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Dr. Marie Gould Harper

Career Planning: Guiding Youth to the Jobs of the Future

The bottom line is that we all have a role to play in ensuring our youth are prepared for what is soon to come. Think of it as being socially responsible.

Do Dual Careers Help or Hinder Family Cohesion? (Part 2)

For couples to avoid negative circumstances, the parameters for dual careers and family responsibilities must be set prior to going down the aisle.

Make Kobe Bryant's Life an Example for Your Home and Career

Rest in peace, Kobe Bryant. Your life is an inspiration on how to persevere and make overcoming the challenges in life part of our journey.

Do Dual Careers Help or Hinder Family Cohesion? (Part 1)

Although the dual-career concept sounds good in theory and can assist the family financially, one can never underestimate the role of ego and perception.

The Plight of Customer Service in the Retail Experience

As a consumer, one service that I believe needs improvement is customer service. I prefer to stay home and shop online versus going to a store.

Amazon and Its Internal Culture: Good or Bad for Workers?

In the case of Amazon, what is the truth in regard to work-life balance and its internal culture? The answers depend on whom you ask.

New Horizons and Innovative Purposes for Shopping Malls

Shopping malls have to become a place that is more than the shopping experience to counteract the business losses when consumers shop from online stores.

What We Can Learn from Conducting Business across Cultures

Different cultures do things in different ways. How we secure a deal in our own culture may not be the way to conduct business in another country.

Avoiding Harassment and Discrimination Cases at Conferences

It is a good idea for professional associations to have written policies protecting them from harassment and discrimination incidents.