Patients are Customers in the Modern Business of Healthcare
Posted on 07.20.2014 by Nurha Hindi.
The 2014 U.S News and World Report Best Hospitals list was recently released. This is a list of impressive institutions with some of the best minds in medicine. It got me thinking about my own personal experiences with hospitals lately, how that experience has changed over the years and the potential business impact. READ MORE >
With the downing of MH17, many are talking about the future of Malaysian Airlines. In this video, global vice chairman Vivian Lines shares his thoughts with The Wall Street Journal’s Ramy Inocencio.
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H+K Canada Recognized With Canada Order of Excellence for Quality
Posted on 07.14.2014 by H+K Strategies Canada.
Hill+Knowlton Canada is again the recipient of one of Canada’s highest honours for quality. This is the second time H+K has received the gold-level Canada Order of Excellence from Excellence Canada, and it is indicative of a culture where quality is a top priority. READ MORE >
The Internet Strikes Back: Addressing Brand Hijacking
Posted on 07.11.2014 by Andrew Bleeker.
Social media has proven to be a phenomenal tool for large corporations. As the social platforms have become more crowded, large and well-known companies significantly benefit from both the resource and brand ID to cut through. Armed with millions of followers, companies can increasingly bypass the ever-shrinking trade media and take messages right to their audiences. READ MORE >
Debating Climate: Is “Save the Planet” Out? Is “Save the Economy” In?
Posted on 07.11.2014 by Chris Gidez and Sebastian Schwark.
The recent release of the report “Risky Business – The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States” suggests a significant new direction in the climate change debate: a move away from the strict environmental consequences. Risky Business Project is turning on its head the traditional economic debate on climate: from “any radical policy shift will have severe deleterious impact on the economy” to “the absence of prudent moves now will have a severe deleterious impact on the economy.” READ MORE >
In this article on Manchester United, Global Head of Sports Andy Sutherden comments on the power of sponsorship and international brands.
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Holacracy: More Than Just a Passing Fad?
Posted on 07.11.2014 by Jack Martin.
I’m always interested to hear about the different ways companies do business, and the systems they use to organize themselves. One system that’s been getting a good deal of attention lately is “holacracy.” Most notably used by the online retailer Zappos, holacracy uses autonomous, self-governing groups to designate authority and make decisions. READ MORE >
As the new class of Dave Robinson Scholars prepare to begin their assignments, The National reporter Frank Kane looks at the legacy behind the scholarship.
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