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February 19, 2020

A Glimpse into the Unwritten Rules of Texting

by Niki Tonks, marketing manager

Generational differences affect an individual’s preference, style and understanding in communication.  As texting becomes more common between family, friends, and now business associates, these differences are compounded with unwritten rules, emojis, and seemingly simple and harmless elements like capitalization and punctuation.  Take a look at some interesting results of a recent study looking at these unwritten rules in texting. READ FULL ARTICLE

 

January 23, 2020

Do goals at work seem more like New Year’s resolutions at times?  There’s a reason for that.

by Jennifer Anderson, assistant professor of business administration

Despite all the structure and formality associated with goal setting in the workplace, there are some very good reasons why goals, like New Year’s resolutions, just fade away.  Despite its ongoing popularity, goal setting in organizations is problematic in some specific ways, with predictable results.  Discover three ways in which goals actually drive employee disengagement, and what you can do about it.  READ FULL ARTICLE

January 8, 2020

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and U.S. Persons Engaged in International Business Transactions

by John Mukum Mbaku, Brady Presidential Distinguished professor of economics, Weber State University

U.S. businesses and other persons engaged in international business transactions face many risks, but by far the most important challenge for persons subject to U.S. jurisdiction who undertake international business transactions are the provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.  

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December 18, 2019

Economic Stability and the Trade War

By Jeff Steagall, professor of economics

Earlier this month, President Trump announced  the trade war could persist until after the presidential election next November. Delaying a resolution for another year could push the global economy into recession.

 

 

 

 

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December 11, 2019

by U.S. Translation Company, blog sponsor and partner of the Goddard School of Business & Economics 

Hispanic Purchasing Power in the US


With over 60 million people living in the US, Hispanic purchasing power isn’t something companies can afford to ignore! If you’re trying to take your business to the next level, read on. We’re taking a look at the sheer force of the Hispanic community, and how their $1.6 billion buying power is inspiring businesses to start selling in Spanish.

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November 21, 2019

by Trevor Peterson, audit senior manager, Tanner LLC, and Goddard School Business Advisory Council member 

Is your company recognizing revenue correctly?

Some of the most significant new accounting standards went into effect for non-public companies on January 1, 2019, and public companies in 2018, so if you aren’t or aren’t sure, listen up!

 

 

 

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November 6, 2019

by Wendy Fox-Kirk, chair of the Department of Business Administration & Marketing, assistant professor of business administration 

If We Want Women in Leadership, We Must Fix the Culture, Not the Women!

Despite years of work by researchers and Human Resource practitioners, women and people of color are still under represented in positions of power in organizations.  In 2018, still, nearly seven out of 10 C-suite leaders are men.  One in five is a woman, and only one in 25 is a woman of color.  Although most organizations have diversity policies and programs, they are just not working.

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October 23, 2019

by Oliver Young, Sales Director, Young Automotive Group | serves on the Business Advisory Council for the Goddard School of Business & Economics at WSU 

Turn on the Light of Culture

Companies are trying to solve the complex problem of getting a return on marketing dollars using the many advanced technologies that are changing the landscape of marketing.  They are trying through deeper analytics and complex metrics to prove return on marketing and rid themselves of this waste.  The problem is that most companies are still missing a crucial part of marketing, internal marketing and culture development. Turn on the light of culture in your organization. 

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October 9, 2019

by Shaun Hansen, Director, MBA Program, associate professor of business administration

How to Maintain the Trust of Those You Lead


Too often, leaders (usually subconsciously) assume that because they have succeeded in being appointed “the leader,” they are somehow perpetually worthy of this title.  Nothing could be further from reality.  Empirical research on leadership sends a very clear message:  If we want to be great leaders, we must earn the trust of those we lead on an ongoing basis. 


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September 11, 2019

by James Hansen, School of Accounting & Taxation chair and associate professor of accounting

I love auditors (and maybe you should too)

Let me explain why I like auditors. I have learned over the years that I like order in my life. I like order in society. As an investor, I like order in our United States capital markets.

Read more about why you should love auditors too! 

