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Was the Walmart Pay Raise Real Leadership?

Walmart made waves last week announcing  pay increases for their workers. The Wall Street Journal cast this as a pure labor market move – prompted by an increasingly competitive environment for retail workers. 660 more words


Understanding TRAC and fEC

Overview of Transparent Approach to Costing (TRAC)

Transparent Approach to Costing (TRAC) is an activity-based costing system, adapted for an academic culture in a way, which also meets the needs of the main public funders of higher education. 1,188 more words

The Bigger Picture- UK Research Funding Landscape

Holidays End

This weekend is arguably the end of the holiday season. I previously suggested the holidays end Super Bowl Sunday, this year on Feb. 1, but who except people working for large corporations can write off the whole month of January? 223 more words


Fleece, Crazy Chipmunks and Big Ants

This time of year, we’re watching our mailboxes for packages and promotions of the “hottest” holiday gifts. So, keep your eye out for a letter from me about how to order a “warm” gift for the winter season: a fleece jacket or vest, compliments of UMass Memorial Health Care. 320 more words


A Note on the Diversity of Income Sources for Irish HEIs

Faced with a government budget constraint, there has been a lot of talk in Ireland about the search for new funding models in universities and other third-level institutions. 306 more words

Higher Education Sector

Creativity + Action = Innovation

To truly realize innovation, you need both creativity (idea generation) and action (follow through) and that is what our idea systems are all about — generating and implementing great ideas… 525 more words