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Barriers For Small Businesses To Adopt Sustainable Practices In The Sioux Falls Area, Meredith King Dec 2022

Barriers For Small Businesses To Adopt Sustainable Practices In The Sioux Falls Area, Meredith King

Honors Thesis

Sustainability is a broad concept that encompasses environmental, social, and economic factors to meet current and future needs. Many individuals and large businesses are becoming conscious of the effects they have on the planet and the people around them. However, despite the financial benefits and positive publicity of environmentalism, many businesses are not adopting sustainable practices. This study interviewed local business owners to answer the question “What are the main reasons that small businesses in the Sioux Falls area of South Dakota do or do not adopt sustainable practices that benefit the environment and the community?” Five business owners were …


R. Edward Freeman, Kirsten E. Martin, And Bishan L. Parmar, The Power Of And: Responsible Business Without Trade-Offs, Andrew B. Gustafson Dec 2022

R. Edward Freeman, Kirsten E. Martin, And Bishan L. Parmar, The Power Of And: Responsible Business Without Trade-Offs, Andrew B. Gustafson

Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Technology

This book tells a story about business which runs counter to the simple notions that the purpose of business is simply to make as much money as possible. While it is not a business-ethics book per se, it is a book which certainly makes an argument that socially responsible businesses often do well, and it provides a wide range of practical contemporary examples of businesses who do just that.

This book promotes the idea that businesses can frequently find win-win choices which both make profit and achieve other worthwhile ends at the same time. The authors argue that a focus …


Conscious Capitalism: An Emerging Economic Philosophy For Higher Purpose In Business, Molly Wickam Dec 2022

Conscious Capitalism: An Emerging Economic Philosophy For Higher Purpose In Business, Molly Wickam

Graduate School Faculty Publications

An enhanced economic philosophy, conscious capitalism, is ascending in the United States and gaining traction in helping corporations redefine their approach to business. This article analyzes and evaluates conscious capitalism, integrates it with biblical economics and the social justice faith tradition, and explores its relationship to business education. Business education researchers have the opportunity to integrate conscious capitalism ideas into business curriculum to give students ideas that broaden their understanding of an enhanced model of capitalism and the ways capitalism can do good. Additionally, there is opportunity for Christian business professors to integrate the social justice themes of mishpat, hesed …


Rebranding My Cosmetics Business, Liaonn Martin Dec 2022

Rebranding My Cosmetics Business, Liaonn Martin

Creative Studies Graduate Student Master's Projects

The project is focused on rebranding my business by changing the name, creating a working website, as well as creating and selling different products I am passionate about. As part of the project I worked on making my Instagram page more appealing to bring in customers from all over the world, and using Instagram to promote my products. I also researched different ways to utilize platforms such as Tik Tok and Facebook to help my business become more popular. I created extra gifts such as thank you notes, complimentary lip scrubs, and a thank you note for all of my …


School Of Culinary Arts & Food Technology Newsletter (Autumn Edition 2022), James Murphy Oct 2022

School Of Culinary Arts & Food Technology Newsletter (Autumn Edition 2022), James Murphy

Other resources

The School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology, TU Dublin, Autumn Newsletter captured the many events, research, awards, significant contributions and special civic and community activities which the students and staff members of the school across our (3) three campuses have successfully completed up to the Autumn period of 2022. The successful completion of these activities would not be possible without the active and on-going support of the 'INSPIRED' friends of Culinary Arts (school supporters) and our school's industry association supporters.


Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University Sep 2022

Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University

Staff Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes

  • Staff Council:
  • Presidential Updates & Comments | Updates from Dr. Kyle Marrero are as Follows
  • Human Resources | Updates from Mandy Maynard
  • Office of Inclusive Excellence | Updates from Jazzkia Jones
  • Treasurer Report | Updates from Andrew Durden, Treasurer
  • Committee Reports


Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University Aug 2022

Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University

Staff Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes

  • Staff Council
  • Presidential Updates & Comments | Updates from Dr. Kyle Marrero are as Follows
  • Human Resources | Updates from Vickie Shaw
  • Treasurer Report | Updates from Scott Taylor, Chair
  • Committee Reports


The Rise Of Blockchain Technology In Businesses, Haiqiang Chen Aug 2022

The Rise Of Blockchain Technology In Businesses, Haiqiang Chen

Undergraduate Student Research Internships Conference

A blockchain is a digitally distributed and decentralized ledger of all transactions across a peer-to-peer network. Using this technology, transaction participants can confirm transactions without a need for a central clearing authority, making the technology a legitimate disruptor for fields like contracts, financing, and supply chain. Benefits of blockchain technology include immutability, efficiencies, and decentralization.

