News Archive

Pharma Innovation worth the Cost

Media Mentions | June 20, 2016 | Ottawa Sun

Despite the high cost of new drugs, Professor Frank Lichtenberg authors byline advocating the benefits of pharma innovation such as long-term improvements in health and longevity.

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Activists’ Battles with Companies Played out in the Classroom

Media Mentions | June 20, 2016 | The Financial Times

Niklas Schmuecker ‘17 discusses his reason for taking and experience in Professor Wei Jiang’s course on shareholder activism.

Topics: Operations, Strategy | Read Article

Look past the Gimmicks and Exercise Resource Parsimony, Strategy Experts Warns Startups

Media Mentions | June 16, 2016 | Dynamic Business

Professor Rita McGrath provides six tips – forget foosball teams, exercise resource parsimony, find your niche, know your customers, budget for change, and access to assets – for small businesses to not only survive but also thrive in a turbulent business environment.

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Mark Broadie: The Doctor of Golf Is Changing the Game

Media Mentions | June 15, 2016 | CNN

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Bunny Ellerin Appointed Director of the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program

School News | June 14, 2016

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The Best & Brightest EMBAs of the Class of 2016

Media Mentions | June 13, 2016 | Poets and Quants

Andrew Asnes ’16, Adam Harpool ’16, and Shannon Talbert ’16 are featured on Poets and Quants’ list of the top 50 executive MBA graduates from the Class of 2016.

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Liberal Return Policies for Consumers Can Reduce Retail Workers’ Pay

Media Mentions | June 13, 2016 | The New York Times

Lenient return policies at brick-and-mortar department stores brings a surge in returns that affects employees, but Professor Mark Cohen says commission policies can help eliminate workers from overselling items that consumers would be more apt to bring back anyway.

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The Psychology of Buying and Selling a House

Media Mentions | June 12, 2016 | The Wall Street Journal

Research by Professor Christopher Mayer found that when homeowners decide to sell their home they latch on to the price they paid for it with the hope that they can make a profit.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Strategy | Read Article

Fund Managers Need to Embrace Diversity to Encourage Female Investors

Media Mentions | June 10, 2016 | The Financial Times

Senior Vice Dean Katherine Phillips encourages diversity in work groups, saying it creates conflict of opinion and perspective that ultimately produces better outcomes than those of a homogenous group.

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Family Businesses Need Youth on Their Side

Media Mentions | June 09, 2016 | The Financial Times

Marroquinera, a luxury leather manufacturer and fashion retailer in Colombia, headed by Mario Hernández Pérez ‘02 who has led the company’s retail expansion, is cited as a family business whereby older relatives provided younger family members the freedom to put innovative ideas into action.

Topics: Leadership, World Business | Read Article