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Organizational Jazz

Organizational Jazz

While diagraming the structure of an organization is relatively easy, describing and influencing an organization’s culture is challenging.

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The American Debt Crisis

The American Debt Crisis

If the Federal debt causes investors to lose confidence in America’s ability to pay back loans, investors will demand higher rates of return making it harder for the U.S. to borrow money.

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VIDEO – Wall of Worry: Elections and the Markets

2012 is shaping up to be the year of global political change with important changes in the government in Russia, France, Italy, and of course the upcoming presidential election here in the United States. How will financial markets be influenced by such political turmoil and how can investors prepare?

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VIDEO – Wall of Worry: Elections and the Markets

VIDEO – Wall of Worry: Elections and the Markets

2012 is shaping up to be the year of global political change with important changes in the government in Russia, France, Italy, and of course the upcoming presidential election here in the United States.  How will financial markets be influenced by such political turmoil and how can investors prepare?

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Transorganizations: Managing in a Complex and Uncertain World

Transorganizations: Managing in a Complex and Uncertain World

Management in a connected, interdependent, and information intensive world requires new thinking and innovative approaches. The increasing interdependence and complexity of organizations and institutions call for transorganizational thinking.

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The Global Economy is Open for Business

The Global Economy is Open for Business

It is easy for practitioners to believe that the global economy is collapsing when, in fact, it is open for business. As shown in this article the future of the global economy is positive and opportunities for practitioners are available.

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UPDATE: Benefits of International Portfolio Diversification

UPDATE: Benefits of International Portfolio Diversification

If equity markets are in fact integrated, an unexpected event in one market may influence not only returns, but also volatility (measured by standard deviation) in the other markets.

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Global digital strategy

The Internet and Globalization: Ten Tips to Building an Effective Digital Strategy for Global Success

What does the Internet, globalization, and digital media have in common and why does it matter to global organizations? This article evaluates the relationship.

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Learn to Expect the Unexpected in Global Retail Expansion

Taking a proven retail model and exporting it to a new country, often with a new set of competitors, a different language and culture, and unique shopper expectations, requires more than just market research before entry.

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Stop the madness panel

VIDEO: Stop the Madness: A Recipe to Jump-Start the Global Economy

A panel of six Pepperdine faculty from the Graziadio School and the School of Public Policy discuss the global economy, which is at a “historic juncture.”

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