Executive MBA Program Blog

Amazon’s Gone—Who’s to Blame?

Posted by Marty Lawlor on Mar 11, 2019 12:20:12 PM

“Anything is possible: today was the day a group of dedicated, everyday New Yorkers & their neighbors defeated Amazon’s corporate greed.”  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC)

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Topics: strategy, Management

Your future may depend on this basic skill: Writing.

Posted by Marty Lawlor on Mar 1, 2019 3:58:48 PM

To the short list of death and taxes, I would add the certainty that college faculty will regularly voice their concerns regarding the poor writing skills of their students. Having been part of those conversations for more than 15 years, it appears that the issue has not only not disappeared, but has become an even bigger problem. 

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Topics: career growth, Management, Executive MBA

Managing Millenials: A Management Imperative

Posted by Robert Boehner on Oct 16, 2018 8:46:26 PM

An article published in late 2016 by the IESE Business School forecast that by 2025 75% of the global workforce will be millennials. Academic researchers, consultants, and managers agree that millennials present a unique management challenge. For nearly a century management theory has been grounded in scientific management principles: hierarchical structure, management by objectives, accountability, metrics, and control processes. This 20th-century approach to managing will not work with millennials.

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Topics: strategy, Management