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August 2012

When it comes to the rise of online education, the writing is on the wall…or more accurately: on the computer monitor! Yet a healthy number of people remain skeptical of the online approach. This is precisely why I’m eager for you to read this week’s Guest Blog entry by Jane Hilburt-Davis, who’s been closely following multiple studies on this subject, conducted by various accredited universities, research firms—and even the U.S. Department of Education, which did a meta-analysis on more than a thousand empirical studies about online learning, to ultimately conclude its

Good research never goes out of style. So this month, we reach back in time to bring you Executive Summaries from editions of Family Business Review past from Karen Vinton who was more than game to rise to the challenge. And although this trio of recaps harks back from the March 2012 issue of FBR--when FBR first began the Executive Summary initiative, some of the articles originally ran in 2011. To bend your mind even further, Summary 3 reviews three books that should be on all practitioners’ "must-read” list—thoughtfully summed up by Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Frank