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Employee Engagement Has Its Limits

Written by Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology on Friday, 01 May 2009 15:29.

Study after study has shown that an engaged workforce is considered desirable in any organization and leads to greater productivity and profitability. Engaged employees are those valued people who invest themselves in their work and are committed to performing at a superior level. In short, employee engagement can yield numerous benefits for individuals and organizations. 

ECSU Announces New Vice Chancellor

Written by Featured Organization on Wednesday, 19 December 2007 13:00.

LaTanya Afolayan ECSUMrs. LaTanya Afolayan has been named Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement at Elizabeth City State University (ECSU). Previously, she served as the interim vice chancellor. The Division of Institutional Advancement is responsible for managing the planned promotion of understanding, participation, and support of ECSU.

Minority groups' share of $10 trillion U.S. consumer market is growing steadily

Written by Selig Center for Economic Growth on Thursday, 27 March 2008 13:13.

ATHENS, Ga. — The buying power of Hispanics -- now the nation's largest minority group -- will exceed $860 billion in 2007 and is whizzing its way to more than $1.2 trillion five years from now, according to an annual report on minority buying power released Tuesday by the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business. Tracking a similar course, African American buying power will total $845 billion in 2007 and is projected to top $1.1 trillion by 2012 -- a 34 percent increase over the five-year period.

The Return of the Black Entrepreneur

Written by Kimberly Weisul on Friday, 23 January 2009 06:38.

NNPA -- For all the ballyhoo about the role of entrepreneurs in helping the economy grow, there are precious few reliable statistics that tell us who becomes an entrepreneur, how they do it and why they succeed or fail.

Opportunity Evaluation in Entrepreneurship

Written by Featured Organization on Saturday, 07 February 2009 03:03.

Ask a successful entrepreneur what question they are most often asked at a dinner party, and they’ll most likely tell you that people want to know how to decide if their business idea is one that can be successful?

Economic Stimulus and MBEs

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 09 February 2009 18:45.

NMSDC, the regional Councils, MBELate Friday, the U.S. Senate approved a pared back stimulus bill of approximately $827 billion, down from the over $900 billion bill passed by the House. This bill is in response to the deepest decline in gross domestic product and employment since 1974. The Senate bill eliminated several features including funding for computerized health records, Medicaid funding to the states, and tax breaks ...

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