Tag Archives: Business

MBA on the Move

UCO MBA Student Fueled to Succeed in the Classroom and on the Race Track At the spry age of six, Bryce Cornet discovered his passion for racing while piloting his first kart. Fast forward 18 years and Bryce is currently six for six in all Formula Mazda races, has claimed three track records and is […]

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Generational Differences in the Workplace

Complaining about younger generations has been popular for thousands of years. In the fifth century BC, Socrates famously griped about children loving luxury, having bad manners and showing contempt for authority. Generational friction often shows up in the workplace, and many people are aware of the stereotypes: Baby Boomers complain about millennials’ lack of professionalism. […]

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9 Ways to Increase Employee Productivity

  Disengaged employees are unproductive employees. From entry-level positions to top executives, a lack of connection to the organization and its mission can mean a loss of profits. In fact, a recent study from McClean and Co. estimates a disengaged employee costs an organization roughly $3,400 for every $10,000 in salary. A Gallup study found […]

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7 People Who Always Show Up Late

When people show up late for meetings or miss deadlines, it gives the person waiting time to think. They think about how unprofessional their coworker is. How untrustworthy. How careless. Even if employees produce great work and have a positive attitude, being too casual with schedules can make the boss question a staff member’s leadership […]

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Student Comment as Disorienting Dilemma

Dr. Fernanda Duarte of the University of Western Sydney posits an interesting thesis: “Transformative learning as an antidote to cynicism” (Duarte, 2010). She teaches in the Business College and confronted her own “disorienting dilemma” (Mezirow, 1990, pp. 13-14) when a student in one of her classes said there was too much class time devoted to […]

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