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In the News and Trending: The Shopping Mall Crisis: What Will It Take for Them to Recover? Is There any Hope?

In the News and Trending: The Shopping Mall Crisis: What Will It Take for Them to Recover? Is There any Hope? Ray Wimer is a professor of retail practice leading courses on retail, buying and planning, marketing, sales and business foundations.…
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Whitman Professor Firmly Grounded in Syracuse University and the Community

Whitman Professor Firmly Grounded in Syracuse University and the Community John Petosa L’95 jokes that he is “a kind of Swiss army knife” of teaching at the Whitman School. Indeed, since 2003 the professor of practice has led classes in…
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The Case of Havana’s Paladares, Creating Legitimacy in the Eyes of Stakeholders

The Case of Havana’s Paladares, Creating Legitimacy in the Eyes of Stakeholders What if you start a business under one set of rules, and then the rules keep changing—sometimes drastically. This is the regulatory environment in which owners of paladares,…
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Evaluating an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Holistically: How Businesses Grow, Develop, Exit or Survive

Evaluating an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Holistically: How Businesses Grow, Develop, Exit or Survive How does a diverse set of actors—such as investors, business incubators, governments and universities—interact to boost entrepreneurial activity and help new companies thrive? This entrepreneurial ecosystem (EE) perspective,…
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Loss Reduction During Wildfires and Other Disasters: Implications of Individuals and Organizations, Public and Private

Loss Reduction During Wildfires and Other Disasters: Implications of Individuals and Organizations This year’s wildfires in the western United States have been raging so severely that even East Coast residents felt the effects on air quality—compelling evidence for the timeliness…
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Lihong Liang: Study on FASB Reporting Suggests Investors Have Different Perspective Than Standard-Setters

The United States differ significantly from the rest of the world in how investment properties are valued in financial statements. Investors, however, appear to favor the international standards, according to “Market Perceptions of Fair Value Reporting for Tangible Assets” by…