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Veteran undergraduate students make up roughly 4 percent of the student body. Because of this, the Rutgers Business School now offers a Mini-MBA: Business Management for Military and Veterans program that serves veterans, transitioning military personnel, ROTC students and undergraduate students returning from military service, according to RBS's site.
Margaret O' Donnell, the program manager with Rutgers Business School, said the program is customized for veterans transitioning into the workforce, helping them make sound business decisions in their careers.
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Let's look beyond the obvious trends at some developments percolating below the surface that will impact marketing in 2018 and beyond.
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"Our comparative advantage is why we're out of space," said Morris Davis, academic director and Paul V. Profeta chair at the Rutgers Center for Real Estate. "There is an opportunity in New Jersey. It's a massive growth opportunity, but how do we take advantage of it?"
The most important aspect of leadership, Tara Dowdell said, is the ability to inspire and empower.
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Can Uslay, an associate professor of Marketing, director of Special Projects of the Rutgers Business School (RBS) and organizer of the Business Leader Speaker Series, said the goal of the series is "to expose our students to a variety of pathways to success."
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TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, today announced the appointment of Nick Miceli to Regional President, Florida. Miceli will oversee TD Bank's commercial, retail, small business, specialty banking operations and lending services throughout the state.
Tom Szaky, the founder of TerraCycle, a New Jersey-based garbage startup, has built a $24 million business around the belief that everything is recyclable.
It starts with an evaluation of cost during a product's complete life cycle, said Kevin Lyons, a professor of supply chain management at Rutgers Business School.
For those who have attended world-class MBA programs, pay bumps are verifiable, and substantial.
In the most recent Financial Times Global MBA ranking, for instance, MBA graduates from Rutgers Business School reported that three years after graduation, they had increased their salaries by 130 percent, on average.
Ivy Exec
Third in the list is the Rutgers Executive MBA program from the Rutgers Business School in New Jersey, with 22% of students from the pharma, biotech, and healthcare fields. Especially created for busy executives, this 20-month program is a suitable learning option for healthcare managers and executives who want to remain working while studying for an MBA.
The Conversation
What many Americans don't realize, however, is that the story of those early settlers' struggle, which culminated in what we remember today as the first Thanksgiving feast, is also a tale of globalization, many centuries before the word was even coined.
The Star Online
Tencent Holdings senior executive vice president [and Rutgers Executive MBA alumnus] SY Lau said Malaysian academic institutions must play their part in producing new research findings, amid the rapid growth of the fourth industrial revolution.
For all the campaign talk about funding pensions, sanctuary cities and legalizing marijuana, the business community knows one issue will dictate the success or failure of the next governor’s administration: economic development and job creation.
Newark Patch
A new report unveiled by Rutgers Business School reports that minority-owned businesses seeking small business loans are treated differently than their white counterparts, despite having identical qualifications on paper.
Legal Theory Blog
Post-merger appraisal rights have become the focus of heated controversy in mergers and acquisitions law in recent years. Though traditionally perceived as an arcane and cabalistic proceeding, the appraisal action has gained prominence through the ascendancy of appraisal arbitrage—whereby investors purchase target-company shares shortly after an announcement solely to pursue appraisal.
New Jersey 101.5
Sandy Becker, professor of marketing at Rutgers Business School in New Brunswick and Newark, says the original purpose of Black Friday — to bring extra traffic into stores and malls — has not changed.
New York Post
For all the high-tech wizardry, kids' motivations for cheating are pretty old-fashioned. Don McCabe, a Rutgers Business School professor who researched test scammers, spoke to the Denver Post about students' justifications for their high-tech deceptions.
Big business is investing in water security at record levels. Colgate has found that the 'true' cost of water is 2.5 times more than the purchase cost. The company uses a 'True Cost of Water Toolkit', developed with Rutgers University Business School and its Supply Chain Management Program.
At Rutgers Business School in New Jersey, for example, 35% of last year’s cohort went to work in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors, by far the largest contingent, says Dean Vera, director for MBA career management, citing a desire to make an "impact" as the main motivation.
Kurland is associate dean of undergraduate programs at Rutgers Business School in Newark.
"I think one of the biggest challenges that our district is facing is not unique to us, instead it is a challenge for our entire educational system," said Robert Kurland, who is the current BOE president. "That challenge is to prepare our educators' mindset and approach to teaching our children to be ready and successful for 21st century learning."
Roshni Rides during a photo shoot at the Hult accelerator
"Oh, my God, we won." Those were the words of Moneeb Mian, chief financial officer of Roshni Rides, as he approached the stage at the UN headquarters in New York City to accept the coveted $1 million Hult Prize.
Steve Jobs was partly correct when he said, "A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them," says Chan Choi, professor of Marketing.
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Harvard Law School Forum
In Is Say on Pay All About Pay? The Impact of Firm Performance, we seek to answer the question whether "say on pay" votes really focus on executive compensation.
The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility is pretty broad, according to Michael Barnett, Management and Global Business Professor.
It's great when smaller businesses get involved with corporate social responsibility efforts, but there's often a limit to what they can do alone, said Jeana Wirtenberg, associate professor of professional practice in the Management and Global Business Department.
Even fierce nationalists do not hesitate to snap up low-cost goods made in China from tiny figurines of Hindu deities to smartphones, explains Farok J. Contractor, a professor in the Management and Global Business.
"This is big deal. coming to your state, or to your city or region, as a possibility is fantastic," said Associate Professor Jeffrey Robinson, management & global business, Rutgers Business School.
