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Women in Leadership and Advocating for Yourself

“Your voice is absolutely as important as everyone’s in the room,” says Susan Cates, executive director of MBA@UNC.

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MBA@UNC Global Immersion in Istanbul: Day Three

Offered four times a year, the MBA@UNC Global Immersions are exciting opportunities for students to convene in some of the world’s most captivating cities to learn new business frameworks, gain on-the-ground perspectives and collaborate with classmates to put what they learn into practice.

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MBA@UNC Global Immersion in Istanbul: Day Two

When asked what he advice he would give a new MBA@UNC student, recent graduate D’Andre Payne said, “Go to as many Global Immersions as you possibly can. Having the opportunity to go somewhere, learn something and meet your fellow classmates and cohorts face-to-face — that’s something you can’t get from any other program.”

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MBA@UNC Global Immersion in Istanbul: Day One

On September 12, 2013, 84 MBA@UNC students arrived in Turkey to participate in the Istanbul Global Immersion. Titled “East Meets West,” together they will explore Turkey’s unique role as a growing economy that sits on the physical and cultural divide between Europe and the Middle East.

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Five Ways to Boost Happiness at Work

We spend a lot of time and money on personal enrichment and happiness. We improve our homes, learn new skills, travel and indulge in a myriad of hobbies, but …

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Amy Cuddy: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Amy Cuddy isn’t the professor most students would expect to see at the head of a Harvard Business School classroom, but her research might help you ace post-graduation interviews more …

Characteristics of an Effective Team

In 2003, Slash, Duff McKagen and Matt Sorum of Guns N’ Roses; Dave Kushner of Danzig; and Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots formed the hard rock, supergroup Velvet Revolver. …

How to Build a Resilient Organizational Culture

The following is an excerpt from a white paper by Marion White, director of UNC Executive Development.
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A 2012 Towers Watson study found that in most organizations, only 35 percent of …

Leadership Lessons from Jeff Bezos

Amazon is the largest online retailer in the world. But in 1995, when the company launched, it was an online book retailer. At the time, no one would have guessed …

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Microsoft’s Restructuring: In Depth

 
After weeks of rumors, Microsoft yesterday unveiled a long-awaited and dramatic restructuring. CEO Steve Ballmer, in a lengthy memo to employees, announced the company’s strategy to create “One Microsoft” by …

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