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Fashionable Success With Influencer Marketing

Since 2013, the world’s largest digital retail market has been China. As more and more Chinese consumers use their mobile phones to access the Internet, mobile purchases have become the primary way e-commerce is done, reaching 72.8 percent in 2017. With a savvy and ever-expanding young customer base, the sense of authenticity that comes with influencer marketing has proven crucial to online... CONTINUE READING

Early Entrepreneurship: 3 Deeper Benefits of the Ask

By Lalin Anik and Christina Black

Darden Professor Lalin Anik has some practical advice for aspiring female entrepreneurs: Start by asking questions. Anik will be a mentor and role model at the She Started It: 2017 ESTEAM conference Saturday, 23 September, for female students grades K–12. Darden’s Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is one of the conference sponsors. Representing industries largely... CONTINUE READING

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women: A Public-Private Partnership

By Mary Margaret Frank and Maggie Morse , ,

Public-Private Partnerships That Are Changing the World The Darden School of Business’ Institute for Business in Society partners with Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships to present the annual P3 Impact Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This year’s award will be presented... CONTINUE READING

How to Pursue Your Purpose

How do you find and pursue your calling? How do you transition careers? What do institutions need in their leaders? Scott Beardsley became dean of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business after a 26-year tenure at McKinsey & Company. Author of the book Higher Calling: The Rise of Nontraditional Leaders in Academia, Dean Beardsley sat down with University of Virginia Press’... CONTINUE READING

CARE-Cargill Partnership: Nourishing the Future in Central America: A Public-Private Partnership

Public-Private Partnerships That Are Changing the World The Darden School of Business’ Institute for Business in Society partners with Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships to present the annual P3 Impact Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This year’s award will be presented... CONTINUE READING

The Business of Risk: A CFO’s View of Risk Management

By Gary Perlin and Kenneth M. Eades ,

Business is risky — and getting more so. In recent years, given the increasingly complex challenges posed by the economy, regulatory oversight, technology advancement and everything in between, organizations across industries are working to incorporate enterprise risk management (ERM) into their business models. To discuss ERM and provide insight from the chief financial officer’s point of... CONTINUE READING