She Left the Corporate Ladder to Become a Travel Entrepreneur

She Left the Corporate Ladder to Become a Travel Entrepreneur

When Jateria Pittman took her first international trip for a study-abroad program seven years ago, she was on a path to a corporate career in the mortgage industry. Then a marketing major in her senior year at Appalachian State University, Ms. Pittman, the first person in her family to attend college, qualified for a six-month … Read more

Managerial experience with natural disasters affects corporate ability to prepare for future catastrophes

LAWRENCE — In the Midwest, a thunderstorm is considered commonplace. “Sometimes we just ignore it. We might have a little flooding, yet most of the time it doesn’t matter. People in management who experience these kinds of low-intensity natural disasters gain confidence and simply work through it,” said Chang Hoon Oh, the William and Judy … Read more

How Corporate Sustainability Impacts the Customer Experience

World water day and environmental protection concept with heart hands love earth in community volunteer's hands.

PHOTO: Adobe Corporate Social Responsibility has taken on a greater role in the past year, as customers expect the brands they do business with to share their own values and ideals. As more people come to recognize the damage that humans have done to the earth, sustainability has become a hot-button issue. When sustainability becomes … Read more