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How Trump-Connected Companies Profited from His Presidency

Thursday, January 14, 2021
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President Donald Trump’s term in office was full of surprises — from start to finish, and for better or for worse — in both the public and private…

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Ask The Expert: How Will The COVID-19 Vaccines Get From Factories To Pharmacies?

Friday, December 4, 2020
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MSU’s Bahar Aliakbarian, associate professor of supply chain management at Michigan State University, wrote this piece for The Conversation, an independent collaboration between editors and academics that provides informed…

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How Empowerment Initiatives Can Help – And Harm – Employees

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Strategies meant to motivate people in the workplace may have unintended consequences — depending on who’s in charge. Recent research from Michigan State University and Ohio State University…

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Ask The Expert: What’s In Store For Retailers During A Pandemic Holiday Season?

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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While autumn may have just begun, retailers are already hard at work to prepare for the holiday season — especially with the added complications of a global pandemic….

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MSU Research Exposes Discrimination Against Black Women with Natural Hair

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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In 2019, Brittany Noble, a news anchor in Mississippi, lost her job because she decided not to straighten her hair. Just one year earlier, Chastity Jones, who was seeking employment…

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Broad Researcher Will Be First To Explore ‘Leadership As Event Management’

Thursday, September 3, 2020
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When the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States in March, business leaders didn’t have much time to respond. They were immediately tasked with pivoting operations and reinventing processes…

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Education, Occupation Are Major Factors In Racial Income Gaps

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
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Since the late 1970s and early 1980s, the earnings of Black workers have fallen relative to the earnings of white workers in much of the United States, according…

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Pandemic Driven Changes to the Supply Chain

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
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Hidden vulnerabilities in the global supply chain are now in clear view due to the global health crisis. In response, companies have started reevaluating the supply chain to…

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Broad Students Develop Strategy to Open East Lansing’s Newest Hotel

Thursday, May 21, 2020
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Claire Murray (B.A. Hospitality Business ’20) Each semester, Bonnie Knutson, professor of hospitality business, instructs a course in which hospitality business seniors gain experience solving a real-world problem…

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Spartan Designs No-Touch Tool for Door Handles

Monday, May 18, 2020

When times are tough, Spartans step up. They rise to the challenge, finding creative ways to overcome new problems and help others. Executive MBA student Gabriel Escudero Borges…

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