THE GLOBAL CITIZEN’S ROUNDUP: The 2021 Aspen Undergraduate Consortium

The Biz: The Aspen Institute is convening undergraduate faculty and administrators to discuss teaching at the intersection of business and the humanities. This year the Undergraduate Consortium will focus on how educators can equip students with the mindset, knowledge and skills required for a flourishing economy and a strong democracy. Join us! Registration is now open with reduced early-bird rates available … Continue reading THE GLOBAL CITIZEN’S ROUNDUP: The 2021 Aspen Undergraduate Consortium

THE GLOBAL CITIZEN’S ROUNDUP: The Future of Trade War – Navigating Tariffs and Covid-19 Pandemic

The Biz: On Feb. 11 at 3:30 PM (PT), Jim Pigott will be giving a virtual talk on "The Future of Trade War: Navigating Tariffs and Covid-19 Pandemic." Jim is a Group President of Medline Industries, Inc. Jim runs Medline's global outsourcing. He opened Medline's Asia outsourcing office in China, and currently is diversifying Medline's supply … Continue reading THE GLOBAL CITIZEN’S ROUNDUP: The Future of Trade War – Navigating Tariffs and Covid-19 Pandemic

THE GLOBAL CITIZEN’S ROUNDUP: These Are The Qualities Tim Cook Looks For In Job Candidates

The Biz: We couldn't agree more with Tim Cook on seeking job candidates who "won't accept the status quo" and have a restless mind that wants to shape the world around them. In fact, Cook is an example of this dynamic mindset. When he accepted the position at Apple he said it was because “I looked … Continue reading THE GLOBAL CITIZEN’S ROUNDUP: These Are The Qualities Tim Cook Looks For In Job Candidates

Bringing the Spiritual Mind to Business Education and Pandemic Pedagogy Design

By Long S. Le (CLICK ON THE LINKS AND IMAGES IN THE article TO SEE THE ORIGINAL SOURCE AND ITS CONTENT) In Howard Gardner’s Five Minds for the Future, the synthesizing, disciplined, creating, respectful, and ethical minds are prescribed as cognitive capabilities for students to effectively navigate and positively impact a fast changing world. Our world … Continue reading Bringing the Spiritual Mind to Business Education and Pandemic Pedagogy Design

THE GLOBAL CITIZEN’S ROUNDUP: Helping Business Help Society

The Biz: We find this collection of diverse papers and their summaries to be valuable and timely on how corporations can do better at doing good. Helping Business Help Society: Overcoming Barriers to Corporate Social Innovation by Michael Barnett (Rutgers Business Review, Summer 2020) This special issue intends to help corporations do better at doing … Continue reading THE GLOBAL CITIZEN’S ROUNDUP: Helping Business Help Society

Bitcoin as the New Digital Gold: The Rules of the Game and the Different Games Being Played

By Long S. Le and Shawn Vecellio INTRODUCTORY REMARKS: Case-based learning places students at the heart of real-life decision situations, wherein they grapple with uncertainty and move from particular case problems to general underlying principles such that decision criteria and viable solutions can be identified and developed. In exploring a case-based pedagogy that could better frame … Continue reading Bitcoin as the New Digital Gold: The Rules of the Game and the Different Games Being Played

BMW of North America’s First Plant in Mexico Amid Trump’s New NAFTA

By Long S. Le and Shawn Vecellio INTRODUCTORY REMARKS: Case-based learning places students at the heart of real-life decision situations, wherein they grapple with uncertainty and move from particular case problems to general underlying principles such that decision criteria and viable solutions can be identified and developed. In exploring a case-based pedagogy that could better frame … Continue reading BMW of North America’s First Plant in Mexico Amid Trump’s New NAFTA

The Global Citizen’s Roundup: How Covid-19 Is Changing Global Business

The Biz: We find comfort in the rich and diverse responses from leading faculty on how business education can adapt to the current Covid-19 crisis.   How Covid-19 Is Changing Global Business by The Aspen Institute’s Ideas Worth Teaching (April 1, 2020) These are unprecedented times, trying our resiliency and ability to adapt. As we each develop … Continue reading The Global Citizen’s Roundup: How Covid-19 Is Changing Global Business

The Global Citizen’s Roundup: Deepening Andre Delbecq’s Legacy on Spirituality in Business

The Biz: The below article, written by the blog's author, pays tribute to Andre Delbecq, who championed spirituality in business and spirituality in the classroom. Deepening Andre Delbecq’s legacy: inspiring undergraduate students to serve humankind by Long Le & Mark Fusco, S.J. (Dec. 21,2019).  If interested, request the full article via ResearchGate. ABSTRACT In the … Continue reading The Global Citizen’s Roundup: Deepening Andre Delbecq’s Legacy on Spirituality in Business

Apple’s Ecosystem Lock-in Has Been Made Weaker By WeChat

By Long S. Le and Shawn Vecellio INTRODUCTORY REMARKS: Case-based learning places students at the heart of real-life decision situations, wherein they grapple with uncertainty and move from particular case problems to general underlying principles such that decision criteria and viable solutions can be identified and developed. In exploring a case-based pedagogy that could better frame … Continue reading Apple’s Ecosystem Lock-in Has Been Made Weaker By WeChat