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Capitalizing on Sleep-Wake Cycle Can Drastically Increase Digital AD Profits from Social Media, Study Shows

Firms increasingly are investing their marketing dollars in social media — market research firms predict spending will reach $37 billion by 2020. However, increasing traffic and...

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Study Shows How Companies Can Help Safeguard Intellectual Property When Expanding into Risky Countries

In 2015, Pfizer pharmaceutical company invested $14 million in Chile to launch the Center of Excellence in Precision Medicine, focusing on developing new genome-based diagnostic...

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Ten Years Hence 2018: Scott Mereness

Scott Mereness, President of Lippert Components, discusses the importance of the RV industry and its future outlook. Scott also discusses his successful career and the influence...

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Dual-Class Firms Have Higher Market Valuations near Time of IPO That Drop over Next Six Years, Study Finds

Facebook, Google, Comcast and Berkshire Hathaway are among a number of large companies that have dual-class stock structures, providing controlling shareholders with majority...

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Global Citizenship for Human Development: A Conversation with Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus, a social entrepreneur, banker and economist from Bangladesh who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for founding the Grameen Bank and pioneering the concepts...

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Ten Years Hence 2018: Steve Shute

Steve Shute, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer of SAP Americas and Asia Pacific Japan, explains the outlook for digital technology and leadership in the future,...

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When Fee-Pressured Audit Offices Focus on Non-Audit Services, Financial Statements Suffer, Study Shows

Firms hire auditors to create independent assessments of their financial statements, providing assurance to investors and outside parties that they are free from material...

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Career Development

Hitting Rock Bottom After Job Loss Can Be Beneficial, Study Shows

We’ve all heard it said, “When you hit rock bottom, there’s nowhere to go but up.” This can prove especially true in business, where bottoming out as a result of job loss...

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Career Development

Kim Jeffrey on Human Asset Based Companies

This talk features Kim Jeffery, Retired Chairman & CEO of Nestle Waters North America. Kim retired in early 2014. He currently serves on the boards of Kendall Jackson Family...

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Career Development

Paul Reilly on Business Job Development

This talk features Paul Reilly, the Chairman & CEO of Raymond James Financial. Mr. Reilly holds his Bachelor of Science degree and MBA from the University of Notre Dame and...

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Global Affairs

Fighting to End Poverty

In Dandora, Kenya, a sprawling neighborhood in Nairobi, housing for 250,000 people is built around the city’s largest dumpsite. Life near a large trash heap exposes the...

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Career Development

Tony Crudele on Tractor Supply Co. and Career

This talk features Tony Crudele, a former Executive Vice President and CFO of Tractor Supply Co., one of the fastest growing NASDAQ companies in the 2000’s. Crudele graduated...

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