Having a global mindset

If you are a business student, you’ve probably heard the term “global mindset” multiple times before.  I can’t stress how many times I’ve heard this during my undergraduate program for economics, but I can’t also stress how important this mindset is when working for a company with a global mindset….

Digital certificate basics

Digital certificate is an electronic credential that is required by public key infrastructure (PKI) systems that can securely identify an individual as well as create an association between the individuals authenticated identity and public key.  Certificate authority (CA) is a trusted party who will sign and issue certificates.  CA is…

The five dimensions in the five factor model

Let’s say you want to hire a management trainee.  You give group of people a personality test that measures the five dimensions in the five-factor model.  Now, you have to decide which personality traits you would consider the most important for the management trainee position.  Let’s start of with the five…

What is evidence-based management approach?

I haven’t seen “evidence based” term be used in management until recently.  Before, I thought it was mainly used for field of medicine or criminology.  According to the article “Evidence based approach” by Jeffrey Pfeffer, Dr. David Sackett defines evidence based approach as “the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of…

Data & Analytics Global Executive Study

I’ve just finished reading an article “Analytics as a Source of Business Innovation” by Sam Ransbotham and David Kiron from MIT Sloan Review.  It’s basically an article that says we are able to progressively access large pools of data and use analytics to inform decision making, improve day-to-day operations, and support the…