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 How to Pay for Your Executive Education Course

How to Pay for Your Executive Education Course

May 5, 2017

Considering an executive education course? Smart move, because when it comes to professional development, everyone wins – those who update their skills and the companies they work for benefit. But the reverse is also true: Organizations that let their employees lag can lose their competitive edge... read more

Value Creation: Delivering Value

Value Creation: Delivering Value through Service

April 24, 2017

This article is part of a series on Value Creation. Services make up about 70% of the U.S. economy. Some are services such as restaurants, beauty salons, hotels, and the like. But many are services performed by global companies traditionally thought of as product-centric – companies like Intel,... read more

Engaging your customers

Value Creation: Engaging Your Customers

April 10, 2017

This article is part of a series on Value Creation. The most effective way to communicate with customers is to communicate with them, not to them. “Customer engagement is a boon for value creation,” explains Thunderbird Professor Douglas Olsen. There are different ways to encourage engagement; one... read more

Global Mindset Quiz

How Important Is Global Mindset to Your Success? (Quiz)

April 3, 2017

This quiz is derived from the multimedia flipbook “To Succeed In Global Business, A Global Mindset Is Essential.” For a complimentary download of the flipbook, visit https://thunderbird.asu.edu/global-mindset Download Global Mindset Flipbook When Thunderbird Professor Mansour Javidan is working... read more

Coyote Logstics

UPS-owned Coyote Logistics opens Guadalajara, Mexico office

March 30, 2017

If UPS-owned Coyote Logistics’ recent expansion is any indication, the NAFTA trade agreement between the U.S. and Mexico isn’t changing anytime soon.read more

Value Creation: What Marketers Need to Know About Communicating Value

Value Creation: What Marketers Need to Know About Communicating Value

March 30, 2017

This SlideShare is part of a series on Value Creation. Value Creation: What Marketers Need to Know About Communicating Value from Thunderbird School of Global Management Thunderbird professors Douglas Olsen and Richard Ettenson teach these concepts in depth in the Value Creation and Winning in the... read more

Growing Your Global Mindset

Growing Your Global Mindset

March 28, 2017

Anyone can grow their Global Mindset, and improve their ability to thrive in global business. Learn how. This article is derived from the multimedia flipbook “To Succeed In Global Business, A Global Mindset Is Essential.” For a complimentary download of the flipbook, visit https://thunderbird.asu... read more

3 Dimensions of Global Mindset

Measuring Global Mindset

March 23, 2017

Measuring Global Mindset Global Mindset can be measured. There are 3 primary dimensions: psychological, social, and intellectual. Learn more. This article is derived from the multimedia flipbook “To Succeed In Global Business, A Global Mindset Is Essential.” For a complimentary download of the... read more

sadness at work

When Sadness Comes to Work

March 22, 2017

Sadness may be the most unwelcome emotion at work. Working with sad people crushes enthusiasm, drains productivity, and dulls esprit de corps. Sad employees display low energy and lose interest in what once engaged them. According to our survey and interview data, sad employees tend to show up... read more

fight flee workplace

Fight, Flee or Freeze? When fear churns in the workplace.

March 22, 2017

Thunderbird's Dr. Christine Pearson discusses workplace crises Full-scale organizational crises, dismal quarterly results, and even off-the-cuff negative comments by those in charge can kick-start fear in a workplace. When fear strikes, the physiology of survival readies individuals to fight, flee... read more