During recent years, a burgeoning community of social science researchers has developed an understanding of how the public perceives emerging technologies such as nanotechnology. This issue contains three papers by social scientists that describe the ‘state of the art’ in this field and provide fresh thinking on the factors that drive public perceptions of nanotechnology.
Nanotechnology has been around for years, but the general public is just beginning to learn about it. While many other emerging technologies have been boldly presented to the world’s consumers (for instance, genetically modified food), nanotechnology remains something of an enigma.
We believe that capitalism will not survive if it continues its trend towards the redistribution of wealth and away from creation of wealth. To reverse this trend, executive compensation plans have to be designed. The Wine Group’s plan can serve as a model for how to do that.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.