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Study Abroad at the Olympics?
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan
International Careers Expert, Award-winning Author
Dr. Lisa Delpy Neirotti, associate professor of tourism and sport management at the GWU School of Business, has been leading groups of students to Olympic Games and World Cups since 1992. I asked her some questions about this business-related twist on study abroad while in Sochi.
The Real Olympic Winner
WATCH: Olympic Brands Race To Have Their Ads Go Viral
New Olympic Competition: Hacking the Olympics
Founder and Chief Instigator, TechSoup Global
The 2012 Olympics are going to get hacked. We're about to see what happens when an irresistible force -- angry teched-up people linked by social media -- collides with an immovable object -- the corporatized branding colossus known as the International Olympic Committee.
Sponsoring the Olympics Is Bad for Business
Advocacy director of Human Rights Watch’s Asia Division
The 12 biggest Olympics sponsors may soon learn that government-fanned waves of nationalism are bad for business. The sponsors are only shooting themselves in the foot -- and paying to do so!
Olympic Sponsor Report Card: Most Flunk
Actress and activist
Many companies -- Coke, General Electric, Panasonic -- have simply remained silent. History will note that 16 Olympic sponsors are silently complicit in the Darfur genocide.
Tibet, Beijing and Olympic Sponsors: To Boycott or Not
Brand advocate, corporate leader, Chinese consumer expert
A boycott of Beijing 2008 would do more than slight the Communist party. It would reject the aspirations of 1.3 billion Chinese souls. And that could destabilize the 21st century.
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