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“Many Faces of Poverty” Conference at NCCU

on Tuesday, 02 March 2010 13:54.

NCCU Department of Public AdministrationThe NCCU Department of Public Administration will host a conference titled “The Many Faces of Poverty” on March 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the H.M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building. The purpose is to generate vigorous thought and discussion on ways to address the global plague
of poverty.  Panel discussions and Q&A sessions will round out the event.


Moving From Managing To Leading: The Women’s Program At Babson

on Sunday, 14 February 2010 21:30.

Babson Executive Education Babson Executive Education (BEE) and The Center for Women’s Leadership at Babson College will deliver their women’s program, Moving from Managing to Leading, April 26-30, 2010 at BEE’s award-winning Babson Executive Conference Center in Wellesley, Mass.


Diversity Leads To Different Corporate Social Responsibility Emphases

on Friday, 05 February 2010 12:42.

The world’s best corporate citizens differ in their social responsibility emphases depending on where they are based, a study shows. 75 percent of Japanese firms give to arts, sports or music programs. The world’s best corporate citizens differ in their social responsibility emphases depending on the location of their headquarters. Seventy-five percent of Japanese firms, for example, give to arts, sports or music programs, while only one-third of U.S. companies support those initiatives.


Top Innovators Practice 5 Skills that Most Don't

on Monday, 11 January 2010 12:08.

The most innovative CEOs spend 50 percent more time practicing five specific innovation skills than do their less creative counterparts, according to a six-year study by three prominent business scholars.


Product Recalls: Ethics and Business Impacts

on Monday, 15 February 2010 21:52.

Kristin Smith-Crowe, associate professor of management, can comment from a perspective of the ethical dilemma faced by companies offering a recall. As a point of interest, she also drives a Toyota that has been recalled.


More Older Americans Take On Entrepreneurship Ventures, According To U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM)

on Friday, 08 January 2010 16:15.

Older just may be wiser when it comes to U.S. entrepreneurs. New research shows that entrepreneurial behavior among older Americans (44-99) rose significantly in 2008. Younger adults in the 18-44 age range--traditionally the hotbed of US entrepreneurial activity--reduced their entrepreneurial activity in 2008. This shifting pattern is a key finding in the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2008 National Entrepreneurial Assessment for the United States of America, produced by Babson College and Baruch College.

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