R" Russia? Retailer Detsky Mir Says, "Da"

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

While Russian consumer spending has plunged, Detsky Mir — the name means “children’s world” &mda ...

"Hollywood"

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

In 2012, China and the U.S. reached an agreement regarding Chinese access to U.S. movies and the portion of revenue U.S. ...

"Hollywood"

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Despite import quotas and limits on their share of receipts, China has become an important market for U.S. films, with 1 ...

Big Meat Braces for a Labor Shortage

Eric Cardella, Economics

The meat packing industry is one of the largest employers of immigrants and refugees. Not surprisingly, the recent refug ...

Big Meat Braces for a Labor Shortage

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

Over a third of the 441,000+ workers at U.S. slaughterhouses and meat packing plants are immigrants. The jobs are low sk ...

Blowing Down That Fiduciary Rule

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

President Trump ordered the Labor Department to reconsider the fiduciary rule, scheduled to go into effect in April 2017 ...

Blowing Down That Fiduciary Rule

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Over the past decade, Americans investing for retirement have fled from high-priced commission-based investment products ...

Passive Investing for the Social Activist

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

For many people, passively managed index funds have a powerful appeal: Buy one fund and be done. But one-size-fits-all f ...

Startup Types Build Ready-Made Activism

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

When Donald Trump was elected, Nick O’Neill suddenly got a lot more interested in civic engagement. O’Neill ...

Startup Types Build Ready-Made Activitism

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

Disparate coders are getting more political and hacking together protest websites. A series of quickly-made websites pro ...

Survival of the Fitted

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

In the U.S., French Connection is tweaking its clothing based on feedback supplied by mail-order styling services. Actin ...

Survival of the Fitted

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

As sales continue to decline, retailers like French Connection are turning to fashion rental services like Le Tote to le ...

Survival of the Fitted

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Data mining by traditional brick-and-mortar fashion retailers is not a new thing, but third party data tracking in the i ...

The Bot That Bluffed Me

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

Top poker players competed against Libratus, computer software located at Carnegie Mellon University, and lost. The Texa ...

Trump's 'Big Number' On Dodd-Frank

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

You may soon hear a cheer, as Dodd-Frank is in the cross hairs of regulatory reform. This set of rules was sold as a way ...

White House: Cohn-Led Tax Plan Is Real and It’s Phenomenal

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Gary Cohn, former president of Goldman Sachs, is now head of the National Economic Council, the office within the execut ...

Apple, Microsoft Borrow Now Instead of Waiting for Tax Shift

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. combined sold $27 billion of debt this week to fund their daily operations, repay maturin ...

Can Sneaker Makers Come Home Again?

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The footwear and apparel industry is global in nature, with companies selling and manufacturing their products worldwide ...

Can Sneaker Makers Come Home Again?

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

When President Donald Trump nixed U.S. participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), it accelerated the discussi ...

Can Sneaker Makers Come Home Again?

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Athletic footwear makers like Nike import almost all of their shoes from low-cost countries in Asia and South America. T ...

Fashion Forward

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Arun Gupta was an active member of menswear message boards such as Styleforum and Superfuture. At the time, there were r ...

Ghost Lawyer

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

Numerous celebrities have died in recent years, but their earning power goes on and on (and sometimes increases) as ...

Ghost Lawyer

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Although Michael Jackson died in 2009, the value of his estate, as well as his personal image, has increased tremendousl ...

Good Deals Make Good Neighbors

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Tensions between certain Arab countries, and between most Arab countries and Israel, continue to impact world affairs. T ...

How Fancy Private Bankers Cross-Sell

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Private bankers working with JPMorgan's (the nation's biggest bank) richest customers are encouraged to steer client ass ...

Maybe a Good Manager Can't Run Everything

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

Ken Griffin, founder of the hedge fund Citadel, made an unconvetional choice in hiring a chief executive officer (CEO) f ...

