More than most disciplines, the world of finance operates using a core of playful language. The industry’s terminology conveys the imagination required to address the financial challenges of daily life. (*ENCORE)
From the warehouse to the C-suite, seeing all employees as valuable and deserving of respect builds trust, and positively impacts customer service too. For one startup's CEO, investing in the company's employees has lead to ingenious benefits.
There are a number of challenges for women in IT today. Barriers stem from the fact that so few women are in the higher levels of organizations to begin with. In addition, the way work-family balance is viewed is still gender biased.
How do certain people achieve such great things? What really separates people who really seem to have an almost other-worldly level of commitment to their ideas? Entrepreneur Kevin Rustagi says some people have a kind of “energy about them” to create new things, and a lot of staying power has to do with grit.
Professor of management Sam Paustian-Underdahl studied a group of nurses from the Midwestern United States Medical Center — the way they managed work and family responsibilities, and how their boss perceived the way they managed it.
Professor of information systems, Cindy Riemenschneider, says studying overseas gives students a leg up on their resume and opens the door for internships abroad. “It offers opportunities for students that there is no way to replicate that in a classroom. It opens their eyes to see that there are many different ways that people do things that are not like the United States. Their philosophy with regard to work is very different."