While women hold only one in eight of the executive and board positions in California’s top 400 public companies, an annual University of California, Davis, study shows incremental progress—the percentage of women in these top decision-making posts has increased, and the number of companies with no women executives and board directors at all is dropping.
Cyclists who dope in the Tour de France do so for the same reason traders on Wall Street might cheat — because of extreme pressure to perform, according to a new UC Davis Graduate School of Management study.
The study, co-authored by Professor Donald Palmer, an expert on organizational wrongdoing, looked at blood test results of 197 of the best riders on 22 top teams that competed in the 2010 Tour de France. Researchers found that professional cycling is not much different than any big business.
Despite long-term concerns about climate change and regulatory pressures, California wine industry leaders are once again quite bullish about the wine business, according to two new surveys conducted by the University of California, Davis.
Findings from the surveys of wine executives and industry professionals will be presented at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, during the Wine Industry Financial Symposium at the Napa Valley Marriott in Napa, Calif.
Evidence abounds that in the decade leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, banks significantly expanded their loan portfolios, often by extending loans to risky customers, and financing themselves primarily with debt. This led to a rash of bank failures as banks’ loans failed to repay.
A new University of California, Davis, study says that the low interest rate environment that prevailed throughout most of that period was likely an important determinant of that risky behavior.
(Davis, CA) — For the second consecutive year, The Economist’s full-time MBA ranking places the UC Davis MBA program No. 1 in the world for the diversity of corporate recruiters.
This is the fourth consecutive year UC Davis has been recognized in the top tier in this critical category. The No. 1 ranking is based on the range of industry sectors that have provided career opportunities for our graduates. It reflects the breadth of interests of UC Davis MBA students and their ability to compete successfully in today’s global economy.
(Sacramento, CA) — University of California, Davis, Graduate School of Management faculty will present research to a California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) board of administration meeting on June 17 to advise the nation’s largest public pension fund on sustainability factors and the impact they have on financial performance in investments.
(Davis, CA) — Carl Schramm, one of the world’s leading experts on entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth, will deliver the commencement address for the 2013 graduating class of the University of California, Davis, Graduate School of Management.
Senior agribusiness executives from throughout China will gather June 14-16 in Shanghai for an innovative business leaders’ symposium coordinated by the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time and part-time MBA programs continue to be ranked among the top-tier in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released March 12, 2013.
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.