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C-Level marketing executive panel tells students: "In marketing, it's good to fail."

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Five "C-Level" marketing executives from widely divergent industries recently participated in a leadership panel discussion attended by current Rutgers Business School marketing students. The marketing department hosted lunch during which the chief executives met students and engaged them in one-on-one conversations. More ›

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Bloomberg ranks Rutgers #1 in MBA employment in the U.S.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Rutgers Business School was recognized as the No. 1 MBA program in the U.S. for job placement in Bloomberg Businessweek’s survey of the Best Graduate Business Schools in 2016. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Bloomberg Bloomberg BusinessWeek MBA Office of Career Management Rankings

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Suraj Adiecha, Rutgers MBA '17 "build relationships and connections to get things done"

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Suraj Adiecha is a Rutgers MBA student who decided to intern at Bayer after visiting the company for a presentation and learning that the company's values aligned with his own. In this interview, Adiecha discusses his experience interning with Bayer, including how building relationships helps get things done within the organization. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Profile Full-Time MBA Internships Marketing Pharmaceutical Management Student Experiences

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Innovation Laboratory at Rutgers' Honors College teaches students how to bring ideas to life

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Mukesh M. Patel, a successful entrepreneur, mentor, business attorney and adjunct professor at Rutgers Business School and Rutgers School of Law who has helped many startup companies develop their business plans and raise significant equity funding, heads the Innovation Lab at the Honors College at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.  More ›

TAGS: Collaborations Entrepreneurship Social Impact

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Rutgers students forge a path to Hult Prize Competition

Monday, December 5, 2016

The competition to represent Rutgers at the annual Hult Prize Challenge begins at 5 p.m. on Dec. 9 at the Busch Campus Center Multipurpose Room in Piscataway. More ›

TAGS: Business Plan Competition Jeffrey Robinson MBA Social Entrepreneurship Undergraduate

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Advocating for equality in the American marketplace

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Jerome D. Williams, a distinguished professor of marketing at Rutgers Business School and Rutgers University-Newark provost and executive vice chancellor, has written a new book with co-authors, Geraldine Rosa Henderson and Anne-Marie Hakstian, titled "Consumer Equality, Race and the American Marketplace."  More ›

TAGS: Consumer Equality Jerome Williams Marketing Racial Profiling Thought Leadership

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Business Insights: Preparing managers for sweeping changes in healthcare provider business

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Recently, Dr. David Dobrzykowski, associate professor and program director for the Master of Science in Healthcare Services Management at Rutgers Business School spoke with Professor Gary Branning who is teaching the U.S. Healthcare Systems and Managed Markets course. Branning is also president of Managed Market Resources. The discussion focused on some of the substantial changes taking place in the healthcare industry since the "Triple Aim" regulatory legislation passed in 2010.  More ›

TAGS: Business Insights David Dobrzykowski Executive Education Gary Branning Master of Science in Healthcare Services Management Supply Chain Management

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Business Insight: The vital role of retail in neighborhood redevelopment

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The opening of a new retail store or restaurant can quickly bolster a neighborhood, creating cascading benefits for the residents ranging from access to healthy food and convenient services to increased property values and safer streets. Lyneir Richardson explains how the opening of retail stores dramatically upgraded Chicago neighborhoods that had fallen on lean times. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Expertise Lyneir Richardson The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Retiring co-founder of Institute for Ethical Leadership to receive prestigious Steven J. Diner leadership award

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Alex Plinio’s lifelong passion for leadership development, community and civic action, as well as his commitment to the revitalization of Newark, inspired him to join with like-minded colleague, James Abruzzo, to establish the Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Leadership more than 12 years ago. Four years later, with support from the Prudential Foundation and Prudential Financial, the center became the Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School. More ›

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Putting her business skills to work as a pageant winner

Monday, November 28, 2016

As she prepares for the Miss USA pageant this summer while juggling her classes and Miss New Jersey USA speaking commitments, Chhavi Verg, who commutes from her family’s home in Edison, already sees how her Rutgers and pageant experiences are a good mix.  More ›

TAGS: Finance Marketing Sangeeta Rao Undergraduate Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Letter from the Dean: A day set aside for giving

Monday, November 28, 2016

Contributions to the "Finish Line Scholarship" from our alumni, students, faculty and staff members offer a warm hand to our students who need help during their last mile at Rutgers Business School and will help to foster a bond with future alumni before they leave our classrooms. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Donations Letter from Dean Lei Scholarships

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Highlighting innovation

Monday, November 21, 2016

To capture some of the thought leadership and ideas exchanged during the Innovations in Graduate Business Education Conference, Rutgers Business School made videos of participants from each of the panel discussions. Listen to the takeaways from deans and business executives. More ›

TAGS: Big 10 Graduate Students Thought Leadership

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Business Insight: Professor's new research helps explain how stress affects spending

Monday, November 14, 2016

The implications for marketers are many, Rutgers Business School marketing professor Kristina Durante says. When there are unpredictable situations – extreme weather, elections – consumers may be more open to products that are framed as necessities or those that can restore control, she says. More ›

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Now that Trump is president, what’s next?

