GSM Alumna Christine Chen was recently approved to hold American Repertory Ballet’s top administrative position of Managing Director. “I believe my ability to communicate well with artists, combined with my experience in the business environment, will help ARB move forward in a positive direction – artistically and fiscally,” Chen said. Chen was serving as Interim Managing Director prior to her approval.
GSM Professor of finance Brad Barber participates in a video segment explaining the various affects of various traits on investment behaviors. “We came in thinking that men would trade more aggressively than women.,” Barber said. Barber’s study found that men traded 50% more frequently than women. “So, that’s consistent with this notion that men are more over confident than women.”
A wine industry survey by Robert Smiley, professor emeritus at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, found that California winemakers are once again bullish on the future of their industry and consumers have opportunities to purchase high-quality wines at discounted prices.
Why are Target and Walmart jumping into the grocery business? “Because they can,” said Olivier Rubel, assistant professor of marketing at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management. “They are super giants. They have the supply chain to allow them to bring the supplies into the store,” Rubel noted. “It’s a way to build up traffic and expand their market.”
California Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner William Haraf, a visiting lecturer at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and a panelist at the School’s Financial Crisis event in March, has been appointed to federal Financial Stability Oversight Council, which will hold its first meeting on Oct. 1 at the U.S. Treasury Department.
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.