Large enough to help at scale. Personalized enough to help each student. The COVID-19 pandemic has left 20 million college students nationwide unsure of how they will achieve their goals. For those facing the worst-case scenarios—closure of either their degree programs or their entire schools— an unexpected, urgent search for a plan B will add … More Western Governors University: Helping Displaced Students Finish What They Started
At its core, business is about people connecting through language, written and verbal, says Allison Fraiberg, professor of communication and cultural studies in U of R’s School of Business. But now the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our communications landscape in profound and meaningful ways. “We are all learning to use new apps and virtual platforms … More “Digital fatigue is painfully real and growing, and the effects of conducting our business lives in two dimensions—when we relied on three in the past—are palpable,” says U of R Professor Allison Fraiberg.
As the crisis continues, all businesses have switched marketing strategies to the quarantine mode. Minor or major, changes have been made to operation hours, customer communication, marketing methods, and planning. New strategies have been explored since January when the COVID-19 outbreak in China. • Online Webinar Promotion Holding online webinars and inviting ACBSP-accredited business schools … More Marketing ACBSP During the COVID-19 Crisis in China
There are certain moments in our respective lifetimes in which we remember exactly where we were when human life seemingly changed direction at that moment; forever etched in our minds. For some, it has been November 22, 1963, when America became united in grief after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Jr. For others, … More A. Commentary: ACBSP Leadership During a Once-In-A-Lifetime Crisis
I think most of us are in a bit of shock. I never expected to experience something that would impact the whole world the way this COVID-19 pandemic has. We are all forced to do things differently. This calls for evaluating what we are doing differently to determine if we are doing things in the … More Maintaining Academic Quality in the Midst of a Pandemic
Selected essays will become part of a special issue of the Transnational Journal of Business (TJB) to be published in early August 2020. … More Call for Papers: Covid Crisis—Transitions from Classrooms to Quarantine
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused mayhem and disrupted the way we conduct business. Whether we are administrators or faculty, we have to think of innovative ways to do our jobs. Colleges and universities have moved all classes online, some through the summer and even beyond. It just fits for ACBSP and its Associate Degree Board … More Associate Degree Commission: Accepting the Challenge and Embracing the Virtual World
In the early days of quarantine, I found myself sending emails in my kitchen. As I was doing so, I could hear my wife on a conference call in the basement, while my youngest daughter and son were playing in the living room. Through it all, I heard my nine-year-old on a Zoom meeting with … More Staying Motivated and Maintaining Sanity in a Pandemic