Changes in employment relationships have diminished the degree to which internal labor markets shape careers. Using comparative field studies, Associate Professor Beth Bechky and co-author Siobhan O’Mahony from Boston University examine how contract workers try to achieve career progression without the benefit of organizational guidance.
This paper by Professor Andrew Hargadon and Associate Professor Beth Bechky introduces a model of collective creativity that explains how the locus of creative problem solving shifts, at times, from the individual to the interactions of a collective.
There is a woman sitting in only one of every 10 chairs at the boardroom tables and executive desks of California’s 200 largest publicly traded companies, and that means a missed opportunity for business, according to a ground-breaking study released by the Graduate School of Management.
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.