Friday, November 11, 2016

Professor of finance and economics Farrokh Langdana reflects on what might happen now that Donald Trump is president of the United States of America. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Economics Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana International Executive MBA

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MBA students are top winners in healthcare IT security competition

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Rutgers MBA students Sunny Shah, Jagadish Mahendran, Chirag Paghdal and Wayne Chen competed as Team T@o. In addition to helping the team win first place, Chen also won the best presenter award. More ›

TAGS: Case Competition Full-Time MBA Gary Branning Leon Fraser Pharmaceutical Management Student Experiences

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Phi Beta Lambda members gain "invaluable" learning, networking experiences at leadership conference

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda Chapter from Rutgers-New Brunswick was recognized for sending the largest local chapter delegation to the National Fall Leadership Conference in Wisconsin. More ›

TAGS: Finance Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda Student Experiences Student Organizations Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Four chief executives explain leadership at CEO Evolution

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The 2016 panel included Adenah Bayoh, whose company bears her name and serves as the parent corporation of two thriving IHOP franchises and a $225 million portfolio of urban redevelopment projects; Kevin Cummings, president and CEO of Investors Bank; Paul Hoffman, president and CEO of Liberty Science Center; and Gene Muller, founder and CEO of Flying Fish Brewing Co. More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Leadership Strategy Thought Leadership

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Alumni Profile: His leadership at hospital is fueled by a powerful combination of medical and business knowledge

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Today, Joshua Bershad is chief medical officer and executive vice president at Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health, where he combines his love of healing with an understanding of the business principles that can help keep a medical institution’s doors open. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Profile Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Health Care Leadership

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Rutgers Business School Executive Education Launches Marketing Campaign

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

A new marketing campaign by Rutgers Business School Executive Education aims to show how individuals and corporations can “Breakthrough with Brilliance” by leveraging executive education to remain relevant and competitive in today’s fast-changing corporate environment. More ›

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Business Insight: Red versus Blue, understanding the socio-economic correlates of liberalism and conservatism.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

As professors of business ethics, we often have to grin and bear it when people say to us, "Isn’t that an oxymoron?" Maybe that’s what led us to think about political ethics, a subject that many people would think is even more oxymoronic than business ethics. More ›

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A short lesson on the airport business

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Even in the midst of one of the nation’s busiest transportation hubs, students at Rutgers Business School in Newark probably never realized some of the details involved in operating an airport.  More ›

TAGS: Collaborations Logistics Supply Chain Management

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Winners of 2016 business plan competition are ready to launch their first product

Friday, October 28, 2016

Jon Roberts and Stephanie Charles spent some of the $20,000 prize money to improve their dri-sound premium headphone covers, which are specifically designed to protect pricey headphones from damage without diminishing the look or quality of the devices. The headphone covers are expected to hit the market in early winter. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Business Plan Competition Entrepreneurship MBA

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Rutgers Executive MBA ranked #15 in the U.S. by Financial Times

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Rutgers Executive MBA was ranked No. 15 for US-only programs in the Financial Times latest rankings of the top 100 Executive MBA programs in the world. Rutgers EMBA also made the "Top for Finance" category ranking No. 7 in the world.  More ›

TAGS: Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Financial Times Rankings

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Business Insight: Four fallacies about trade and globalization

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Trade typically figures prominently in US presidential election, and 2016 is no exception. While campaigning, politicians tend to adopt anti-international business positions that are theoretically unsound and lack empirical evidence. Rutgers Business School professor Ajai Gaur and his co-author explain four fallacies related to manufacturing in industrialized nations, trade and the global economy. More ›

TAGS: Global Business Management and Global Business

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Alumni Profile: With a new master's degree in governmental accounting, she lands job of overseeing Vermont town's financial operations

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

While working full-time in the finance department for the City of St. Albans, VT, Sarah Macy began her studies at Rutgers Business School in the Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting program. Offered entirely online, the program allowed Macy to earn her master degree while living and working in Vermont. "The Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting program has been a catalyst in my transition from team member to team leader," said Macy. Since graduating in 2015, Macy secured the position of finance director for the Town of Milton, VT. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Profile Irfan Bora Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting