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D'Amore-McKim Distinguished Professor of Paula Caligiuri, explains how corporations can view departure training not as a challenge, but as a strategic asset.

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The FTC rule would eliminate a common part of employee contracts for millions in the U.S., one that limits innovation, mobility and wages, experts say.

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Amitabh Kant, India's G20 Sherpa and Former CEO of the National Institution for Transforming India (Niti Aayog), discussed India's role in the global economy in a fireside chat moderated by Sharad Sharma, Co-Founder of the Indian Software Product Industry Roundtable (iSPIRT), and Ravi Ramamurti, Founding Director of the Center for Emerging Markets.

Greg Distelhorst and Anita McGahan of the University of Toronto conducted a comprehensive study of more than 4,000 companies across developing countries, investigating the impacts of wage theft, abusive disciplinary practices, and other exploitative behaviors on firm performance. They drew a comparison between “high road” employers, who treat employees with fairness and value their contributions, and “low road” employers, who exploit workers to minimize costs and enhance control. The study found that companies on the low road experienced more frequent issues with quality control, delivery timelines, and lower order values than their high road counterparts. Consequently, the researchers suggest that NGO efforts to eliminate inhumane employee treatment could actually help companies enhance their productivity and profitability. 

In their analysis of 194 publicly listed, non-state-owned Chinese companies across 24 provinces, Banalieva and colleagues observed that rapid implementation of pro-market reforms was associated with increased internationalization. Conversely, quick reversals had a deleterious effect on international expansion. The presence of family involvement, however, made family-owned companies more resilient in the face of such reversals, enabling firms to sustain their international presence, despite regulatory headwinds.

Sophia Moon said the foundational business skills she learned while earning her MBA gave her “an extra bolster” to help her create Essem Art Studio.

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Paula Caligiuri met Andy Palmer on Bumble and the pair realized their romantic connection wasn't as strong as their professional one, so they wrote a book together about taking control of your career.

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Emily Liu, a second-year Business Administration student blends her passion for business with her love for culture and community.

Tim Rupert, a professor and group chair of accounting at Northeastern, suggests that those who wait until the last minute, even down to the final hours, have some options available.

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Josephine Tucker, DMSB '26, shares insight about her transformative co-op at Pine Street Inn that fueled her love for nonprofit work.