Southern Business Review

Southern Business Review is a magazine focusing on Economics

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 1, Fall

Analyzing an Emerging Industry: Viatical Transactions and the Secondary Market for Life Insurance Policies
Traditionally, life insurance has been primarily viewed as a legacy paid to designated beneficiaries after the death of the insured. Increasingly, financial planners, estate planners, and other financial advisors are advising clients to consider their...
An Examination of the Professionalism of Fraud Examiners
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) was established in 1988 in Austin, Texas, as a for-profit organization to "reduce the incidence of fraud and white-- collar crime and to assist the membership in its detection and deterrence" (ACFE,...
E-Mail Workplace Privacy Issues in an Information-And Knowledge-Based Environment
Presently, business is in the midst of a total transformation in the management of information flow in the decision-- making process. This new management generation emphasizes the movement of information and virtually all forms of electronic surveillance...
One State's Approach to Ensuring Quality in the New Millennium
Practitioner Dialogue An important phenomenon that has occurred in the usiness world during the past several decades has been the "Quality Revolution." Total Quality Management (TQM) practices such as continuous improvement, benchmarking, customer satisfaction,...