Business Renaissance Quarterly

A quarterly journal focusing on the human element in the workplace environment. Emphasizes improvement of quality of life for all stakeholders in a business.

Articles from Vol. 3, No. 3, Fall

Achieving Strategic Advantage and Organizational Legitimacy for Small and Medium Sized NFPs through the Implementation of Knowledge Management
AbstractThe principle intent of this paper is to provide a pragmatic examination of the multiple dimensions of the Knowledge Management acumen which has been advanced within industry and academia and its praxis, in whole or in part, as a factor for achieving...
Achieving Strategic Advantage and Organizational Legitimacy for Small and Medium Sized NFPs through the Implementation of Knowledge Management
AbstractThe principle intent of this paper is to provide a pragmatic examination of the multiple dimensions of the Knowledge Management acumen which has been advanced within industry and academia and its praxis, in whole or in part, as a factor for achieving...
A Closer Look at a Business Renaissance Executive: An Interview with Tim Kelly
Dr. Timothy A. Kelly is Director of the DePree Center Public Policy Institute, which addresses current issues from the perspective of "principled centrism." He is also an Assodate Professor of Psychology at the Fuller Graduate School of Psychology. Dr....
A Closer Look at a Business Renaissance Executive: An Interview with Tim Kelly
Dr. Timothy A. Kelly is Director of the DePree Center Public Policy Institute, which addresses current issues from the perspective of "principled centrism." He is also an Assodate Professor of Psychology at the Fuller Graduate School of Psychology. Dr....
A Closer Look at a Business Renaissance Executive: An Interview with Tom Higgins
Thomas E. Higgins is a business appraiser and private investor. He is Chairman of Higgins, Marcus & Lovett, Inc., a business valuation firm he co-founded in 1980. The firm values closely held, family businesses for a variety of purposes, including...
A Closer Look at a Business Renaissance Executive: An Interview with Tom Higgins
Thomas E. Higgins is a business appraiser and private investor. He is Chairman of Higgins, Marcus & Lovett, Inc., a business valuation firm he co-founded in 1980. The firm values closely held, family businesses for a variety of purposes, including...
A Closer Look at a Business Renaissance Executive: An Interview with Walter Rose
Walter Rose is the founding partner of Venture Consulting Corp. (VCC), which provides consulting services and investment capital to early stage companies. One of the VCC companies is Get Ahead Learning, LLC, which developed a computer software program...
A Closer Look at a Business Renaissance Executive: An Interview with Walter Rose
Walter Rose is the founding partner of Venture Consulting Corp. (VCC), which provides consulting services and investment capital to early stage companies. One of the VCC companies is Get Ahead Learning, LLC, which developed a computer software program...
Business Renaissance Institute Event Report: Character and Leadership at Work
A review of BRI's Dialogue Session, held at the King Residence in Pasadena on August 16, 2008On Saturday, August 16, the Business Renaissance Institute organized its third dialogue session for 2008. The topic was "Character and Leadership at Work, "...
Business Renaissance Institute Event Report: Character and Leadership at Work
A review of BRI's Dialogue Session, held at the King Residence in Pasadena on August 16, 2008On Saturday, August 16, the Business Renaissance Institute organized its third dialogue session for 2008. The topic was "Character and Leadership at Work, "...
Enhancing Consciousness in Turbulent Times: Becoming a Beaming Light in the Darkness
We're currently going through some pretty turbulent times. There is enough reason to become disheartened if we look at the events of the day that way. Yet, there has never been darkness without some light emerging from somewhere. That light can be found...
Enhancing Consciousness in Turbulent Times: Becoming a Beaming Light in the Darkness
We're currently going through some pretty turbulent times. There is enough reason to become disheartened if we look at the events of the day that way. Yet, there has never been darkness without some light emerging from somewhere. That light can be found...
From the Manuscript of UNDER THE BRIDGES AT ARROYO DEL REY: Inspirational Tales about Love as Guide and Healer
This is an article about sharing with others the understanding of Love we gain in life. Through the touching story of René Muñoz, a talented person born with a tremendous physical challenge, the author conveys the message of gaining strength from our...
