The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has announced the winners of its 2012 Women in Business Awards, a group of outstanding female business professionals working in the Twin Cities. Five honorees are OCB alumnae.
Ames, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship in 2007, started MN Pro Paintball in 2002. His operation currently consists of a 200-acre outdoor paintball park in Lakeville, retail stores in Burnsville and Minnetonka and an online store.
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.
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.
In 2011, two Opus College of Business faculty members launched a study of more than 70 health care organizations. The outcome will assist these organizations in meeting the demands and challenges of a new, more transparent and more competitive market.
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.