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Case Study of the Week: Making a Splash with New Management
Step into the role of the marketing director for Bridge Town Pools, a company that installs and maintains outdoor swimming pools for residential clients. The new owner has asked you to communicate a change in ownership and commitment to service to former customers.
Building Deep Customer Empathy to Solve Any Problem
Deep Customer Empathy creates shared understanding, insights and motivation to improve the lives of our customers. How do we gain this empathy? By observing people, their behaviors, patterns and environment first-hand, with a keen eye to their pain points and barriers to achieving their goal.
Small Businesses and the Costs of Hyper-Personalization
What does hyper-personalization mean for small businesses with limited resources to invest in AI-powered hyper-personalization technologies? MBA Research helps us explore this year's Business Operations Research competitive events topic.
You Nailed the Final Interview... Now What?
You’ve received a job offer and now it’s time to discuss salary. Don’t skip the important step of negotiating for your best compensation package or you may be getting paid less than you’re worth!
Selling You: How to Maximize Your Bargaining Power in Job Salary Negotiations
Getting the most out of salary negotiations can be daunting when you’re new to the working world. While salaries across the country vary from region to region, there are some general tactics everyone can keep in mind to bring their best to the negotiating table.
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Why Cross-cultural Fluency Is Among Today’s Most Sought-after Workplace Skills
As Head of Career Services at the international hospitality school Les Roches, Stephanie Ruiz has conversations every day with potential employers for Les Roches students. She explains why these employers now place cross-cultural fluency among their most in-demand skills.
The Gray Zone: Resources to Foster Ethical Decision-Making Skills
Welcome to The Gray Zone—that hazy, murky space between black and white, right and wrong. MBA Research offers multiple opportunities to help your students understand that the business world includes many shades of gray. Enhance your instruction using our classic case studies, interactive video series, or both!
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Non-Traditional SBE's: Unique Locations
School-based enterprises usually emerge in response to an identified need in the marketplace for a particular product or service. These two gold-certified, non-traditional SBEs are switching things up by providing their schools access to unique learning locations.
Announcing the Winners of the 2022 DECA Pumpkin Contest
Congratulations to the winners of DECA's Annual Pumpkin Contest! With an impressive 500+ submissions from members all across the DECA world, the selection process was not easy, but the members have voted and we are excited to announce the top three winners in each category!