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Chief executives share their views on finding talented workers

Monday, November 20, 2017

At the CEO Evolution, each panelist, in her or his own way, said that finding capable people was not a problem. What they needed, and worked hard to find, was people who fit the company culture. They all filled their companies with kind and talented people who never lose sight of the customer experience.  More ›

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Rutgers University ranked #20 on The Best On-Campus Executive MBA Programs

Friday, November 17, 2017

The Best Schools (TBS) ranked Rutgers Executive MBA #20 on The Best On-Campus Executive MBA programs. A respected independent organization of educators, editors, authors and web professionals, TBS provides far more than rankings. TBS provides career guidance through articles exploring a wide range of career options and strategies, and helps students find the best school and degree program to meet their goals. More ›

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Faculty Snapshot: the best decision in theory may require adjustments in application

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

"I seek to help students to accept an appreciation that decision making embraces the selection of the optimal decision yet acknowledges the implementation process necessitates adjustment to maximize outcomes." More ›

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Rutgers MBA proved to be a valuable credential for Army officer in Iraq

Friday, November 3, 2017

Gene Spillane, an Army officer who had made a career in commercial banking and was re-activated after 9-11, was put in charge of a team at the heart of the U.S. Army’s plan to rebuild Sadr City. "General Petraeus wanted to ensure a lasting peace," Spillane said, explaining the mission. "If the schools re-opened, if the water and electricity worked, the U.S. believed it would bring about a sense of normalcy." More ›

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Speaker Series: Revlon & Elizabeth Arden marketing SVP inspires students

Friday, November 3, 2017

Rahul Mehrotra, senior vice president of marketing services, Revlon | Elizabeth Arden, shared his winding and changing career path with Rutgers Business School marketing and management students during the October 31 Business Leaders Speaker Series. He told students that he knew what he liked and did not like, but "you can't really plan your career path." More ›

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Faculty Snapshot: His research influences market structures, saving investors tens of millions of dollars

Thursday, November 2, 2017

"As an academic, I have been able to influence the current structure of markets," said Professor Daniel G Weaver. "I have testified before Congress twice, and the SEC once. Exchanges have changed their rules because of the results of my research. This has saved investors tens of millions of dollars." More ›

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Experiences: A networking opportunity, a valuable contact leads to rewarding summer internship

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

"I made small talk with Mr. Helleriegel during that first meeting and I expressed enthusiasm to learn more about the industry, the company and the division he was heading," MBA student Sai Prashanth Reddy Gangula wrote in an essay. "Later I followed it up by reaching out to him on LinkedIn. When the school sent resumes for an internship position later, Mr. Helleriegel recommended me for the position, and that’s how I got an opportunity to work at Estee Lauder." More ›

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Faculty Snapshot: governmental accounting professor stresses officials' responsibility to the well-being of communities

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

"Governmental accounting and public financial management is an area of immense interest to me, said Professor Irfan Bora. "My teaching has one primary goal, which is to instill the tremendous responsibility which government financial officials have in the well-being of their communities. I try to bring that to the classroom through my own personal experience in the public sector and through examples of individuals and organizations who have had a real impact." More ›

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Symposium to tackle how to prepare the next generation workforce for the “new economy”

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Rutgers Business School Symposium for Community Engagement - "Taking the Pulse of the Region’s Business: Is Our Workforce Healthy Enough to Thrive?"  More ›

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James Abruzzo retiring as director of Institute for Ethical Leadership

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

After thirteen years of leading the Institute for Ethical Leadership, which he also helped to establish at Rutgers Business School, James Abruzzo will retire at the end of 2017. Professor Joanne Ciulla will succeed him in the role of director.  More ›

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Honoring the memory of an alumnus

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Rutgers Business School Dean Lei Lei said members of the de Chavez family were visiting the Livingston Campus last year when they learned that part of the four-year-old building was known as the South Tower. "It was the perfect place for them to link Jacy’s memory to the school he loved," Lei said. More ›

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Faculty Snapshot: His research is part of the lesson in financial modeling

Monday, October 23, 2017

"I like to challenge myself and think independently. I find teaching to be enjoyable. It’s not just a service. It’s reinforcing my research," said Professor Yangru Wu on why he likes academia. "While I’m teaching, I’m also learning. It suits me very well." More ›

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PayPal CEO tells educators that future business leaders will have to "examine constantly" if the direction they're going makes sense

