As energy policy takes center stage internationally in economics, national security and the geopolitical landscape, Dean Steven Currall poses these key questions to Amy Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability for the Graduate School of Management and the Institute of Transportation Studies:
“I wrote yesterday on the race to the bottom — how corporations play states, and even cities, off one another in pursuit of the most lucrative benefits. At the same time, they complain about the burdensome taxes and regulations of California. But, as my colleague Martin Kenney so nicely notes in a recent column, California seems to be holding its own in spite of playing hard to get.”
A new study by the UC Davis School of Management of the Top 400 public companies in California found only one of 10 of the highest paid executive positions and board seats are held by women. That number has not changed significantly in the eight years the study was been conducted, researchers said.
Top companies headquartered in California could use a few binders full of women. A new report finds that female executives hold fewer than 1 in 10 of the top spots in the state’s 400 biggest companies. Worse yet, of the 85 Fortune 1000 companies based in California, just one is headed by an ethnic minority woman — Linda Lang of San Diego-based Jack in the Box. California’s numbers are on par with other states, but that’s still a pathetic record for a state as ethnically diverse as California, which leads the nation in so many other ways.
Women have made few inroads into the executive offices and boardrooms of California companies, according to a new UC Davis study.
The eighth annual “Study of California Women Business Leaders,” released Wednesday by the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, found that women still occupy less than one in 10 of the top posts at the 400 largest public firms headquartered in the state. The findings dovetail with past reports.
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.