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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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MARKET LIFE: How to be an Intrapreneur

By Dr. Don Capener

Is it possible to simultaneously innovate and remain in a corporate job?

In the 2011 edition of his bestselling book, The Innovator’s Dilemma, Harvard professor Clayton Christensen claims the characteristics that make executives successful over …

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Consumer Goods and Services Marketing Students Discuss Importance of Authentic Business Relationships

By Kiana Blaylock (’19), Chief Strategic Officer of Phin Communications

A recent roundtable discussion designed to examine the rise of technology and the fall of in-store shopping morphed into a conversation about the importance of authentic relationships.

The Jacksonville University …

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MARKET LIFE: Your Highest and Best Use

By Dr. Don Capener

Not too long ago, I talked with a close friend considering a career change. He expressed wanting to find further meaning in his work. He hoped  to make more of an impact on others, beyond just …

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

By Natasha Ubani

Kon’nichiwa Minna-san, and greetings from Tokyo, Japan!

What comes to mind when you think of Japanese culture? For a lot of people, I’m pretty sure the top answer is manga/anime culture. For me, it’s sushi. Unashamed …

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