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Article ID: 2906

Cross-Country Capitalism Caravan

Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business

Twenty-six Vietnamese senior executives are in the U.S. to experience capitalism in action, thanks to a partnership with the world's oldest graduate school of business. The program participants include senior level executives from both state-owned and private Vietnamese corporations. The Amos Tuck School of Business partnered with the Hanoi School of Business so Vietnamese executives can learn U.S. management styles and market-based business skills.

Released:
7-Aug-1997 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 2896

Government regulations on bed and breakfasts unknown to, resisted by proprietors

University of North Texas

A study done at the University of North Texas shows that a large percentage of bed and breakfast proprietors are unaware of current regulations, particularly those at the county and municipal level, where most of the regulations involving health, fire codes and zoning are enacted.

Released:
6-Aug-1997 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 2895

Curbing job-hopping by Asian managers: The challenge for U.S. multinational companies

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Job hopping by Asian managers at rates of 15-18 percent a year costs U.S. multinational companies (MNCs) in the region time, money and key business contacts, according to a recently released study by management professors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Released:
5-Aug-1997 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 2894

GRE fails to predict graduate school success

Cornell University

Cornell/Yale study finds Graduate Record Examination (GRE) fails to predict success or failure in graduate school for psychology and probably other fields as well.

Released:
5-Aug-1997 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 2885

Employees reluctant to report sexual harassment, survey finds

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Employees often don't tell their supervisors about sexual harassment because they do not believe that justice will result, according to a study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Released:
2-Aug-1997 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 2881

Beginning And Managing A Small Technology Company

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

Successful entrepreneurship in the technology field is the subject of a meeting to be held Sept. 18, 1997, at Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. Expert speakers will be Jerry Yang, co-founder of YAHOO, the name of the widely successful computer product that facilitates searches on the Internet, and Robert Koski, an engineer and businessman who founded Sun Hydraulics Corp.

Released:
2-Aug-1997 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 2877

Hotel and retail industries top list of best companies for customer service

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

What kinds of businesses offer the best service to their customers? Hotel and retail companies, according to a new international study conducted in part by a researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hillπs Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Released:
1-Aug-1997 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 2870

Organization Recommends Stricter Tobacco Marketing Guidelines

American Lung Association (ALA)

Calling the proposed tobacco settlement's advertising provisions "a mere inconvenience to the tobacco industry," the American Lung Association and a volunteer task force of advertising and marketing experts today issued recommendations for ways to end tobacco advertising and marketing to adolescents.

Released:
1-Aug-1997 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 2865

Competing Price Strategies Make Supermarkets the Winners

Stanford Graduate School of Business

In the supermarket business, margins are razor-thin compared to the profits enjoyed by other retailers. Stanford Business School Marketing and Management Science Professor Rajiv Lal went shopping to find out why the low price leaders who offer the cheapest daily prices do as well as they do.

Released:
31-Jul-1997 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 2841

Data mining demonstration calls on new network capability

University of Illinois at Chicago

At a recent conference on "data mining" at the University of Illinois at Chicago, experts from around the world witnessed a first in the use of the next generation of network communications. The demonstration of data mining--the automatic search for patterns, asociations, and changes in large databases--is important because it showed data mining shows data mining can be done over a wide geographic area.

Released:
29-Jul-1997 12:00 AM EDT

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