The trip to New York City allowed students insight into the business of fashion as well as exposure to a variety of potential career paths. Connecting with the Business of Fashion Students had unique experiences including industry tours and meetings at Macy’s, JS Collections and WSGN. At JS Collections, a company that specializes in designing dresses for … [Read more...] about MFD students build up their networks in New York City
By: Tammie Cagle, OnlineMBAtoday.com Students who are contemplating pursuing an online MBA program have many questions. What will an online experience be like? What does the MBA program entail? Will I receive the same education as a residential student? Will employers see my education as credible? Will my job prospects widen? Will the program be worth the time, money … [Read more...] about An Interview with Elizabeth Rozell, Associate Dean and Director of the MBA Program for The College of Business at Missouri State University
Most small businesses can’t afford the multimillion-dollar services of top management consulting firms to aid in making organizational decisions. Although resource constraints can impede the use of outside consultants, all businesses can benefit from embracing a core principle of the world’s leading consulting firms: hypothesis-driven thinking. Hypothesis-driven thinking … [Read more...] about Bears Business Brief: Using hypothesis-driven thinking in business: Are you willing to be proven wrong?
By Elizabeth Rozell, Ph.D., is a professor of management and associate dean of the College of Business Like all organizations, companies in the Ozarks hope to obtain the benefits of increased employee motivation and enhanced productivity by instituting compensation systems that reward individual accomplishments. However, some researchers have questioned the "do this … [Read more...] about Bears Business Brief – Reward can pose a risk for bosses
By Elizabeth Rozell, Ph.D. When was the last time you heard some juicy gossip about one of your coworkers? Probably not that long ago. The office grapevine is a natural part of any workplace, and because information from fellow coworkers can travel quickly and is accepted by a majority of people, it can have a significant impact among employees. Approximately 75 … [Read more...] about Bears Business Brief: The office grapevine, hurtful or helpful?