Wanna be a boring accountant? It’s not the mind-numbing, number-crunching career that many assume, as many recent college graduates can attest. This feature dives into hiring trends and projections to reveal the huge demand for new accounts and identifies our new Master of Professional Accountancy program as an idea path to embark on this career. Citing professor Bob Yetman and Executive Director of the MPAc program, Will Snyder this article is a must read for anyone considering a career in accounting.
The Graduate School of Management was named one of MBAPrograms.org’s top 50 most interesting business school websites, citing highlights of the school’s MBA student experience from campus events to alumni success stories, new program announcements, and stories about the recent student trip to meet Warren Buffett as well as the Ignite Entrepreneurial Conference.
Wrongdoing in and by organizations offends public sensibilities. When people such as Bernard Madoff or firms such as Enron are found to have engaged in shady dealings, news commentators, social critics, and even scholars loudly condemn the offenders. Wrongdoing also damages the firms where it emerges and on whose behalf it is sometimes
This article, about the plans of state pension funds CalPERS and CalSTRS to stick with JPMorgan Chase even after its recent $2 billion loss, cites Professor Brad Barber, who has studied CalPERS shareholder activism in his research.
This article reports on Professor Paul Griffin’s study, “Going Green: Market Reaction to CSR Newswire Releases,” which showed that a company’s voluntary disclosures about their greenhouse gas emissions increased returns for shareholders.
This article reports Assistant Professor Hema Yoganarasimhan’s recent paper, “Impact of Social Network Structure on Content Propagation: A Study Using YouTube Data,” which studied how a YouTube author’s network contributes to the popularity of videos they post.
Professor David Woodruff was one of two UC Davis professors recently awarded grant funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to research optimal ways to integrate traditional energy sources with new renewable energy sources. This article describes Woodruff’s contributions to the Green Electricity Network Integration (GENI) project.
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.