Jul 04

Survival Guide for Leaders

Survival Guide for Leaders Publication Date: June 01, 2002 This article includes a one-page preview that quickly summarizes the key ideas and provides an overview of how the concepts work in practice along with suggestions for further reading.Let’s face it, to lead is to live dangerously. Although leadership is often viewed as an exciting and […]

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Jul 04

Advocacy update: Testifying on the ERISA audit process

Advocacy update: Testifying on the ERISA audit process An AICPA committee leader testified last week at the public hearing by the Department of Labor’s ERISA Advisory Council, “Beyond Plan Audit Compliance: Improving the Financial Statement Audit Process.” The AICPA responded to the council’s request for recommendations on “actions the Secretary of Labor may take with […]

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Jul 04

How to Build a Strategic Narrative

How to Build a Strategic Narrative It’s a common refrain in executive suites these days: “We need a new narrative.” It’s not enough any more to say “we make widgets.” With changes happening so quickly from so many directions – competition, regulation, technology, talent, customer behavior – it’s easy for one’s story to become generic […]

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Jul 04

Price Transparency in Health Care Is Coming to the U.S. — But Will It Matter?

Price Transparency in Health Care Is Coming to the U.S. — But Will It Matter? President Trump has instructed federal agencies to use their authority (established in part under provisions of the Affordable Care Act, which the administration regards as unconstitutional) to develop federal rules requiring disclosure of hospital prices in consumer-friendly, electronic form. This […]

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Jul 04

Price Transparency in Health Care Is Coming to the U.S. – But Will It Matter?

Price Transparency in Health Care Is Coming to the U.S. – But Will It Matter? Publication Date: July 03, 2019 It’s not your typical economic sector. To download this product after your purchase, simply sign-in to hbr.org and visit the “Purchases” area of your account. Note: Quantity pricing discounts will be reflected at Checkout, prior […]

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Jul 04

Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park Follow us Facebook YouTube Twitter Pinterest PO Box 129 Big Bend National Park, TX 79834 432-477-2251 www.nps.gov/bibe Big Bend National Park, located in Texas about 240 miles southwest of the Midland/Odessa airport, protects more than 800,000 acres of desert lowlands and mountains, all nestled in a bend of the Rio Grande. […]

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Jul 04

Grand Haven Lighthouse

Grand Haven Lighthouse Follow us Facebook YouTube Twitter Pinterest The Grand Haven lighthouse was built for a purpose different than many of the other lighthouses that shine on the Great Lakes. Quite often the lighthouses on the west coast of Michigan, as well as elsewhere on the Great Lakes, are found near the outlets of […]

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Jul 04

Point Bolivar Lighthouse

Point Bolivar Lighthouse Follow us Facebook YouTube Twitter Pinterest After the Civil War, Galveston became the point through which many European immigrants entered the American Southwest. So it was only natural that an important lighthouse — the Point Bolivar lighthouse — be raised and maintained at the entrance to Galveston Bay. Lighthouse Image Gallery The […]

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Jul 04

Family Vacations: Jekyll Island

Family Vacations: Jekyll Island Follow us Facebook YouTube Twitter Pinterest Jekyll Island is one of Georgia’s Golden Isles. It is Georgia’s smallest barrier island and lies off the coast midway between Savannah, Georgia, and Jacksonville, Florida. But this small island has a fascinating history and an assortment of relaxing activities for modern-day visitors. In 1886, […]

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Jul 04

Will Automation Improve Work for Women — or Make It Worse?

Will Automation Improve Work for Women — or Make It Worse? For nearly 30 years, women’s share of the global labor force has stuck stubbornly around the 39% mark; progress toward gender equality in work is glacial. Now a new game-changer has arrived in the form of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Could these […]

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