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What Do Hiring Managers Look for When Hiring Pricing Professionals?

The Makings of a Pricing Professional

By Tim J. Smith, PhD April 16, 2021

The Makings of a Pricing Professional What does it take to become a pricing professional?  What do hiring managers look for in new pricing analysts? I was recently asked to participate in developing potential pricing curriculum for a university graduate program. The curriculum was to be definitively cross functional, engaging the economics and marketing departments and requiring foundational courses in finance, business strategy, accounting, and other fields. We could have simply slapped…

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The Japanese Business Approach to Crisis Response and Management

Wise Japanese Crisis Strategy Focuses on “Community” Over Profits

By James T. Berger September 20, 2020

While COVID-19 has ravaged much of Europe and the Americas, the world can look to Japan for a formula for long-term survival…

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Walmart increases digitalization during the COVID-19 recession

In the Age of COVID-19, Walmart Ups Its Digital Game

By Nathan L. Phipps September 20, 2020

Future historians will have the ultimate say, but it seems to me that 2020 is a year for the history books. For…

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Strategic Pricing Movements September 2020: XBox, Peloton, Online Gaming

Strategic Movements: September 2020

By Tim J. Smith, PhD September 20, 2020

Microsoft Xbox Versioning Xbox Series S priced at $299. Xbox Series X priced at $499. In the past, Microsoft would release a…

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Management Pricing Concerns: Which Issues Matter?

By Nathan L. Phipps August 20, 2020

While some business people may consider pricing to just be one of the 4 Ps of marketing, pricing professionals understand just how…

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