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What Can I Do with a Criminal Justice Degree?

The criminal justice system is a vast sector with opportunities for those with higher degrees and leadership skills. An advanced business degree specializing in criminal justice can help you in developing the competencies needed to pursue leadership positions in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections, teaching or private consulting fields.

What can I do with a criminal justice degree?

Have you always had a desire to help others? Do you have a sense of justice and fairness? 

Keys to Effective Organizational Leadership

Organizational leadership is the merging of expert tactics with the application of human psychology to create a positive organizational culture and promotion of organizational development.

Keep the following tips in mind for becoming an effective leader:

Top 10 New Business Books

At NCU, we pride ourselves on teaching cutting-edge business ideas, theories and strategies in the classroom. However, innovative ideas and concepts are not limited to scholarly mediums. Best-selling books, readily available to anyone, are full of creative, innovative, and effective practices and methods. With hundreds of thousands of business books available on Amazon alone, how do you separate the wheat from the chaff? Here we’ve culled down the list to our top 10 best business books to read from last year:

Business Trends to Watch in 2017

Dr. Peter Bemski, Northcentral University’s Dean of the School of Business and Technology Management, shares his perspective on business trends to watch in 2017.

Technology and Innovation Management Will Reign.

“Technology and innovation management will continue to evolve in 2017, and play an even greater role in business,” Bemski said.

July NCU Future Scholarship Recipient: Hali Hunt

“Advanced degrees through higher education have always been a childhood dream of mine,” says Hali Hunt, one of the July NCU Bright Future Scholarship recipients. “I will be the first male in my family to obtain such a prestigious accomplishment.” 

4 Types of Corporate Culture

If you’ve interviewed any prospective candidates lately, you may have been asked questions about your organization’s corporate culture. So, what is it?

According to Robert E. Quinn and Kim S. Cameron, at the University of Michigan, there are four types of cultures:

Do You Have the Skills to Be An Entrepreneur?

By Rick Rapier

Poet T.S. Eliot wrote, “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” While Eliot lived before business innovators like Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, Lori Greiner, and Daymond John, he might as well have been describing the modern entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs have learned firsthand that by taking risks, they can go quite far.

How Does Self-Image Impact Employee Performance?

For many professionals, achievement in the workplace serves as the ultimate self-esteem booster. Called out for a job well-done by your leader? Big boost. Got a promotion? Even bigger boost. And with each small accomplishment comes a small amount of satisfaction in knowing that we're making progress toward the pinnacle of our professional lives. After all, history tells us – our positive, healthy self-image coupled with a hard work ethic can lead to more job satisfaction, which in turn leads to success both inside and outside of the office.

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