Michelle Rhee, Founder & CEO, StudentsFirst
Former Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools
“Leading Organizational Change”
About Mayor Kevin Johnson
Elected in November 2008, Kevin Johnson is the 55th mayor of Sacramento and the first African American to serve in this office. Mayor Johnson strongly believes that in order to be a great city, you have to have great schools and is committed to identifying ways to strategically drive education reform.
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The equilibrium magnitude of mispricing can be no greater than the cost of arbitraging it away. Yet, mispricing typically arises when the uncertainty about a firm is high, which is precisely when the stock’s liquidity is low.
Many borrowers mismanage their debt obligations. If they were a little more on top of things, they could save hundreds — even thousands — of dollars in interest and special charges. That’s what Professor Victor Stango found in his study of the credit-card and checking transactions of 917 households over a two-year period.
In this study, Professor Kimberly Elsbach and co-authors Jeffrey W. Sherman, UC Davis Professor of Psychology, and Dan M. Cable from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill examine how passive ‘face time’ (i.e. the amount of time one is passively observed, without interaction) affects how one is perceived at work.
In this chapter of Accounting in Networks (Routledge, 2010), Professor Shannon W. Anderson and co-author Henri C. Dekker from the University Amsterdam review the use of Transaction Cost Economics (TCE) in the study of interfirm relationships. Anderson and Dekker focus on accounting and non-accounting studies to assess how TCE can further contribute to the understanding of accounting and control in interfirm settings.
Former CIA Director James Woolsey accomplished a remarkable feat by convincing a room full of thoughtful people that he speaks to ghosts, and that’s OK. His talk brought together the voices of John Muir on behalf of the environment, World War II General George Patton who strategically bombed petroleum tanks to paralyze opposing forces, and Mahatma Gandhi who spoke for national and personal independence.
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.