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New Dean Rao Unnava wants to raise the Davis business school’s profile by forging stronger ties with Sacramento’s business community and supplementing the school’s curriculum to focus on food, agriculture, biotech and other core strengths of the university at large.
Internships are an essential part of the MBA experience because you can hone new skills and try out possible career paths and companies. On November 18, 2016, a third of our Full-Time MBA students were placed in their 2017 summer internships. We thank our alumni and corporate partners for making these opportunities available.
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Impact Investing “Supply” Failing to Meet Demand
Moskowitz Prize Winners: Professor Brad Barber and Associate Professor Ayako Yasuda Study Shows Europe’s Demand for Impact Funds Over Traditional Investments Three Times Higher Than in North America
The demand for impact investing alternatives is outstripping the available supply of such choices for investors, according to a new study co-authored by Professor and Associate Dean Brad Barber and Associate Professor Ayako Yasuda that was awarded UC Berkeley’s 2016 Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing during a special ceremony Nov. 10 at the 27th annual SRI Conference in Denver.
A 10-month team project for a major corporation will form the spine of a new master’s program in business analytics that the University of California, Davis, is bringing to downtown San Francisco.
Professor Paul Griffin and UC Davis energy expert Amy Myers Jaffe argue that the SEC should consider a voluntary disclosure program that balances the needs of investors, companies and, ultimately, the public.
Telecommuting is a good thing for both employees and employers in many ways, but has potential downsides for you and your career, including the risk of fewer promotions and lower performance evaluations compared with more visible coworkers, Professor Kimberly Elsbach tells Convene Podcast.
Take It Easy
U.S. workers are taking less and less vacation — here’s what their employers are losing to the vacation gap
Many employees, with or without a backup, fear the crushing amount of work that will greet them when they return so that even the idea of a vacation is stressful, says Associate Professor Gina Dokko.
Millennials, whose baby boomer parents were the first generation of U.S. premium wine drinkers, are consuming more and higher-value wines, driven by a thirst for quality, new experiences and information-sharing, according to wine industry CEOs and leaders surveyed by Professor Emeritus Robert Smiley.
Forget Trader Joe’s Two-Buck Chuck. A new survey of wine industry leaders by Professor Emeritus Robert Smiley has found that industry CEOs are optimistic as millennials are flocking to higher priced premium wines.
The Giants have made an uncharacteristically long-term commitment to the River Cats — here's why the match is ideal for both teams
In September 2014, the River Cats signed a two-year affiliation agreement with the San Francisco Giants, effectively ending the team’s 15-year partnership with the Oakland Athletics. Less than two years later, the two clubs have inked a new four-year deal, extending the agreement through 2020, marking one of the few times the Giants have signed a four-year agreement with a Triple-A affiliate.
News of a record year for startups based on UC Davis research or ideas spun out of the campus. Five of the 14 new company founders participated in entrepreneurship academies at our UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The Institute hosted more than 60 researchers from across the UC system at the University of California Entrepreneurship Academy in September.
Corporate sponsors drop Olympian Ryan Lochte: reputational risk and loss of value are driving decisions. Key moment in this evolution: the Tiger Woods debacle. Professor Victor Stango’s research showed companies that Woods endorsed lost billions of dollars in market capitalization following his scandal. Speedo and others wasted no time severing ties to Lochte for his behavior in Rio. (The New Yorker, August 23, 2016)
UC Davis economics Professor Alan Taylor joins BNN TV to discuss why he sees similarities between Canada’s hot housing market today and the U.S. before the global financial crisis.
The Graduate School of Management’s new Master of Science in Business Analytics and MBA concentration in business analytics is ranked among the top 20 programs in the U.S., according to Masters In Data Science.
The UC Davis Graduate School of Management is the seventh most selective business school in the U.S. with a 17.8 percent acceptance rate, according to U.S. News & World Report, a reflection of the quality and talent of our Full-Time MBA students.
“Backing an innovation isn’t a single decision. It’s a web of choices and actions to which everyone in the company must commit,” says Professor Andrew Hargadon, in this thought-provoking article. Hargadon is the founder and faculty director of the UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Economic Engine: The UC Davis Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s academies and business development programs played a role in this new national status for the campus, which recognizes universities working to support economic development.
Warm welcome (back) to Assistant Professor of Marketing Mike Palazzolo, our newest faculty member and a MBA 09 grad who earned his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan. Read more about him and his consumer behavior research.