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This section is a combination of published newspaper & magazine articles as well as our opinions on current management/business topics. We welcome your feedback!

 
PUBLISHED ARTICLE: HP Going Beyond Hardware When It Comes to Imaging and Printing Solutions

While Hewlett-Packard has built its reputation by delivering product innovations better and faster than the competition‚ it has now raised the bar‚ it says‚ by partnering with cu .. 13561 read, 1 comment .. [More]

 
 
PUBLISHED ARTICLE: Don't Let Success Get in the Way of Your Growth
At certain points in their careers‚ managers need to change the way they approach work.  Otherwise‚ they risk falling into the trap‚ where past successful behaviors may prevent them from moving ahead.
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Is Hillary the Right Running Mate for Obama?
If Hillary Clinton loses the Democratic primary ? and it certainly seems that way as of today ? would she want to take the backseat as vice president?
 
Her husband Bill certainly thinks that is a good idea.  He .. 6122 read, 0 comment .. [More]
 
 
Icahn's Bid to Join Yahoo with Microsoft
Earlier this year‚ Microsoft unsuccessfully made a bid to buy Yahoo for nearly $50 billion.  But Yahoo executives felt that wasn?t enough.  They wanted $37 a share vs. Microsoft?s offer of $32.
 
Micr .. 14232 read, 5176 comment .. [More]
 
 
Burma Devasted by Cyclone. Government Watches as People Die

While thousands of Burmese suffer in the wake of Cyclone Nagris devastating impact on May 3rd‚ the Burmese Military Junta is preventing relief/aid workers from entering the country.

As of today‚ two U.S. Navy  .. 18218 read, 0 comment .. [More]

 
 
PUBLISHED NEWS ARTICLE: Greater Employee Involvment Delivers Better Results
While involving rank and file employees more in decision-making offers clear benefits‚ cultural barriers here in Asia still stand in the way‚ writes Larry Chao
 
Western management practices often .. 9574 read, 1 comment .. [More]
 
 
Can Citigroup Clean up its Big Mess?
Citigroup is in a mess.  CEO Vikram Pandit has a tough job ahead‚ and he is already lagging behind investors' expectations.  

Since Pandit took over in mid-December of last year‚ Citigroup's stock price has swooned f .. 6285 read, 0 comment .. [More]
 
 
What Will the Delta/Northwest Airlines Merger Really Achieve?
When Delta Airlines and Northwest Airlines merge‚ it will create the world's biggest airlines.  Is this a good thing or a bad thing?  

Well‚ I think the main impetus for this merger was the high oil prices and n .. 7551 read, 7 comment .. [More]
 
 
Passing the Torch on the World Stage
Wow‚ the Olympic torch relay is shaping up to be a very controversial event.  So far‚ in London‚ Paris and San Fransisco‚ demonstrators have made their feelings known by trying to disrupt the torch relay as .. 7545 read, 1 comment .. [More]
 
 
What! Tata Motors buys Jaguar and Land Rover?
At first‚ it appeared to be a strange marriage last week.  

Why would Tata Motors buy luxury auto brands Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford‚ when Tata Motors is known for building the cheapest mass produced car in the w .. 6091 read, 0 comment .. [More]
 
 
Major League Baseball Goes to Japan
Love it.  

Love that U.S. Major League Baseball is expanding its presence overseas‚ especially in Japan‚ where baseball is so popular.  I know MLB is trying to expand its fan base and revenues by going overseas&sbquo .. 6477 read, 1 comment .. [More]
 
 
iPhone Takes Aim at Blackberry

From no where‚ Steve Jobs has launched the Apple iPhone into second place [28% share] in the corporate business segment for smart mobile phones‚ right behind Blackberry.  

Even more exciting is Apple's p .. 4356 read, 1 comment .. [More]

 
 
Fear of Management
Too often top management is not informed about bad news‚ great innovative ideas‚ or good solutions that go against policy because employees are scared to speak up. 
 
Despite encouragement from management to t .. 6695 read, 2 comment .. [More]
 
 
PUBLISHED ARTICLE: The Broadening Role of the Financial Controller
As businesses struggle to compete in fast changing markets across Asia‚ the role of the finance controller has evolved to take on greater responsibility for strategic planning and managing business performance.  Plotting the future ba .. 6159 read, 1 comment .. [More]
 
 
How NOT to Run a Presidential Campaign
Republican presidential candidate Rudy Guiliani's meltdown in the Florida primary and subsequent withdrawl from the U.S. presidential elections is a case study on how not to run a political campaign.

The man put all his eggs in one basket&sbqu .. 6971 read, 12 comment .. [More]
 

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