Hollis Skaife’s research addresses international financial reporting issues and corporate governance, including the role of internal control and auditing in the development of high quality financial information. She serves as a consultant on these topics.
As a former CPA and CMA, Skaife has taught various accounting courses at the undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. levels and currently teaches financial accounting to MBA students. She has received numerous teaching awards.
Elie Ofek is a Professor in the Marketing unit at the Harvard Business School. Professor Ofek’s research focuses on new product strategies in technology-driven business environments as well as in consumer-oriented companies in general. He explores interactions between R&D and marketing decisions, and is particularly interested in how companies integrate marketing input when formulating innovation strategy at the new product planning phase. He also examines the implications of information technology and digital media on firms’ product/content offerings and on their marketing mix.
Dr. Kolsarici specializes in advertising, diffusion of new products, and pharmaceutical marketing. Her current research encompasses several critical areas including design and evaluation of integrated marketing communications campaigns, media selection and scheduling, marketing budgeting, and development of advertising creative strategies. In her research, she develops new models and methods to improve managerial decisions and marketing applications in practice, by helping managers better understand how marketing affects performance.
The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Association at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management will host Bob Medearis to share his vast experience on a variety of topics, including intellectual property protection, identifying opportunities, and the impact of regulation on business. However, the bulk of the evening will be spent answering your questions, so come ready to engage.
China’s first agribusiness CEO program was launched in Shanghai on Friday by the University of California Davis and the Shanghai-based CHIC Group.
“We hope the experience of experts from the US will inspire Chinese counterparts,” said Edward Zhu, CEO of CHIC Group, a transnational company involved in food, agriculture, and supply chain management.
The three-day program will tackle questions, including talent recruitment, funding, market expansion, technology innovation, government aid, and systematic management of an agribusiness company.
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.