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Articles from March/April

Best Practices in Strategic Multichannel Fulfillment
Multichannel retailing is growing explosively, moving pro-active retailers to reinvent the role of traditional stores and fulfillment. Walmart, for example, is experimenting with smartphone check-out, while Macy's offers in-store customers the ability...
Deconstructing Donglegate: Lessons from an Hr Fiasco
In 2012, Julia Elman, an American IT professional, attended a tech industry conference with no policy in place to address sexual harassment. Thanks to repeated sexual advances by an aggressive male, she was forced to flee an informal gathering of event...
Deploying Big Data to Recruit and Retain Talent
Big Data is the buzzword of the year. Every leader - whether they're managing a small team or are at the helm of a multinational corporation with thousands of employees - is wondering how they can use Big Data to better get to know their people, to create...
Gender Equality: Coming Soon to Emerging Markets near You
To address issues critical to human welfare in emerging markets, representatives from the public and private sectors annually convene at the Emerging Markets Symposium at Oxford University's Green Templeton College. Last year, the group's focus was on...
Pragmatic Risk Management in a Tightly-Coupled World
One of the most publicized corporate failures in recent memory was the bankruptcy of General Motors in mid-2009, when the icon of American industry filed for Chapter 11 after years of mismanagement. But was mismanagement the root cause?If truth be told,...
The Ivey Interview: Robert Kennedy
Following an extensive international search by Western University, Robert (Bob) Kennedy officially became the new dean of Ivey Business School on October 1, 2013. The former head of the William Davidson Institute (WDI) at the University of Michigan's...
Winning Strategies for the Solution Economy
American economist Milton Friedman famously said the social responsibility of business was solely to increase profits. The millennial generation begs to differ. In a recent survey of today's millennial crowd, Deloitte asked about the primary purpose...
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