By Glenn Drexhage on August 12, 2011
Book reviews Priceless: The Myth of Fair Value (And How to Take Advantage of It) by William Poundstone. Reviewed by Donna Kaye. Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next by Greg Lindsay and John Kasarda. Reviewed by Treena Chambers. Comebacks at Work: Using Conversation to Master Confrontation by Kathleen Kelley Reardon and Christopher T. Noblet. Reviewed [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on May 19, 2011
Book reviews This article is from Business in Vancouver April 5-11, 2011; issue 1119 King of Capital: The remarkable rise, fall, and rise again of Steve Schwarzman and Blackstone by David Carey and John Morris Wiley, 2010 This book provides an excellent introduction to the world of private equity and its many permutations for those [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on May 5, 2011
Good news for business researchers: the David Lam Library continues to enhance its Business FAQs database, which was launched in December 2010. The FAQs, designed to answer common questions about the David Lam Library and business research, can be searched by keyword or browsed by category. The database is based on the Business FAQs at [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on March 23, 2011
Book reviews This article is from Business in Vancouver March 8-14, 2011; issue 1115 The Intangibles of Leadership By Richard A.Davis Wiley, 2010 I found The Intangibles of Leadership a frustrating book at first. A practical, self-help reader on learning and attaining leadership skills, the book is packed with so many to-do lists, anecdotes and [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on February 23, 2011
Book Reviews This article from Business in Vancouver January 11-17, 2011; issue 1107 Chocolate Wars: The 150-year rivalry between the world’s greatest chocolate makers By Deborah Cadbury Douglas & McIntyre, 2010 If you’re feeling in need of some choco-endorphins, read Chocolate Wars: The 150-year rivalry between the world’s greatest chocolate makers. Seriously, this is the [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on January 12, 2011
The Small Business Accelerator, an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, is featured in a recent issue of the Northeast News. You can view the article on page 9 of this link.
By Glenn Drexhage on January 4, 2011
The Small Business Accelerator, a new initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, is featured in the Vancouver Observer. You can read the article here, and you can find out more about the Small Business Accelerator here.
By Glenn Drexhage on December 17, 2010
An article on the Small Business Accelerator, recently launched by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, appears in the Vancouver edition of 24 Hours newspaper. You can view the article here (please see page 15): 24 Hours And you can find out more about the Small Business Accelerator here.
By Glenn Drexhage on November 30, 2010
Book reviews This article from Business in Vancouver November 9-15, 2010; issue 1098 Hacking Work: Breaking Stupid Rules for Smart Results By Bill Jensen and Josh Klein Portfolio Penguin, 2010 Web strategist Klein and business consultant Jensen have published a collection of edgy, clever and actionable ideas for circumventing organizational bureaucracies. As the title suggests, [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on November 23, 2010
MEDIA RELEASE | NOVEMBER 23, 2010 Small businesses across British Columbia now have a free, comprehensive resource to boost their business-planning efforts and foster an online community of information and support, thanks to the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at the University of British Columbia. The Small Business Accelerator, which launches today at www.sba-bc.ca, is [...]