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Frank Fredericks Frank Fredericks is the founder of World Faith, a global movement to end religious violence, and Mean Communications, a digital agency for social good. He has been recognized as a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum, and is a Fellow Alumnus of Leading for Impact at Oxford Skoll Centre, AMENDS at Stanford, IFYC, […]

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Harnessing Technology to Reintroduce Value to Artisanal Handloom Craftsmanship in Varanasii, India, Maila Arzadon Suelto

Technology continues to play a key role in making supply chains more efficient and adding value. However, technology is also disrupting how labor is allocated. Artisan producers, one of the main segments affected by this manufacturing efficiency are challenged by increased competition from globalization and evolving consumer tastes and preferences. Despite this, the artisan market,

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STRATEGY FOR CUSTOMER DEVELOPMENT PROCESS (CDP) AND RETENTION FOR A BLUE OCEAN FASHION BUSINESS, DAMILOLA ADEPOJU

Blue ocean startup companies face the challenge of a non-existing market since the customer is often unknown in a startup. There are new ideas and strategies being developed by marketers to create a relationship between startup companies and customers; one of them is the customer development process developed by Steve Blank. Steve Blank’s books and

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A Study on Water Repellent Fabrics, Its Evolution, Innovation, and Its Importance, Tapti Tapan

This research aims to understand and explore consumers’ experiences with water-repellent finishes on apparel and willingness to try on new or different garments with the finish. This thesis explores the innovations and advancements in technology that led to a broader range of products with water-repellent finishes. The research paper also provides a historical overview of

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Human Rights in the Fashion Industry: Discovering the Origins of Exploitation Along the Supply Chain, Megan Simmons

In an effort to add awareness to critical issues surrounding the importance of sustainable solutions in the fashion industry, this study examines a growing concern impacting the social aspect of sustainability. Through examining human rights abuses within the industry, the question of ‘Where along the supply chain are these exploitations originating from?’ can bring additional

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Improving Working Conditions in Cambodian Garment Factories: A Framework with Consumers in Mind, Elizabeth Anne Otten

Since the 1990’s, Cambodian garment factories have been under increased scrutiny due to scandals and tragedies that have plagued the industry. CSR initiatives, including codes of conduct and social audits, were introduced by Brands in an attempt to self-monitor their supply chains, while conveniently doubling as a way to improve and protect their image. Soon

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Establishing Best Practices for Risk Management for mental Health Institutions: Integrating the Perspective of Mental Health Service Providers as an Essential Component of Risk Management Culture, Chioma Nneka Venessa Iheaturu

Mental illness is one of the most prevalent health issues in the United States. It is estimated that one out five adults lives with mental illness. The mental health workforce in the United States can  barely keep up with the growing need for services. Today, the focus to combat mental health illnesses is to use

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Understanding Social and Organizational Capital & Decision Making for Take-Off Stage Firms in the Food Industry During Unexpected Environmental Change, Frances Sweeney

This study contributes to the fields of organizational behavior, decision-making, and change readiness. I observed take-off stage organizations which are disrupting systemic food categories in the US food industry during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. More specifically, these organizations build values like sustainability and social impact into their business model from the start. This research

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The Relationship Between Employees’ Satisfaction and Corporate Culture: The Role of Community in Workplace Culture That Enhance Employee Well-Being and Institutional Success., Peju M. Onile-Ere

Enhanced well-being of employees is essential for any organization to improve their institutional success in productivity, innovation as well as financial growth. Organization’s definition of an employees’ well-being at work is subjective, therefore this research paper gives a new definition of well-being. Well-Being refers to how comfortable, healthy or happy state of being comfortable, healthy,

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The Culture of Small Medium-size Luxury Fashion Brands aligns with the Seismic Shifts in the Industry; Employees Perspective: Integrity, Trust and Betrayal., Laurine Grere Osborne

The Small Medium-size Luxury Fashion Brands (SMLFB) niche is an essential source of design trends and innovation that drives the fashion industry’s overall growth. Across the western hemisphere the fashion industry is confronted by challenges such as record-high retail closures, a rise in e-commerce, emergent technology and a growing call for sustainability from investors and

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