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As recently as 1996, the U.S. airline industry suffered a fatal crash for every 2 million departures, resulting in more than 350 deaths that year, according to The Wall Street Journal. By 2021, the rate had plummeted to one death for every 120 million departures.
D'Amore-McKim International Business and Strategy Group launches podcast: International Business Today
The D'Amore-McKim School of Business' international business and strategy group is launching the International Business Today podcast.
Air travelers this holiday season can expect to pay higher airfares and see busier airports as demand picks up and the industry moves toward pre-pandemic volume.
Commemorating 75 years of independence in India, the Center for Emerging Markets teamed up with the Consulate General of India, New York to host a series of high-level talks on India-U.S. partnerships for innovation. Among the esteemed attendees: India's ambassador to the U.S., Hon. Taranjit S. Sandhu.
South Carolina conference spotlights D'Amore-McKim research on sustainability and global supply chains
The 2022 Frontiers in International Business Conference, hosted by the Darla Moore School of Business in Charleston, South Carolina, featured a keynote talk and numerous session presentations by notable D'Amore-McKim faculty and one rising star undergraduate student.
After a months-long bidding war, JetBlue Airways has agreed to buy Spirit Airlines for $3.8 billion. While Spirit shareholders have approved the buyout, the deal could still face a challenge from federal antitrust regulators.
Ruth V. Aguilera was recently elected as an Academy of Management (AOM) fellow. Since she is also a fellow of both the Strategic Management Society (SMS) and the Academy of International Business (AIB), she has earned entrance into what she calls the “Triple Crown” – an exclusive group of professionals who have made a mark in the domains of strategy, international business, and management.
A new book by Northeastern professor of International Business and Strategy Ravi Sarathy, “Enterprise Strategy for Blockchain: Lessons in Disruption from Fintech, Supply Chains, and Consumer Industries,” explores the whys behind this reticence and offers solutions to the problems blockchain still presents.
Blockchain solutions can overcome the shortcomings of current supply chain processes. They enhance reliability and efficiency by providing transparent and secure tracking of goods and related digital documentation. One example of a blockchain solution is TradeLens, which provides accurate real-time supply chain visibility, together with collaboration and analytics tools. Another example is Ambrosus, which links Internet of Things (IoT) real-time sensors and electronic IDs with blockchain to improve supply chain monitoring, provide quality assurance, and prevent counterfeiting.