Monday, October 23, 2017

"Linear thinking won’t work," PayPal CEO Dan Schulman told the audience of educators in an opening day keynote address. "Creativity will be necessary. Business leaders will have to have an ability to look at the world in a different way and to examine constantly if the direction they’re going in makes sense." More ›

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The Fed Dilemma: To increase interest rates or not

Friday, October 20, 2017

A macroeconomic Hamlet would agonizingly ponder: To soft-land or not to soft-land, that is the question? says Professor Farrokh Langdana. More ›

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Award-winning redevelopment maven joins Real Estate Center's advisory board

Thursday, October 19, 2017

"(Anne Babineau's) expertise in the real estate industry has been demonstrated numerous times on award-winning projects throughout New Jersey," said Carl Goldberg, co-chair of the Executive Committee for the Center for Real Estate. "Her work in redevelopment has been recognized by New Jersey Future, the Urban Land Institute, NJBIZ and Chambers USA, and her broad influence will aid in raising awareness for the Center. She will be an excellent role model for our students.  More ›

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Christie, Booker and Baraka unite behind Newark’s bid for Amazon HQ2

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

For one day Rutgers Business School was the center of a unified State of New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie, Senator Corey Booker and Mayor Ras Baraka stood shoulder to shoulder to support Newark’s bid to be the site of Amazon’s second world headquarters, known as "Amazon HQ2." More ›

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Faculty Snapshot: Supply chain expertise built on a zeal for problem-solving

Monday, October 16, 2017

Professor Weiwei Chen spent nearly four years working as a scientist at GE's Global Research Center and brings a zeal for problem-solving to the classroom where he teaches supply chain management issues like introduction to six sigma and lean manufacturing. More ›

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Bringing professors of color into the classroom

Friday, October 13, 2017

While the PhD Project has helped to attract professionals of color into doctoral programs and academia, Rutgers Business School’s long-standing partnership with the organization has helped to form a faculty that is considered one of the most diverse in the nation. More ›

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Faculty Snapshot: Tax man in the classroom

Friday, October 13, 2017

Professor Jay Soled is working on a new paper about how technology is impacting the labor market and federal revenue receipts. Read more about Rutgers Business School's expert in taxation and director of the Master of Accountancy in Taxation program. More ›

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Summit offers career insights and a chance to mingle with veteran quants

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Nearly 125 people, many of them students from the Rutgers MQF, MBA and EMBA programs, came to hear a discussion among four veteran quants in portfolio risk – Nathan Tidd of Windfactor, Dan Rodriguez of Point72, Adam Petryki of QS Investors and Raphael Douady of that State University of New York at-Stony Brook. The talk was moderated by Ronnee Ades, director of MQF Career Management. More ›

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Graduate accounting program fulfills federal government's certification mandate

Friday, October 6, 2017

The federal government requires employees who perform financial management tasks to update their skills in assigned areas of competencies, including leadership, decision support, audit readiness, ethics, fiscal law, financial management and accounting systems. The Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting now qualifies as a program that can help federal employees meet that certification requirement. More ›

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Three reasons the MBA in Professional Accounting remains relevant at 60

Monday, September 25, 2017

Innovative in the sense that it was created for liberal arts students who haven’t studied accounting or business, the 60-year-old Rutgers MBA in Professional Accounting Program is still going strong and remains a smart path to an accounting career. More ›

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Business Insight: Why startup founders should be required to sign "No go, bro" clauses

Thursday, September 21, 2017

In September 2012, SoFi, which had been founded the year before by Cagney and three Stanford Business School classmates with $2 million from Stanford alumni, received $77.2 million from U.S. and Asian investors. At that key moment, the investors pouring significant funding into a tiny startup could have, and should have, taken a strong hand in corporate governance.  More ›

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Roshni Rides team wins $1 million Hult Prize

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Senior Gia Farooqi, new graduates Hasan Usmani and Moneeb Mian and alumna Hanaa Lakhani created the Roshni Rides startup as a way of answering the 2017 Hult Prize Challenge of developing a business capable of restoring the dignity of one million refugees by 2022. More ›

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Experiences: MBA student shows some heart with his own brand of community service

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

In an essay, Yashwanth Dhakshana reflects on the lessons that can be gained from doing community service, including the importance of having the right team for the right project. More ›

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