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An Evening With Tom Brokaw

08/29/2012

The Haub School of Business and its Dean Leadership Program is partnering with The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia to host an event with award-winning journalist and bestselling author Tom Brokaw on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Michael J. Hagan Arena on Saint Joseph's campus. Brokaw will discuss his latest book, The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation about America.


Naughty Or Nice? Online Shopping at Work

11/30/2009

Cyber Monday and the Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays of online shopping that follow can be frustrating — and expensive — for some employers. But Claire Simmers, Ph.D., co-author of "The Internet and Workplace Transformation," says she has seen a recent shift in corporate attitudes concerning employees who shop online at work.


Holiday Season Could Cause Problems at the Workplace

11/30/2009

The holiday season, with its heavy focus on religion, can spark awkward situations at the work place. This festive time of year has many workers wishing to spruce up their offices with holiday decorations, leaving employers to figure out how to regulate such religious expression.


Decoding the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act

11/05/2009

On Nov. 21, 2009, Americans with a genetic medical condition will no longer live in fear of discrimination from their employers because of their unique genetic code. On that date, The Genetic Information Nondiscrimation Act (GINA) goes into effect, prohibiting employers from discriminating in terms of hiring, promotion, firing or any other terms and conditions of employment based on an individual’s genetic code.


Inaccuracy and Bias: The Delicate Science of Polling

11/17/2010

A recent post-election analysis by Nate Silver in his FiveThirtyEight blog measured the accuracy of polls leading up to midterm elections. His findings indicated not only inaccuracies from a number of polling organizations, but bias in their predictions. What causes these statistical slipups and polling prejudices? Is it the result of bias in polling organizations or an expected reality of predictive polling?


Preview Ads Dominate Water Cooler Discussion Before Big Game

02/06/2012

A handful of Super Bowl commercials have already been released online, with more to come in the next few days. This is all part of a growing trend by advertisers to pre-release commercials to build social media buzz and drive consumers to channels devoted to the product.

“It’s like opening your Christmas presents on Christmas Eve,” says David Allan, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.


Five Ways to Advance Your Small Business

02/06/2012

If you don’t know everything you would like to know about how to grow your small business — who are your best customers, what is your most profitable product or service, what’s the best location for your business — you need business intelligence (BI).


Grapes of Wealth: Local Wineries are Boosting the Economy

02/06/2012

In an economic climate where many small businesses are struggling to survive, local wineries are experiencing a relative boom. “There are wineries in all 50 states,” says Nancy Childs, Ph.D., professor of food marketing at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. “Nationally, there has been a huge resurgence in viewing local wineries as an artisan craft. It parallels the movement of microbreweries.”


'U.S. News' Honors Online Grad Business Programs

01/11/2012

PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 11, 2012) – U.S.News & World Report included Saint Joseph’s University’s online graduate business programs among their honor roll of “Top Online Education Programs” in the country.

Created in response to today’s high demand for education provided in a flexible manner, these rankings are reflective of the increasing popularity of online degree programs.


James J. Maguire Jr. to Recieve HSB Hall of Fame Award

01/19/2012

PHILADELPHIA (January 19, 2012) – Saint Joseph’s Haub School of Business will recognize James J. (Jamie) Maguire Jr. ’84, chairman and chief executive officer of Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY), with the 22nd Annual Hall of Fame Award during a dinner and award presentation on April 12. As the recipient, Maguire will be acknowledged for his outstanding corporate citizenship, strong leadership and management qualities.