Archive for December, 2009

Tiger Woods needs Yoda

The media, sports, business, ethics, and image pundits are all out now, pointing out what Tiger must do to revamp his shattered image. Meanwhile, we all ask the question: What do we learn from this? Surprisingly, the business takeaway isn’t really about ruined images or the billion-dollar golf industry that Tiger almost single-handedly created and […]

December 21st, 2009 - By


An Outsourcing Myth Exposed

U.S. businesses are at a critical crossroad as they decide whether to reinstate the 9 million jobs that have been lost in the recession so far. Many experts say that they will not, and the reason is that companies still believe that employees are inefficient compared to contract workers, shared services, and outsourcing. This view […]

December 14th, 2009 - By


See What Pepperdine Faculty are Reading

These book reviews are from the latest issue of the Graziadio Business Report: The Change Cycle: How People Can Survive and Thrive in Organizational Change By Ann Salerno and Lillie Brock Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2008 Reviewed by John Oppenheim, Adjunct Professor of Management Information Systems The Change Cycle is full of examples. It provides keys to […]

December 7th, 2009 - By