Michael Porter

Fake Palms, Parrotheads and Ribbons

Just for fun, I put on my Parrothead gear and went out to the Mall of America (MOA) for the official ribbon cutting of the newest Margaritaville Cafe. Getting there early gave me a chance to observe the organiz...

Presenting the Perfect Case

The National Black MBA Association Annual Conference offers graduate business students from the nation’s leading business schools the opportunity for professional development and job recruitment events. During ...
James Heyman

Outside Consultant Features James Heyman

On Sunday, December 13, James Heyman, associate professor of marketing at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, was featured in the Star Tribune’s “Outside Consultant” column. Read Heyman's adv...
Michael Porter

The Unbearable Rightness of Being

I may be wrong, but “rightness” is a problem.Not the rightness of being politically conservative (right) in relation to the liberal (left), although both groups suffer rightnessRightness difficulties be...
Aaron Pearson

The Social CEO

Q&A with Aaron Pearson, executive vice president at Creation North America