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Merci et Au Revoir (Thanks and Goodbye)

In this month (September, 2014) I have reached a major milestone in my professional life. After being with my current employer for 14 years I made the decision to accept a new job offer.  It is going to be a big transition from the … Continue reading

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Is Internet connectivity a human right?

In his article Is Connectivity a Human Right?, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, points out the significance of the global knowledge economy and how the access to the Internet can contribute and enhance the global collaboration and productivity. In order to … Continue reading

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What does MBA mean to me?

The Commencement ceremony at University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS) on May 17th, 2014 marked the culmination of my pursuit towards an MBA degree. Last two years were extremely busy with a dedication of 40 hours per week for studies … Continue reading

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Visit to China – Videos

As part of the course International Operations / China, I could join a group of students and faculty from the University of Illinois at Springfield to visit three cities in China for 10 days starting from November 21st, 2013. This … Continue reading

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Hefei – My Favorite Chinese City

According to the “2012 Amazing China” survey taken by expats living in China, the most appealing Chinese cities in terms of job availability are Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Kunming, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Tianjin, Xiamen and Qingdao (in that order) (eChinacities, 2013). … Continue reading

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