MRII Announces Application Process Open for First of Three 2021 Reg Baker MRII Awards

Reg Baker MRII Award

Prestigious Award Covers Recipients’ Fees for Principles Express Courses SARASOTA, Florida – APRIL 01, 2021 – The Market Research Institute International announces that the application process for the first of 2021’s Reg Baker MRII Awards is now open. The popular awards program empowers market-research applicants three times per year by covering the fee for those […]

Unpacking the Path to “Back to Normal”… Eleven Months and Still Counting

Unpacking the Path to “Back to Normal” …Eleven Months and Still Counting

Flying back from the cancelled PAC 12 basketball tournament, last March there were two significant thoughts on my mind.  First, I was angry and concerned that pandemic driven shutdowns had dealt our core verticals of sports and travel a broadside hit that would leave them reeling.  Secondly, there was a desire to develop a continuous […]

MRII Launches Search For New Executive Director

The Market Research Institute International (MRII) has launched its search for an Executive Director. Interested candidates are encouraged to review the job description and apply using this application form. Submissions are requested by February 15, 2021. The committee tasked with selecting the new Executive Director includes MRII board members Pamela Bracken, Dan Coates, Stephanie C. […]

8 Market Research Webinars Now Available On-Demand

8 Market Research Webinars Now Available On-Demand

As keepers of the Market Research Core Body of Knowledge (MRCBOK™), the Market Research Institute International (MRII) and University of Georgia (UGA) continue to be the leading educational organization within the market research and insights community. In 2020, MRII and UGA partnered with ESOMAR and the Canadian Research Insights Council (CRIC) to offer a new […]

MRII Announces Jeffrey Henning to Step Down, Launches Search for new Executive Director

SARASOTA, FL, January 22, 2021 — The Market Research Institute International (MRII) today announced that Jeffrey Henning, its executive director, intends to step down once a replacement is identified. The Board has formed a committee to direct the search for a new executive director. The committee will include MRII board members Dan Coates, Stephanie C. […]

Stephanie C. Harris Elected President of the MRII Board of Directors

SARASOTA, FL, January 12, 2021 — The Board of the Market Research Institute International (MRII) has elected Stephanie C. Harris, Associate, User Experience Research Operations at Management Consulting Group, as Board President for 2021. A member of the Board since 2015, Ms. Harris has served on the curriculum committee since 2016 and is the current committee […]

A Tale of Two Decks

A Tale Of Two Decks

This is an excerpt from The Storytelling Book, an award-winning guide to using storytelling techniques to improve presentations and communication. The book is already on a fifth reprint and has been translated into Mandarin. A warning against thinking of conflating two different presentations into one.  One of my many deeply held philosophical values is that nothing […]

Data Quality and the Tragedy of Mistrust

At the ESOMAR Insights Festival last week, Pete Cape of Dynata provided a wide-ranging “State of the Panel Industry” address, focusing on the theme of trust. He said, “I ­get to take a more helicopter view of issues affecting our industry. I get to see significant changes: in our industry, the sample industry, and in […]