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Is Cyprus the Warning Bell

Is Cyprus the Warning Bell

After the crisis in Cyprus, even smaller depositors lost money in Cyprus banks. This raises a troubling question: will bank bail-ins—by depositors, creditors and bondholders—become the norm in other countries as well?

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A Whale of a Legal Tale

A Whale of a Legal Tale

SOX includes a broad prohibition on obstruction of justice. Should that criminal statute apply to a commercial fisherman improperly disposing of undersized fish?

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Reducing Healthcare Disparities Through Strategic Social Marketing

Reducing Healthcare Disparities Through Strategic Social Marketing

Participatory Action Research (PAR) provides an alternative approach to marketing that can address issues in segments of the population that receive lesser quality healthcare.

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Six Characteristics of Virtuous Organizations

Six Characteristics of Virtuous Organizations

The notion of a virtuous organization is the result of an evolving, but grounded, field of study in leadership and management that is a mash-up of ethics theory.

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Sustaining an Organization in the Midst of Chaos

Sustaining an Organization in the Midst of Chaos

Using the 2008 recession, we will look at how leaders have handled economic, environmental, and organizational responsibility and sustainability during chaos.

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“Beyond the Lean Revolution”By Deborah J. Nightingale & Jayakanth Srinivasan

“Beyond the Lean Revolution”By Deborah J. Nightingale & Jayakanth Srinivasan

In the big picture, it is up to the leadership team of a business to develop strategies that promote the key value propositions of the enterprise.

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Managing the Dark Side of Competitive Rivalry

Managing the Dark Side of Competitive Rivalry

However, competition can become so intense that it can be counterproductive and lead to alarming behavior.

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Forging Ethics-Based Business Partners

Forging Ethics-Based Business Partners

The ability to be trustworthy and credible is critical for business practitioners and educators to strengthen the competitiveness of businesses and improve its image.

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Integrating a Spiritual Life into the Work Life

Integrating a Spiritual Life into the Work Life

This article addresses the growing disconnect between an individual’s personal spiritual beliefs and professional code of conduct with particular application to the academy.

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Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

These articles informative as well as a challenge to take a deeper look at your business life, your work life, and as it applies, to your academic life.

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