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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)
Exxon Mobil’s About-Face on Climate Disclosure
The SEC needs a new disclosure program, writes Professor Griffin
Professor Paul Griffin discusses the need for a voluntary disclosure program for standardizing climate change data.
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.
Hemant Bhargava shares his expertise on holiday deals and tips for avoiding overspending during the holiday sales period.
Venita Sivamani MBA 15 decided to create Dermveda, a Sacramento-based customizable online resource for skin health and wellness. With her background in education and business development skills, she co-founded the startup with her dermatologists friends Hadar Lev-Tov and Sarah Fitzmaurice.
Bias Found in Mutual-Fund Managers’ Promotions
Research shows that women don’t rise as fast and high as they would in a system based solely on merit
Wall St. Journal: Associate Professor Anna Scherbina’s research shows that female mutual fund managers face headwinds that keep top performers from rising as fast and high as they would in a system based solely on merit.
Brad Barber, a finance professor at University of California, Davis who has studied endowments, said that investment strategies are critical to the overall success of a university endowment. “One of the big messages is that returns have a dramatic effect on the accumulation of wealth,” he said.
Professor Paul Griffin discusses how disclosures around company stock buybacks could be improved for investors.
In Forbes, Professor Hemant Bhargava defines new guidelines for a tech service industry rife with decision dilemmas between usage-based pricing and access-based pricing, or how best to combine the two.
Tim Keller MBA 08 is spearheading Inventopia, a new, Davis-based venture that will help startups through the Valley of Death.