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Rising up after the fight

Rising up after the Fight

September 23, 2017

TEM Lab - Fall, 2017 Romania, Taparo Written by Amy Titus Photos by Jeff Webb “Our ability to handle life's challenges is a measure of our strength of character.”- Les Brown The last five weeks have been a gratifying experience for us. Through the travels we have made and the people we have met, we... read more

TEM Nigeria

A Letter to Professor Hunsaker from Nigeria

September 22, 2017

TEM Lab - Fall, 2018 Nigeria, CEDVS Written by Team Ubuntu (Rachel An, Fungai Mandaza, Craig Pearson) Dear Professor Hunsaker and the TEM Lab Team, We cannot thank you and your team enough for all the work you have done to ensure that our TEM Lab projects become a success. Team Ubuntu (Rachal An,... read more

Self-Disrupt or Be Disrupted

September 22, 2017

TEM Lab - Fall, 2017 Romania, Montana Written by Nate Flake Our Final Week Team Montana here from our final week in Romania and it has been one for the books. We were able to finish everything we wanted to do here both in and out of the office. The final presentation to Montana MG went great. We... read more

Our team with Mr. Filip, professors from the Business University in Cluj, and members of the Board of Directors of Taparo

T-birds Consult for IKEA's Romanian Furniture Manufacturer

September 21, 2017

TEM Lab - Fall, 2017 Romania, Taparo Written by Jeff Webb October 4, 2017 During our time in Romania we were working for the company Taparo, the third largest furniture manufacturer for IKEA in Romania. Our project with Taparo involved evaluating an existing business case that Taparo has created... read more

The road to capitalism isn't straight, but it gets there.

Communism and the Road to Capitalism

September 14, 2017

TEM Lab - Fall, 2017 Romania, Taparo Written by Jeff Webb & Amy Titus During our time in Romania, we have had many discussions with locals about culture, history, and business. However, the topic that comes up more often than not is communism and its history in Romania. This is mostly because... read more

The More You Learn the Less You Know

September 14, 2017

TEM Lab - Fall, 2017 Romania, Montana Written by Nate Flake We are hitting the home stretch as we come into week four at Montana MG here in Campulung, Romania. This past weekend we took to the road as we spent almost 15 hours between two days in the car traveling to see some of Romania’s famous... read more

TEM Lab in Nigeria

Two Weddings and an Incubator

September 12, 2017

TEM Lab - Fall, 2017 Nigeria, CEDVS Written by Team Ubuntu (Rachel An, Craig Pearson, Fungai Mandanza) Last week, we promised you a wedding. And a wedding you shall have… We were so lucky and privileged that in just our second weekend in Ado-Ekiti, we were invited to a wedding! We were starting to... read more

Passion Always Conquers Reason

September 8, 2017

TEM Lab - Fall, 2017 Romania, Montana Written by Nate Flake It is week three here in Campulung, Romania and we are just hitting our halfway point with Montana MG. We have made great headway with the client, including wrapping up all of our department interviews to close out the discovery phase of... read more

TEM Lab in Nigeria

Take it to Church!

September 5, 2017

TEM Lab - Fall, 2017 Nigeria, CEDVS Written by Team Ubuntu (Fungai Mandanza, Rachel An, Craig Pearson) One of the things that attracts potential T-birds to Thunderbird besides the lovely Arizona weather is the international network. T-birds are networking extraordinaires and we believe in the power... read more

Team Taparo and their new friend Alin visiting the city of Oradea

Romania: Weddings, gardens, and communism

September 4, 2017

TEM Lab - Fall, 2017 Romania, Taparo Written by Amy Titus This week took us to the border of Romania and Hungary to experience manufacturing in Oradea. This will be the new site for the textiles that EuroComfil LML will soon diversify their portfolio into. Oradea is best known for its tourism,... read more