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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.
Prof. Darius Palia
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."
The Gulf Today
"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.
USA Today
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."
Fox Business
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.
Wall Street Journal
Mack-Cali is on a mission to re-engineer the Harborside complex as a riverside destination for the city. The company has plans to add restaurants along the walkway and a ferry stop. It also is giving the property a $75 million face-lift and upgrade. "I think the concept now of turning the building inside out and marrying it to the environment to provide that seamless attachment is more current in thought in the last three to five years," said Kevin Riordan, executive director of the Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School.
Average repurchasing cycle of a smartphone (about every two years) is far shorter than average useful life of a typical smartphone (about 4.7 years). Moreover, consumers naturally expect to pay more for new and improved features in the new device, which allows the manufacturers to increase prices each year. No other industries can pull out the same trick.
The Daily Targum
Rutgers Business School was ranked among top 10 schools with the most diverse faculty in the United States, according to a survey conducted as a part of the Ph.D. Project, a project run by KPMG Foundation.
The Daily Targum
"As you can see, Rutgers Business School is No. 5 – tied with Michigan State University – among the Big Ten schools and ahead of many elite business schools mentioned in this ranking, including the University of California–Santa Barbara, New York University, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill and Boston University," said Lei Lei, Dean of Rutgers Business School.
Asbury Park Press
"It's basically fraud," said John Longo, a finance and economics professor at Rutgers Business School in Newark and New Brunswick. "But if someone is anonymous, they might feel emboldened as a way of trading on it."
New York Times
"It is a culture that is not for everyone but not one that would dissuade me from investing," said John Longo, a finance professor at Rutgers Business School.
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Lyneir Richardson wears two hats, as an entrepreneur and an academic. Since 2014, he’s been executive director of Rutgers Business School's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, a program that supports women and people of color who are starting their own ventures.
Young Upstarts
Young Upstarts
One of the tricky areas to get right in today's world is the balance between being connected to work through our wireless devices and protecting some pure time off. By now, this is probably a familiar tension for nearly everyone — while being able to keep tabs on work even while out of the office creates some impressive freedoms, it also strips us of having any reliable down-time, as emails and messages creep into our nights, weekends, and even vacations.
Fast Company
Fast Company
With Silicon Valley embroiled in the culture wars, some are looking beyond it for new–and faster–means of narrowing the racial wealth disparity.
Rutgers' Office of Veteran and Military Programs and Services (OVMPS) collaborates with departments throughout the business school—and beyond—to ensure a "smooth transition and supportive environment" for student veterans.
Steve Adubato "On The Air"
Steve Adubato sits down with Janice Warner, Ph.D., Rutgers Business School '07, Dean of the School of Business and Digital Media at Georgian Court University, to hear why she decided to incorporate digital media studies into the business school and how multimedia and communications can go hand in hand with business and e-commerce.
MBA Crystal Ball
According to a survey by US News and World Report, three of the ten schools that have the highest job-placement figures for 2016 (full-time MBA) are not among the top 50 of the US News’ 2018 Best Business Schools (BBS) rankings.
"The design of the card can be 'cool,' beautiful or interesting, when you happen to catch it coming in or out of your friend's wallet, but I think what makes it 'cool' enough to proactively share with a friend is it mobile experience," said Stacy Smollin Schwartz, professor of marketing, Rutgers Business School.
New Jersey Monthly
"They're doing a lot of things right," says John Impellizzeri, director of the Center for Supply Chain Management at Rutgers Business School. He predicts Boxed will be a huge success. "A large portion of the population has to drive 20 miles to a Sam's Club, so at some point the 55-year-old mom or dad will say, 'Do we really want to drive 40 miles and pay a membership fee?'"
Harvard Law School Forum
Populist anger in the U.S., Europe, and Australia has triggered an ongoing debate about whether executives receive excessive compensation, and if so, how to control it.