2012 Volume 15 Issue 1

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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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Editorial

Editor’s Note

In this issue our authors went back to eight of our most popular and most timely articles to give us an update.

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UPDATE: Reforming Corporate America

UPDATE: Reforming Corporate America

In July 2002, Sarbanes-Oxley Act was enacted in response to fraud scandals at companies such as Enron and WorldCom; however, today the law is highly controversial and a target for frequent criticism from both business executives and politicians.

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UPDATE: Top 10 U.S. Economic Issues to Monitor

UPDATE: Top 10 U.S. Economic Issues to Monitor

Darrol J. Stanley, DBA revisits his 2008 article “Top 10 U.S. Economic Issues to Monitor” with new insights on key economic, social, and political issues.

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UPDATE: Airline Industry Key Success Factors

UPDATE: Airline Industry Key Success Factors

Rivalry has continued to increase in the U.S. domestic airline industry, driving most U.S. airlines to reduce capacity in the last few years.

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UPDATE: Management Skills for the 21st Century

UPDATE: Management Skills for the 21st Century

Fourteen years later, what have we learned about leadership? Have the predictions held true regarding management skills necessary for effective enterprise?

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UPDATE: Creating and Sustaining an Ethical Workplace Culture

UPDATE: Creating and Sustaining an Ethical Workplace Culture

The formula I offered for creating and sustaining an ethical workplace culture in 2003 is still valid today. Indeed, virtuous values, actions and behavioral standards/codes can be the basis for an approach to help drive ethical organizational behavior.

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UPDATE: The Dollar vs. the Euro

UPDATE: The Dollar vs. the Euro

The U.S. economy is finally showing signs of life, but the forecast for the next few years is slow economic growth.

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UPDATE: Making Mergers a Growth Strategy

UPDATE: Making Mergers a Growth Strategy

In this current global downturn, Mergers & Acquisition activity has become quite robust.

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UPDATE: The Employers’ Legal Obligations to Employees in the Military

UPDATE: The Employers’ Legal Obligations to Employees in the Military

2012 Employer tax credits available to employers who hire returning war veterans have been extended and enhanced.

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Book Corner

The Book Corner

The Book Corner offers reviews by Graziadio School faculty on a variety of books on business topics.

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