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Podcast: Diamondbacks, Fulton Homes Home Run Program

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April 9, 2012 by in Podcasts | Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks have partnered up once again with Fulton Homes for another season-long charity. The Fulton Homes Home Run Program has been a part of the Diamondbacks culture off and on for the last couple of years. With each home run hit by a Dback, Fulton Homes will donate $150 to the Central Arizona… Read More →

Podcast: 8th Annual Pat’s Run

Pat's Run
March 9, 2012 by in Events | Podcasts

In May of 2002, Pat Tillman turned down a $3.6 million contract from the Arizona Cardinals to enlist in the U.S. Army following the 9/11 attacks. In 2004, Tillman’s wife Marie founded the Pat Tillman Foundation and a year later the inaugural Pat’s Run took place in Tempe, Ariz. The Pat Tillman Foundation was set… Read More →

Podcast: Andres Torres & Playing With ADHD

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February 17, 2012 by in Podcasts | Sports

This summer, the Chusy Haney-Jardine directed documentary “Gigante” will be hitting theaters. “Gigante” is a documentary that follows Torres through his daily routine as a professional athlete and how he handles performing at such a high level while living with ADHD. Torres spent 10 years in the minor leagues fighting with himself to perform at… Read More →

Podcast: Baby Boomers Redefining Traditional Retirement

Podcast: Baby Boomers Redefining Retirement
February 10, 2012 by in Economy | Podcasts | Real Estate

The baby boomers generation, comprised of about 90 million people, are beginning to head in retirement, but where are they headed? In this week’s edition of the AZ Business Magazine’s podcasts, we’ll take a look at not only where the baby boomers will take up residence, but also how this transition into retirement looks, as… Read More →

Podcast: Super Bowl 2012 Preview

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February 3, 2012 by in Podcasts | Sports

Tom Brady and Eli Manning will meet each other once against on one of sports biggest platforms, the NFL Super Bowl 2012. In a rematch of Super Bowl XLII, one of the most exciting Super Bowl games of the last decade, Brady and Coach Bill Belichick will look to get revenge for the Giants spoiling… Read More →

Podcast: GoVote Aims To Change Voter Turn Out

Podcast: GoVote Aims To Change Voter Turn Out
January 27, 2012 by in Podcasts | Politics

Voter turn-out is a constant issue with every political campaign, but GoVote.com is looking to do something to change that. By educating its visitors on a local and national level, GoVote looks to positively impact the voter turnout for the 2012 presidential elections. While based in Arizona, GoVote has contributors to the website from all… Read More →

Business Podcast: The Dave Ramsey Show 1/12/12

Dave Ramsey Podcast
January 20, 2012 by in Podcasts

Dave Ramsey, a renown financial guru and speaker, delivers his daily radio show through podcasts hosted on his website and the iTunes store. Utilizing interviews with others, call-ins from listeners, and more — Dave Ramsey gives a realistic perspective on how to properly handle your finances and the stresses that come along with doing that.… Read More →

Are Self-Service Technologies Making Your Business Better?

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December 30, 2010 by in Podcasts | Small Biz

Self-service technologies, which automate routine interactions between companies and customers, are a source of convenience and efficiency to both parties — until something goes wrong and the customer cannot make the system work. Many companies should be focusing more closely on the overall customer experience, says Michael Goul, a professor of information systems and a… Read More →

The Nickel And Dime Approach — Are Those New Airline Fees A Smart Strategy?

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December 23, 2010 by in Economy | Podcasts

As higher fuel costs gobble up airline profits, the carriers are imposing new fees on passengers in an attempt to make up the difference. William A. Verdini, chairman of the supply chain management department of the W.P. Carey School of Business, wonders if this is a smart strategy. (17:23)

The Art Of Negotiating With Your Boss, Part Two

The Art Of Negotiating With Your Boss

One of the most difficult tasks for a worker is negotiating with a boss. Whether it’s getting a raise or a new assignment, or a simple request for more office supplies, asking a boss for anything can be nerve-wracking. Knowledge@W. P. Carey interviewed management professor Kevin Corley about the best way to negotiate with your… Read More →

The Art Of Negotiating With Your Boss

art of negotiating with your boss
November 25, 2010 by in Podcasts | Workforce

You don’t have to be a power broker juggling corporate mergers to need negotiation skills. Just about everybody must negotiate with a superior at some point, about a raise or an assignment, or even a new idea for a project. Most people are conscious of the power gap between themselves and their bosses; astute employees… Read More →

