UC Davis Study Finds Suspicious and Highly Profitable Insider Stock Trading around Company Debt Renegotiation
(Davis, CA) — Insiders have reaped substantial profits from increased trading of a faltering company’s stock when the firm is renegotiating its debt, according to a new study by GSM Professor Paul Griffin and David Lont of the University of Otago in New Zealand.
UC Davis MBA Program Receives Its Highest National Ranking from U.S. News & World Report
UC Davis Jumps into Top 6% of U.S. Business Schools
(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.
Dean Steven Currall Introduces Our New IMPACT MBA Curriculum
Further Integrates Globalization, Responsible Business Ethics and Sustainability
(Davis, CA) — Dean Steven C. Currall introduces our internationally ranked MBA program’s new, innovative curriculum that further integrates globalization, responsible business ethics and sustainability.
Anchored by a two-part capstone course, Integrated Management Project and Articulation and Critical Thinking (IMPACT), the curriculum renewal—the most fundamental in the School’s history—is designed to better prepare graduates with the real-world practice, analytical and technical skills and leadership training needed to succeed in the business world of today and tomorrow.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management will strengthen its internationally ranked MBA program this fall with a new, innovative curriculum that further integrates globalization, responsible business ethics and sustainability.
The curriculum renewal — the most fundamental in the school’s history — is designed to better prepare graduates with the real-world practice, analytical and technical skills and leadership training needed to succeed in the business world of today and tomorrow.
Financial Times Ranks UC Davis MBA Program among the Top 10% Worldwide
UC Davis Graduate School of Management, No. 1 for Percentage of Female Faculty (2011)
(Davis, CA) — For the second consecutive year, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management is ranked among the top 10 percent of accredited business schools in the world and is No. 1 for the percentage of women faculty, according to the latest Financial Times’ Global MBA ratings.
The introduction of electronic medical records in hospitals and clinics — dubbed the “silver bullet” of health care reform — appears to have varying effects on different types of primary care physicians, a UC Davis GSM study led by Professor Hemant Bhargava has found.
Women may have become a force in other professions, but they remain a conspicuous minority in the board rooms and executive suites of California’s 400 largest public companies, according to the sixth annual UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders.
Dean Steven Currall and Professor Paul Griffin are experts available to comment to media about the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which was signed into law on July 21.
UC Davis Green Technology Entrepreneurship Academy Accelerating Successful Start-Ups in Sustainability
At the invitation of the UC Davis Center for Entrepreneurship, nearly 50 scientists, researchers and engineers from more than 20 universities have gathered this week for a series of seminars and workshops on how to launch a successful green-tech company. All of the sessions at the Tahoe Center for Environmental Research in Incline Village are open to the media.
Working from home has many advantages. By cutting out the commute, employees can save money, boost productivity and reduce their carbon footprint. But there is one significant drawback GSM Professor Kimberly Elsbach has discovered: Telecommuting can be hazardous to your career.
UC Davis announced the appointment of Professor Nicole Woolsey Biggart to the Chevron Chair in Energy Efficiency. The Chevron Chair directs the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center in its mission to accelerate the commercialization of energy-efficiency technologies, teach future leaders in energy efficiency and conduct critical policy-supporting research.
A new venture that could save thousands of lives and millions of dollars by accelerating development and production of animal and human vaccines won the $15,000 grand prize Thursday in the 10th annual Big Bang! Business Plan Competition organized by MBA students of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
(, May 21, 2010)
UC Davis today is launching an effort to establish a clean energy hub in the greater Sacramento-San Francisco Bay Area — a network of researchers, government, corporations and investors united to drive innovations out of laboratories and into the marketplace.
(Davis, CA) — Small investors could be big losers if a greenhouse gas reduction plan known as cap and trade becomes law and accounting standards for carbon credits have not been established, according to a new study released today by a University of California, Davis, professor.
In an analysis of pending federal legislation and accounting practices, UC Davis management professor Paul Griffin determined that U.S. companies would receive up to $36 billion in climate change allowances next year under provisions of a bill the U.S. House of Representatives passed last year.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today recognized four UC Davis MBA students who are putting their management talent to work to develop special mayoral projects and initiatives in the areas of economic development, housing, education and the arts.
(Davis, CA) — Shareholders of Nike, Gatorade and other Tiger Woods sponsors lost a collective $5 to $12 billion in the wake of the scandal involving his extramarital affairs, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Davis.
The losses are separate from – and potentially much larger than – damage to Woods’ own earnings.
Students in Professor Paul Griffin’s MBA elective on financial analysis and valuation recently presented their detailed reports on company value, issuing “buy” recommendations on a few gems whose potential Wall Street may not yet fully appreciate, perhaps because they has been unfairly trampled by negative sentiment.
Despite decades of public pressure to shatter the so-called “glass ceiling,” women remain a distinct minority in the boardrooms and executive suites of California’s 400 largest companies, according to a University of California, Davis study.
UC Davis Management Professor Brad Barber will moderate a panel of business executives involved in the health care and insurance industries as they discuss the economic issues underlying federal health care reform at 6 p.m. in Gallagher Hall.
(, November 3, 2009)
The UC Davis Graduate School of Management has $2 million in new seed money to spark entrepreneurship in California, thanks to a gift from the estate of Charles J. Soderquist, a UC Davis alumnus who founded and led several dozen high-tech companies in the greater Sacramento area.