Faculty

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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Gloria Barczak

Professor Gloria Barczak explains the importance of innovation. For more from Professor Barczak, visit the D'Amore-McKim #LeadersatWork blog today

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Paula Caligiuri

Paula Caligiuri at the 2013 Global Leadership Summit sponsored by the D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University.

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The 'Anchorman 2' Marketing Blitz

The marketing campaign for the movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues ranges from social media outreach to television appearances by character Ron Burgundy. The strategy is innovative, if not somewhat limited in its ability to be replicated, says Bruce Clark, an associate professor of marketing. 

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Americans are the 99 percent

From globalization to technology outsourcing, college wage premium, and immigration policy - whatever it is you think is chipping away at the middle class, it's probably all of it and none of it.

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