This project poster studied how blockchain technology influences supply chain, logistics, and supply chain finance through case studies. Particularly, this project examined Walmart's 2016 pork pilot program launch, the Haikou and Sanya Port hub in China, and the "We Chain" financing system in Tencent company.


Meeting All The Challenges: These Five Colby Alumnae Are Reshaping The World Of Business, Finance, And Technology With Their Liberal Arts Education, Kayla Voigt Aug 2022

Meeting All The Challenges: These Five Colby Alumnae Are Reshaping The World Of Business, Finance, And Technology With Their Liberal Arts Education, Kayla Voigt

Colby Magazine

Five high-achieving alumnae talk about their lives, careers, and Colby.


Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University Jul 2022

Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University

Staff Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes

  • Staff Council
  • Consent Agenda and Minutes of Meeting
  • Presidential Updates & Comments | Updates from Dr. Kyle Marrero are as Follows
  • Questions and Answers
  • Human Resources | Updates from Vickie Shaw
  • Treasurer Report | Updates from Scott Taylor, Chair
  • Committee Reports


Bus 201: Legal Environment For Business Oer Curation, Erica L. Schiller, Matt Ruen Jul 2022

Bus 201: Legal Environment For Business Oer Curation, Erica L. Schiller, Matt Ruen

Curated OER Collections

This OER curation is an annotated bibliography of prospective OER for the GVSU course BUS 201: Legal Environment for Business.


Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University Jun 2022

Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University

Staff Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes

  • Staff Council
  • Presidential Updates & Comments | Updates from Dr. Kyle Marrero are as Follows
  • Questions and Answers
  • Human Resources | Updates from Denise Gebara
  • Treasurer Report | Updates from Matthew Pulliam, Treasurer
  • Fundraising and Scholarship Committee
  • Staff Development Committee
  • President’s Diversity Advisory Council (PDAC)
  • Important Dates


St. Cloud Area Quarterly Business Report, Vol. 24, No. 2, King Banaian, Mana Komai Jun 2022

St. Cloud Area Quarterly Business Report, Vol. 24, No. 2, King Banaian, Mana Komai

St. Cloud Area Quarterly Business Report

St. Cloud area unemployment reached its lowest point since measurement began in 1990, registering at 1.8% in April 2022. Area economic growth was very strong in the months leading out of the Omicron wave of the pandemic, with a majority of survey respondents reporting higher business activity in the February to April period. Over 70% reported paying higher wages and charging higher prices for their goods and services. 5 of 6 leading indicators were positive. In special questions, more than 70% of surveyed businesses did not lay off workers but of those that did a majority did not return many …


Visionaire Branding Company, Toni Joy Forsythe Jun 2022

Visionaire Branding Company, Toni Joy Forsythe

Graphic Communication

It has been a goal of mine to one day launch my own branding and marketing agency, therefore this opportunity has allowed me to ideate what the agency would look like in terms of branding and business. I developed Visionaire Branding Company, a branding and marketing agency located in Central California. Creativity has always been at the forefront of my ambitions and Visionaire is a reflection of my passion for taking businesses to the next level and doing it with a vision.


Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University May 2022

Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University

Staff Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes

  • Staff Council:
  • Consent Agenda and Minutes of Meeting
  • Presidential Updates & Comments | Updates from Dr. Kyle Marrero are as Follows
  • Questions and Answers
  • Treasurer Report | Matthew Pulliam
  • Important Dates


Where The Rainbow Ends: The Hidden Humanitarian Crisis For Members Of The Lgbtqia+ Community In International Business, John R. Krendel May 2022

Where The Rainbow Ends: The Hidden Humanitarian Crisis For Members Of The Lgbtqia+ Community In International Business, John R. Krendel

Senior Honors Projects, 2020-current

There are several people I would like to thank for their assistance in my Honors Capstone research and the writing of this Honors Thesis. First and foremost, I would like to thank my project advisor, Professor Fernando Pargas, for his assistance in planning my research and his continued support and input over the past few months. I would also like to thank my readers, Dr. Laura Leduc and Professor Robert Eliason for offering up their time to read my thesis and provide insightful feedback. Additionally, I would like to thank Elizabeth Price, the research librarian for the College of Business …


Support New Business To Solve Old Problems With Kentucky’S Keystone Waste From Bourbon & Brewing, Samuel C. Kessler May 2022

