|September 28, 2014 |
New York Times
|How Ads Can Push Too Hard|
People like to associate with brands that reflect how they see themselves. That’s an axiom of advertising. But a study published in the Journal of Consumer Research says ads like these can backfire. Mark Forehand, professor of marketing, is quoted.
|September 24, 2014 |
Wall Street Journal
|Making Excuses That Actually Work|
Wall Street Journal columnist Sue Shellenbarger looks at how excuses used the right way can save the day on the job. Ryan Fehr, assistant professor of management, is quoted.
|September 19, 2014 |
Poets & Quants
|Business School Case Tournaments: Why You Should Compete|
Case competitions are not new to business schools. But the experience these contests provide boosts self-confidence, sharpens communication and presentation skills, and gives students a leg up on others in landing a job. Foster's Global Business Case Competition is highlighted.
|September 17, 2014 |
|Alibaba's Jack Ma: From 'crazy' to China's richest man|
Revealing his ambition, Jack Ma says Alibaba will last 102 years so the Internet empire he founded in 1999 can span three centuries. An interview between Ma and Xiao-Ping Chen, professor of management and organization, is cited.
|August 30, 2014 |
|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.
|August 13, 2014 |
|Why Night Owls Are More Ethical In The Afternoon |
Whether you are a morning person or a night owl might dictate what time of day you should make your ethics-testing decisions. Research by Chris Barnes, assistant professor of management, is featured.
|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.