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Ask the consultant: Advice for creating a blog?

Question I'm a massage therapist with decent writing and technical skills. I'm considering a blog for marketing and educating clients about massage therapy. As a first-time blogger, what's the best way to...
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What Would You Do? UCare's Ethical Dilemma

This post is from The Business Ethics Exchange, the newsletter from the Center for Ethical Business Cultures. Let us know your opinion in the comments. "No good deed goes unpunished." That’s the message...
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Say Goodbye to the Balance Burden

Maggie Tomas of UST's Graduate Business Career Services office recently wrote this post on the Women of HR Blog. “The balance what?” you ask. I am referring to the burden and guilt trip we give ourselves...
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Evening UST MBA Program Pioneers Change – Again

As director of the Evening UST MBA Program and a proud 2009 alumnus, I know firsthand the challenges of completing a rigorous graduate program while balancing a full-time job with other family and personal...
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The Business Case for Teamwork Skills

This post, by Neil Hamilton and Verna Monson, Ph.D. comes from the Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership blog and was published in Minnesota Lawyer on April 16, 2012 Over a century ago, entrepreneur Andrew...
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Student Profile: Annelise Larson

May 19, 2012 will be a momentous day for Annelise Larson and her classmates. For Larson, it will mean chasing a dream job in organizational development and change management freshly equipped with her UST MBA.
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Ask the consultant: Is Pinterest worth my time?

Q. I've noticed an explosion of interest in Pinterest.com. How can I determine if it is a worthy pursuit for the marketing of my business? Does it deserve resources that would otherwise be invested in other...
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The GMAT is Changing – Should You Worry?

In little over a month—June 5—the GMAT exam will include a new section: Integrated Reasoning. Today's post, by GMAC's Lawrence Rudner, vice president for research and evaluation comes from the Official...
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Go ahead, kick me…and please retweet

Ten years ago I attended a meeting organized by Dennis Todora as he attempted to bring together a “dream team” to start a software company.  He and I became partners with a handful of others and had a...
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Life Beyond the Midwest

As a non-native Minnesotan one thing that strikes me is how loyal Minnesotans are to this land of 10,000+ lakes. However, having grown up and spent most of my adult life on the west coast, I find this geographic devotion unusual.
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Corporate Responsibility: Going “Beyond Stakeholder Approaches”

Last month, CEBC conducted its fifth session in the series Beyond Compliance: Conversations about Strategies and Practices for Sustaining Ethical Cultures, focused on the role that balancing the interests of stakeholders plays in shaping and sustaining ethical cultures. Member company representatives from a range of disciplines participated.
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UST’s Integrated Approach to Undergraduate Business Education

The recent Wall Street Journal article on shortcoming in undergraduate business majors reflects that medium’s bias in favor of so-called “brand name” schools at the expense of the many outstanding colleges and universities that take the role of business leadership far more seriously.
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2012 Multicultural Forum Wrap-up

The 24th annual Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity, A Time for Innovation, was held last month at the Minneapolis Convention Center. More than 900 participants joined by over 750 exhibitors and...
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How to Make “Social Citations”

While we have systems in place for literary citation, image attribution, and scientific reference, we don't yet have a system that codifies the attribution of discovery in curation as a currency of the information economy, a system that treats discovery as the creative labor that it is.
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Corporate Responsibility: A View from an NGO, Business and Academia

Following four years of research from prominent academics from around the country, the center is nearing the publication of a landmark book, Corporate Responsibility – An American Experience, that speaks directly to the question of “to whom and for what is the modern corporation responsible?”