Tag Archives: business

Helping companies create social value

To address the problems facing society, companies must shift their corporate mindset from sustainability (do no harm) to creating social value (do more good), according to leadership and social innovation experts Philip Mirvis and Bradley K. Googins, authors of the new book … Continue reading

Posted in Boston College Authors | Tagged | Leave a comment

Harnessing disruption

Forward-thinking leaders must ready their organizations to respond to disruptions— such as the COVID-19 pandemic—if they hope to be successful, according to Carroll School Information Systems Professor Gerald C. Kane, co-author of The Transformation Myth: Leading Your Organization through Uncertain … Continue reading

Posted in Boston College Authors | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The price is right

How do leaders, managers, and proprietors go about the essential task of setting prices? What are some of the biases that drive decisions about pricing? In a new book, Carroll School of Management Associate Professor of Marketing Gerald Smith mixes … Continue reading

Posted in Boston College Authors | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Remote work is here to stay

Remote work became a necessity for many during the pandemic, and some workplaces are looking to permanently incorporate remote work into their regular operations. But remote work comes with challenges. Employees want to know how to build trust, maintain connections … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni Authors | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Lessons from Alexander the Great

In his new book, Boston College graduate Mukul Sheopory draws business lessons from the life of Alexander the Great, and compares his military strategies and tactics to events from the lives of moguls like Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and George … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni Authors | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Billion Dollar Loser

Launched a decade ago, WeWork promised to reimagine the culture of work with its shared spaces for startups and freelancers alike. Led by unconventional CEO Adam Neumann, WeWork attracted billions of dollars from investors around the world and had ambitious … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni Authors | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Clearly

In Make Yourself Clear: How to Use a Teaching Mindset to Listen, Understand, Explain Everything, and Be Understood (Wiley, 2019) co-authors Reshan Richards and Stephen J. Valentine, a BC graduate, apply lessons learned from teaching to the business world. Through … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni Authors | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Get psyched!

Practice might make perfect, but perfection is useless if it can’t be summoned when it counts. Success at a pivotal moment requires the right kind of mental preparation, according to Daniel McGinn, author of the new book Psyched Up: How … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni Authors | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

21st Century Corporate Citizenship

For more than 30 years, the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship has worked to provide the resources and tools to help organizations make the most of their corporate citizenship programs by aligning environmental, social, and governance objectives with business … Continue reading

Posted in Boston College Authors | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Mergers and Acquisitions

Law School Associate Professor Brian JM Quinn’s latest textbook Mergers and Acquisitions: Law, Theory, and Practice (West Academic Publishing)  is poised to change the way that transactional law is taught in U.S. law schools by immersing students in a deal environment. The textbook, … Continue reading

Posted in Boston College Authors | Tagged , | Leave a comment