Category: Bloomberg

Hashtag Activism Brings Trump Allies to Heel

Bloomberg quoting Kabrina Chang, Questrom School of Business “One corporate executive after another stepped away from President Donald Trump’s councils this week, crediting their conscience, their values and “doing the right thing…” Expert quote: Business runs the risk of getting caught up in this change of sentiment and gray areas, especially if they have been […]

Trump’s Pro-Business Image Tarnished as CEOs Abandon Him

Bloomberg quoting Graham Wilson, Pardee School of Global Studies/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “During his campaign for president, Donald Trump boasted of business prowess, vowing to bring in top executives to help him revive the economy and to personally lobby corporate chiefs to keep jobs in the U.S…” Expert quote: “Standing with Trump […]

Trump’s Pro-Business Image Tarnished as CEOs Abandon President

Bloomberg quoting Graham Wilson, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “During his campaign for president, Donald Trump boasted of business prowess, vowing to bring in top executives to help him revive the economy and to personally lobby corporate chiefs to keep jobs in the U.S…” Expert quote: “Standing with Trump at this moment, after his […]

In Trump We Trust? Three More CEOs Turn Backs on CEO President

Bloomberg quoting James Post, Questrom School of Business “President Donald Trump said the CEOs quitting his advisory council aren’t taking their jobs seriously, again taking aim at some of America’s most visible business leaders as the fallout from a weekend of racially charged violence in Virginia mounts…” Expert quote: “The value of the advisory council goes down […]

Idaho Scales Up Non-Compete Rules as Others Back Away (Audio)

Bloomberg interviewing Matthew Marx, Questrom School of Business “Michael Selmi, a professor at George Washington University, and Matthew Marx, a professor at the Boston University Questrom School of Business, discuss why the state of Idaho is making it easier for companies to enforce non-compete agreements when employees leave a job for better prospects…” Listen to […]

Downfall of Chinese Rising Star Points to Xi Power Play

Bloomberg quoting Joseph Fewsmith, Pardee School of Global Studies/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “The fall from grace of a rising star in China’s Communist Party sheds light on how a reshuffle of the country’s top officials may play out under the leadership of President Xi Jinping later this year…” Expert quote: […]

What to Expect When You’re Expecting Acosta as Labor Secretary

Bloomberg David Weil, Questrom School of Business “By the time President Donald Trump’s first nominee for labor secretary withdrew from consideration, there was little doubt where he stood on the big issues facing the department…” Expert quote: “This is a direct test of how serious are you about really remembering those folks who’ve been forgotten […]