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Minimum wage hike a moral issue

By   /  Friday, April 8th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Minimum wage hike a moral issue

By Steven Mintz California is frequently a bellwether state with respect to workplace ethics issues. Exhibit A is the recently adopted law that mandates a minimum wage of $15 by the end of 2022. Under a deal reached with state lawmakers on April 4, the state minimum wage will rise to $10.50 on Jan. 1, Read More →

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America has misguided history of taxation

By   /  Friday, April 1st, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on America has misguided history of taxation

By David Newton Do you know the full story of the misguided history of taxation in the U.S.? My book, “The Misguided History of American Taxes,” examines: • The origin – when did each tax start? • The rationale – why was it started? • The madness – how did it ever end up so Read More →

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Getting nonprofit governance right critical

By   /  Friday, April 1st, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Getting nonprofit governance right critical

By Charles Maxey and Lauren Arzu Management guru Peter Drucker once wrote that nonprofit institutions are not only central to American society but that they are its most distinguishing feature. Nonprofits provide a vast range of critical services and programming to enhance the quality of life through arts, education, environment, healthcare, animals, and human and Read More →

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Change bankers’ incentives to get big

By   /  Friday, March 25th, 2016  /  Banking Industry, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Change bankers’ incentives to get big

  By Bill Watkins In popular culture, there are “good” industries and “evil” industries. Oil has held the most hated position of the evil list for generations and is likely to hold it until there is no more oil. Farming, once solidly on the good list, is moving to the evil list because its critics Read More →

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Bowman: E-commerce is new normal for international trade

By   /  Friday, March 18th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Bowman: E-commerce is new normal for international trade

As a global commerce professional, I’ve seen a lot of innovations that have fueled the growth of international trade. A few of the most impactful developments, in my opinion, are the modernization of ocean cargo transportation, the expansion of trade agreements and the lowering of duty and tax rates. But perhaps most significant in helping Read More →

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Fischbach: Earn loyalty by making customers smarter

By   /  Friday, March 18th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Fischbach: Earn loyalty by making customers smarter

My mobile phone has become more of a need than a want. Anyone who loses or breaks a phone learns quickly how much of life revolves around a mobile device. Industry insiders report the average consumer unlocks their mobile device over 150 times per day. Content marketing has become a great way for businesses to Read More →

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Diversity makes businesses better

By   /  Friday, March 4th, 2016  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Diversity makes businesses better

An American entertainer, a Japanese businessman and a British nun walk into a bar… A lot of jokes used to start like this. In today’s global economy, such a diverse scenario has become the new normal for companies worldwide. And yet, we haven’t moved much beyond clumsy attempts to resolve awkwardness with humor. Diversity in Read More →

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