Diversity in the workplace is no longer something that would be nice to have. It is a competitive imperative. In this opinion editorial citing the findings of the 2010 UC Davis study of women business leaders, Kim Box of the Sacramento Bee compares diversity to a secret weapon to be exploited in order to build the most successful organizations.
Professor Kim Elsbach’s research is cited in a discussion of the negative perception of crying in the workplace. Elsbach said women who cried felt awful about doing so and, instead of using crying to manipulate, would have done anything to stop the flow of tears. Some women even felt the tears were damaging to their career prospects. Bosses, meanwhile, often feel uncomfortable and unsure what to do when faced with a weepy employee.
The University of California, Davis, Graduate School of Management has again been ranked in the top 10 percent of accredited business schools in the world and is No. 1 for the percentage of female faculty, according to new rankings compiled by the Financial Times of London. The Times’ global MBA ratings placed the UC Davis MBA program 43rd among MBA programs in the United States and 83rd globally. The UCD school also ranked in the top 10 percent of schools worldwide in last year’s ratings by the Financial Times.
The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s update of its internationally ranked MBA program curriculum further integrates globalization, responsible business ethics and sustainability to better reflect the current needs of the business world.
Coverage of Feb. 24 GSM Dean’s Distinguished Speakers event featuring Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and Michelle Rhee, founder and CEO of StudentsFirst CEO, a nonprofit educational advocacy organization now officially headquartered in Sacramento.
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.