Median Price Not Full Story For Phoenix Market

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The median price for resale homes in the Phoenix area has been edging up for several months. Does this signal that the market is approaching normalcy? Jay Butler, associate professor of real estate and author of the Realty Studies report from the W. P. Carey School of Business, talks about the factors affecting median price,… Read More →

Avnet’s Roy Vallee On Leadership

Avnet's Roy Vallee On Leadership
October 19, 2010 by in Podcasts

Thirty-seven years ago Roy Vallee was stocking shelves at a small electronics distribution company in Los Angeles. That small firm has grown up to become Avnet, Inc., a Fortune 500 firm located in Phoenix, Arizona. Avnet is one of the largest distributors of electronic parts, enterprise computing and storage products, and embedded subsystems in the… Read More →

Learn The Principles Of Effective Leadership

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Knowledge: Great companies and great leaders are often synonymous, but what does it take to be a great leader? Dr. Angelo Kinicki is professor of management at the W.P. Carey School of Business. As a consultant, Kinicki often works with top management teams. Here, Kinicki discusses the principles of transformational and managerial leadership in increasing… Read More →

Digital Management Solutions Are Basic Competitive Necessity

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September 21, 2010 by in Podcasts | Small Biz

Digital universe. Exabytes. Data fluidity value. Master data management solutions. This is the language of the future of business. As the amount of data companies attain and store grows, so too must the ability to deal effectively with this digital avalanche. Michael Goul is a professor of information systems at the W. P. Carey School… Read More →

Executive Of The Year: Alan Mullaly, Ford Motor Company

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September 7, 2010 by in Economy | Finance | Podcasts

Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Company, was honored recently as Executive of the Year by the Dean’s Council of 100, a group of prominent business executives who advise the W. P. Carey School of Business. In presenting the award, W. P. Carey School Dean Robert Mittelstaedt noted Mulally’s exceptional leadership… Read More →

High Foreclosure Rate And Unemployment Make Housing Recovery Hard To Read

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The Phoenix resale market slowed a bit in May when compared to April, possibly because activity spiked last month as the federal first-time home buyer program came to a close, according to Jay Butler, associate professor of real estate and author of the monthly Realty Studies Report from the W. P. Carey School of Business.… Read More →

James Champy Talks About Outsmarting Your Competition

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James Champy is the author of “Outsmart! How to Do What Your Competitors Can’t.” Champy profiles eight highly-successful firms as he develops his thesis that the key to outsmarting the competition is to focus on the external environment  – including the customers. Be ready to respond when opportunities appear. Sometimes that means changing your business… Read More →

Real Estate: In Uncharted Territory

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The resale season starts in March with an upswing in real estate transactions, but last month’s numbers were much higher than might be expected if this were a “normal” year. Jay Q. Butler, associate professor of real estate at the W. P. Carey School, complies the monthly Realty Studies report for the Phoenix metro area.… Read More →

Warnings For ‘Restrained’ Eaters

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One-third of U.S. adults are obese, and another third are overweight, according to data recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Marketing scholars Naomi Mandel, Andrea Morales and Steve Nowlis have been investigating what influences our decisions about diet. Knowledge@W. P. Carey spoke with Professor Morales recently about two of her studies.… Read More →

‘Strategic’ Defaults In The Recovering Real Estate Market

'Strategic Defaults in the Recovering Real Estate Market

The Phoenix resale home market rebounded slightly in February, according to the Realty Studies Report from the W. P. Carey School of Business. Compared to January, the number of transactions increased and prices were up a bit. Still, foreclosures accounted for 42 percent of the total market, and the sale of previously foreclosed properties made… Read More →

The Future Of Shopping Centers

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In the U.S. and around the world, the recession is forcing shopping center developers and retailers to re-think the design of the places where we spend our money. Some say the very nature of shopping has changed. Recently the International Council of Shopping Centers held a meeting of its North America Research Advisory Task Force… Read More →

“Your Call Is Not That Important To Us”

Your Call IsNot Important

“Please hold — your call is important to us.” If you’ve ever heard that sentence then you know what it’s like to be “on hold” for customer service. Journalist and author Emily Yellin found herself suspended in customer service no-man’s-land when she tried to get her home warranty company to honor their commitments. The experience propelled… Read More →