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I’m an Entrepreneur-Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

I’m an Entrepreneur-Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

Industrial Psychologist Ranked as Second-Best Job in Science

Industrial Psychologist Ranked as Second-Best Job in Science

The Call to Leadership

The Call to Leadership

Alliant Alum: How Smart People Work Less and Get More Done

Alliant Alum: How Smart People Work Less and Get More Done

October 31

I’m an Entrepreneur-Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

Entrepreneurship is pretty straightforward, right? You come up with an awesome idea, locate some investors, and—after some behind-the-scenes sweat equity—become an inspiration to others as you smile and rake in the dough. Does that sum it up? Should Entrepreneurs Go To College? Primetime TV shows like Shark Tank and critically-acclaimed films like The Social Network that portray the seemingly overnight successes of college dropouts or regular Joes […]

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October 30

Women Leadership and Twenty-First Century Challenges

The leadership style of female managers is particularly well suited to meeting the challenges of the twenty-first century. If we want to address the social, political, and economic challenges of today more effectively, then we need to make choices that support women leaders to lead in ways that are congruent with female values and experience. Studies by Alice Eagly of Northwestern University show women leadership […]

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October 24

What It Means to Be A Leader

There are natural-born leaders. People for whom talent and charisma come as easily as breathing. People for whom others will say things like, “I would follow him/her to Hell and back”; “When they speak, I can’t help but listen”; or, “He/She is a real leader of men.” We tell stories about these people, make movies about them, propagate the legend of their leadership in times […]

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September 11

Industrial Psychologist Ranked as Second-Best Job in Science

Great news for our Organizational Psychology students and alumni- US News and World Report has ranked Industrial Psychologist as the second-best job in science! See article here. Want to see what your future could hold as a n organizational psychologist? Check out our alumni features: CSPP alumnus Travis Bradberry, Author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and founder of TalentSmart solutions: Emotional Intelligence and the Power of Organizational […]

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August 29

The Business Administrator’s Guide to Workplace Creativity

The traditional office life—what many of us see as the 9-to-5 grind, endlessly dreaming about Fridays and weekends—doesn’t always leave a lot of space for creativity. After all, you generally have a set number of things you need to get done each day, and you’d rather not try something new when it comes to completing them, right? But here’s the thing—creativity in the workplace is […]

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August 16

Adapting to Change in Today’s Business World

One of the main challenges of running a business is knowing how to manage it, both administratively and personally. It may already be, or may become, difficult to figure out how you need to interact with and manage those in your pay—after all, it’s one thing to balance budgets and work out company logistics, it’s another to try and effectively manage people. If you haven’t […]

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June 22

Top 5 Online Resources for Data Analytics

If you are interested in learning more about data analytics, you are not alone. The field of data analytics, also known as data analysis, is exploding right now. There are good reasons for this trend. The fact is, analyzing data to identify patterns and come to conclusions can be incredibly useful. Researchers and businesses are finding that data analytics helps them achieve feats that would […]

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June 14

8 Qualities of Effective Leaders

Strong, effective leaders are essential in every field, but particularly in education. Whether it’s leading young people or adults, it’s necessary for leaders to have certain qualities to be successful. The following are eight essential qualities that a leader should possess to be effective in their role. 1. Optimism A positive attitude can set the tone and motivate individuals to be more productive. People who are […]

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June 14

10 Jobs that Require an MBA

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree provides valid credentials to individuals who have completed six years of higher education. An MBA qualifies you to work in higher levels of management, finance, marketing, and entrepreneurship industries. A Master of Business Administration degree is highly flexible and applicable to hundreds of different job positions not included in the above list. The following 10 jobs represent additional […]

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