During The Campaign for UC Davis, the Graduate School of Management has a historic opportunity to build on its solid foundation of excellence in scholarship, research and academics. The School has set an ambitious goal of $25 million. We have made significant progress toward our goal, thanks to many of you. Yet, there is much more to do. We have bold aspirations for the School, and ask you to be bold as you think about your personal support and how you can make an impact.
Major donations during the campaign quiet phase included the $10 million that Marcia and Maurice Gallagher Jr. gave to establish an endowment for the MBA program and name the building that houses the Graduate School of Management.
What causes amateurs to mistake themselves for Warren Buffett when they’re probably closer to Jimmy? One famous investigation of this phenomenon, by Brad Barber of the University of California, Davis, and Terrance Odean of the University of California, Berkeley, looked at the behavior of investors in the 1990s, just as many were jumping into online trading. “Barber and Odean cite several factors behind this change: Most notably, the investors attributed their successes to their own skill and believed they had more control over their stocks performance than they really did.
Professor Brad Barber’s ground-breaking investment practice research delves into why women outperformed men in investments. Barber’s findings reveal that women’s risk-adjusted returns outpaced men by 1% annually, suggesting that the testosterone factor, a natural urge to best the other guy, is actually more detrimental to men than beneficial.
Assistant Professor Olivier Rubel says naming a new city is not unlike a new product or service. Consumers’ perceptions, he said, are based on three factors – functionality, cost and psychological value. “You go to a party and you say you live in Arden Arcade; it’s not the same as saying you live in San Francisco,” Rubel said. “It immediately puts you on a social scale, especially when the notion of suburbia can be negative.”
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Part-Time MBA program offered in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area is ranked among the top 9% in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings.
At No. 29, this is the fourth consecutive year the UC Davis Part-Time MBA program is among the top AACSB International-accredited part-time MBA programs surveyed. This year, there were 323 part-time MBA programs surveyed.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Full-Time MBA program is ranked among the premier business schools in the nation for the 20th consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.
U.S. News’ latest ranking places the Full-Time MBA program at No. 48, placing it among the top 10% of the 464 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International’s accredited full-time MBA programs surveyed.
Key statistics from the School’s Full-Time MBA ranking include:
(Davis, Calif.) – With a joint goal of speeding the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories have announced a new partnership for researchers to develop their entrepreneurial skills.
What opportunities, decisions, events have shaped your professional life?
My career path has been a climb across a jungle gym rather than a tangent up a corporate ladder. As a child, I used to thumb through the three-inch JCPenney catalogue, picking out the professional women who I would grow to be. I wanted to rule the world from a corner office in a suit and heels. I wanted to shed my humble origins and become Corporate Barbie.
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.