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  “IN BUSINESS, YOU DO NOT GET WHAT YOU DESERVE, YOU GET WHAT YOU NEGOTIATE.” Cohort 11 participated in an all-day Negotiations workshop delivered by Dave Rothfeld, Executive in Residence for Stetson University.  During the negotiating session, students were instructed that virtually anything in the business world can be negotiated as long as the negotiator knows […]

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Cohort 12 – Leadership and Team Simulation:  Everest During the Executive MBA Cohort 12 Management & Leadership course, students participated in a simulation exercise called “Leadership and Team Simulation:  Everest” by Harvard Business. Students explored various group dynamics, the impact of individual vs. team goals, and the significance of clear communication to succeed as an […]

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Cohort 12 participated in a design workshop facilitated by Dr. DeMoss called the Marshmallow Challenge as a component of their Management & Leadership course.  This challenge has been conducted by tens of thousands of people in every continent, from CFOs of the Fortune 50 to students at all levels.  For more information on Challenge, refer […]

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Courtesy – Jennifer Farb The one thing that I keep telling people over and over about my trip is how amazed I was by the courtesy and respect of all 4 Asian cultures I visited.  In America, we have a very individualized culture, where we are very focused on ourselves, our families, and possibly our […]

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Rachid Labzioui – Street Vending: Bangkok I can’t imagine myself going to Bangkok, Thailand and not trying some of the country’s delicacies. Thai cuisine in known worldwide to be rich in flavors and sometimes full of surprises. Streets are packed with make shift food stands which are equipped with the minimum necessary equipment to make […]

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Rachid Labzioui – 7-11 in Taiwan I was a lucky one to be part of an interesting trip to Taiwan with my EMBA cohort that was meant to visit a few companies that stand out in the Taiwanese economy. But what caught my attention the most is what we see here as a normal operation. […]

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Alexandre Rovai – Agreements in Thailand We live in a world that everything is based on agreements. We study about how the agreements are made in Thailand, that is by judgment, but when you are listening from a CEO, the one of the biggest companies of the world (McDonald’s) saying that he does all their […]

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Alexandre Rovai – American Brands in Taiwan and Thailand I was impressed about the American brands in Taiwan and Thailand. The people over there love American brands. One company specifically was Seven Eleven. I never imagined that this company could be so big over there. It is an American brand but with a Japanese concept. […]

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Carl Pfeiffer – “Edu-tainment” at Kidzania When arriving on this trip I didn’t think that I would be looking at any of the business visits as anything but from an educational and business perspective. However, when we arrived at Kidzania, it took me by surprise and instantly became a starry-eyed 10 year old boy the […]

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Carl Pfeiffer – Medical Tourism This Bumrumgrad hospital in Bangkok, Thailand is revolutionizing the world of medical tourism. This hospital is a for profit, “5 star hospital” that specializes in nearly every single medical and healthcare specialty. With the effects of globalization it allows patients around the world to “outsource their own healthcare”. Basically this […]

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