Support New Business To Solve Old Problems With Kentucky’S Keystone Waste From Bourbon & Brewing, Samuel C. Kessler

Commonwealth Policy Papers

Provided here is a policy solution from the backside of Kentucky bourbon and brewing to upcycle Kentucky’s “keystone” wastes and grow businesses in the process. Potential effects range from removing the bottleneck on bourbon production and producing GHG-friendly biogas to lowering the price of milk.This full whitepaper brief provides an incentive model for keystone wastes which have a provider and a use. It is equally applicable for policymakers or advocates wishing to place a policy incentive behind waste-to-product upcycling, businesses involved with methane sequestration & renewable biogas energy, and shifting regulatory and penalizing models of pollution into incentive model for …


Agility And Focus Save The Day, Eddy Kusnadi Sariaatmadja, Chin Tiong Tan May 2022

Agility And Focus Save The Day, Eddy Kusnadi Sariaatmadja, Chin Tiong Tan

Asian Management Insights

Eddy Kusnadi Sariaatmadja, Founder and President Commissioner of Indonesia’s PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi (Emtek), tells Tan Chin Tiong how the company not only survived, but thrived during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Arclothmasks: A Pandemic Startup Journey, Adam Jackson May 2022

Arclothmasks: A Pandemic Startup Journey, Adam Jackson

Information Systems Undergraduate Honors Theses

Covid-19 changed the way the world operated when it became a pandemic in 2020. The need for personal protection equipment was unexpected and suppliers were not prepared for the demand. The government mandate of masks furthered the need of PPE across the nation. To help fill this shortage, many companies began to retool their manufacturing processes from clothing to masks. This thesis will dive into one PPE company and its journey from the start of the pandemic. The business plan for the company will follow it along with graphs and charts that help tell the tale of the startup.


Corporate America Gives Back: Exploring The Best Practices And Implemented Programs That Help Combat Food Insecurity In America, Emily Uvaney May 2022

Corporate America Gives Back: Exploring The Best Practices And Implemented Programs That Help Combat Food Insecurity In America, Emily Uvaney

Marketing Undergraduate Honors Theses

As businesses of all types become more self-aware and responsive to consumers’ interests, they are quickly adapting their business models to include pillars of philanthropy. Philanthropic qualities are especially important in regards to the CPG industry (consumer packaged goods) since they often produce food products. Many consumers and analysts believe that CPGs have a moral obligation to cater to people with various types of dietary needs, restrictions, and preferences while also helping customers meet their nutritional minimums. Companies can aid consumers in a plethora of ways. Beneficial programs can include initiatives like fundraising, food drives, internal employee assistance programs, and …


Finance And Accounting Dual-Degree Proposal, Meghan Finley May 2022

Finance And Accounting Dual-Degree Proposal, Meghan Finley

Senior Honors Projects

No abstract provided.


Creation Of A Home Bakery: A Business Plan, Erika Prusak Apr 2022

Creation Of A Home Bakery: A Business Plan, Erika Prusak

Honors Projects

Nothing exemplifies business knowledge more than creation of a business plan, and subsequently, creation of a business. Both pull together business knowledge of marketing, management, accounting, business law, supply chain, and finance. Business knowledge is then tied together with the mentality needed of an entrepreneur to tackle challenges and thrive for the moments when everything works out perfectly. Completing a business plan will organize my ideas and help me see my business clearly. It will help me identifies areas that I need to research more as well as areas I cannot figure out until I start it. My business plan …


An Imc Approach To Entrepreneurship: How Generation Z Is Changing The Landscape Of Entrepreneurship, Kylie Nicole Cockrell Apr 2022

An Imc Approach To Entrepreneurship: How Generation Z Is Changing The Landscape Of Entrepreneurship, Kylie Nicole Cockrell

Honors Theses

Generation Z entrepreneurs capitalize on the fast-paced environment of the marketing industry and adapt to changing customer needs and expectations to deliver the best product or service from their business. This thesis researches the current media trends and marketing approaches Gen Z entrepreneurs are using in their businesses and how access to entrepreneurial-focused programs make Generation Z the leading generation in entrepreneurship.

