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Why An MBA Makes Sense for Me

Why An MBA Makes Sense for Me

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

I began to rethink my career path after only one year of being out of school. Grad school had never been in the picture previously, but the idea of getting an MBA was looking more and more appealing as I searched for my next job. For me, the motivation for getting an MBA was not to add another Read More

Posted By: Ann Simmons at 10:04 AM

 
Gratitude

Gratitude

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Grat · i · tude: The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. One of our core values here in the Soderquist College of Business is gratitude. We are committed to promoting a culture of being thankful to God and to each other. It is an attitude and a Read More

Posted By: DeNisha McCollum at 9:58 AM

 
What leaders know

What leaders know

Friday, October 31, 2014

What do a local entrepreneur, a transportation CEO, and a head football coach all have in common? Besides experiencing great success in their respective leadership roles, Greenwood head football coach Rick Jones, ArcBest CEO Judy McReynolds, and business owner Steve Clark teamed up with Community Read More

Posted By: Susan DeWoody at 10:46 AM

 
Seeing the Sights of China

Seeing the Sights of China

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Great Wall was my favorite thing of all of the touristy things we did. It was surreal to finally see something I had read about in history books and heard about for so long. I wish would have had had longer to spend there, but I honestly loved it and could have spent an entire day there! Read More

Posted By: Katie Tacito at 9:29 AM

 
China: Visiting the US Embassy

China: Visiting the US Embassy

Monday, July 21, 2014

After arriving at the Embassy, we had to wait awhile in the bus while our identity was validated and approved. Once we were allowed inside, security was very tight, and one of my classmates even had her pedometer held because it was considered electronics. The extra security made me feel safer for Read More

Posted By: Katie Tacito at 10:20 AM

 
China: Peter Drucker Academy

China: Peter Drucker Academy

Thursday, July 17, 2014

May 29, 2014 It was an early morning and a long day of travel. I was sad to leave Shanghai; it was an amazing city and I wanted to spend more time exploring. Once into Beijing, we left for the Peter Drucker Academy. While I was familiar with Drucker, I wasn't entirely sure what to expect from the Read More

Posted By: Katie Tacito at 3:59 PM

 
Day 3 in China

Day 3 in China

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Day 3: Walmart China Store Walks May 27, 2014 My favorite part of the Walmart store walks were seeing the US products in stores. It almost felt like a treasure hunt running through the aisles trying to locate familiar brands. In particular, I enjoyed hunting for the brands I sell at Clorox. Read More

Posted By: Katie Tacito at 4:37 PM

 
Day 2 in China

Day 2 in China

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Day 2 – Hong Kong/Walmart Asia May 26, 2014 Today we learned more about Walmart Asia, which includes hypermarkets and Sam’s Clubs. Walmart has a global footprint of 2.2 million associates in 27 countries, and has been in China since 1996. China currently has over 400 stores, with 391 hypermarkets Read More

Posted By: Katie Tacito at 4:37 PM

 
My Chinese Adventure

My Chinese Adventure

Monday, July 14, 2014

International business student Katie Tacito was one of the JBU MBA students who completed an international studies trip to China in June. This week, Katie will be serving as a guest blogger, sharing her experience of learning about the Chinese culture and economy. Read More

Posted By: Katie Tacito at 10:40 AM

 

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