Month: June 2010

Technology: Threat or Opportunity?

Answer: Yes! Technology can be both an opportunity and a threat. On the one hand, it’s a threat because a new technology can kill a great company or even an entire industry, regardless of how big a player in the industry an organization is. Imagine being Smith Corona and being a market leader in typewriters, […]

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Would Rockefeller Hire You?

As J.D. Rockefeller built his fortune around the turn of the 20th Century, he was often accused of exploiting immigrant labor. His critics said he hired those who had immigrated to this nation from other countries because he could acquire their labor cheaper than that of their domestic counterparts. While it is true that he could […]

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