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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.
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.