It is well known that in markets such as restaurants, films and books, critics directly shape market outcomes by guiding consumers’ attention and purchase decisions through their assessments of product quality. Less understood is how critics influence the decision-making and behavior of producers.
Healthcare reform, new hospital construction, physician practice consolidation, high-performance networks and accountable-care organizations are redefining how healthcare and insurance are delivered to both corporations and individuals. Join Dr. Gordon Hunt ’97, SVP and chief medical officer of Sutter Health; Anders Bjork ’02, strategic consultant with Blue Shield of California; and Vinny Catalano ’97, area vice president of Gallagher Benefit Services, for a discussion of this evolving issue.
6:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m. | Citizen’s Hotel | Sacramento
We’ll hear from alumni who used their UC Davis MBA to change careers or functional areas, with resulting professional success: Phoebe Cameron ’98, director at Gartner Inc.; Harry Johnson Jr. ’04, business operations manager at Intel Corporation; and Gwynne Spann ’03, content manager for Visit California, California Travel and Tourism Commission. Networking follows; sponsored by the Sacramento MBA program’s Dean’s Student Advisory Council, the GSM Alumni Association and GSM Student Affairs.
Start Picnic Day right! This year, the Graduate School of Management is joining the Cal Aggie Alumni Association for our pancake breakfast. We’ve reserved a special section in Freeborn Hall for the GSM community. Family and friends are welcome. The Picnic Day Parade begins at 9:30 a.m., directly outside of Freeborn Hall.
This edition effectively balances coverage of concepts, methods, and the uses of managerial accounting with a strong emphasis on management decision-making. Students focus on concepts and managerial uses of financial information, rather than simply perfecting the accounting techniques.
In this paper, Assistant Professor Renna Jiang and co-authors Puneet Manchanda from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and Peter E. Rossi from the UCLA Anderson School of Management present a Bayesian approach for analyzing aggregate level sales data in a market with differentiated products.
The recent withdrawal of Cox-2 Inhibitors has generated debate on the role of information in drug diffusion: can the market learn the efficacy of new drugs, or does it depend solely on manufacturer advertising and FDA updates?
In this study, Assistant Professor Renna Jiang and co-authors Pradeep K. Chintagunta from the University of Chicago and Ginger Z. Jin from the University of Maryland use a novel data set to study the role of learning in the diffusion of three Cox-2 Inhibitors—Celebrex, Vioxx and Bextra—before the Vioxx withdrawal.
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.