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.

November 26, 2014
USA Today
Too little sleep poses long-term health risks
Researchers are just beginning to understand the long-term consequences of a lifetime of those rough mornings -- and it doesn't look good. Research by Christopher Barnes, assitant professor of management, is cited.

November 13, 2014
WSJ Live
Is Your Boss the Worst? Here's Why
If you’re besieged by a cranky boss, there may a culprit besides a bad attitude. Christopher Barnes, assistant professor of management, is interviewed about his latest research.

November 12, 2014
The Atlantic
The Willpower Gene
Does DNA shape the ability to save money? Research by Stephan Siegel, associate professor of finance, is highlighted.

November 09, 2014
Bloomberg
Alibaba's Jack Ma Has: $30 Billion, an Odd Relationship With Investors and No Coding Skills
Bloomberg profiles Jack Ma, CEO of Alibaba. A conversation between Ma and Xiao-Ping Chen, professor of management, is quoted.

November 03, 2014
Seattle Times
Strictly business
Columnist Nicole Brodeur highlights Foster's Business Leadership Celebration.

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
USA Today
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.