No streaming devices. No live classes on your phone.Heck, way before CDs. Before there was a Harbert College, distance learning started with VHS tapes and a VCR.
As business expands globally, so much rests on the ability of people from different cultures and countries to communicate faster than ever. But emphatic messages often dissolve into confusion. What begins as a significant conversation never reaches the other side of the table.
Of course it all starts with an idea. Necessity being the mother of invention, it could be a problem needing a solution or a solution to a problem we don’t yet know we have.
Since graduating from Auburn with my Bachelor of Science in Information Systems in 2001, I have had continuous opportunities to use my education and broaden my skills.
Over my 20-plus years of being one, I have often been asked, “What is an entrepreneur?”
Benny LaRussa is a leading backer of entrepreneurship efforts at Harbert.
That key phrase is not just some random maxim tacked on to a company’s mission statement in order to stay current.
Have we been completely honest with our clients? If not, how do we fix this?
Business Ethics is a Team Sport, says O.C. Ferrell, director of the Center for Ethical
Organizational Cultures in the Harbert College of Business.
There’s the impression that business execs and their companies are all about the buck; that “greed is good,” and that ethics and principles, honesty and integrity, often take a back seat to the single-minded pursuit of the dollar.