 

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Latest Blogs 


January 8, 2020

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and U.S. Persons Engaged in International Business Transactions

by John Mukum Mbaku, Brady Presidential Distinguished professor of economics, Weber State University


December 18, 2019

Economic Stability and the Trade War

By Jeff Steagall, professor of economics


December 11, 2019

by U.S. Translation Company, blog sponsor and partner of the Goddard School of Business & Economics 

Hispanic Purchasing Power in the US


November 21, 2019

by Trevor Peterson, audit senior manager, Tanner LLC, and Goddard School Business Advisory Council member 

Is your company recognizing revenue correctly?


November 6, 2019

by Wendy Fox-Kirk, chair of the Department of Business Administration & Marketing, assistant professor of business administration 

If We Want Women in Leadership, We Must Fix the Culture, Not the Women!


October 23, 2019

by Oliver Young, Sales Director, Young Automotive Group | serves on the Business Advisory Council for the Goddard School of Business & Economics at WSU 

Turn on the Light of Culture


October 9, 2019

by Shaun Hansen, Director, MBA Program, associate professor of business administration

How to Maintain the Trust of Those You Lead


September 11, 2019

by James Hansen, School of Accounting & Taxation chair and associate professor of accounting

I love auditors (and maybe you should too)


August 28, 2019

by Matt Mouritsen, interim dean and professor of accounting

To my fellow entrepreneurs and runners...


August 14, 2019

by Dave Noack, assistant professor and Hall Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship, executive director Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center

So you're saying there's a chance!


July 18, 2019

by U.S. Translation Company, blog sponsor and partner of the Goddard School of Business & Economics

Going Global With a Bit of Help from Social Media


July 2, 2019

by David Malone, professor of accounting

Accounting: It’s not just debits and credits anymore (actually, it never was)


June 19, 2019

by Clinton Amos, associate professor of marketing

Rethinking Education in the Age of Obsolescence: Content vs. Skills


June 5, 2019

By Jeff Steagall, Dean and Professor of Economics

Who's Really Paying those Tariffs?


May 22, 2019

by John Mukum Mbaku, Brady Presidential Distinguished professor of economics

Participating in the New Global Economy


April 24, 2019, By Eric Smith, associate dean and associate professor

This Isn't 1986


April 10, 2019, By U.S. Translation Company

Is Your Business Prepared for the Languages of the Future?


March 27, 2019, By Jennifer Gnagey, adjunct faculty of economics, Weber State University

Addressing substandard housing in Ogden’s rental market: Lessons from whistleblower protection laws in the labor market


March 13, 2019, By Sebastian Brockhaus, Stanley E. Fawcett, A. Michael Knemeyer, andAmydee M. Fawcett

How to Become a Supply Chain Rockstar


February 27, 2019, by Sky King, assistant professor of marketing, Weber State University

Less is More?


February 13, 2019, by John Mukum Mbaku, Brady Presidential Distinguished professor of economics, Weber State University

Why Corporate Social Responsibility Matters


January 30, 2019, by Matt Mouritsen, professor and MBA Director, Weber State University

“I have but one regret, I wish I had your future.”


January 16, 2019, by U.S. Translation Company: Blog Sponsor and Goddard School Partner

Localization, Globalization, & Translation, Oh My!


January 2, 2019, by Jeff Steagall, Dean and Professor of Economics

International Alliances are Essential for Changing China’s Behavior


December 12, 2018, by Randall J. Boyle, PhD, associate professor of Management Information Systems, and Willard Eccles Fellow, WSU

Proactive Privacy

Privacy is a good thing, and it’s worth protecting!


SPECIAL EDITION

November 30, 2018, by Randall J. Boyle, PhD, associate professor of Management Information Systems, and Willard Eccles Fellow, WSU

Change Your Password — Right Now

In light of numerous massive account data breaches, you should take note, and take action.


November 28, 2018, Brandon Stoddard, instructor & director, Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center

Getting Started Leads to Entrepreneurial Success


November 14, 2018, Jennifer S. Anderson, Ph.D., MBA, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, WSU

Business Management books: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

How to make targeted choices when selecting business management advice books.


October 31, 2018, David Utrilla, President & CEO, U.S. Translation Company

It's not your Father's Translation Service

Understand why localization is so important in global business.


October 17, 2018, Jeff Steagall, Dean, Goddard School of Business & Economics.

Goddard School Launches New International Business and Economic Blog

Welcome to a new blog from the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics at Weber State University (WSU).


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