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Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) Resources

Keeping abreast of trends, opinions and ideas in business is vital to career success. This page offers a range of articles offering new perspectives and insights into everything from best practices in management to professional opportunities you might not have considered. If there’s a specific business, management or leadership topic you would like to see covered here, email us at onlinedegrees@ben.edu.

5S, Not Only Important for the Shop Floor

The definition of 5S is derived from a Japanese “lean” method. The terms are as follows; seiri, seiton, seiso, seiketsu, and...


Top Five Factors to Consider When Choosing an Online MBA

There are a lot of online MBA programs. Some programs are fully online, while others are a hybrid of on-ground and online...


2016 Business Challenge Predictions

Leaving aside the obvious ones like the political uncertainty related to the presidential election, and the continued...


Enhancing Innovation in Business

I recall having a conversation in a past life with my direct manager regarding the topic of innovation. At the time the...


Behind the Curtain, the World of Operations

I recall watching the Wizard of Oz many times as a youth. There is a part in the movie when Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man and...


Benefits of an MBA

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) has long been the gold standard for business professionals who wish to advance...


How Online Graduate Program Group Work Can Prepare You For Real-World Experiences

Unlike the traditional classroom setting the online graduate student provides current and prospective students the...


How Do We Measure Business Performance?

You can’t turn on CNBC or read the Wall Street Journal without hearing someone talk about the performance of this business...


Don’t Overdo Your Analytics

As we discussed the matter I realized this individual had fallen into the trap of overdoing the analytics. He was running...


Do You Have a Contingency Plan?

One of my life’s little pleasures is a stop in the morning at Starbucks for a cup of coffee. I simply seek a plain cup of...


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