Posts Tagged ‘competition’

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    Human Capital: Creativity and Competition

    May 24, 13 • 311 Views • No Comments

    Telling graduates that, “You are now officially credentialed as being smart,” author Walter Isaacson began his commencement address at Pomona College. “But,” he continued, because “Smart people are a dime a dozen, … Think...  [read more]

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    The Benefits of a Group Mentality

    May 20, 13 • 413 Views • No Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger and senior at Kent Place School. If you were ever a child, you probably noticed that the boys usually played in larger groups while the girls typically found one or two other girls and stuck with them. Although these tendencies...  [read more]

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    Oligopoly: Competing For Stomach Share

    Feb 24, 13 • 955 Views • No Comments

    For an oligopoly that sells food, competition is all about “stomach share.” Our story starts with Yoplait… More than a decade ago, General Mills made sure that yogurt would become a popular “health food.” No, it was not because...  [read more]

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    Gender Issues: Sexism Sells

    Feb 11, 13 • 265 Views • No Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Basically everyone saw this commercial. And if you didn’t see it, consider yourself lucky. You were one of the few who were spared the experience of uncomfortably squirming around your couch,...  [read more]

  • Changing Air Travel Routes

    Oct 18, 12 • 348 Views • No Comments

    The marketplace affects where we can and cannot fly. If you need to travel between Lima, Peru and Atlanta, you can thank asparagus lovers. More than passenger traffic, Delta values the route because of its asparagus cargo. (While China is by far the...  [read more]