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The Economist Ranks Faculty Quality No. 2 Globally, MBA in Top 50

The Economist’s 2021 Which MBA? ranking rates our faculty quality second worldwide and the UC Davis MBA among the top 50 globally and top 30 in U.S.

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Poets&Quants Ranks UC Davis Full-Time MBA in Top 50 in U.S.

Poets&Quants’ 2020-21 “ranking of rankings” place the UC Davis MBA in the top 50 in the U.S. based on a composite of the five prominent MBA rankings.

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QS Ranks UC Davis MBA in Top 50 in U.S. for Technology and Information Management

“We’re a major player and purveyor of graduate business talent in the tech sector—and far beyond,” says Antoine Broustra, senior director of career development.

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MSBA Ranked No. 4 Globally for Value for Money

QS World University Rankings: Master of Science in Business Analytics program among top 5 worldwide with a 10-year return on investment of nearly $1 million.

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What's Next for Electric Trucks?

Shortly after California Governor Gavin Newsom called for a ban on all gas-powered vehicles by 2035, EV experts weighed in.

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NASCAR Fans Identify with Patriotism, Southern Tradition

Some fan values might clash with ban of Confederate flag

Some fan values might clash with the car racing organization’s ban of the Confederate flag, following protests against racial injustice, according to Professor Kim Elsbach’s study.

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Standing up for Justice

A message to our community

We are deeply saddened and angered by the killing of George Floyd and of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Stephon Clark, Tamir Rice, Trayvon Martin, and so many other victims of racist violence in our country's history.

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Congratulations, 2020 Big Bang! Finalists

From a field of 113, it's down to a sweet 16

Congratulations to the 16 finalist teams in the 20th annual Big Bang! Business Competition. 113 teams—representing 315 aspiring entrepreneurs—entered this year's competition, the greatest number in Big Bang! history. The Big Bang! is open to the public and drew teams from across UC Davis, as well as from the Sacramento region and throughout California, the U.S. and the world.

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Promoting Advantages of Product Category, Whether It Is Craft Beer or E-cigarettes, Can Backfire

UC Davis Study Examines How E-cigarettes’ Reputation Declined Over Time

Professor Greta Hsu’s research of efforts to promote e-cigarettes as a healthier alternative to combustible cigarettes have instead backfired.

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UC Davis Graduate School of Management Extends Accreditation from AACSB

AACSB International reaffirms the high quality, pursuit of excellence and continuous improvement of our business programs.

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Zoom in: Face-time Crucial While Working from Home

Working remotely? Distracted by kids and dealing with shelter in place? Professor Kimberly Elsbach shows how to "be seen" by staying in touch with your supervisor.

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UC Davis Full-Time MBA Ranked in Top 50 for 25th Consecutive Year

Part-Time MBA ranked No. 31, in top tier for ninth consecutive year

Our Full-Time MBA ranks in the top 50 for the 25th consecutive year, and our Part-Time MBA ranks No. 31 in U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings.

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UC Davis MBA Now a STEM-Designated Program

Curriculum reflects emphasis on analytics, modeling and data-driven decision making

The University of California, Davis MBA program has become a STEM-designated program, reflecting the quality of the nationally ranked program and a rigorous curriculum emphasizing quantitative analysis and data-driven decision making.

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UC Davis MBA Now a STEM-Designated Program

Curriculum reflects emphasis on analytics, modeling and data-driven decision making

Our newly STEM-Designated MBA program reflects our rigorous curriculum that blends quantitative analysis and data-driven decision making with collaborative leadership.

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How to Pitch Ideas to Your Project Lead

You resolve to contribute more to the creative project team at work. But just how do you do that?

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How to Pitch Ideas to Your Project Lead

Learn how to contribute more to the creative project team at work. Professor Kimberly Elsbach shares insights on how to successfully pitch your ideas.

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Pitching Ideas Successfully Can Hinge on Your Project Leader’s Style

QUICK SUMMARY:

  • Team members should align their idea pitches to the style of their creative project leader
  • Creative project leaders most often self-define themselves as “idealists” or “pragmatists”
  • Idealists are
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Pitching Ideas Successfully Can Hinge on Your Project Leader’s Style

Professor Kim Elsbach shares new research examines leadership personality traits and how they affect ideas being accepted and rejected.

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Audit Committees Not Compromised by Big-Four Alumni

Benefits include higher audit quality, lower fees, timelier reporting

Assistant Professor Paul Wong and his co-authors explain how the familiarity of a former partner who sits on the company’s audit committee can actually be a benefit.

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Audit Committees Not Compromised by Big-Four Alumni

Benefits include higher audit quality, lower fees, timelier reporting

A former partner of a Big-Four accountancy sits on the audit committee of a company that the member’s former firm is hired to audit. Should investors suspect the quality of the company’s financial reporting?