Sunday, July 29, 2012

Love and Markets

There's a market for proposals--and for those not so lucky, there are mail order brides. In case it is all a bit rocky, you may get an insurance. You think that a marriage is for life? You may want to consider this insurance for wedding gifts...

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

poor grammar

"grammar is relevant for all [companies]" (Harvard Business Review)
Grammar signifies more than just a person's ability to remember high school English. I've found that people who make fewer mistakes on a grammar test also make fewer mistakes when they are doing something completely unrelated to writing — like stocking shelves or labeling parts.
I get the same impression from reading students' seminar papers and disserations. If you cannot use a spell checker, you should not be in college.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

strategic management?

German Prof stumbles over plagiarism. Not so strategic? "the whole affair has the potential to turn into a major academic scandal" ( ) -- as if it not already...

Sunday, July 1, 2012