Day: March 21, 2020

What Makes Social Entrepreneurs Different

When social entrepreneurs say that they want to “work themselves out of a job” they are not making a glib statement to sound cool. They are merely stating the obvious — they want to fundamentally solve the problem that their solution is designed to address.

Commercial entrepreneurs are different. They’re out to standardize a business model. That model might solve a social problem — but if it’s profitable and doesn’t fix the problem, that’s okay, too.

As a result, social entrepreneurs are more interested in understanding the social, economic, political, and cultural context of the problems they are trying to solve than traditional entrepreneurs are. They can be more analytical.

It is unthinkable, for instance, to imagine a social entrepreneur treating research on the health effects of tobacco use the way the tobacco industry, market analysts, and investors did in the 1960s and ’70s. It is the business of a

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Business Letter Format With Examples

A business letter is a formal document often sent from one company to another or from a company to its clients, employees, and stakeholders, for example. Business letters are used for professional correspondence between individuals, as well.

Writing an effective, polished business letter can be an easy task, so long as you adhere to the established rules for layout and language.

Realize that your recipient reads a significant amount of correspondence on a regular basis and will favor well-executed letters that are free of typos and grammatical errors.

What to Include in the Letter

Make the purpose of your letter clear through simple and targeted language, keeping the opening paragraph brief. You can start with, “I am writing in reference to…” and from there, communicate only what you need to say.

The subsequent paragraphs should include information that gives your reader a full understanding of your objective(s) but avoid meandering

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Health insurance: Types and legislation

Health insurance is a type of insurance coverage that covers the cost of an insured individual’s medical and surgical expenses.

Insurers use the term “provider” to describe a clinic, hospital, doctor, laboratory, healthcare practitioner, or pharmacy that treats an individual. The “insured” is the owner of the health insurance policy or the person with the health insurance coverage.

Depending on the type of health insurance coverage, either the insured pays costs out of pocket and receives reimbursement, or the insurer makes payments directly to the provider.

In countries without universal healthcare coverage, such as the United States, health insurance is commonly included in employer benefit packages.

In the U.S., the number of people with insurance decreased from 44 million in 2013 to fewer than 28 million in 2016, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. The researchers put this down to recent changes in legislation.

A Commonwealth Fund 2011 report informed

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Welcome | Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations

BEO is one of the larger concentrations at Brown and offers students an academically rigorous approach to teaching and learning about business, organizational theory, entrepreneurship, and technological innovation. BEO places specific emphasis on the formation, growth, and organization of new ventures, innovation in commercial applications, financial markets and the marketplace, and management and organizational theory. Students learn the methodological approaches of economics, sociology, engineering, and entrepreneurship to study for-profit and nonprofit enterprises in the national and global economic context.

BEO Spotlight
BEO Spotlight is a campaign highlighting stories of BEO alumni and students. Spotlight focuses on the diversity, innovation and reach of BEO. Learn more about BEO students in the Spotlight archives.

 

Mary Butler, '19 BEO-ORGS and Public HealthMary Butler, ’19 BEO-ORGS and Public Health

 

 

Mary Butler ’19 is a BEO Org Studies concentrator and a Public Health concentrator. In addition to this rigorous academic pursuit she is also senior captain of the Brown Women’s Basketball

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5 Ways Business Intelligence and Online Marketing Can Work Together

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When you really think about it, online marketing and business intelligence were born to work with each other. Both fields are built on utilizing data to make decisions in order to improve processes and optimize ROI (return on investment). However, for many companies, business intelligence continues to be an elusive concept that never quite finds its way to the top of the priority list.

In my experience, once you learn how synergistic these two disciplines can be, it makes sense to prioritize their integration. From advertising to audience research, below are five great ways that business intelligence and online marketing can work together.



Business Intelligence and Online Marketing Can Work Together

Advertising

Providing comprehensive target audience data across offline and online platforms can help campaigns be more targeted. Business intelligence allows companies to craft their ideal audience behavior patterns across multiple forms of media — including television, radio,

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Best Homeowners Insurance Companies of 2020 | Homeowners Insurance

Best Homeowners Insurance Companies of 2020

A typical homeowners insurance policy will cover repairs to or reconstruction of your home if it is damaged by fire, smoke, theft or vandalism, or bad weather such as lightning, wind or hail. A standard homeowners policy also generally covers your appliances, furniture and other possessions, as well as medical expenses and legal fees if people other than you or your family are injured on your property.

Not covered in most standard policies are jewelry, artwork or other collectibles in your home, identity theft protection, or damage caused by an earthquake or flood. These types of coverage are generally optional but may not be offered by all insurers in all areas.

If flood insurance is not offered by your homeowners insurance company, you may be eligible for coverage through the National Flood Insurance Program, administered by the Federal Emergency

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3 Ways Business Intelligence Can Improve Your Sales and Marketing Efforts : Intelligent Enterprise



3 Ways Business Intelligence Can Improve Your Sales and Marketing EffortsWith today’s business intelligence dashboards, end users in every department of the organization have a more effective means of gaining greater insight into their side of the business without having to go back to IT or business analysts for more data. And that data in the hands of your sales and marketing team in particular can mean huge improvements for those departments.

Here are three ways business intelligence software can help improve your sales and marketing efforts.

Identify and focus on higher-profit customers.

Your best customer might not actually be the one who places the biggest order (although every sales team loves to land a “big fish”), but rather those dependable, repeat customers who consistently place good sized orders. With business intelligence software, you can rank your customers based on the recency, frequency, and value of their purchases to

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Business Services Department | Official website of the City of Tucson

The Business Services Department provides financial services and controls in support of a complex governmental organization and maintains the financial integrity of the City.

Independent Registered Municipal Advisor (IRMA) Exemption

IRMA Exemption Notice

Financial Information

Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR)

The image below links to current year report (pdf), or select the CAFR link above for prior year reports.
For questions, please call Accounting at (520) 791-4561.

 

Annual Expenditure Limitation Report

For questions, please call Accounting at (520) 791-4561.

Tucson Supplemental Retirement System (TSRS) CAFR June 30, 2018

For questions, please call the Pension Section at (520) 791-4598.

 

Key to reading the Monthly Financial Statements

 

Monthly Financial Reports

Access the Monthly Financial Reports for the fiscal year. For questions, please call Accounting at (520) 791-4561.

Single Audits

Access the Single Audit Reports.  This report covers our Federal Expenditures by agency for the fiscal year indicated.

Bond Rating

Access the

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8 Characteristics of a Successful Fashion Entrepreneur

8 Characteristics of a Successful Fashion EntrepreneurStarting, running and growing a business is a lot of hard work. Along with long hours, sacrifice, and a ton of stress, each day brings new obstacles to overcome. Simply put, entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone.

So, the question is, “Are you cut out to be a fashion entrepreneur?”

Although there isn’t a secret formula for success, there are common traits that successful entrepreneurs share. And when it comes to the unique business of fashion, some of these traits are downright necessities.

Let’s look at eight characteristics that can help you become a full-fledged fashion entrepreneur.

 

Determination

Success doesn’t happen overnight. A business takes time to start and grow. And even more time to be successful.

There’s no rush. The fashion business will still be there in the morning.

There will be difficult times. Things will look impossible. You will want to give up and throw in the towel. But you

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Business Ethics Definition

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