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Learning the Lessons of Unemployment

Learning the Lessons of Unemployment

By Joel Friedman Joel Friedman was eliminated from his position as the vice president of enterprise technology at the First Horizon National Corp. in May 2009. He spent 13 years with the company. Mr. Friedman, 40, received an Executive M.B.A. from the Southern Methodist University Cox School of B

07.31.2009| Career | admin

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TOP 25 MBAs for Hispanics

TOP 25 MBAs for Hispanics

Hispanics may account for 14% of the U.S. population, but they remain grossly under-represented in MBA programs. In fact, minorities—including African Americans, Hispanics, and American Indians—make up less than a combined 10% of the students in the top 30 business schools. Last month, Poder

07.30.2009| Rankings | admin

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Accepted.com offers 15% off essay editing and B-School packages for MBA applicants

Accepted.com offers 15% off essay editing and B-School packages for MBA applicants

Applicants who begin working on their MBA applications too close to the deadline risk ruining their chances of getting accepted to their top school. When applications are filled out in a hurry, especially the essay portion, they may not be completed thoroughly, if they get completed at all. The ea

07.29.2009| News | admin

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MBA Schools Widen Admission Criteria

MBA Schools Widen Admission Criteria

In order to attract more quality students, many MBA schools are moving away from the GMAT as the only important test for admission to an MBA program and offering more diverse options to potential candidates from increasingly varied backgrounds. According to BusinessWeek, there are now mor

07.28.2009| Trends | admin

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Zoosa: a new social network for nonprofit boards

Zoosa: a new social network for nonprofit boards

Zoosa, a social impact platform created by the Harvard MBA graduate Mike McGlade, has recently been launched as a new network that connects professionals with nonprofit boards and skills-based volunteer positions. Zoosa aggregates the best social enterprise resources:  industry news and employme

07.27.2009| Career, Community | admin

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With job losses up, enrollment in adult education is up, as well

With job losses up, enrollment in adult education is up, as well

By Dean Anderson Riding a wave for much of the last decade, the business of adult education seems to be heading toward an all-time high as America’s economy tries to avoid hitting an all-time low. And with more and more Oklahomans out of work, universities and vocational schools are in fier

07.27.2009| Trends | admin

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The True Value of an MBA

The True Value of an MBA

By Kathleen Voboril At the beginning of business school, everyone's on his or her best behavior. Conversations stay shallow. In our attempt to paint ourselves in the best light, our "story" becomes very generic. It's a series of linear events that led us to business school. We pretend that we exp

07.23.2009| Career | admin

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A brainwave in the study of leadership

A brainwave in the study of leadership

By Debbi Gardiner McCullough What makes a good leader? Which attributes guarantee a chief executive’s ability to be sensitive, compassionate and still lead through tough or stressful times? And if these skills could be honed in the minds of MBA students, corporate managers or military officers,

07.21.2009| News | admin

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IPADE Business School Report

07.21.2009| Videos | admin

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Nace la Nueva GM

Nace la Nueva GM

El rechazo a la apelación que impedía la venta de activos de GM, permitió que la compañía automotriz salga de la quiebra. (Reuters)-. La justicia estadounidense despejó el último de los obstáculos para que la “nueva GM” comience a andar, lo que evitará la liquidación del que durante d

07.13.2009| News | admin

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