Faculty

Building a High Performance Health Workforce

The need for health care workers to enhance how they perform their jobs is greater than ever given the demands of U.S. health reform, millions of new patients accessing the system, and the current push to deliver greater value in our health care system.

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Faculty Senate elects leadership members

The Fac­ulty Senate on Wednesday re-​​elected Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor Richard Day­nard as chairman of the Senate Agenda Com­mittee and set the com­mittee mem­ber­ship for the 2014–15 aca­d­emic year.

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Innovation is Critical for US Colleges

At a time of great debate over the value of a col­lege degree, a new national survey reveals a con­cern among U.S. busi­ness leaders about the pipeline of talent pro­duced by Amer­ican col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties.

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Why not privatize public jobs?

The Pacheco law, which deters privatization across the nation, is being looked at, at least when it comes to transportation. And even though for the particular instance the law was not able to be re-pealed, it gives notice that privatization for public jobs may be coming into the open forum.

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Roundtable: How Lego became the world's largest toymaker

Lego went from crisis to becoming the world’s largest toy company in the span of a decade. It’s secret isn’t just selling US$1 of raw plastic for $75 – the company excels at engaging with its customers, understands its product, and has made the right strategic partnerships to expand its lineup beyond its namesake building blocks.

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Made in China

"With growth slowing in India, the pull of the domestic market is weakening," says Ravi Ramamurti, international business and strategy professor at Boston's D'Amore-McKim School of Business.

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If the minimum wage kept up with inflation...

"In a world in which a senior Wall Street executive gets a bonus, stock options that have been realized, and deferred stock that has been vested, that brings his pay to about $20,000 an hour, raising the minimum wage to $10.10 doesn't seem like too much to ask," muses D'Amore-McKim School of Business Professor Joseph Giglio

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