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‘Superarchives’ Could Hold All Scholarly Output

Online collections by institutions may challenge the role of journal publishers Professors’ office computers hold a wealth of original content: research articles, data sets, field notes, images, and the like. Some of the material will…

Protecting Your Business Against Bankrupt Customers

Any of your customers or clients could file for protection in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. When this happens, you’ll want to be a secured creditor, so that you’ll be assured payment eventually. by Vicki…

Which Keywords Lead to Conversions?

Marketers conversant in today’s best online marketing strategies know that search engine marketing (SEM) is a good value for the marketing dollar. Case studies have shown this to be true when comparing acquisition costs for…

Increasing Efficiency Can Be Key To Firm’s Productivity, or Survival

The next time you’re grousing with a fellow entrepreneur about ungrateful employees, chiseling customers and high tax rates, take a moment to share a happier bit of news: how you recently made your business more…

In start-up world, good ideas will also need good sales staff

Wanted: executives who can sell. That’s right, sell, not invent, evangelize, market, or engineer. In these challenging economic times, with companies spending hesitantly, if at all, on technology, what start-ups really need are experienced sales…

Family-owned businesses not necessarily family-friendly

A family-owned business might seem to be the best workplace for employees who care about balancing work and family life, but it isn’t necessarily so, says Dan Moshavi, assistant professor of management at Montana State…

MSU Research roundup-Prairie survey -Traveling mannequin-Sky appeal-Missing amphibians

Prairie survey Ten days of camping at a stretch. Awake with the birds before dawn and alert to the throaty call of leopard frogs at night. Sound like a dream job? In a way it…

Mum´s the word as world’s business elite rendezvous at Sun Valley

Secrecy shrouds annual conclave of industry titans SUN VALLEY — The bridge players are lined up. The outfitters and guides have their fly-fishing rods and hiking boots spiffed up and ready to go. The Idaho…

SBA News

The U.S. Small Business Administration. ————— Rule change will allow more travel agencies to qualify for SBA aid Helena IR WASHINGTON — The U.S. Small Business Administration has increased its revenue-based size standards for travel…

New Rules For Team Building-The times are changing–and so are the guidelines for maximizing team performance.

Whenever I board a commercial airline flight, I have the impulse to stick my head in the cockpit and ask, "First trip flying together?" I would never actually do such a thing, of course. But…