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Professor Davenport Speaks About Impact of Automation on Human Labor

“Human history has been said to develop along a continuum of evolutionary achievements,” according to the Legal Executive Institute announcement. “From the invention of the cotton gin to the industrial revolution, human beings continuously leverage machines to better perform menial or dangerous tasks in their daily routine.   Tom Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor of Information…

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The Ninth Annual Conscious Capitalism Conference

Raj Sisodia, Babson Professor of Global Business and Co-founder and Co-Chairman of Conscious Capitalism, Inc. is presenting at the ninth annual Conscious Capitalism Conference, April 12 – 14, 2016, at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel, announced Conscious Capitalism, Inc. CEO Doug Rauch. “We are delighted to welcome Raj at Conscious Capitalism 2016 on the heels…

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The Conflict Between Science And Religion Lies In Our Brains

The conflict between science and religion may have its origins in the structure of our brains, researchers at Case Western Reserve University and Babson College have found. Clashes between the use of faith vs. scientific evidence to explain the world around us dates back centuries and is perhaps most visible today in the arguments between…

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Professor Hanna Co-Authors “Email Marketing in a Digital World”

Babson Marketing Professor Richard Hanna has co-authored Email Marketing in a Digital World: The Basics and Beyond, with Professor Scott D. Swain and entrepreneur Jason Smith. Despite annual predictions of its demise, email marketing remains one of the most important tools for businesses and other organizations. The reason is simple. Other communication tools, including social…

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Babson Faculty Among Keynotes At Global Entrepreneurship Education Workshop

The February 29th workshop on Global Entrepreneurship Education, held in collaboration with Babson College and Qatar University, reflected the WISE Initiative research agenda in promoting actionable policy research and recommendations that are practiced worldwide and applicable to the local context. The workshop was an extension of the comprehensive study on global entrepreneurship education produced as…

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When In-Store Digital Displays Drive Sales – And When They Don’t

Consumers shop at different size stores for different reasons, and retailers may well wonder whether in-store digital displays for their establishments are worth the investment. New data from a study of Swedish stores can provide valuable guidance. In “Do Digital Displays Enhance Sales? Role of Retail Format and Message Content,” Marketing Professors Anne L. Roggeveen…

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Prof. Sulkowski’s Climate Change/Sustainability Efforts With Municipalities

As world leaders gather in Paris for COP-21 climate accord talks, Associate Professor Adam Sulkowski’s efforts in Warsaw earlier this year show how municipalities can manage sustainability. According to the Warsaw Sustainability Report 2014: “The City of Warsaw, capital of Poland, has just published its second sustainability report. It is intended to provide inhabitants and…

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Brush, Feinman Among Speakers at Tabor Academy’s Graboys Leadership Symposium

Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush and InnerCity Weightlifting founder Jon Feinman M’10 were among the speakers at Tabor Academy’s third annual Graboys Leadership Symposium on October 20, 2015. The “event provides the opportunity for our school community to take a whole day to focus on the skills and ideas necessary to be…

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Professor Neck Keynotes ASBE/EEP Joint Entrepreneurship Conference

Professor Heidi Neck is keynoting ASBE/EEP Joint Entrepreneurship Conference this week in Orlando. The Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship is a well-established organization founded as a venue to present theoretical and applied research pertaining to the field of small business and entrepreneurship. The Entrepreneurship Education Project is a group of scholars working in two…