The 'Travel Ban' Heads for the Courts

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

President Donald Trump's executive order restricting immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countrie ...

The End of Terrible Wi-Fi May Be Near

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Consumers have been frustrated with slow Wi-Fi issues, particularly in the home. With gaming, appliances, and infor ...

The Trump-Valley Fight Starts to Take Shape

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

After President Donald Trump banned refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries, Google, Faceb ...

The Wall Needs the Consent of Many

Derek Abrams, Economics

Along with a potential lack of concrete and documented construction workers, one of the main hurdles President Donald Tr ...

Uber's Campsites

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

While the vast majority of Uber drivers go home after their shifts, others are parking and living out of their cars in s ...

A Real Mr. Fusion Feeds on Used Clothing

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

Tokyo based recycler, Jeplan, is working on developing a process that would extract cotton fiber from used clothing ...

Apple Tries the Full-Court Press

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

Apple is suing Qualcomm on antitrust grounds over licensing fees. Qualcomm makes most of the advanced chips for cell pho ...

Game On!

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Wonder Forge CEO Jacobe Chrisman, a former data-mining entrepreneur, sold his company in 1999 and intended to go into th ...

How a Clever GOP Tax Plan Managed to Baffle Everyone

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

The VAT (value added tax) is popular around the globe, but it has not yet hit the shores of the United States. That may ...

How Uber and Airbnb Fought City Halls and Figured Out the Sharing Economy

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

In business, as in life, there are critical junctures that can either discourage or even stall out a new direction. "How ...

IBM's Big Jobs Dodge

Eric Cardella, Economics

Last month at a summit between technology executives and President Trump, Ginni Rometty, IBM’s CEO, publicly pledg ...

IBM's Big Jobs Dodge

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

Given Trump’s vow to punish companies that send jobs overseas, IBM CEO’s recent pledge to hire thousands of ...

IBM’s Big Jobs Dodge

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

When Ginni Rometty became IBM's CEO in 2012, she began pushing the company into new businesses such as cloud c ...

If You Build It, Will They Come?

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Chris McNamara had a vision. What if he could convince other entrepreneurs to trade in their commute for a better lifest ...

NATO Makes It Rain

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was established after World War II to protect western democracies against ...

Peddling Weed Like It’s Coca-Cola

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

In a classic consumer-products move, a new breed of ganjapreneurs are getting rid of stoner slang and replacing it with ...

Snapchat Can’t Keep it Private

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

Snap’s founder and CEO, Evan Spiegel, has a penchant for privacy. Even within the company, workers don’t kno ...

Spread Your Wings and Fly, Penguin

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Bertelsmann is preparing to buy out its partner Pearson and own 100 percent of Penguin Random House, the world’s N ...

Student Loans

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Navient, the nation’s largest student loan servicer, handles accounts for more than one in four Americans who owe ...

The Chinese Rediscover Luxury

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

As China starts a New Year, high-end retailers and manufacturers are looking forward to strong sales to go along with th ...

This Company Wants to Convert Used Clothing Into Fuel

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Fantasy and science fiction can often fuel imaginations and be the inspiration for providing innovative products and pro ...

Trump Threatens to Undo NAFTA's Auto Alley

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has contributed to the development of a vibrant, integrated ecosystem of ...

Big Mac Attack

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

As the Big Mac starts showing its age, fast-food consumers are trending toward better burgers with fresher beef and a wi ...

From Angry Birds to Particle Physics

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

The focus of most educational video games is on the fun and not on the education. However, Lightneer, a mobile-gaming st ...

From Angry Birds to Particle Physics

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

According to Lauri Järvilehto, co-founder and chief executive officer of Lightneer, a mobile-gaming startup, the pr ...

Holding Down the Costs of the Cloud

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Cost calculators from one cloud provider or another will always be less trustworthy than those from a third party, accor ...

