How culture and history influence vaccination decisions

The rea­sons Eastern Euro­peans have either accepted or steered clear of the HPV vac­cine are com­plex, nuanced, and depend on a variety of soci­etal fac­tors, according to new research North­eastern asso­ciate clin­ical pro­fessor Irina Todorova and her colleagues.

Brazil’s urban transformation ahead of the World Cup

Thomas Vicino, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of polit­ical sci­ence, has received a U.S. Ful­bright Schol­ar­ship to con­duct research on the process of rapid urban­iza­tion and eco­nomic devel­op­ment plan­ning in Brazil, the site of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics.

How to deliver the goods in global business

Busi­nesses must be nimble and flex­ible to adapt to an evolving global supply chain, Spencer Fung, PA’96, group chief oper­ating officer and exec­u­tive director of Li & Fung, said at Northeastern’s CEO Forum in Hong Kong.

The human era of business

To make trusted con­nec­tions in today’s world, com­pa­nies must deliver authentic sto­ries through inspiring expe­ri­ences, according to Karen Kaplan, chairman and CEO of the adver­tising agency Hill Hol­l­iday, who spoke on Wednesday at Northeastern’s CEO Break­fast Forum.

Fulbright scholar to study legal work outsourcing

Soci­ology doc­toral can­di­date Jesse Fenichel recently received a Ful­bright award to con­duct research in the Philip­pines on the con­se­quences out­sourcing prac­tices could have on the legal sys­tems there and in the U.S.