About 30 growers and ranchers from the Yolo County region have banded together to sell their wares as the Capay Valley Farm Shop, launched by GSM alumnus Thomas Nelson. “If people have a relationship with the farmers who grow their food, it becomes a quality of life issue,” says Nelson.
How much greenhouse gas a company produces has a significant effect on the value of the company’s stock, according to a new study by Professor Paul Griffin and colleagues from the Univeristy of Otago and UC Berkeley.
Prof. Andrew Hargadon’s blog rated among the “50 Best International Business Blogs You Aren’t Reading Yet”. In his blog he writes about entrepreneurship, technology innovation, management, and sustainability
Professor Hemant Bhargava says the practice he and others researched adopted an EMR system that made tasks associated with treating sick patients — such as reviewing radiological images, notes from previous visits and charts of test data — more efficient. But tasks associated with well visits, such as data entry, were made more cumbersome and time-consuming for physicians who were used to quickly jotting down notes with a pen and paper.
Marketing Professor Ashwin Aravindakshan says Starbucks’ new logo may help the coffee giant expand into new, emerging markets, and that existing customers who may not like the new look won’t change the habits if they like the java.
In the study titled Boys Will Be Boys: Gender, Overconfidence and Common Stock Investment professors Brad Barber of the GSM documented that men traded 45 percent more than women and ended up having their net returns reduced by almost a full percentage point compared to women. In this Forbes article, Liz Davidson outlines a few tips that men can learn from women to become better investors.
Professor Andrew Hargadon’s views on innovation of new energy technologies are quoted in New York Times’ Andrew Revkin’s Dot Earth blog post about President Obama’s State-of-the-Union call for a new “Sputnik moment” to drive the country’s energy innovation imperative.
Jan 30, 2011Andrew B. HargadonNC State Center for Innovation Management Studies, Technology Management Report
“Entrepreneurs build networks that didn’t exist before,” says Prof. Andrew Hargadon, director of the UC Davis Center for Entrepreneurship, in an interview with the editor of North Carolina State University’s Center for Innovation Management Studies Technology Management Report (p. 6-9). Hargadon has been researching the innovation process since 1996 when CIMS helped to fund his dissertation on technology brokering.
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.