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Must All Patents Last for 20 Years?

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

Patent controversies continue to roil the business world. In March, a federal judge slashed by nearly half the $1.05 billion in damages awarded Apple last year in its patent-infringement suit against Samsung. On April 1, India's Supreme Court denied Novartis AG's request, after a seven-year legal battle, to gain patent protection for an updated version of its blockbuster leukemia drug Gleevac. And on April 15, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, challenging Myriad's claim to patent a naturally occurring gene.

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"Why Do Racial Slurs Remain Prevalent in the Workplace? Integrating Theory on Intergroup Behavior," Organization Science

Fri, 2013-04-19 16:29

Authors: Rosette, Ashleigh; Carton, Andrew; Bowes-Sperry, Lynn; Hewlin, Patricia

Publication: Organization Science, February 2013


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Menedzerka V Sloveniji: Dragocenost!

Fri, 2013-04-19 12:58

Kaže, da so ženske boljše krizne menedžerke od moških kolegov. Kaj je potem vloga nas, menedžerjev,« je pred leti, ko je priznanje managerka leta prejela Sonja Gole iz Adria Mobila, na odru Managerskega koncerta zastavil vprašanje predsednik koncerta Slobodan Sibinčič. In udeležence nasmejal z ugotovitvijo: »Morda je poslanstvo menedžerjev, da kolegicam ustvarjamo delo, da torej povzročamo krize ...«Prispevek skuša osvetliti odlike slovenskih menedžerk. So te pogumne nosilke vala novega vodenja?

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"Competitive price-matching guarantees: Equilibrium analysis of the availability verification clause under demand uncertainty," Management Science

Thu, 2013-04-18 11:05

Authors: Nalca, Arcan; Boyaci, Tamer; Ray, Saibal

Publication: Management Science


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"The Role of Leadership in Creating Virtuous and Compassionate Organizations: Narratives of Benevolent Leadership in an Anatolian Tiger," Journal of Business Ethics

Thu, 2013-04-18 10:48

Authors: Karakas, Fahri; Sarigöllü, Emine

Publication: Journal of Business Ethics, 2013


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"Using signature matrix to analyze conflicting frames during the IS implementation process," International Journal of Accounting Information Systems

Thu, 2013-04-18 10:41

Authors: Azad, Bijan; Faraj, Samer

Publication: International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, June 2013


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Oprah Gives a Shout Out to David's Tea

Mon, 2013-04-15 11:45

Imagine, if you can, America’s most influential celebrity telling the world that she loves you and she loves your product.
And all of this, at the low price of next-to-nothing.
... All in all, David’s Tea “hit the jackpot,” marketing expert Demetrios Vakratsas concluded Friday.
For any company, especially one that relies on word-of-mouth advertising — rather than paid advertising in traditional media — Oprah’s endorsement “is a dream placement,” the McGill University, Desautels faculty of management professor, said.

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Opinion: A Challenge: Let Quebec Suceed

Mon, 2013-04-15 11:41

Occasions for defining moments do not arise every day. When they do, we must seize the opportunities they present for improving everyone’s life.

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Resilience Required: Women Need More Self-Belief to Access Higher Jobs

Mon, 2013-04-15 11:40

International talent management specialists, a&dc believe resilience is a key focus for addressing the lack of progression of women in business. Responding to research from the Cranfield International Centre for Women Leaders a&dc do not believe quotas are necessarily the best way to address the issue although Cranfield found that over the last six months, levels of FTSE 100 board appointments going to women have dropped significantly.

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Carleton Grad among Finalists in Prestigious Hult Prize Competition

Thu, 2013-04-04 15:19

This fall, Carleton alumnus Gabe Mott and his team will stand before world business leaders and former U.S. President Bill Clinton and ask for $1 million.
His goal is to help put crickets on dinner tables around the world.

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