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2011-01-24 18:01:27

The value of academic research performed at business schools has been questioned for the past two decades, some even calling it irrelevant to the real business world.

2010-11-11 18:56:26

Now that the 2010 election is over, here is something to consider for the 2012 race: If you want to fatten your company's profits, contribute to a political campaign.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.