SSM Health Care (SSMHC) is one of the largest Catholic health systems in the country, with 19 acute care hospitals in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, in addition to rehabilitation and pediatric services, long-term and residential care faciliti
The debate over the centralization versus decentralization of operations within a large enterprise is a never-ending one. It is an age-old battle of standardization versus autonomy, corporate efficiency versus local effectiveness and pressure on costs and
“You should be shot,” declared Bob. My presentation was on how to sell e-learning to upper management, and the real-world case study I presented emphasized some dramatic, multimillion dollar cost savings. “E-learning should not be about cost savings,” Bob
Valuation is an art, not a science. There is not an exact formula or method to arriving at a valuation figure. Analysts have many tools at their disposal, which give way to wide ranges of opinion. There is cash flow, net asset value, earnings, total enter
Discouraged by the difficulty of sharing distance learning across various learning management systems, the United States Department of Defense (DoD) formed the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) specification group.
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“In every man’s life, there lies latent energy. There is, however, a spark, [which] if kindled, will set the whole being afire, and he will become a human dynamo, capable of accomplishing almost anything to which he aspires,” said James Cash Penney, found
Xcel Energy is the nation’s fourth largest combined utility, created by the merger of Minneapolis-based Northern States Power Co. and Denver-based New Century Energies. The electricity and national gas company has operations in 12 Western and Midwestern s