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Dean Unnava and alumna Kristen Parker MBA 18 discuss UC Davis’ innovative industry immersions courses and how the cross-disciplinary approach helps prepare students for future opportunities.
Visiting Assistant Professor Kay Peters, from Germany, shares how the business school and campus community embrace the values of collaboration, diversity and sustainability.
In a Knowledge@Wharton interview, Professor Hemant Bhargava says the shifting media landscape makes it hard to predict how the $108 bil. merger will impact consumer prices.
Sharing her personal experience and research, Professor Kimberly Elsbach explains why women crying at work is perceived differently than men.
More than 95,000 candidates took the CPA Exam in 2017. Alumnus Mary Cao is one of only 58 in the U.S. honored with AICPA’s Elijah Watt Sells Award, recognizing outstanding performance on the licensing exam.
Drinking Coffee Might Make You More Likable, According To Science — So No One Can Judge You For Your Third Cup
A new study done by the University of California, Davis, and published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology found that drinking coffee before any group activity or conversation might help you be more social, self-confident, and engaged.
Dean Unnava has joined the board of Magilla Loans, an innovative search engine for loans that connects borrowers to banks without requesting personal information.
As if we needed more reasons to love our coffee, UC Davis researchers have discovered that people work better together under the influence of coffee.
Men who get emotional at work are more likely to get away with it (surprise!) than women are, says Kimberly D. Elsbach, a professor of management at UC Davis.
“The fact that they canceled a show that was doing well in the ratings may go a long way toward showing there are more important things than money,” says Kimberly Elsbach, a UC Davis professor who studies the perceptions of organizations.
In both studies, the researchers found that the group that ingested caffeine enjoyed their tasks more. The participants that ingested caffeine also found others in the group to be more receptive to their ideas. In the second study, researchers found that the caffeinated group was more focused on the task at hand. The results of the study show that a moderate amount of caffeine positively affects participation in a group discussion and makes participants feel better about themselves and their peers.
Diane Bryant, chief operating officer of Google Cloud, will return to her alma mater as one of the guest speakers at the June commencements of the University of California, Davis.
JE Paino MBA 09 and Ruhstaller Beer owner says brewing a better craft beer starts with quality hops grown just miles from UC Davis. Watch his interview with ABC10 about the craft beer boom, now a $7.3 billion industry in California.
More than $100,000 — the biggest prize pot ever — is up for grabs at the University of California Davis’ Big Bang! Business Competition.
UC Davis researchers say it can “focus group discussion and boost involvement.”
A new study from UC Davis finds that drinking coffee before group discussions or activities could help you be more sociable, self-confident and engaged.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg talks about returning to work after her husband’s death, and Wharton management and psychology professor Adam Grant discusses what the research says about resilience. In this joint interview, they talk about how to build resilience in yourself, your team, and your organization. They’re the authors of the new book, Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy.
Adjunct Assistant Professor Vasu Unnava co-authored the study “Coffee with Co-workers: Role of Caffeine on Evaluations of the Self and Others in Group Settings” with her husband, Rao Unnava, dean of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
Professor Kimberly Elsbach 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.