FOSTER IN THE MEDIA

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The faculty, students, alumni and staff of the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business are in the news on a regular basis. From feature stories to faculty quotes, find a taste of recent media coverage below.

August 30, 2014
Economist
Corporate America is finding it ever harder to stay on the right side of the law
The Economist looks at big legal settlements by large companies doing business in America. Research by Jonathan Karpoff, professor of finance, is cited.

June 19, 2014
U.S. News & World Report
Leverage Job Prospects With a Master’s in Accounting
More employers are planning to hire graduates with this background, one survey says. Andy Rabitoy, director of undergraduate career services in the Foster School, comments.

June 05, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
How Elite B-Schools Pump Up Applicant Pools
Applications are rising at many elite U.S. business schools, but the increase may be more of a triumph of marketing than a growing appetite for business degrees. Dan Poston, assistant dean of masters programs, is interviewed.

June 05, 2014
The Seattle Times
In courting China’s employees, Starbucks leans on the family
Starbucks’ is adapting to customs in what will soon be its second-largest market after the U.S. Xiao-Ping Chen, professor of management, is quoted.

June 05, 2014
USA Today
Shum guides Microsoft's design renaissance
Albert Shum, the new head of Microsoft's design team, is working to unite the tech giant's 43,000 employees to create more customer-centric products. Suresh Kotha, professor of management, is quoted.

May 27, 2014
MyNorthwest.com
At work, early bird does get the worm, according to UW study
In three separate studies, Foster School researchers found a "morning bias" at work. Supervisors and managers unknowingly rated higher the workers who come in earlier.

May 16, 2014
U.S. News & World Report
The changing role at the top
Suresh Kotha, professor of management, comments on CEO changes at Microsoft.

May 08, 2014
Washington Post
Jack Ma’s U.S. Inspiration Set Path to $20 Billion Alibaba IPO
Alibaba, China's largest online retailer, is readying for an initial public offering in New York that could raise as much as $20 billion, potentially making it the largest IPO ever. Xiao-Ping Chen, professor of management, is quoted.

April 30, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Amazon is losing business in states where it collects online sales tax
Amazon and other online retailers have argued for years that they'll lose business if they have to collect sales taxes on their online transactions. According to a new study of Amazon sales, they're right. Research by Jacob Thornock, assistant professor of accounting, is cited