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Effective Methods for Crisis Communication

How an organization communicates during a crisis can make or break its reputation and, in some circumstances, determine whether it will be able to weather the storm. Here we look at examples of how some major organizations communicated during a crisis and discuss two of the most effective avenues to use for crisis communication.  Big Electronics Brand Gets Burned A newly released smartphone is often a hot item. But none…

CPA Eligibility with UT Permian Basin

The CPA exam is notoriously rigorous, due both to its length and its in-depth content. The exam lasts a total of 16 hours and has four parts, each of which is a four-hour test focused on a specific area of accounting:  Auditing and Attestation (AUD)  Business Environment and Concepts (BEC)  Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR)  Regulation (REG)  Preparing for the CPA exam is itself an intensive process. Fortunately, courses on…

Industrial Technology
How Industrial Technology Innovation Has Transformed Business

Industrial technology is used daily in business to streamline and accelerate production and increase productivity, profitability, and safety. The ongoing need to find better, faster, and cleaner ways of manufacturing and using products drives constant technical innovation, and the results can benefit both businesses and their customers.  Examples Of Industrial Technology Innovation “Innovation” refers both to the creation of new technologies and to their adaptation for use in a variety of industries, with the end goal of making people’s lives easier and, as you’ll see, potentially saving their lives. Let’s take a look at some technological innovations that have…

7 Management Styles for Today’s Workforce

Are you an aspiring business leader? It’s an admirable and achievable pursuit. But what kind of leader will you be?   All leaders have a management style. According to HRZone, management styles are “the principles that underline the methods, abilities and techniques managers use in handling situations and expressing leadership within an organisation.”  If you want to pursue a leadership role in an organization, whether you’re already…

What is a Nurse Licensure Compact State?

Disease spreads independently of state boundaries. For proof, you only have to look at COVID-19, which is devastating heavily populated areas across the country. Hospitals in places like Arizona and Florida are short-staffed and in desperate need of licensed medical personnel. Dozens of states have enacted temporary licensing waivers, permitting out-of-state healthcare providers to practice on…

Why Study Communication?

What is communication? It seems like an obvious question, but it bears discussion for two reasons. First, it’s important to have a context for why the study of communication is beneficial. Second, communication is a more broadly encompassing topic than you may realize.  At the fundamental level, communication is getting some kind of message across to others. This can be achieved in a variety of ways:  Communication is also technology. Phones that we use…

The Impact of Gender on the Role of Superintendent

Superintendents oversee virtually every aspect of a school district, from ensuring that its curriculum meets approved standards to meeting with parents regarding their child’s education. As leaders, superintendents can enact positive, lasting change that benefits the lives of students, teachers, and administrators. They must be able to set an example, inspire others, encourage teamwork, and…

The Increasing Importance of Digital Commerce

Digital commerce is growing at present and is expected to be the primary way products and services are bought and sold in the future. But what is digital commerce? Let’s begin by looking at a few definitions from companies that provide digital commerce solutions.  2Checkout says: “Also known as eCommerce, digital commerce is the buying and selling of goods and services using the Internet, mobile networks and commerce infrastructure.”   Gartner states: “Digital…

How Accounting Scandals Have Shaped Modern Accounting

In recent decades, accounting has unfortunately become synonymous with scandal in the world of big business. While the vast majority of companies use legal and ethical accounting practices, many of those involved in scandals are or were major players with household names. This cast an unfortunate shadow over a very important and legitimate profession.   What causes accounting scandals? Greed is a factor, though…

The Impact of Immigration on Bilingual/ESL Education

Over five million students in American public schools are English language learners (ELL), students who are studying to become fluent English speakers. While Spanish is by far the most commonly spoken language by K-12 students with limited English proficiency, other common languages include Vietnamese, Chinese, Arabic, and Hmong. In total, over 400 different languages are spoken by ELLs…

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