Half of California’s 400 largest public companies have no women in top executive offices, according to a study reported today by University of California, Davis, researchers. Almost half do not have a woman on the board of directors. Nearly a third — including household names McAfee, Quicksilver and Hansen Natural — do not have a woman in either a top executive post or on the governing board.
Michael Mondavi, founder and coach of Folio Fine Wine Partners, talks with UC Davis wine industry expert and Graduate School of Management professor Robert Smiley, about his new wine venture since the sale of his family’s legendary winery four years ago.
Dean Nicole Woolsey Biggart has been awarded the Aspen Institute’s Center for Business Education’s 2008 Faculty Pioneer Award for Institutional Impact. The annual recognition, dubbed the “Oscars of the business school world” by the Financial Times, celebrates MBA faculty who have demonstrated leadership and risk-taking in integrating social and environment issues into academic research, educational programs and business practice.
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.