How to Make a €367 Million Loss Disappear

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

DeutscheBank structured a transaction with Italy’s Monte dei Paschi bank that allegedly helped to disguise trading ...

How to Make a €367 Million Loss Disappear

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

Although Deutsche Bank was founded in 1870, it was relatively late in entering investment banking. Once it decided to em ...

In Brazil, It's Now Beer—Without the Babes

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Brazilian brewers have, at least by American standards, tended to use particularly sex appeal–driven advertising. ...

In Brazil, It’s Now Beer—Without the Babes

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Brazil is the world’s third-largest beer market, but with a long recession taming drinkers’ thirsts, last ye ...

In the Land of the Blind Hire

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

Tracy Chou, an engineer at Pinterest, is credited for elevating a diversity movement in the technology industry with her ...

Innovation: Pocket DSLR

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

For many years now, smartphones have had an acceptable resolution for common photography via digital technology. Still, ...

Pharma's Worst Nightmare

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Initial celebration of Trump’s victory by pharmaceutical executives turned to fear when on January 11 he said the ...

Red State Venture Capital

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Venture capital firms are moving from focusing investments on the East and West Coasts to the heartland of America. Whil ...

Snapchat Is Justifying Its $20 Billion Valuation by Emphasizing User Engagement

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Snap Inc. is hoping to convince analysts and public market investors it’s worth upwards of $20 billion in an IPO b ...

Startup Behavox is Using AI to Build a Sort of Minority Report for Rogue Traders

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

Behavox is a sophisticated computer system that catalogs and observes human behavior in an attempt to identify rogue emp ...

The War in Yemen Tests Saudi Arabia's Clout

Derek Abrams, Economics

Saudi Arabia has engaged in a policy to translate its oil wealth into greater regional clout, but there have been very f ...

When a Facebook Page Matters to Facebook

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

There are more than a dozen Facebook employees writing Facebook’s founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg’s posts o ...

Are You There God? It's Me the Pillow King

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

In only months, MyPillow saw sales soar from zero to almost $100 million. Employee head count quickly grew to 500. ...

Are You There God? It's Me the Pillow King

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

MyPillow's Mike Lindell has become yet another entrepreneurial success story by having an idea to build a better pillow. ...

Boxed Vodka Just Wants to Be Loved

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

When Eric Clappier, co-founder of Griffon Brands, tells people his premium vodka comes in a box, "half of them laugh in ...

Designed in Davos, Tested in Zimbabwe

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Blue Marble Microinsurance is testing the market for crop insurance with maize growers in Zimbabwe. The idea, unveiled a ...

Netflix Presents: Building a World of Binge-Watchers

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

In its first expansion outside of North America, Netflix launched service in 43 Latin American and Caribbean c ...

TFW Your Country’s Shredding Money and You Own a Payment App

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

To curb endemic corruption, two months ago, with no warning, the Indian government said it was scrapping 500- and 1,000- ...

The Latest Shortage: Fast-Food Workers

Eric Cardella, Economics

The unemployment rate is at its lowest level in almost a decade, at 4.7 percent, and President-elect Donald Trump has pr ...

The Latest Shortage: Fast-Food Workers

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

If you've found the service at a fast-food restaurant to be a bit slower, the eating area less clean, or the napkin hold ...

The Sundance Kid

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Shivani Rawat is the founder and chief executive officer of ShivHans Pictures, a three-year-old bicoastal production and ...

Unionize Me

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

Gig-economy firms such as Uber and Handy continue to face legal challenges to their treatment of workers as independent ...

Unionize Me

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

In well-publicized legal battles, Uber has worked to preserve its ability to classify its drivers as independent contrac ...

When a Startup Means a Fresh Start

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

Defy Ventures, a nonprofit, is providing tech industry and entrepreneur training to parolees. The company sends voluntee ...

When a Startup Means a Fresh Start

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Defy Ventures, a six-year-old nonprofit started by Catherine Hoke, has created 350 jobs and started more than 150 n ...

