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Cyber Security Tips from a Cyber Security Guru

November 25, 2020

Cyber Monday Tips from a Cyber Security Guru

by Randy Boyle, PhD, Weber State University, professor, management information systems

Most retailers make 20 to 30% of their annual revenues between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Most of these are online purchases made using payment cards. This year, COVID-19 has boosted online purchases. But are online sales secure? Is your information being protected after your purchase? Could hackers take advantage of this surge in online sales? Like most real-world questions, the answer is yes and no.  READ ARTICLE

 

 

Diversity in economic stabiility

November 11, 2020

The Role of Diversity for Economic Development in Utah

by Doris Geide-Stevenson, Weber State University, professor, economics

About one year ago, the Utah Legislature was presented with ‘A Plan to Elevate Utah’s Economic Success’ by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED). This plan was the outcome of a comprehensive effort to tap Utah’s best minds with respect to economic development in order to help chart the future course for the state’s economy. Economically, Utah is doing well. One ingredient of this success is the diversity of the Utah economy. However, what about the diversity of Utah’s population and the work of diversity, equity and inclusion of underrepresented populations?

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September 30, 2020

The Power of Vulnerability

by Bryant Thompson, associate professor, business administration

About 10 years ago, Brené Brown gave one of the most popular Ted Talks ever given on that platform. She spoke on the power of vulnerability. Ironically, immediately after her talk, she was overwhelmed by her own excruciating vulnerability — she was embarrassed to have given the talk and wished she could just pretend it never happened. The talk has now had nearly 50 million views and has transformed the way individuals and organizations think about vulnerability. Bringing this concept of vulnerability into classroom projects and discussions has led to increases in well-being, empathy and learning — key attributes for future leaders.

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July 31, 2020

Escaping a Culture of Fraud: An Insider’s View

by Thea Jo Buell, student, Weber State executive MBA program

Business culture is like a fish tank. It has to be regularly monitored. Small contaminants can grow out of control if the water is not maintained properly. Ultimately, if left on its own, the tank will become toxic.  Business executives create and control company culture. From the perspective of an employee who battled with a toxic culture, learn about three critical things executives can do to keep their “tank” sparkling and wholesome.

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June 10, 2020

Global Communications: 
7 Steps to Improve Them Through Adaptive Innovation

By Gonzalo A. Peña Independent Business & Communication Consultant to U.S. Translation Company

An approach towards global communications based on Adaptative Innovation might be what your organization needs to keep up with the current changes. Here are seven simple steps to improve your Global Communications through this lens.

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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.

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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.

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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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Latest Blogs 


November 11, 2020

The Role of Diversity for Economic Development in Utah

by Doris Geide-Stevenson, Weber State University, professor, economics


September 30, 2020

The Power of Vulnerability

by Bryant Thompson, associate professor, business administration


July 31, 2020

Escaping a Culture of Fraud: An Insider’s View

by Thea Jo Buell, student, Weber State executive MBA program


June 10, 2020

Global Communications: 
7 Steps to Improve Them Through Adaptive Innovation

By Gonzalo A. Peña Independent Business & Communication Consultant to U.S. Translation Company


February 19, 2020

A Glimpse into the Unwritten Rules of Texting

by Niki Tonks, marketing manager


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


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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