Home » Entries posted by Linda Nowak
Linda Nowak
Stories written by lnowak
Linda Nowak is the dean of the Business School at CSU Stanislaus. You can reach her at lnowak@csustan.edu.

Wanted: CEOs who are new to top job

Organizations looking for new CEOs typically prefer to hire individuals with a depth of experience and who have been CEOs at other companies. A recent study has determined that this…

Tips for creating win-win situations

We all wish we were more effective negotiators, both within and outside our organizations. We negotiate daily — at home with our families, at work with our colleagues, our bosses…

Investing in employees can pay off for businesses

By LINDA NOWAK Business Journal columnist Looking after your employees and their families is the right thing to do, but on a practical level, there is a long-term benefit for…

Education is the key to innovation

By LINDA NOWAK Business Journal columnist How do we create new jobs in the Central Valley? One key to successfully growing our employment base is to focus on being innovative: to…

Want to be more innovative? Study the best of what’s already out there

Want to be more innovative? Study the best of what’s already out there

By LINDA NOWAK Business Journal columnist Adopting innovative ideas from other growing industries can help your business grow and become more productive. The creation of innovative products, services and processes is…

Leadership for the 21st Century

By LINDA NOWAK Business Journal columnist Successful business leaders understand how important relationship building is for the long-term financial security of their organizations. However, sometimes we forget that the same relationship-building…

Working with the millennial generation

Working with the millennial generation

By LINDA NOWAK Business Journal columnist If you are reading a printed version of this article, chances are excellent that you are not a member of Generation Y, commonly called…

Forecasting the economic future of the Central Valley

By LINDA NOWAK Business Journal columnist Forecasting the future of business in the San Joaquin Valley can be challenging. Technological change can shift the demand for various products. Geographic preferences and…