When Bad Things Happen to Good Funds

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

The trend toward index funds, driven by their lower costs and years of underperformance by the majority of active manage ...

When Bad Things Happen to Good Funds

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Two of William Nygren's multi-billion dollar stock mutual funds have topped the S&P 500 by an annual average of more ...

A GOP Plan to Tax Gifts for Wealthy Schools

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

The tax code is filled with many special provisions, exeptions, and benefits. It seems that the goal of raising rev ...

Baby's First Virtual Assistant

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

Mattel is launching a virtual assistant, named Aristotle, for babies. The technology platform was created to evolve as t ...

Baby’s First Virtual Assistant

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Capitalizing on piqued consumer interest in AI-powered home automation hubs, Mattel recently launched the world's first ...

Dollar So Ripped, It Might Actually Rip

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

The U.S. dollar has risen to a 14-year high against a basket of six major currencies. Even though the dollar has risen s ...

Innovation: Drone-Catching Drone

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Jaz Banga, chief executive officer of Airspace Systems, a 20-person San Francisco startup, has developed ...

Make All Rent Checks Payable to: Wall Street

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

Hedge funds, large investment firms, and private equity companies helped the U.S. housing market recover after the crash ...

Make All Rent Checks Payable to: Wall Street

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

During the depths of the financial crisis, many homeowners lost their properties due to foreclosures, short sales, or ab ...

No Golden Years for China's Villagers

Derek Abrams, Economics

China's rural communities are suffering the twin effects of China's one-child policy and decades of migration to the cit ...

No Men Allowed

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

The Wing, co-founded by public-relations powerhouse Audrey Gelman, is a co-working space just for women in Manhattan. Al ...

No One Wants to Pay $9.99 for Your Remixes

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

After years of trading physical dollars for digital dimes, the music industry is finally seeing a payoff. Subscriptions ...

No One Wants to Pay $9.99 for Your Remixes

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Berlin-based music streaming service SoundCloud has about 175 million users and 135 million easy-to-share tracks of remi ...

Red Flags Abounded on Platinum Partners

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

Mark Nordlicht, co-founder of the hedge fund Platinum Partners, has been arrested for what's alleged to be one of the bi ...

The World Is Not Enough

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Dubai's Emirates Airline, in one image, is glamour and ambition in a framework of absolute control. Since 1985, Emirates ...

The World Is Not Enough

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

Emirates Airline reflects the same multilateral and global view adopted by Dubai's rulers as they transformed the small- ...

The World Is Not Enough

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Emirates Airline is owned by the government of Dubai and run by the uncle of Dubai's absolute monarch. Compared to its n ...

Who's Gonna Buy All These Audis in China?

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Chinese auto sales rose 16 percent last year, marking the 26th straight year of sales growth. Audi was an early entrant ...

Can You Say Class Action in German? Nein

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

The Volkswagen emissions litigation has highlighted the obstacles plaintiffs face in the German legal system. Class acti ...

China Gets Serious About Shrinking Steel

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The worldwide price of steel is rising, partly due to measures the Chinese government has taken to reduce domestic produ ...

Greening Business, One Project at a Time

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

Jigar Shah, a co-founder of startup Generate Capital, stated that the world can be weaned off of fossil fuels. The compa ...

Greening Business, One Project at a Time

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Generate Capital, a startup venture fund specializing in green infrastructure projects, has obtained $500 million in inv ...

Greening Business, One Project at a Time

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Jigar Shah, the entrepreneur who founded SunEdison, pioneered the no-money-down deal for rooftop solar systems. His late ...

Guess Which Huge Asian Country Is Afraid of Capital Flight?

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The Chinese government has recently taken steps to more closely control the foreign investments of Chinese firms. These ...

Hyperinflation: The Bolivar's Historic Fall

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

The dollar is the designated currency in the U.S. Venezuela has their own currency called the Bolivar. The Bolivar's pur ...