Dr. Geraldine Rosa Henderson was previously the Chairperson and Associate Professor with Tenure of the Department of Marketing and the Associate Research Director for The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CUEED) at Rutgers Business School.
Heidi Cohen is the Chief Content Officer of Actionable Marketing Guide.
Chad Pollitt is a decorated veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and former US Army Commander.
Mark Schaefer is the director of Schaefer Marketing SolutMark and Schaefer Marketing Solutions.
Many blame a momentum-based trading strategy called portfolio insurance, says John Longo, professor at Rutgers Business School and author of "The Art of Investing: Lessons from History's Greatest Traders."
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"The growth rate has come down from the previous eight or 10 per cent, but that is still a very healthy rate and that should be the envy of any other country in the world," Farok Contractor, a distinguished professor at Rutgers Business School, told Xinhua.
The New York Times
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey and Senator Cory A. Booker, the former Newark mayor, joined Mr. Baraka at Rutgers Business School, which shares its building in the city with Audible Inc., whose 1,000 employees produce and sell audio entertainment and which is owned by Amazon, to announce that Newark is the state’s official bid in the headquarters race.
Rutgers faculty member Kevin Lyons led an effort to map out local procurement needs for hospitals and universities in the area. He found hospital socks were shipped in from out of state; now a local business provides them instead.
The CPA Journal
The requirements for these business translators include not only an in-depth understanding of the data, but also organizational knowledge and industry or functional expertise that enables them to ask the data scientists the correct questions and derive the appropriate insights from their findings.
None of the companies with operations on the island have said they expect shortages as a result of Maria, having stocked up inventories ahead of the storm, though industry watchers are concerned that bottlenecks could develop as Maria’s effects linger. "It takes time for the inventory to work its way through the system, and there’s a gap behind it,” said William McLaury, who worked in supply chain for Novartis AG for three decades and is now an assistant professor of professional practice at Rutgers Business School.
"The bias toward investing in same-gendered children occurs because women identify more with and see themselves in their daughters, and the same goes for men and sons," says researcher Kristina Durante, a professor of marketing at Rutgers Business School in New Jersey.
Congratulations must of course also go to the winners of the $1 million Hult Prize, a team representing Rutgers Business School, and consisting of student Gia Farooqi, new graduates Hasan Usmani and Moneeb Mian, and alumna Hanaa Lakhani. Together they created the Roshni Rides start-up which uses a pre-loaded transaction card, encourages ride-sharing and employs existing rickshaw drivers.
Asbury Park Press
New Jersey is home to half of the 20 counties nationwide that would be hit hardest by President Donald Trump's tax plan, according to a New York University study released Friday.
The Street
"I do believe corporations have to be sensitive of supporting players without getting sucked into the political argument," said Marc Kalan, a consumer marketing professional and professor at Rutgers Business School.
The Inquirer
For recent Rutgers graduate Hasan Usmani, the sight of the vast Karachi slum was a shock, despite his family connections and previous visits to Pakistan.
The recent resignation of Social Finance CEO Mike Cagney, in the wake of allegations that he sexually harassed female employees, fostered a frat house culture, and misrepresented the firm’s finances to investors, raises the question of what boards and investors can do to check misconduct by startup executives.
Walgreens announced Wednesday it will acquire 1,900 Rite Aid locations, including stores in New Jersey and in New York. The acquisition brings a two-year process to a close, as the deal lingered while some worried how boosting Walgreens' store count could affect competitive pricing.
"Archeology happening in real time and fast to me is very fascinating. I think people would be shocked to find out that a piece of clothing that was sold in September has already found itself in the dumpster by April."
The overflow of textiles is making an environmental impact. Lyons believes it's a crisis flying under the radar.
On a stage at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, the young executives of six start-up companies made their final, feverish bids to win the coveted Hult Prize.
The winner this year is a startup called Roshni Rides, Bill Clinton announced at the end of the competition last Saturday. The former president, who began working with the Hult Prize in 2010, continued to speak but a roar of cheers drowned out his words. As he inched toward the stage, Roshni Rides CFO Moneeb Mian said in a breathless falsetto, "Oh, my God, we won."
"Lack of transportation robs refugees of their dignity and ability to be self-sufficient," said Gia Farooqi, co-founder of Roshni Rides.
Roshni Rides, a startup launched by four students at Rutgers Business School, studied the problem and created a solution: a rickshaw transportation network that works like a ride-sharing shuttle service.
A team representing Rutgers Business School won the $1 million Hult Prize for social entrepreneurship on Saturday, capping 11 months of entrepreneurial effort with a polished, convincing pitch about the ability of its rickshaw transportation business to improve the lives of refugees overseas.
High-tech solutions to last-mile delivery have been on the horizon for decades, say logistics experts. But instead of jet packs, mostly we have gotten Amazon lockers and more night-time deliveries.
A Rutgers Business School team’s transportation plan to return dignity to millions of refugees garnered it the $1 million Hult Prize for social entrepreneurship this weekend.
The prize is often referred to as the Nobel Prize for students.
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Lei Lei, dean of Rutgers Business School, described the win by the Roshni Rides team as "a great accomplishment and a reflection of the values that continue to elevate the Rutgers Business School brand."
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The startup, called Roshni Rides, was developed by Rutgers University students who were participating in the 2017 Hult Prize Foundation competition that showcases more than 10,000 student volunteers in more than 500 on-campus university programs around the world.
Farooqi, 22, said the refugee-focused challenge posed a politically poignant issue for her team. There was a lot of news coverage surrounding the Syrian refugee crisis when it was announced last October, she noted.
"Being Muslim, and feeling very connected to our global Muslim family, it just became something that was so much more than a competition," she explained.