Although 2013 had enough positive data points (unemployment drop, strong auto sales, housing reflation and a surging stock market) for optimists to make a case for a boffo 2014, a critical factor is missing from its prospects to be a breakout year.
The 2014 list, published by HotelierMiddleEast.com, highlights the world’s leading hotel management schools across Europe, Asia, North America, Africa, Australia and the Middle East. Robinson’s School of Hospitality is one of six U.S. programs listed.
Robinson’s S. Tamer Cavusgil and co-author Gary Knight of Willamette University will receive the 2014 Decade Award from the Journal of International Business Studies for their 2004 paper, “Innovation, organizational capabilities, and the born global firm.”
V. Kumar, Regents’ Professor and executive director of the Center for Excellence in Brand and Customer Management, has been named editor-designate of the American Marketing Association’s Journal of Marketing.
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The seven health insurers that have signed up to offer benefit plans as part of Georgia’s online insurance exchange are offering rates that are comparable to, or even below, current employer premiums, according to William Custer of the Center for Health Services Research.
Peggy Sherman of the Department of Risk Management and Insurance interviewed Belgian’s consul general to the Southeast, Geneviève Verbeek.
Four years ago, a salmonella outbreak swept across the country and leaders vowed swift change. ”What’s taking so long?,” asks Donetta Poisson of the School of Hospitality Administration.
Two of Atlanta’s largest hospital systems are elbowing their way into the domain of major health insurance carriers and forming an insurance company.
What does a tomcat have to do with The Home Depot? More contemporary Internet marketing and branding aimed at younger audiences.
Nate Bennett of the Department of Managerial Sciences and co-author Stephen Miles examine the abrupt dismissal of Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit and “the failure to understand the potential collateral damage caused by the way a decision is made and carried out.”