Minority Business News
The NCCU Department of Public Administration will host a conference titled “The Many Faces of Poverty” on March 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the H.M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building. The purpose is to generate vigorous thought and discussion on ways to address the global plague
of poverty. Panel discussions and Q&A sessions will round out the event.
Babson Executive Education (BEE) and The Center for Women’s Leadership at Babson College will deliver their women’s program, Moving from Managing to Leading, April 26-30, 2010 at BEE’s award-winning Babson Executive Conference Center in Wellesley, Mass.
The world’s best corporate citizens differ in their social responsibility emphases depending on the location of their headquarters. Seventy-five percent of Japanese firms, for example, give to arts, sports or music programs, while only one-third of U.S. companies support those initiatives.
Kristin Smith-Crowe, associate professor of management, can comment from a perspective of the ethical dilemma faced by companies offering a recall. As a point of interest, she also drives a Toyota that has been recalled.
More Older Americans Take On Entrepreneurship Ventures, According To U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM)
Older just may be wiser when it comes to U.S. entrepreneurs. New research shows that entrepreneurial behavior among older Americans (44-99) rose significantly in 2008. Younger adults in the 18-44 age range--traditionally the hotbed of US entrepreneurial activity--reduced their entrepreneurial activity in 2008. This shifting pattern is a key finding in the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2008 National Entrepreneurial Assessment for the United States of America, produced by Babson College and Baruch College.
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- Asia Pacific Family Summit: Stimulating Entrepreneurship In Family Firms
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- United States Hispanic Chamber Urges Administration to Expand Lending for America’s Small Businesses
- Blacks Remain Seriously Underrepresented