Is Amazon Europe’s Next Top Model?

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

The online shop Zalando, which trampled brick-and-mortar fashion retailers—and earned a market value topping $9 bi ...

Japan’s Big Bet

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Japan has embraced the culture of gambling for decades; however, there currently are no casinos operating in the country ...

Power Wrap

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Henriette Ernst was taking a break from the fashion industry to contemplate her next career move when she connected with ...

Russia’s Deadly Mideast Game

Derek Abrams, Economics

With its devastating show of force in Syria’s civil war, Russia has reasserted itself as a military power in the M ...

The Yahoo! Hack Goes From Bad to Worse

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

More than 150,000 U.S. government and military employees are among the newly announced intrusion on December 14, 2016, w ...

Tired of Halal Chicken? Try the Eyeshadow

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Muslims will make up almost a quarter of the world’s population—1.6 billion people—and will outnumber ...

Tired of Halal Chicken? Try the Eyeshadow

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Muslims make up almost a quarter of the world’s population—1.6 billion people—and will outnumber Chr ...

When the Teacher Is An Ocean Away

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

For someone who dropped out of high school, Cindy Mi has capitalized on the huge demand for quality edcuation by Chinese ...

Where Did You Get That Lovely Supply Chain?

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

Kering was the first publicly listed company in France to have a board-level corporate sustainability committee, and sen ...

A Startup That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Samir Saraiya left his Microsoft biz dev job in 2011 to join India’s growing e-commerce revolution. What he didn&r ...

China Challenges the Giants With Low Fares

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Airlines essentially take passengers from one city to another, sometimes directly, but often by connecting through a hub ...

Cloud Armor That's Not Quite So Fluffy

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

While storing data on the cloud has provided a system by which huge amounts of data can be stored cheaply and with littl ...

Cloud Armor That’s Not Quite So Fluffy

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

Citizens of Estonia can vote, file income taxes, check health records, and register a business in a matter of minutes on ...

Code School's Out

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

Coding boot camps were established as for-profit schools to provide students with enough coding knowledge to go out and ...

Everybody Must Get Streamed

Eric Cardella, Economics

Live streaming has become the modern version of the blogging sensation a decade ago. Thanks in part to big companies lik ...

Everybody Must Get Streamed

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Livestream’s Chief Executive Officer Jesse Hertzberg says Livestream’s advantage is combining everything in ...

Republican Tax Reform Seen Shrinking Corporate Bond Market

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

President-elect Donald Trump and Republican congressmen have proposed to cut corporate tax rates. To pay for those reduc ...

So Let's Talk About That Seafood Platter

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Through the use of shell companies, forged or fake documents, and a web of connections, a significant amount of seafood ...

South Korea Tries to Curb the Chaebol

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

The chaebol of South Korea, companies like Samsung and Hyundai, have long enjoyed a close relationship with the governme ...

The Same Gold Watch, It Just Arrives Later

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

Demographics are posing challenges and opportunities for businesses as thousands of baby boomers are reaching retirement ...

The Show Must Go On

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Live entertainment, including theatrical performances, is expected to generate $26 billion in the U.S. this year. But, a ...

The Sweet Scent of Success

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Brian Jeong thinks the way guys go about buying scents stinks. Given that men represent 25 percent of the $4 billion ann ...

Trump's Tax Bill For Global Warming

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

Trump's oceanfront club, Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Florida, is facing serious levies to generate funds to combat rising ...

Wanted: Forklift Driver

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

The prospect that a tight labor market, where there are more jobs available (and unfilled) than there are workers availa ...

An Energy Drink That Tastes of the Amazon

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Runa, a small, Brooklyn-based beverage company that sells tea and energy drinks, was founded by Brown University gr ...

Apple Is Bringing Drones to a Map Fight

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

Digital maps are crucial tools for Apple Inc. and Google to attract developers that build popular travel, ride-shar ...

