Welcome to a new issue of the Graziadio Business Review. This issue includes a variety of articles written by knowledgeable authors that we believe you will find informative, insightful, and engaging. Hiring Disabled Workers Bringing the Whole Community into the Workforce By MICHAEL CAFFERKY, DBA MDIV One of our most underserved and underutilized groups is the … Continued
Welcome to the new issue of the Graziadio Business Review. It contains several articles written by GSBM faculty that we hope you will enjoy reading.
From Information Systems to Innovation Systems: Establishing the Next Generation Information Systems Department
Pepperdine University’s Center for Applied Research is hosting a free conference on developing a world-class IS department and fostering innovation.
Statistics continue to demonstrate that companies that pay attention to customer satisfaction increase their sales more than other companies.
Graziadio School faculty chime in on Google’s new algorithm to reduce content farms, what it means for SEO, and how business websites can optimize their sites.
Because real options are a relatively recent development in the area of project valuation, there is a general lack of familiarity with the topic among many practitioners. This lack of familiarity has sometimes resulted in misconceptions about the purpose, theoretical basis, and scope of application of real option valuation. I address a few of the … Continued
To what extent should firms allow their employees to utilize social networking in the workplace?
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 … Continued
Can’t see the video above? Click here to watch or you can read the transcript. In this video interview, Kurt K. Motamedi, PhD, Professor of Strategy and Leadership at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, discusses strategy, strategy execution, leadership styles (including neurotic managers and their impact), keeping employees motivated, and the shift away … Continued
This is the first in a series of posts reporting on the hot button issues discussed at the 2008 Entertainment Supply Chain Academy Conference. Over 140 executives of the European and U.S. entertainment industries assembled in Prague, Czech Republic, in early October to address “The Future of Packaged Media in the Emerging Digital World.” Leaders … Continued