Description: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is getting lots of help both at home and abroad to get its COVID-19 jab out to the masses. In the U.S., Merck (MRK) stepped up to begin the process this month, while in Europe, Sanofi (SNY) has offered to help fill and finish vials. And in India, J&J has… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Decision Making
Description: Sesame Street” is making every effort to ensure that the Muppets don’t offend anyone. It’s all about diversity, inclusion and equity these days, isn’t it? They are the new buzzwords of corporate America, and no less so in our sprawling entertainment industries. “DEI” is the shorthand for these new concerns. Source: MediaPost.com Date: Mar… Read more »
Description: Just as you don’t want any of your job search materials looking generic, you don’t want your LinkedIn profile looking generic to a job recruiter or hiring manager. If your LinkedIn profile is to serve as a piece of online personal branding that helps you stand out as a professional, one simple step you can take is customizing… Read more »
Description: Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. Ltd. announced on Wednesday new North American production cuts, citing supply chain issues that have wreaked havoc with the auto industry. Source: CBC.ca Date: Mar 19, 2021 Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/honda-toyota-production-cut-1.5954648 Questions for discussion: What does the report suggest is the nature of global supply management problems and their… Read more »
Description: According to Euromonitor International, the gum industry’s market value hit $18.6 billion in 2020. Since 2015, Mars Wrigley has held 25% of the global brand share for chewing gum and a 40% portion in the U.S. The Covid-19 pandemic since it began in March 2020 has negatively impacted gum’s most prominent players and could… Read more »
Description: Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat joins ‘Influencers with Andy Serwer’ to discuss Google’s massive $7 billion investment in U.S. offices and new jobs. Source: Yahoo.Finance.com – video report Date: Mar 18, 2021 Link: https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/video/google-spend-7-billion-add-123804119.html Questions for discussion: How is the growth in Google in the U.S. and globally a sign of good economic development? Who… Read more »
Description: Global Business Ethics Survey® Report. The State of Ethics & Compliance in the Workplace: A Look at Global Trends Source: Ethics.org Date: Mar 09, 2021 Link: https://www.ethics.org/global-business-ethics-survey/ Questions for discussion: Review and summarize the key results presented in the report. What do you believe are the important take-aways for managers?
Description: The audio-chat app offers a dauntingly vast collection of groups and events for business owners. Here are some recommendations to cut through the noise. Source: INC.com Date: Mar 10, 2021 Link: https://www.inc.com/gabrielle-bienasz/clubhouse-entrepreneur-networking-fundraising.html Questions for discussion: How does Clubhouse work? How can it benefit entrepreneurs? How would you suggest entrepreneurs use the platform?
Description: New online tools and an array of remote classes and programs are ramping up education and training for adults. Source: NYTimes.com Date: Mar 09, 2021 Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/09/education/online-learning-older-adults.html Questions for discussion: What are the entrepreneurial opportunities related to online learning? How can managers take advantage of this trend?
Description: Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation – Episode #765 – Host: Mitch Joel. Welcome to the our second-ever live podcast recoding from Clubhouse (the new social audio app that is all the rage these days). This conversation was recorded on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021. Our conversation this week is with someone I met many moons back on… Read more »