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Richards: Gender, ethics matter in negotiations

By   /  Friday, August 31st, 2018  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Richards: Gender, ethics matter in negotiations

By Judith Richards Ten years ago, I began incorporating a videotaped role-playing, coalition bargaining exercise into the negotiation and conflict management class I developed for the California Lutheran University MBA program. The simulation gives students an opportunity to practice using persuasion, collaboration and conflict resolution skills to overcome a competitive scenario. Examining how these simulations Read More →

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Pacific Pride Festival celebrates LGBTQ community

By   /  Friday, August 24th, 2018  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Pacific Pride Festival celebrates LGBTQ community

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Oliver: How to build a strong ethics program

By   /  Friday, August 17th, 2018  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Oliver: How to build a strong ethics program

By Carl Oliver Some companies spend a lot on ethics programs, and some spend a little. Cost is not a good measure of effectiveness. Some expensive efforts have little effect, and some inexpensive efforts produce excellent results. There are three rules to a strong ethics program. First, managers are responsible for knowing and complying with Read More →

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Parker Brown: Don’t overlook positives of Trump economy

By   /  Friday, August 3rd, 2018  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Parker Brown: Don’t overlook positives of Trump economy

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Hill: Marketing to millennials and Gen Z

By   /  Friday, August 3rd, 2018  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Hill: Marketing to millennials and Gen Z

By Jodi Hill Working in higher education marketing and teaching millennial graduate students, I’ve learned a bit about how to speak to, work with and market to millennials, those born between 1980 and 1994. Now we’re also faced with Gen Z, who are starting to enter the workforce. Born after 1995, this generation is considered Read More →

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Klepper: Economy needs ‘Positively Happy Index’

By   /  Friday, July 20th, 2018  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Klepper: Economy needs ‘Positively Happy Index’

By William Klepper Back in the late 1970s and early 1980s, we had a misery index. This was a combination of the unemployment rate and the inflation rate. In the late ’70s and early ‘80s, this index topped out at almost 20 percent. Although no longer tracked, the misery rate would be about 6 percent Read More →

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Patel: Time is ripe for succession planning

By   /  Friday, July 13th, 2018  /  Latest news, Law, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Patel: Time is ripe for succession planning

By Jasleen Patel In order to manage your winery properly, you likely wear many hats to ensure the business runs smoothly. This includes planning new promotions, tours and shipping deadlines across the country. With all of these stressors, it can be hard to look beyond the next day, let alone the next year. But have Read More →

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