Wednesday August 11, 2010
BP, What Went Wrong?
Monday BP Plc made its first payment of $3 billion into a trust fund established to pay damages from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. That’s $3 billion down with $17 billion to go for a company that sealed the well’s casing last week but is still reeling from the rupture of its business practices and leaks in consumer confidence. "Where BP Went Wrong: A Lack of Strategy" by Dean Akande and Webster alumni Chuck Feltz appeared on CBSnews.com explains just what happened.
A Small World's Big Lesson
It's a world of laughter, a world of tears and definitely a world bigger than the Magic Kingdom boat ride which bears its name. But after a year of living and learning around the world while earning her Global MBA, Webster University graduate Molly McQuillan found out through the friends she met in Chendu, a Aussie in Amsterdam and a girl from Pennsylvania near Macau that it is a small world after all.
Job Search: Getting Ready To Get Back In The Game
14.6 million Americans remain out of work this week and within that group 6.6 million have been unemployed six months or longer. The numbers are daunting. But for those looking for that next job or future career, now is not the time to sit on the bench. As the pros know, you have to be ready when call comes in to take the field.