Monthly Archives: February 2015

“The Reel Connection: Videos, Jewelry, and Tanning,” “Bakewell Auto Parts & Pet Supplies,” “Harbison Enterprises: Military Surplus and Lingerie,” “Rose Computers & Antiques.” Not exactly your business school idea of “horizontal integration,” these real business combinations are the funnier side of a serious … Continue reading

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How do you like to learn? That was the core question behind a series of focus groups I recently facilitated for a major ballet company. We sat down with ticket buyers over three weeks to explore attitudes, preferences and current activities … Continue reading

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Recent criticism of El Sistema, the program of orchestral music instruction founded by Jose Abreu in Venezuela, has caused concern within the community of Sistema-inspired programs taking root here in the United States, which we are currently evaluating in a two-year national study funded … Continue reading

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