Exxon Mobil Corp.’s chief executive is set to speak at an energy summit in Moscow, even though the U.S. government has discouraged American attendance as it tries to isolate the Kremlin over its actions in Ukraine. Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at UC Davis, says the executive’s actions are not out of line with U.S. foreign policy because having corporate leaders keep a dialogue open with the Russian leaders could be helpful.
Column from Watermark CEO Marilyn Nagel showing that a new report reiterates the trends being seen in the annual study that Watermark does with the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, in that larger companies — in this case Fortune 500 — are responding to public pressure and putting more women on their boards.
Story cites research from UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber that less than one percent of day traders on the Taiwan Stock Exchange are able to outperform consistently.
Story about Sandy Weill, former chairman and CEO of Citigroup, who is the commencement speaker for the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
Story highlights insights that Corey Beck, general manager and director of winemaking for Francis Ford Coppola Winery, shared at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s wine packaging program.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management 2010 alumnus Marcus Seiden’s new aperitif wine, Jardesca, was featured as one of the “4 New Local Spirits to Drink Now.”
Column from Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director for energy and sustainability for UC Davis, about how long term trends in global natural gas might not be on Moscow’s side.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Andrew Hargadon is quoted in a story about the innovation process.
Column from Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for UC Davis, on the China-Russia gas deal and global gas.
Story about Davis Roots offering a hands-on introductory programming classes. Davis Roots, a nonprofit business accelerator bridging the city of Davis and UC Davis, was founded by UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Andrew Hargadon.
Ideas alone are good but not good enough – it takes collaboration to make things happen. That theme was heard throughout UC Global Health Day 2014, including in the morning plenary that included UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Andrew Hargadon, who explored the discovery of penicillin, why this lifesaving antibiotic took so long to get to market, and what steps must be taken to advance the pace of global health innovation.
Innovations Health Devices LLC made its largest sale ever, with an order of 3,500 of its Wijit wheelchair kits to Iraq. That sale represents more Wijits than have ever been made, according to company president Ken McGuire, who is a UC Davis Graduate School of Management MBA 04 alumnus.
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for UC Davis, is part of a panel at the Commonwealth Club discussing how companies like electric-car maker Tesla and Cree, the developer of energy-efficient lighting, are disrupting industries and helping shift the economy to a cleaner, more efficient use of resources.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management MBA 08 Shannon Staglin, who is president of Staglin Family Vineyard, is quoted in a story about that without careful estate planning, wineries on valuable Napa land could be bankrupted by estate taxes.
Column cites research from UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Kimberly Elsbach that shows the importance of “passive face time”.
Story about the winners of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Big Bang! Business Competition.
Stories cites research from UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber that documented the actual performance of thousands of individual investors who traded their own accounts. The research studies found that those who traded more underperformed than those who traded less.
Story cites research from UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber that showed that people moving from standard brokerage accounts to Internet trading traded more and performed worse.
UC Davis Graduate School of Management MBA 07 Mark Otero is cited in an op-ed about how Sacramento needs a contest to encourage entrepreneurship and how Otero has supported the School as an alumnus.
Getting involved with Zasaka this year was a true highlight of my entire Graduate School of Management experience—and it proved that UC Davis was totally the right school for me.
One of the main reasons I decided to get my MBA at the GSM was the sustainability and entrepreneurial culture that seemed to be widespread across campus. The Big Bang! Business Competition is just one of the many programs here at UCD that helps keep that culture alive and well.