Can Lemonade Lure Insurance Skeptics?

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Two tech startup veterans have launched a property insurance company called Lemonade to take advantage of an industry "u ...

Does the Mensch Have Staying Power?

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Neal Hoffman, a former toy industry executive, came up with the idea for a Jewish version of Elf on the Shelf after his ...

Europe's Big Airlines Struggle for Altitude

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The airline industry is inherently global, as companies from different countries and continents compete for passengers o ...

Google Returns to Earth

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Google X, or X, is Google's long-shot research lab that focuses on creating cutting-edge tech products such as  ...

Heavenly Tax Reform

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

It is no longer a secret that America's corporate tax rate is highest in the developed world and has limited growth. It ...

Heavenly Tax Reform

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Tax rates on company earnings in the United States are the highest of the most industrialized countries in the world. Wh ...

Is Kratom a Deadly Drug or A Life-Saving Medicine?

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

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) recently decided to allow public comment on its proposal to label kratom a Schedu ...

J&J Plays the Spurned Suitor

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

Jean-Paul and Martine Clozel have taken an unlikely and risky path to wealth they could not have imagined was possible. ...

See Mario. See Mario Run

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

Nintendo faced years of declining sales, and then the company broke from its traditional console games and produced Pok& ...

The Great Indian Tax Dodge of 2016

Derek Abrams, Economics

Last month, India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, announced the demonetization of 86 percent of the country's currency ...

The Great Indian Tax Dodge of 2016

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

In India, an attempt to clean up black economy has led to even more tax evasion, money-laundering, and new opportunities ...

Where a Graying Herd Still Thunders

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

Regulatory changes and the increasing use of electronic trading platforms have led to major reductions in the numbe ...

"Hustlers are entrepreneurs denied opportunity"

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

There are multiple barriers confronting former convicts from being successful in life — many are the same conditio ...

A Cash Crackdown Hits Gold Pawners

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

India remains the world’s second-largest gold consumer after China; it now has more than 20,000 tons of gold. Indi ...

An Uber-Tinder Mashup Hits the Spanish Steps

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Motivated by the inherent challenges of Rome’s “screwed up” transportation system, Oliver Page develop ...

Banking Regulation

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

There are several areas where bank regulation may change under the new Trump Administration: capital requirements, small ...

Banking Regulation

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

The changes that Trump administration is likely to make to the rules that have made the financial system safer since the ...

Breitbart Advertisers Take Political Fire, Too

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

Breitbart News Network has received increased publicity, good and bad, over the past few months as its executive chairma ...

For Rich Families, A Change in Tax Plans

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

Think about this. The expansion of the estate tax exemption likely means you'll inherent more of your parent's estate ra ...

Hulu Reboots for a Post-Cable Age

Eric Cardella, Economics

As consumers’ dissatisfaction with the cost of traditional cable TV increases, there is a growing trend to stop pa ...

Hulu Reboots for a Post-Cable Age

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Online video-streaming service Hulu was founded by NBC and Fox and is now owned by Comcast, Fox, Disney, and Time Warner ...

Namaste. Now Try My Herbal Toothpaste.

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

India's beauty and personal care product industry generates almost $12 billion in annual revenue, with Unilever having t ...

Stalking the Next Zuckerberg

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

By combining the logic of Peter Thiel's foundation, which eschews formal higher education, with the idea that there are ...

The Generation Z Consultants

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

According to Melinda Guo, Ziad Ahmed, and Nick Jain, no one knows the Generation Z market better than they do. That&rsqu ...

The New Advertising As Seen on TV

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

Consumers using Facebook can swipe past its ads, which is negatively affecting the Internet's number two ad business. Fa ...

The New Advertising, As Seen on TV

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Facebook, the internet’s No. 2 ad business, has a growth problem. It is reaching the limit of how many ads it ...

