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W. P. Carey School Honors Top Business Leaders


Three top business leaders will be honored for their innovation and achievements, when they are inducted into the W. P. Carey School of Business Homecoming Hall of Fame this month. They include the head of a famed jewelry company, a high-profile business founder from China, and a corporate leader at one of Arizona’s biggest companies.… Read More →

Coalition Formed to Combat Proposed EPA Regulations

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A group of Arizona business leaders and politicians announced that they have created a coalition to address proposed regulations on the Navajo Generating Station. The Arizona Coalition for Water, Energy and Jobs said in a press conference on Tuesday that regulations proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, if implemented, will have an adverse effect… Read More →

U.S. Business Leaders Showing Signs of Optimism

by in Economy | Featured

On the heels of a pessimistic outlook during the fourth quarter of 2012, US business leaders show signs of increased optimism in the performance of the nation’s economy according to the latest data from the Grant Thornton International Business Report, a survey of 3,200 business leaders in 44 countries. In first quarter 2013, optimism among… Read More →

Desert Peaks Awards Recipients Named

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During a special ceremony in June, the Maricopa Association of Governments will honor nine partnerships and individuals who have been selected to receive the 2012 Desert Peaks Awards. The prestigious awards are presented to those agencies and individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to promoting, recognizing, and attaining the ideals of regionalism. Recipients will be… Read More →

D-Backs To Sponsor Sports Career Speaker Series

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The Arizona Diamondbacks announced that they will host a Speaker Series throughout the season featuring D-backs executives and Phoenix-area business leaders as they field questions about their line of work in the sports industry. The Speaker Series is open to fans of all ages and will be held on the first base side of the… Read More →

Leadership Vs. Management: What’s The Difference?

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Leadership and management, management and leadership; some individuals see these terms as interchangeable synonyms. However, there are several important differences. First, let’s differentiate between a manager and a leader. Managers are to exercise executive, administrative and supervisory direction of a team, group or organization. A leader, on the other hand, is future-focused and works to… Read More →