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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.

Innovation = Inspiration + Perspiration

A lot of the discussion around innovation seems to focus on finding new ways to solve problems. This makes sense being that...


Innovation Is Much More Than Passion & Hard Work

While passion and hard work are important, the simple truth is that for a solution to be innovative it needs much more.


Is the World Ready for a Better Mousetrap?

While there are some academically accepted definitions for what an innovation is and is not, the determinant of whether or...


Know The Competition – A Key to Gaining Market Advantage

Competition in the marketplace is as common as vanilla ice cream in the summer.


Lean vs. Six Sigma, a Practitioner’s Approach

As we learned the Japanese economic engine was driven by a strong manufacturing base with a focus on lean principles. Lean,...


Learning from the World Around You

All of us have experienced a problem or situation of which we had no mastery of the skills required to drive it to...


Managing Millennials: Yes It Can Be Done...

Much of the negative press on Millennials paints them as self-centered, needy and spending too much time posting to stuff to...


MBA: Finding the Right Specialization for Your Career

After choosing to further your education with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, the next step is to align...


Quality and Productivity, Partners in Business Success

Productivity, a simple yet powerful ratio, measures outputs divided by inputs. The outputs are normally measured in units...


Risk Management in Business May Mean Facing Fears Head On

We teach our students in both the undergraduate and graduate curriculum failure is acceptable as long as we learn from our...


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