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How to Tackle Big Business Problems

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Grow your business leadership skills with free resources created by the top-ranked faculty and business leaders from the Raymond A. Mason School of Business. These resources give you a taste of what you’ll learn as a student in the online business graduate programs at William & Mary.

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PROBLEM SOLVING
How to Tackle Big Business Problems: Solving Wicked Problems With Little Bets
Better problem solving and idea development starts here. In this guide, learn how to effectively think through your own complex business problems. Then, get the steps to develop, test and refine your ideas to find the best possible solutions

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EMPLOYEE MANAGEMENT
Infographic: 5 Elements of Work Satisfaction
Knowing the five elements of work satisfaction is key to improving employee engagement and boosting workplace morale. Download this infographic for a helpful reminder of the five elements that foster greater workplace satisfaction.

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ON-DEMAND VIDEOS

Five Strategies to Drive Employee Engagement and Boost Morale (Teaser)

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
Five Strategies to Drive Employee Engagement and Boost Morale

Get the resources you need to create a more engaged team. In a video from Associate Professor David Long, explore extrinsic and intrinsic motivators, the five elements of job satisfaction and how to build a culture of engagement. Long’s teaching and consulting focuses on introducing and demonstrating methods and strategies for improving the careers and organizations of his students.

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Seven Considerations for Inclusive Leadership (Teaser)

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
Seven Considerations for Inclusive Leadership

Step up as a leader at your workplace to create a more positive and inclusive environment. In this exclusive video, Associate Professor Inga Carboni explores the necessary fundamentals of inclusion in the workplace, and outlines seven characteristics of an inclusive leader. Carboni’s areas of expertise include diversity and inclusion, networking and leadership. She has worked developing leaders for nearly two decades.

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ARTICLES

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What Are the Highest-paid MBA Concentrations?

If you’re thinking about earning an MBA to advance your career, you may be wondering what your MBA specialization should be. What are the highest-paying MBA concentrations, and what type of work will you be doing in those specialized fields?

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Fostering Employee Empowerment Through Meaningful Work

Only 36% of employees report feeling engaged with their work and workplace. Pair this with the recent trend of “quiet quitting,” and this statistic should cause some alarm for managers, leaders and business owners, as engagement has a considerable impact on morale, productivity and retention.

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What Makes a Wicked Problem?

In the 21st century, “wicked problems” appear at every turn. Wicked problems, as defined by design theorist Horst W. J. Rittel and city planning professor Melvin M. Webber in the 1970s, are complex social or cultural problems with an unknown number of potential solutions.

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