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Dean H. Rao Unnava shares insights on how Amazon’s biggest acquisition will benefit consumers. He says, “Whole Foods’ brand perception will be hard to beat.”
Professor Hemant Bhargava shares his insights on Verizon’s $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo on Wharton Business Radio.
Innovation is a team sport. Although creativity is a characteristic that is often used to describe individuals, the idea of the lone genius is a myth. Even famous inventors such as Thomas Edison where in reality representing the “work of many men.” Francis Jehl, a longtime assistant of Thomas Edison , used this phrase to describe the group of engineers who worked with Edison at his Menlo Park lab.
EduMind, in association with UC Davis GSM, recently launched a management program series that focuses on opening new pathways to becoming an effective leader in business today.
Placemaker and art curator Tre Borden MBA 11 is featured as a UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association Young Achiever for his impact on Sacramento’s art scene.
According to research conducted by Professor Hollis Ashbaugh-Skaife, low-quality financial reporting correlated with a higher rate of deal cancellation, increasing the failure rate by more than 9 percent.
Lunch should be a break, but that doesn’t always happen. In this Wall St. Journal video, Professor Kim Elsbach suggest ways to mix up (and make the most) of your desk lunch.
ABC10 interviewed Prof. Kim Elsbach about President Trump’s leadership style and the appointment of a special counsel.
Our Full-Time MBA program has the highest yield among the Top 50 in the U.S., with 90.7% of accepted applicants for the Class of 2018 enrolling, according to Poets & Quants.
This is one reason women are better investors than men
Testosterone is the enemy of smart investing decisions, study finds
UC Davis professor, Brad Barber and UC Berkeley professor Terrance Odean, writing in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, found that while women traded, men traded more. That extra trading costs plenty.
Professor Kimberly Elsbach brought a trophy home from Florida after winning a seven-mile open water championship swim on April 22.
What brand loyalty opportunities are higher education institutions still missing? In a recent interview in Inside Higher Ed, Dean Unnava shares his advice.
Professor Kimberly Elsbach’s research shows it’s acceptable to express frustration, anger, disappointment and sadness at work, but crying tends to get excessively punished because it demands so much attention, she says.
When publicly traded companies make extraordinary announcements, investors often disagree on the value implication of the news. Yet following such new market information, the stocks appear to be priced by investors wearing rose-colored glasses.
Professor Kimberly Elsbach said the perception of women who cry as being manipulative is uncommon but a career-killer. The researchers relatively found that crying during a meeting or an individual performance evaluation with one’s supervisor can have the greatest negative impact.
The IMPACT Video Competition gave incoming fall 2017 UC Davis MBA students the opportunity to highlight the effect they’ve had in their community, and how they would make a difference as they pursue their MBA at UC Davis.
There may be room for retail investors to make money by trading on the news, and investors would be well advised to pay attention to a case currently before the Supreme Court, writes Associate Professor Anna Scherbina about her new study.
“Students coming here want to make a difference,” Unnava said. “I’ve never seen such a thing.”
He agreed that many might think of getting an MBA as primarily a financial pursuit, but students here say “it’s more important to make a difference through their careers” than to make money.
Andrew Hargadon, faculty director of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UC Davis, says he finds himself increasingly explaining to students that a twentysomething-year-old company founder is a statistical anomaly.