Inspired by the researcher’s own experience as an online clothing business owner, this thesis investigates how members of Gen Z are increasingly becoming entrepreneurs. A mixed methodology of primary and secondary research was deployed to explore consumer trends. …


Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University Apr 2022

Staff Council Meeting Minutes, Georgia Southern University

Staff Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes

  • Administration/Guests
  • Staff Council
  • Call to Order
  • Consent Agenda and Minutes of Meeting
  • Presidential Updates & Comments | Updates from Dr. Kyle Marrero are as Follows
  • Questions and Answers
  • Human Resources | Updates from Vickie Shaw
  • Treasurer Report | Matthew Pulliam
  • Committee Reports
  • Important Dates


The Evolution Of Women In Business During The Covid-19 Pandemic And Beyond, Carleen Ellerbruch Apr 2022

The Evolution Of Women In Business During The Covid-19 Pandemic And Beyond, Carleen Ellerbruch

Celebration of Scholarship 2022

I conducted a survey on the impact of COVID-19 on female professionals in their respective business industries. Respondents to the survey answered a multitude of different questions relating to the impact of COVID-19 on their professional work or their experience in business as a woman.

Any topic covering the pandemic is very new and has very little research or data to support it. The role of women in business continues to evolve and the pandemic is a major factor in its evolution. This survey allows us to gain insight into what will retain women longer, what new challenges needs to …


Monopolies, Monopsonies, And Everything In-Between: The Gradual Unwinding Of Nearly A Century Of Antitrust Activity, Chase Faulkner Apr 2022

Monopolies, Monopsonies, And Everything In-Between: The Gradual Unwinding Of Nearly A Century Of Antitrust Activity, Chase Faulkner

Senior Theses

Changes in the interpretation of antitrust law since the Reagan administration have created a simultaneous increase in mergers/acquisitions and a decrease in antitrust action. This trend started with Ronald Reagan in an effort to bolster a stagnant United States economy, yet in spite of the revolution the global economy has undergone in the last few decades, this trend is still perpetuated today. While this has helped the United States economy abroad, it has come at a cost domestically. A number of industries have become dominated by a single firm (or a group) through a variety of anticompetitive practices, and their …


The Legal And Social Challenges Involved In The Expansion Of Multinational Operations: A Case Study Of Exxonmobil Indonesia, Shashaank Rajaraman Apr 2022

The Legal And Social Challenges Involved In The Expansion Of Multinational Operations: A Case Study Of Exxonmobil Indonesia, Shashaank Rajaraman

Senior Theses

Within this paper, I will analyze the legal and social relations between multinational corporations and their host countries. This analysis will be conducted through viewing the circumstances surrounding Doe v. ExxonMobil within the District of Columbia Circuit Court, in which ExxonMobil has engaged in litigation regarding their human rights record within the country of Indonesia. Through secondary research conducted both within business and legal journals, information about the practices of ExxonMobil can be examined and utilized to make general conclusions upon the corporate diplomacy practiced by multinational corporations.


Building And Expanding Avestor’S Social Media Presence: A Capstone Review, Hope Foley Apr 2022

Building And Expanding Avestor’S Social Media Presence: A Capstone Review, Hope Foley

University Honors Theses

The Business capstone project involves a small team working directly with a local business to provide assistance in achieving a specific goal the company may have for their future. Through research, informational visuals, and presentations to the client, the team presents a final recommendation as to the best option to achieve the company's goal and the most effective way to implement it. My team worked with Avestor, a local real estate investment company, to build and expand their social media presence in order to increase their reach and attract new sponsors. This thesis reflects on the work completed during the …


Introduction To Financial Analysis, Kenneth S. Bigel Mar 2022

Introduction To Financial Analysis, Kenneth S. Bigel

Open Touro Textbooks

This Open Textbook is a dynamic guide incorporating the essential skills needed to build a foundation in Financial Analysis. Students and readers will learn how to insightfully read a Financial Statement, utilize key financial ratios in order to derive forward-looking investment-related inferences from the accounting data, engage in elementary forecasting and modeling, master the theory of the Time Value of Money, and learn to price stocks and bonds in an environment in which interest rates constantly change. Ample problems and solutions, and review questions are provided to the student so that s/he can gauge his/her progress. This text will be …


The Logic Of "Social Enterprise": The Big Issue Organization And New Labour Policy At The Millennial Juncture, Suman Gupta Mar 2022

The Logic Of "Social Enterprise": The Big Issue Organization And New Labour Policy At The Millennial Juncture, Suman Gupta

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

This paper explores the emergence of and policies and practices underpinning ‘social enterprise’ in Britain: that is, the concept that businesses could provide social services and benefits while returning profits to those who have invested in them. This paper argues that, in Britain, the concept was massaged into existence and adopted as a business and policy model at a particular historical juncture, in the later 1990s and early 2000s. The process involved a careful interweaving of linguistic maneuvers with financial calculations both at the level of specific businesses and at that of political regimes. This process is traced here with …