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

By Natasha Ubani

Minna-san Kon’nichiwa!

Last time I mentioned that cherry blossoms were already springing up around Tokyo. Since my last post, I have experienced a full cherry blossom season.

Cherry Blossoms, or Sakura in Japanese, are a national sensation. …

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

By Sheri Webber

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 …

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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: Think India

By Dr. Don Capener

Before my first trip to India in 2017, I wondered how to best approach this market. What were the advantages in terms of developing business there?

Predictions set India to be the largest nation in the …

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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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