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From Comstock’s magazine: The Women in Leadership Club at UC Davis helps MBA students get corporate training through placement on nonprofit boards and the benefits don’t just flow one way.
“Men tend to be more overconfident than women, and overconfident investors tend to think they know more than they actually do,” wrote Brad Barber, a professor of finance at UC Davis and co-author of a study on gender and investing.
From The DealCrunch: Modern businesses need new hires to arrive on the job ready to contribute. With that in mind, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management offers hands-on company projects to help students master the skill sets they need to make a positive difference in business right away.
From Comstock’s: Professor Andrew Hargadon says “innovative” is losing its impact, and terms like revolutionary are now erroneously substituted to boost the profile of the idea being discussed.
From Top MBA: How can you convince an employer to pay for your part-time MBA? Show that it is an investment in the company’s success, says James Stevens, our senior assistant dean for student affairs.
Professor Donald Palmer offers expert analysis on wrongful behavior in organizations, having authored several papers on child sexual abuse and testified before an Australian Royal Commission.
Professor Donald Palmer provided expert analysis to an extensive Australian commission investigation of child sexual abuse cases in organizations.
Accounting expert will deliver lectures and collaborate on research in cost management at the Amsterdam Business Research Institute this spring.
New research at UC Davis is taking a closer look at an issue not normally talked about: women crying at work. Professor Kimberly Elsbach tells “Today in the Bay” there are right ways to cry at work.
In a recent Wired.com article that explores trust in various sources of news, Professor Kimberly Elsbach weighs in on how the appearance of trustworthiness can be gamed.
Anthony Bulaclac, an MBA student in the Graduate School of Management and another member of the steering committee, expressed his excitement to be able to contribute to the campaign.
“It is great to be able to play my part in making sure that the leaders [who work] with the chancellor […] make the right decision that will have a positive impact in allowing UC Davis to reach [its] potential for the next 10 years,” Bulaclac said.
Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR), a global technology leader for subsystems and components for fiber optic communications, today announced the retirement of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jerry Rawls and the appointment of Michael Hurlston as Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company effective today.
UC Davis economist Alan Taylor is among authors of new research, “The Rate of Return on Everything, 1870-2015,” that compares investment performance of stocks, bonds and housing over the past century and a half.
“Disney will have to learn how to be a consumer-focused company in the modern world of data analytics,” says Professor Hemant Bhargava.
Professor Paul Griffin writes that ExxonMobil, the world’s largest public energy company, is bucking to pressures to disclose risks from climate change.
The combination of a disaster film with a romantic subplot often doesn’t work well, said Greta Hsu, a professor at University of California, Davis, whose research looks at the tradeoffs of combining different film genres.
“It would be a mistake to think that charitable giving won’t fall if we take away the deduction,” says Professor Robert Yetman. (Sacramento Bee, Dec. 17, 2017)
A Mann and His Wine
Raley's Director of Alcohol and Beverage Curtis Mann MBA 06 brings innovation to the wine aisle
When Curtis Mann found out his employer Raley’s had won the coveted Retailer of the Year award from Wine Enthusiast magazine as part of the “Wine Star Awards” in 2016, he naturally felt pride. “They recognized we’re striving to be the most innovative wine retailer in the U.S.,” says Mann, director of alcohol and beverage for the family-owned grocer based in West Sacramento.