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Archive for 2008
December 01, 2008

Venturing Beyond Innovation

Prof. Amar Bhide argues that midlevel innovation is of greater competitive value than high-level research to companies.

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November 25, 2008

Solving the Problem Behind the Problem

For investors to feel confident that borrowers will pay what they owe, a trust support must be developed.

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November 25, 2008

Hungry for Success

Two alumni restaurateurs discuss strategies to beat high food costs.

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November 21, 2008

Grappling with Risk, the New Value-Investing Way

We should remember that however new the risk management methods of today's value investors are, they are based on the extraordinarily durable principles of Security Analysis.

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November 20, 2008

Crafting a New Style of Mentorship

Finding the right calculus for work and life is no easy task. For many, this is where the role of a mentor comes in handy.

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November 18, 2008

Bail Out GM? No Way

Unless GM feels a compelling need to change, it is highly likely to stay pretty much the same, as it has done for decades, in spite of clear evidence that things are not working well from an economic perspective.

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November 17, 2008

Endgame in the U.S. Automobile Industry

The automobile industry's endgame problem is determining how to scale back the manufacturing capacity of those firms whose products are no longer economical to produce.

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November 14, 2008

Do You Need to Be Rich to Be a Social Entrepreneur?

Do you think you need to be “rich” before you could afford to go into social entrepreneurship or can a social enterprise also make money?

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November 12, 2008

Energy and Microfinance in Rural Bangladesh

During the three months we worked in New York and the two weeks we spent in Dhaka, we helped them refine a plan to train young women to install and repair the Solar Home Systems.

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