National Newspaper Publishers Association

NNPA is a trade association of the more than 200 African American-owned community newspapers from around the United States. As the largest and most influential Black-owned media resource in America, NNPA delivers news, information, and commentary to over 20 million people each week. Americans from all backgrounds seek news from the Black perspective from the…

Avanade

One of the world’s largest solutions providers, Avanade (a joint venture of Accenture and Microsoft), boasts more than 10,000 employees in over 18 countries. Avanade provides enterprise business technology solutions and managed services that connect insight, innovation and expertise in Microsoft technologies to help customers realize results. We help customers with IT solutions that deliver business outcomes in areas…

Entry #1: An Introduction

“The opportunity to try to make a profit is one of the foundations of our private-enterprise system, and the danger of suffering a loss is one of the risks assumed by every entrepreneur.” —From, “Introduction to Modern Business: Analysis and Interpretation” by Vernon A Musselman and Eugene H. Hughes April of 2007 will mark the…

Annual reports focus on a point in time. If annual reports were required to contain EEOC statistics, what would we learn about most companies?

Asked by Sarah F While it may be true that many factors contribute to the employee mix within any company, the very fact that your question targets annual reports as the information repository implies that the analysis would be focused on mid-sized and/or large companies. The point that an annual report focuses on a point…

Relationship Management

“Most of us probably acquired our mentors more by luck than through planning. But with the erosion of traditional career ladders and the increasingly unstructured composition of the modern firm, individuals and companies alike are seeing ever-greater merits to institutionalizing this once-informal relationship called mentoring.” — From, “Business: The Ultimate Resource,” Perseus Publishing For most…