Instances of wrongdoing in and by organizations are prevalent in modern society, perhaps increasingly so in recent years. Why do organizational participants—employees, managers, senior officials—engage in illegal, unethical, and socially irresponsible behavior?
This article cites Professor Brad Barber’s research with Terrance Odean which showed how mens’ overconfidence leads to too much trading, which results in lower returns. “Barber and Odean found that while both men and women were hurt by excessive trading, for men the damage was worse, with men reducing their net returns by about 1 percentage point more a year than women.”
Olivia R. Liu Sheng is Emma Eccles Jones Presidential Chair of Information Systems at the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah.
Her research focuses on global information technology and management including distributed enterprise data and knowledge management, electronic commerce, telemedicine, telework and distributed learning.
Anthony Dukes’ research focuses on retailing and distribution channels, and investigating issues such as the implication of big-box retailing on assortment, pricing, antitrust, and supplier relationships. Professor Dukes’ research has appeared in the Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Journal of Business, and other leading academic journals. He teaches the core Marketing Management course in Marshall’s evening MBA program. Before joining Marshall, he was at the University of Aarhus, in Denmark, and at Carnegie Mellon University.
Professor Ansari’s research address customer relationship management, customization of marketing activities and product recommendations over the Internet, Social networks modeling and Bayesian modeling of consumer actions. Prior to joining Columbia in 1996, Ansari was with the university of British Columbia, Canada
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.