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Amazon VIP April Lane Headlines JU 2019 Global Conference on Advances in Management

The Jacksonville University Davis College of Business (DCOB) Second Global Conference on Advances in Management (GCAM) brought Amazon superstar April Lane to campus earlier this month.

Her keynote presentation began with a Jeff Bezos phrase: “Start with the customer and …

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Crowley Logistics Newly Promoted VP, JU Alum Jackie Gonsalez

By Sheri Webber

Jackie Gonsalez of Crowley Logistics is now Vice President of Apparel and Retail Supply Chain Business Development, overseeing a team of solutions-oriented professionals and core markets in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Central America, Asia, and the Caribbean. …

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MARKET LIFE: Five Factors to Job Creation

By Dr. Don Capener


What keeps most small businesses small? What barriers are the most discouraging for entrepreneurs?

Based on interviews with more than 150 successful leaders of mid-sized businesses in both Tokyo, Japan, and Jacksonville, Florida, five factors stood …

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MARKET LIFE: Why the U.S. Deficit Matters

By Dr. Don Capener

Does the federal deficit still matter?

The deficit mushroomed in the last 16 years as a result of increased government spending and tax cuts. The projected U.S. federal budget deficit for fiscal year 2019 is $985 …

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From Charleston to Barcelona, JU Business Major Champions Study Abroad

By Kiana Blaylock

International Business major Avery Thompson has a passion for the cultures and business practices of other countries. Since arriving at Jacksonville University (JU), the Charleston-bred student-athlete has studied twice in Scotland and more recently in Barcelona. Spending …

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On the Front Lines: JU Davis College of Business Tokyo-Waseda Experience

By Natasha Ubani

Minna-san Kon’nichiwa! Hisashiburi…

We parted ways last time amidst New Year greetings and well wishes. Now, 2019 is fully under way. I know school is in the swing for you all, but I am currently enjoying spring …

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MARKET LIFE: What Does a Business Dean Do, Exactly?

By Dr. Don Capener

When asked what I do, seven things immediately come to mind. Whether answering that question from students, parents, or other stakeholders, the following should be on the proverbial “to-do list” for the dean of any effective …

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MARKET LIFE: Don’t Make Excuses

 

By Dr. Don Capener

Do you want to become a great leader? Then don’t make excuses.

My goal in writing today’s article is to inspire you to become a truly great leader in 2019, and the first thing great …

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On the Front Lines: JU Davis College of Business Tokyo-Waseda Experience

By Natasha Ubani

Akemashite Omedetou gozaimasu minna-san! (Happy new year everyone!)

Last time, you all wished me success in deciphering Kanji as we all expectantly waited for Winter Break. Now, with the festivities behind us and school about to resume, …

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