Op-ed cites data from our UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders, revealing that women hold only 12.3 percent of board director and highest-paid executive positions at the 400 largest public companies headquartered in California.
“We’re living in a different world now where it’s really information that will be the differentiator. The product is important, but data and the information you can derive from that will be the key difference for firms in today’s data-driven world.” says Associate Professor of Marketing Ashwin Aravindakshan.
Recent research by Professor Brad Barber and Associate Professor Ayako Yasuda shows the rate at which investors choose impact funds is 14% greater than the rate at which they choose traditional venture capital funds.
Yahoo is in the process of being sold to Verizon for almost $5 billion, but Wednesday’s revelations about 1 billion hacked accounts could put the deal in jeopardy, according to one expert.
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UC Davis is offering a higher-level master’s of science and business analytics that will involve more coding, said Hemant Bhargava, the program’s academic director.
A University of California Davis competition geared toward early-stage entrepreneurs and startup companies, which had been primarily reserved for students and school associates, is now open to the general public.
New Dean Rao Unnava wants to raise the Davis business school’s profile by forging stronger ties with Sacramento’s business community and supplementing the school’s curriculum to focus on food, agriculture, biotech and other core strengths of the university at large.
Impact Investing “Supply” Failing to Meet Demand
Moskowitz Prize Winners: Professor Brad Barber and Associate Professor Ayako Yasuda Study Shows Europe’s Demand for Impact Funds Over Traditional Investments Three Times Higher Than in North America
The demand for impact investing alternatives is outstripping the available supply of such choices for investors, according to a new study co-authored by Professor and Associate Dean Brad Barber and Associate Professor Ayako Yasuda that was awarded UC Berkeley’s 2016 Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing during a special ceremony Nov. 10 at the 27th annual SRI Conference in Denver.
Professor Paul Griffin and UC Davis energy expert Amy Myers Jaffe argue that the SEC should consider a voluntary disclosure program that balances the needs of investors, companies and, ultimately, the public.
The Economist 2016 Ranks UC Davis MBA in the World’s Top Tier
Faculty Quality Ranks No. 10 Globally
MBA Job Placement No. 11
(Davis, CA) — The Economist’s 2016 Which MBA? Full-Time MBA ranking ranks the UC Davis MBA program among the best in the world and the U.S.
The Graduate School of Management’s faculty quality is ranked No. 10 globally, up five spots since 2014.
The School’s job placement rate for MBA graduates is also ranked among the best in the world at No. 11, further testament to the high employer demand for UC Davis M
Telecommuting is a good thing for both employees and employers in many ways, but has potential downsides for you and your career, including the risk of fewer promotions and lower performance evaluations compared with more visible coworkers, Professor Kimberly Elsbach tells Convene Podcast.
Take It Easy
U.S. workers are taking less and less vacation — here’s what their employers are losing to the vacation gap
Many employees, with or without a backup, fear the crushing amount of work that will greet them when they return so that even the idea of a vacation is stressful, says Associate Professor Gina Dokko.
Forget Trader Joe’s Two-Buck Chuck. A new survey of wine industry leaders by Professor Emeritus Robert Smiley has found that industry CEOs are optimistic as millennials are flocking to higher priced premium wines.
Millennials, whose baby boomer parents were the first generation of U.S. premium wine drinkers, are consuming more and higher-value wines, driven by a thirst for quality, new experiences and information-sharing, according to wine industry CEOs and leaders surveyed by Professor Emeritus Robert Smiley.
The Giants have made an uncharacteristically long-term commitment to the River Cats — here's why the match is ideal for both teams
In September 2014, the River Cats signed a two-year affiliation agreement with the San Francisco Giants, effectively ending the team’s 15-year partnership with the Oakland Athletics. Less than two years later, the two clubs have inked a new four-year deal, extending the agreement through 2020, marking one of the few times the Giants have signed a four-year agreement with a Triple-A affiliate.
(Davis, CA) —The Volkswagen diesel emission cheating scandal has become one of the most significant business stories in decades, so powerful and sustained that it fundamentally changed the way the financial markets operate, according to a new study by University of California, Davis, Graduate School of Management Professor Paul Griffin, and Professor David Lont of the University of Otago in New Zealand.
News of a record year for startups based on UC Davis research or ideas spun out of the campus. Five of the 14 new company founders participated in entrepreneurship academies at our UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The Institute hosted more than 60 researchers from across the UC system at the University of California Entrepreneurship Academy in September.
Corporate sponsors drop Olympian Ryan Lochte: reputational risk and loss of value are driving decisions. Key moment in this evolution: the Tiger Woods debacle. Professor Victor Stango’s research showed companies that Woods endorsed lost billions of dollars in market capitalization following his scandal. Speedo and others wasted no time severing ties to Lochte for his behavior in Rio. (The New Yorker, August 23, 2016)