The accounting academy has been long recognized as the premier developer of entry-level talent for the accounting profession and the major provider of executive education via master’s-level curricula and customized executive education courses. However, the impact that the academy’s collective ideas have had on the efficiency and effectiveness of practice has been less recognized.
During recent years, a burgeoning community of social science researchers has developed an understanding of how the public perceives emerging technologies such as nanotechnology. In this article, Professor Steven Currall argues that the elaboration of theory is vital for the development of a coherent body of research literature on public perceptions of nanotechnology, and that the three papers in this issue of Nature Nanotechnology mark a substantial advance in the range of theoretical factors considered to affect the public’s perceptions and attitudes towards nanotechnology.
(Davis, CA) — Shareholders of Nike, Gatorade and other Tiger Woods sponsors lost a collective $5 to $12 billion in the wake of the scandal involving his extramarital affairs, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Davis.
The losses are separate from – and potentially much larger than – damage to Woods’ own earnings.
This article cites Associate Professor Victor Stango’s research that showed that losses related to Tiger Woods’ mistress could cost up to $12 billion to shareholders of his big-money sponsors like Nike, AT&T and Gatorade, a study revealed Monday.
This article cites research by Associate Professor Victor Stango in which he estimated the damage to the market value of Woods’ main sponsors caused by revelations of alleged extramarital affairs that surfaced after he was involved in a minor car accident outside his Florida home on November 27.
Although “nonprofit” is often considered to be synonymous with “tax-exempt,” many nonprofit organizations earn revenues from unrelated taxable activities, and on average these taxable activities generate $1.5 million in revenues. Policymakers have expressed concern that the pursuit of unrelated taxable revenues can distract a nonprofit from its primary charitable mission.
Students in Professor Paul Griffin’s MBA elective on financial analysis and valuation recently presented their detailed reports on company value, issuing “buy” recommendations on a few gems whose potential Wall Street may not yet fully appreciate, perhaps because they has been unfairly trampled by negative sentiment.
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.