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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.
Kimberly Elsbach, professor at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, has researched the effects of crying in the workplace. She told NBC News that crying is often viewed negatively because it demands so much attention. “It creates this impression of need, that the person needs help.
What is market research? Why is it important for your business? Coursera Blog talked with Professors Olivier Rubel and Ashwin Aravindakshan for the scoop on the Market Research Specialization.
At the University of California, Davis’s business school, the Women in Leadership Club began by hosting discussion groups and happy hours, and helping link students with mentors. But, as Torey Van Oot notes in Comstock’s, former club president Hilary Bekmann and her MBA colleagues had another idea. “I wanted to provide some marketable skills to the women within the program and also really provide those leadership opportunities,” recalls Bekmann, who now works as the associate director of sustainability in the University of California president’s office.
Alumna Christine Gulbranson MBA 96, chairman of the Global University Venturing Leadership Society, talks to GUV editor Thierry Heles about her drive to support the best and brightest among students, faculty and alumni.
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 CardRates: Modern businesses need new hires to arrive on the job ready to contribute. With that in mind, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management gives MBA students the opportunity to develop the hands-on experience they need to hit the ground running. The school’s Integrated Management Project immerses student teams in a 10-week strategic program, tackling a partner company’s “real-world” business challenge.
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.