Heeding the SOS: Sustainable Operations Summit 2012

by Helen Serebin, MBA Candidate 2012, Sustainability Last week, between April 18-20, sustainists of all varieties (credit goes to Scott Seydel, chairman of Global Green for this neologism) met to discuss operationalizing sustainability. In the spirit of continuous improvement in operations management and sustainability, I offer the following observations. 1)      Sustainability = COST EFFICIENCY Energy … Continue reading

Eyes Don’t Matter

By Varatha Vengadesan, MBA 2012 – Finance & Intl Business It was lunchtime and I was looking for a pizzeria. I found one and entered in. When I reached the counter I had to wait for the shopkeeper, who was busy in a conversation with his previous customer, a blind man. The customer wanted broccoli … Continue reading