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Classrooms named to honor Professor Farrokh Langdana and distinguished alumnus Robert E. Campbell

The Professor Farrokh Langdana Classroom naming in the RBS – Newark building at 1 Washington Park provided a way for alumni and faculty to demonstrate their admiration and respect for Professor Langdana, and to ensure that his name will be forever associated with Rutgers Business School. “The naming of the Robert E. Campbell Classroom at RBS–New Brunswick in 100 Rock is a small token of our gratitude for Bob and his wife Joan’s continuing support of Rutgers University and Rutgers Business School,” said Dean Lei Lei. More ›

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

TAGS: Awards Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Lei Lei MBA The Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center

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Philip Shaak, a giant behind the "powerhouse" Executive MBA program

Professor Farrokh Langdana, the current EMBA director, said he and Assistant Dean Kathleen Connelly Harmon often told Professor Philip Shaak that the Rutgers Executive MBA Program has been able to garner so many global rankings because it was built "on the shoulders of giants."  More ›

Friday, July 8, 2016

TAGS: Awards City of Newark Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana MBA

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Business Insight: Globalization's Angst and the "Brexit" Vote

The action of 17.4 million voters from a small island on the western edge of the Eurasian landmass has sent shock waves to the world. The message contained in the decision to leave the European Union resonates with a lot of people in other countries. More than specific concerns of the British people about the European Union, the vote highlighted growing worldwide anxiety over the impact of globalization. A segment of the public in Europe and the United States seem united by their common concerns over integration. More ›

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

TAGS: Business Insights Farok Contractor Global Business International Business Management and Global Business

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Business Insight: How FinTech companies are transforming global supply chains

Multinational corporations such as Apple, Colgate, Dell, P&G, Kellogg’s and Siemens are using "FinTech" companies to tap previously inaccessible capital in their supply chains to help finance growth in new and emerging markets, develop and support new products, strengthen their financial positions, and increase the capital available to the whole supplier ecosystem. More ›

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

TAGS: Business Insights Rudi Leuschner Supply Chain Management

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The BREXIT Effect: Individual company relationships will trump formal trading agreements

Professor Farrokh Langdana explains the reasoning behind Great Britain's "peasant revolt" after voters elected to leave the European Union. More ›

Monday, June 27, 2016

TAGS: Business Insights Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Finance and Economics MBA Thought Leadership

Kevin Lyons arranged Rutgers Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders' visit of New Jersey waste-to-energy plant featured in The Daily Journal
Sunday, July 17, 2016
The Landis Sewerage Authority in Vineland, NJ, hosted visitors from Africa on July 11 through the Rutgers Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders program. The visitors were...
Zhaodon (Ken) Zhong posted "Does Dodd-Frank Affect OTC Transaction Costs and Liquidity?" entry on Harvard Law School Forum
Sunday, July 17, 2016
Zhaodon (Ken) Zhong is Associate Professor of Finance at Rutgers Business School. This post is based on an article authored by Professor Zhong and Y.C. Loon, Financial Economist at the U.S....
"Telemedicine has the potential for mitigating the health care crisis," said Benjamin Melamed in Rutgers Today
Monday, July 11, 2016
Rutgers Today
Rutgers School of Nursing and Rutgers Business School have teamed up to pilot the use of telemedicine technology to provide health care for underserved populations in Greater Newark. The pilot...
Supply chain disruptions: "preparation is important, but it's not everything," said Arash Azadegan in Dun & Bradstreet B2B
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Globalization increases access to more suppliers but also increases the chance of supply chain disruption. Domestic suppliers aren't immune, either: risk can range from government regulation to...
"Internal audit processes seem to be moving faster toward more analytics and more continuous, semi-automated audit processes," said Miklos Vasarhelyi in CFC Innovation
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
CFC Innovation
As evidence that big things may be coming to audit, the World Economic Forum undertook a "Technological Tipping Points" survey in 2015 to try to understand when several major technology-driven...