Recent research (e.g., such as that done by Kopacz in 2005, Vandergrift in 2013, Lind in 2014 and others) suggests that personality influences musical preferences and that musical preferences in turn impact (1) productivities, (2) convalescences, (3) retentions, and (4) entertainment choices. Each of these will be addressed in turn. Focusing on productivities, work done in recent months and years […]
Yearly Archives: 2014
According to an article just published in Science, and referenced in sources like an August 8, 2014 Houston Chronicle article written by John Marhoff entitled “New computer chip designed to work like a brain but consume little power,” researchers at IBM developed a new processor called “TrueNorth.” This new processor relies on densely interconnected webs of transistors, patterned after the […]
“For Many Americans, ‘Temp’ Work Becomes Permanent Way of Life” was an article written by Martha C. White and first published on April 20, 2014 at 3:30 pm. It appeared on the www.NBCNews.com site on April 20, 2014.
In the article, Ms. White quotes Erin Hatton, an assistant professor of sociology at the State University of New York, Buffalo, and author of “The Temp Economy: From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America” who said “There are a lot of perverse incentives for employers to use temps. For one thing, it’s cheaper. Using temporary labor lets companies avoid […]
“Half of U.S. Business Schools Might Be Gone by 2020,” an interesting Bloomberg Businessweek article appeared on March 14, 2014.
According to the article, by Patrick Clark (not a known relative of Dr. A. Bruce Clark), Richard Lyons (the Dean of the University of California Berkeley’s Hass School of Business) feels that as more top MBA programs start to offer degrees online, it will “imperil the industry’s business model.” In his words, “For most business schools, students pursuing part-time and […]
MSN.Com just posted an interesting article from MensHealth entitled “The financial advice you shouldn’t take.” In it they quote, Dr. Richard Borghesi, Ph.D. who coauthored a study at the University of Southern Florida. In that study, the authors examined the performance of stocks recommended over ten years by Kiplinger’s and SmartMoney. The Kiplinger’s and SmartMoney so-called “expert” picks performed about […]
In an article entitled “For Small Work Projects, Try Renting an M.B.A.” it discussed how in major cities like NYC businesses are cropping up that are taking clients from the “Large Consulting Houses” and making major inroads with Fortune 1000 firms due to their lower overhead and due to their often having a greater expertise. The professionals at Premier Business Experts (1) have handled […]