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The Case of Microsoft’s Surface Tablet

The Case of Microsoft’s Surface Tablet

The complexity of organizations has increased. SWOT provides a way to organize information into internal “Strengths & Weaknesses” and external “Opportunities & Threats.”

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EDITORIAL: Getting Ready for Virtually Anything in Management Education

EDITORIAL: Getting Ready for Virtually Anything in Management Education

The growing use of social media in higher education, in general, and management education, in particular, will forever change the traditional learning landscape.

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Facilitating the Inventor–Entrepreneur Interaction:

Technologies could be commercialized with greater economic value if a university-neutral foundation was established to encourage dialogue between entrepreneurs and inventors.

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Implementing Intrapreneurship:

A myriad of positive organizational effects, including strategic renewal, business revitalization, and new venture creation, have been attributed to intrapreneurship. If appropriately implemented, it is possible for intrepreneurship to help organizations gain a sustainable competitive advantage.

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Facebook: Data Mining the World’s Largest Focus Group

With the amount of data at Facebook’s disposal, can it accurately predict outcomes within the volatile financial markets? If so, can aalso manipulate or influence such predicted events?

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CEO Performance of 125 of Northern California’s Largest Companies

CEO Performance of 125 of Northern California’s Largest Companies

A CEO’s primary duty is to allocate capital to its highest and best use, this report ranks CEO performance of 125 of Northern California’s largest companies according to their ability to earn returns above their investors’ required return.

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FOR SALE BY OWNER for Less than It Is Worth

FOR SALE BY OWNER for Less than It Is Worth

What accounts for owners selling items for more or less than they are worth? Do sellers and buyers see the value of an item in the same way? Can a third-party agent impact the selling price of an item to net the seller a higher profit? This article offers some surprising answers.

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Beyond the Numbers

Beyond the Numbers

An implicit challenge is to coordinate the efforts of groups with different interests to realize expected gains. This means that acquisitions quickly go from numbers to considering the impacts on people, as achieving synergy requires clear communication of the implications of an acquisition to those impacted.

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Making Decisions with Multiple Attributes: A Case in Sustainability Planning

Making Decisions with Multiple Attributes: A Case in Sustainability Planning

Decisions involving issues of sustainability tend to include an array of objective attributes along with highly subjective value judgments. Managers must find a way to factor qualitative attributes such as environmental, social, and ethical impact into the decision-making process.

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CEO Performance of 100 of Southern California’s Largest Companies

SCCO International in association with Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and the Graziadio Business Review presents the 2nd annual report of CEO Performance of 100 of Southern California’s Largest Companies.

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