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Will Corporations Still Need MBA’s?


Automation is all around us. Technologies that displace human have become pervasive, and so SUCCESSFUL, that we barely notice them. Parking meters were part of the urban landscape for nearly a century, with downtown areas packed these mechanical marvels. Today a … Continue reading

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Volkswagen: Why Corporations Choose To Lie


By now everyone has heard the story of how Volkswagen created software to cheat Federal Air pollution standards. The software was aware when the car was hooked into analysis equipment that measured pollution. When it was tested, the software would … Continue reading

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Which Location Has the Best Outsourcing Deal?


Not too long ago, the outsourcing of corporate office jobs was synonymous with India. Big news stories showed example after example of work successfully outsourced to India, yielding enormous savings.  Years ago, when IBM was the biggest and most recognizable name in computers, … Continue reading

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Barclays Scandal Shows Need for Better Executive Management Reporting


Bob Diamond, the former head of Barclays Bank, stepped down from heading the bank because of the LIBOR scandal. Essentially, LIBOR is a calculation that set the borrowing rate in the UK for different markets; for each of these markets … Continue reading

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PMO Genius: Top 10 Ways To Deliver Influential Presentations


If you run a PMO, you need to know more than just project management. You need to be able to influence the top decision makers in your organization, and drive change. Some of this influencing is informal, and achieve in … Continue reading

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Everyone Bow Down: Quality Control Has Conquered America!


Just a few blogs ago I said that with the debt ceiling silliness in D.C. resolved, we might have clear sailing until the next crisis. Who knew that the credit downgrade crisis was just a few days away?  Of course, … Continue reading

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Is Your Staff About To Run Away?


The debt limit nonsense in Washington seems to be over, at least for now. While there are many arguments and much confused information about the national debt, we know that $200 billion of the TARP loans have been repaid, and … Continue reading

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