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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.
Industry demand, diverse class drive UC Davis Master of Science in Business Analytics program launching this fall.
Professor Hemant Bhargava tells Poets & Quants our MSBA charter class has “phenomenal” gender diversity with 55% women.
Looking in the rearview mirror: Can economic history help explain current events? Professor Alan Taylor shares how the understanding of previous crises could allow us to design better policies.
Three Full-Time MBAs Named Poets & Quants 2017 MBAs to Watch
Dominik Altheimer, Rob Bohn, Ana Carolina Lopez Pinaya
Recognizing their promise and potential, Poets & Quants has named three UC Davis Full-Time MBA graduates among ”2017 MBAs to Watch,” who are recent alumni from top business schools nationwide.
Dean H. Rao Unnava shares insights on how Amazon’s biggest acquisition will benefit consumers. He says, “Whole Foods’ brand perception will be hard to beat.”
Professor Hemant Bhargava shares his insights on Verizon’s $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo on Wharton Business Radio.
Innovation is a team sport. Although creativity is a characteristic that is often used to describe individuals, the idea of the lone genius is a myth. Professor Andrew Hargadon’s research is cited, showing how teams can increase their creativity and four interrelated activities that can trigger moments of collective creativity.
EduMind, in association with UC Davis GSM, recently launched a management program series that focuses on opening new pathways to becoming an effective leader in business today.