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What Villanova Basketball Can Teach Us About Managing Reputation

Let me start with an important disclosure: I am an unabashed Villanova Fan, a card carrying Wildcat for Life. So I am biased when I say Villanova is the absolute best basketball team in the country this year, no matter what happens tonight. But that bias doesn’t make the reputation lessons offered by Villanova any…

Throwing in the Towel: How to Build Reputation in a No-Win Scenario

Last week, while most fans of college athletics were glued to their television screens as the March Madness Tournament pressed into the Sweet Sixteen, a much more dramatic event with long-term impacts for college athletics occurred in Chicago. On March 26, a National Labor Relations Board regional office recognized Northwestern University football players as university…