From the Manuscript of UNDER THE BRIDGES AT ARROYO DEL REY: Inspirational Tales about Love as Guide and Healer
This is an article about sharing with others the understanding of Love we gain in life. Through the touching story of René Muñoz, a talented person born with a tremendous physical challenge, the author conveys the message of gaining strength from our...
How Can Institutes of Technology Change Successfully? A Discussion from a Human Resources Perspective
AbstractThis study is to provide institutions of technology with an extensive review of personality traits and an understanding of organizational change, leadership styles and their relationships to resistance to change. The study was conducted with...
How Can Institutes of Technology Change Successfully? A Discussion from a Human Resources Perspective
AbstractThis study is to provide institutions of technology with an extensive review of personality traits and an understanding of organizational change, leadership styles and their relationships to resistance to change. The study was conducted with...
Jesuit Executive MBA Programs: Building a Just Society
AbstractThe purpose of this research is to determine the role of Executive MBA Programs at Jesuit based institutions of higher education and their role in developing principled leaders of character and integrity in order to build a more just society....
Jesuit Executive MBA Programs: Building a Just Society
AbstractThe purpose of this research is to determine the role of Executive MBA Programs at Jesuit based institutions of higher education and their role in developing principled leaders of character and integrity in order to build a more just society....
Present Financial Crisis and Human Greed: Some Musings
Many have observed that the present financial crisis is a classic example of greed run amok. Other call it a crisis more of "memory" than greed, citing S & L debacle as lesson we did not learn well enough during late eighties. Some blame the rapacious...
Present Financial Crisis and Human Greed: Some Musings
Many have observed that the present financial crisis is a classic example of greed run amok. Other call it a crisis more of "memory" than greed, citing S & L debacle as lesson we did not learn well enough during late eighties. Some blame the rapacious...
Profitability and Spiritual Wisdom: A Tale of Two Companies
AbstractIn today's challenging economic environment, many firms may be tempted to de-emphasize organizational values and principles and to focus, instead, on the bottom line of profits. Initiatives that improve the well being of employees and /or consumers...
Profitability and Spiritual Wisdom: A Tale of Two Companies
AbstractIn today's challenging economic environment, many firms may be tempted to de-emphasize organizational values and principles and to focus, instead, on the bottom line of profits. Initiatives that improve the well being of employees and /or consumers...
Relating Equity Investment to Human Resource Development for Business Benefits
AbstractA conceptual model relating equity investment to human resource development (HRD) that results in business benefits was developed based on extant theories on employee stock ownership, organizational learning, alignment, and risk shift. Businesses...
Relating Equity Investment to Human Resource Development for Business Benefits
AbstractA conceptual model relating equity investment to human resource development (HRD) that results in business benefits was developed based on extant theories on employee stock ownership, organizational learning, alignment, and risk shift. Businesses...
Solutions for Retaining Generation Y Employees in the Workplace
AbstractThis article examines the challenges and opportunities of today's diverse workforce as it relates to the four generations; with an in-depth focus on Generation Y. The author discusses what Generation Y expects from their employer. In addition,...
Solutions for Retaining Generation Y Employees in the Workplace
AbstractThis article examines the challenges and opportunities of today's diverse workforce as it relates to the four generations; with an in-depth focus on Generation Y. The author discusses what Generation Y expects from their employer. In addition,...
The Aging Workforce: An Expanded Definition
AbstractThe "aging workforce" was once defined as working individuals who are 40 years of age or older. We argue that the definition of "aging" should be expanded to include two components: chronology and knowledge currency. Recommendations are offered...
The Aging Workforce: An Expanded Definition
AbstractThe "aging workforce" was once defined as working individuals who are 40 years of age or older. We argue that the definition of "aging" should be expanded to include two components: chronology and knowledge currency. Recommendations are offered...