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Dan Leclair Discussing AACSB International

globalEDGE Business Beat
June 19, 2018 5:00 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Dan Leclair, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, AACSB International. Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) connects educators, students, and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and professional development services to over 1,600 member organizations and more than 800 accredited business schools worldwide. In this segment, we talk about Dan Leclair’s core issues at AACSB, including advocating and building awareness about business education and accreditation; AACSB’s data and research services; and AACSB being an industry thought leader.

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Doug Barry Discussing United States’ Dealings with China, North Korea, and Russia

globalEDGE Business Beat
June 19, 2018 4:00 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Doug Barry, Vice President at Conover + Gould Strategy Group. Previously, Dr. Barry held various internationally focused positions in the U.S. Department of Commerce (most recently as Deputy Director). Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. In this segment of the gBB, we tackle some really tough but important topics on the minds of many Americans today. Specifically, China, North Korea, and Russia seem to be on President Trump’s mind right now, and, as such, these countries are also important countries and topic areas for the U.S. Congress and the United States (and the rest of the world). Doug gives us his take on the brewing trade conflict or war with China, followed by his insights on the Trump - Kim Jong Un (North Korea’s leader) meeting in Singapore. We wrap the segment with Doug’s take on Robert Mueller’s Russia probe into President Trump’s connection, or his associates’ connections, to Russia at about the one year anniversary of Mueller’s assignment.

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Forrest Morgeson Discussing What To Do With Complaining Customers

globalEDGE Business Beat
June 19, 2018 2:00 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Forrest Morgeson, Director of Research for the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) is the only national cross-industry measure of customer satisfaction in the United States. ACSI measures the satisfaction of U.S. household consumers with the quality of products and services offered by both foreign and domestic firms with significant share in U.S. markets. Forrest Morgeson and Claes Fornell have been on the gBB radio show a number of times to talk about customer satisfaction in the United States and globally (check those out in the archives). So, for this segment our focus is on the related issue of complaining customers; how the complaints relate to the customers’ initial expectations with a product or services; what it takes to make a complaining customer satisfied again; and Forrest’s thoughts about closing a complaining customer’s account (like Amazon recently did when the customer returned too many products in a year).

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Sparrow Receives $100,000 Donation From Drew Stanton

Michigan Business Network
June 19, 2018 11:00 AM

NFL quarterback Drew Stanton was recently in town for his foundation’s annual celebrity golf outing. Stanton and his High 5ive Foundation gave a generous donation of $100,000 to be used for the renovation of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Parent Lounge to ensure a more comfortable atmosphere for families during often-trying times. 

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ASK Moves to REO Town & the Latest in Tech News

Bottom Line IT
June 17, 2018 11:00 AM

On this episode of Bottom Line I.T. hosts Mike Maddox and Erik Jacobsen break down the technobabble by providing news, practical tips, and answers to your most pressing technology questions.

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Gov. Snyder| Communities Grow, Thrive When Leaders Work Together

Michigan Business Network
June 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Hillsdale sixth community to graduate from state’s Rising Tide program

HILLSDALE, Mich. – The city of Hillsdale now has a stronger foundation to build on its forward-looking economic development strategies thanks to Michigan’s Project Rising Tide. Today Hillsdale graduated from that program and welcomed Adrian as a second round Rising Tide community.

Gov. Rick Snyder created Project Rising Tide in 2015 to provide technical assistance and resources to communities aspiring to rise so they, together, can build a stronger framework for economic success.

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SBAM Releases Entrepreneurship-led Economic Development Strategy

Michigan Business Network
June 8, 2018 11:00 AM

Lansing, MI – The Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM) today released “Accelerating Growth: An Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development Strategy for Michigan” in partnership with Public Sector Consultants (PSC), Sheridan Venture Programs International (SVPI) and Shepherd Advisors. This report outlines recommendations to accelerate small business growth.

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Planet M Launches Grant Program to Support Mobility Startups

Michigan Business Network
June 7, 2018 9:00 PM


PlanetM Launches grant program to support mobility startups Derq, MDOT, Mcity announced as first partners
of two-part program

Detroit, Mich. — Mobility startups now have access to more than $1 million in grant funding, thanks to a new statewide PlanetM program announced today. The two-part program, one of the first of its kind, includes a PlanetM Pilot Grant and a PlanetM Testing Grant, was unveiled during the 2018 ITS America Annual Meeting held in Detroit, MI.

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Andrea Kerbuski: A Leadership Journey

Leadership Low Down
June 7, 2018 11:00 AM

Andrea Kerbuski is an extraordinary influencer. Her story starts with the realization that introverted young people can be influencers too.

Join us to hear about Andrea’s leadership journey from school and FFA to Senior Account Manager at a national firm and how truly inspiring and challenging she is to us all.

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CAMW! Supporting Lansing 5:01 Field Night Thursday June 7th

Michigan Business Beat
June 6, 2018 7:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomed back Capital Area Michigan Works!'s Most Valueable Partner of the Month, as Christopher Sell, Executive Director of Lansing 5:01 dropped by the studio to discuss the kick-off to the 2018 summer season. He shares about the organization's mission and a great upcoming event for mid-Michigan.

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