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Ethics and the Economy

By Christopher Puto, Dean of the Opus College of Business As I write this, the U. S. economy is either in an extended stagnation or one of the slowest recoveries since such activities have been tracked. An...
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Where theory and practice meet…on marketing

By Jeff Kaczrowski Assistant Director, Graduate Business Alumni More than 200 UST students, alumni, and friends of the university gathered for the inaugural UST Intersections speaker series November 10.  The...
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BizTube: Capitalism and Monopolies

All I Needed to Know about Business I Learned from YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpBkc2jK-6w Before you curse me for wasting one minute and thirty seconds of your life, allow me to explain the...
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Can I get that to go?

About 25 years ago I became familiar with White Castle through a friend from out East who called the small, square (…. greasy, salty, oniony, and a bit mushy…) burgers “sliders.”  Cheeseburgers were...
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The A Team

From the Fall 2011 edition of B. Magazine Looking out the window of her 20th-floor office toward the North Loop neighborhood, Margaret Murphy ’02 M.B.A., the president and chief operating officer of brand...
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Five(+) Steps to Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur

With the experience of creating two distinct product lines and eventually selling these brands to S.C. Johnson, Monica Nassif, founder of Caldrea and Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day shared her steps to starting a...
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$50,000 bonus after five years with your company

What would you think if someone told you you’d receive a $50,000 bonus if you stayed in your job for five years?  My guess is that most people would think, “it’s too good to be true” or “you’ve...
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The A Team

Margaret Murphy '02 M.B.A. starts from scratch to build an agency for the future.
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Small Is Beautiful

Chris Cook '09 M.B.A. embraces the benefits of working for a small business.