"I mean, is there anti-murder training?"

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

Policies and training programs addressing sexual harassment may protect corporations from liability, but there is little ...

A Rush to Regulate Before Inauguration

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

The Obama administration has accelerated its issuance of regulations as the president's term nears an end. There is some ...

A Would-Be Uber Rival's Ride to Nowhere

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

Karhoo, a London-based startup with designs on Uber and Lyft, quickly hired employees and sought to raise fresh capital, ...

For Manufacturers, Russia Is Now a Bargain

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

A forty percent decline in the value of the Russian ruble (relative to the U.S. dollar) and declines in real wages have ...

India’s Cash-Canceling Experiment

Derek Abrams, Economics

On November 8, 2016, India Prime Minister Narendra Modi stunned the country by announcing that the 500-rupee and 1,000-r ...

Pet Food That Comes with an Oil Painting

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

Chewy.com cofounders Ryan Cohen and Michael Day are approaching the pet supply market with a different type of business ...

Pet Food That Comes With an Oil Painting

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

When's the last time you received a personalized, handwriten thank-you note for an online purchase? Ryan Cohen and Micha ...

Pet Food That Comes With an Oil Painting

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

With 3 million customers, $880 million in revenue, and $236 million in investment capital from some of the most prestigi ...

Secret Formula

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

Over the past forty years, Inditex has grown from a single store in Spain to become the world's largest fasthion retaili ...

Secret Formula

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Historically, the fashion industry has dictated what people will buy by designing collections months in advance and &ldq ...

Secret Formula

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

While Zara's success may be linked to its supply chain, quick production turnarounds, and small production runs with sho ...

Secret Formula

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D., Marketing

Zara is the brand that over the past four decades has grown from a single store in the Spanish city of La Coruña ...

Secret Formula

Thomas Coe, Business Fundamentals

Spanish company Zara is a fast-growing, worldwide apparel design and retail business. In a highly competitive market whe ...

Secret Formula

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

The world’s largest fashion retailer, Zara, is growing and thriving while many of its competitors are struggling. ...

The Buybacks Aren't Working

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

The Solactive European Buyback Index, which tracks companies that have announced stock repurchases in the past two month ...

The Trolls Are Coming

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

Elon Musk’s diverse business interests mean he has numerous rivals. He inspires strong admiration and criticism fo ...

America's Got No Talent

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship

The semi-unanticipated results of the past Presidential election have sent shock waves through the political/economic se ...

America's Got No Talent

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

Talent is critical to the success of knowledge-based companies including tech companies.  Current U.S. immigration ...

American Producers See an Election Boost

Eric Cardella, Economics

U.S. steel producers are optimistic about the future state of the US streel industry after Trump’s election to the ...

America’s Got No Talent

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

Tens of thousands of people working in the U.S. tech industry on temporary visas are suddenly thinking more seriously ab ...

Carmakers Could Hit That Wall, Too

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

During his campaign, Donald Trump indicated that he would require U.S. consumers who purchase cars made in Mexico to pay ...

Clean Power is Too Hot For Even Trump to Cool

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

The election of Donald Trump has created substantial uncertainty about environmental and clean-energy policies. Congress ...

Clean Power Is Too Hot For Even Trump to Cool

James Richardson, Ph.D., Business Strategy

Large corporations like Walmart and Microsoft have continued to invest in renewable energy despite the election of Donal ...

Microsoft Isn't Feeling Any Russian Thaw

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D., International Business

The current chill in U.S.-Russia relations is affecting U.S.-based computer and software firms. Citing a need for protec ...

Rich Kids Anonymous

Bob Cohen, MBA, Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Jamison Monroe Jr. turned 25 with no degree and no prospects for the future. Up until then, he relied on his parents&rsq ...

Student Lenders Get a Chance to Cut Loose

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D., Finance

Up until 2010, banks and private lenders made government­-backed student loans, earning fees and interest payments w ...

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