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MBA alumna played a role in making movie about women on Wall Street

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

When her friend Candace Straight invited Beverly Aisenbrey, Rutgers MBA '82, to consider investing in Equity, a movie Straight was helping to make about a group of women on Wall Street, Aisenbrey saw it as another way she could support women, especially young career women. More ›

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

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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 ›

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

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Improving health care access, lowering costs through telemedicine

Monday, July 11, 2016

Ann Bagchi, a registered nurse and instructor at the School of Nursing, will be bringing the telemedicine technology to 10 patients residing in Newark public housing developments where access to health care has been limited.  More ›

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Phi Beta Lambda members scoop up awards at national conference

Monday, July 11, 2016

"Competing on the national stage was both challenging and rewarding,” said Manika Harikumar, a senior majoring in business analytics and information technology at Rutgers Business School. "The continuous support from fellow Rutgers PBL members made it even more memorable." More ›

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

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How to blow a curious high school student's mind? Explain everything that goes into delivering a package to the doorstep

Friday, July 8, 2016

For a second year, Rutgers Business School and its Department of Supply Chain Management invited a group of high-performing Newark area students to participate in a program that teaches them how products get to stores and how goods move around the world. For many of the students, the program offers a first glimpse of college, raises the first possibility of attending a business school and plants the seed for a possible career in supply chain management. More ›

TAGS: Alok Baveja John Impellizzeri Kevin Lyons Nancy Cantor Social Impact Supply Chain Management

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

Friday, July 8, 2016

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 ›

TAGS: Awards City of Newark Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana MBA

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State lawmakers come through with funding for New Jersey's network of Small Business Development Centers

Thursday, July 7, 2016

"We are extremely grateful that the Legislature once again gave its full support for the program’s efforts to assist small business owners and entrepreneurs across New Jersey and the governor concurred," said Brenda Hopper, the NJSBDC network’s chief executive officer and state director. More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship New Jersey Small Business Development Center

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

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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 ›

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

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

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 ›

TAGS: Business Insights Rudi Leuschner Supply Chain Management

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

Monday, June 27, 2016

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

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

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Rutgers supply chain management program is ranked among Top 5 in North America

Monday, June 27, 2016

The ranking reflects an improvement of four spots, up from No. 9 in 2014. More ›

TAGS: Alok Baveja Lei Lei Rankings Supply Chain Management Undergraduate

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Rutgers Business School poised to expand executive education programs in Singapore and Southeast Asia

Monday, June 20, 2016

"We are confident that Stephanie will catapult Rutgers Business School’s position in Singapore and throughout Southeast Asia given her stellar background as an educator, her wealth of cutting-edge business experience and her intimate knowledge of the local executive education marketplace," said Joseph Schaffer, associate dean of Rutgers Business School Executive Education. More ›

TAGS: Executive Education Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana

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To create momentum for a special homecoming celebration, host an elegant pep rally

Friday, June 17, 2016

"Coming Home: Honoring our Rutgers Heroes and Heritage" will be a two-day celebration of Rutgers University’s spirit and pride, a showcase for Rutgers Business School’s impressive alumni and a unique collaboration with the community. The event takes place Sept. 24 and Sept. 25. More ›

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Business Insight: Does China manipulate its currency as Donald Trump claims?

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Why do politicians like Trump keep bashing China? What does "undervaluation" or "overvaluation" of a currency mean? And what advantage can a nation derive from trying to control or manipulate its exchange rate? More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Farok Contractor Global Business

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Business community symposium showcases Newark’s expanding economic potential

Friday, June 10, 2016

The symposium "Driving the Rising Tide of the Greater Newark Business Community: Higher Education’s Role as a Strategic Partner," featured cross-sector community partnerships and explored opportunities for expanding those networks to integrate Rutgers Business School and Rutgers University – Newark even more deeply with the city of Newark.  More ›

TAGS: Business Development City of Newark Social Impact The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Undergraduate

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Professor Endre Boros is elected into esteemed Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the most prestigious and important scholarly organization in Hungary, is responsible for cultivating science, disseminating scientific findings, supporting research and representing Hungarian science around the world. More ›

TAGS: Endre Boros Information Systems Management Science and Information Systems Rutgers Center for Operations Research Thought Leadership

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Professor's research takes in-depth look at Chinese investment in U.S.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Rutgers Business School Professor Chao Chen and his team are exploring the often-delicate adjustments that both sides need to make for Chinese investments here to succeed. "We want to see how Chinese companies are different from or similar to other multinational companies," Chen said. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Chao Chen China Faculty Grants Management and Global Business Research

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Real Estate Center assembles Emerging Leaders Council to connect with students, ensure viability

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

"Hopefully it continues to create a better real estate environment in New Jersey, where the end result will be continually better products as a whole," said Brett Tanzman, 34, a senior vice president with Garden Homes in Short Hills who will oversee the council alongside Debra Tantleff. "because that’s the goal — to have the students enter the workforce and contribute in a meaningful way." More ›

TAGS: Center for Real Estate Leadership Real Estate

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Business Insight: The unintended consequences of relying on text messages, emails and "quick electronic bursts"

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

In research that was done over a 15-year period, Professor Terri Kurtzberg and her team explored the unintended and often unnoticed changes that can occur in decision-making, negotiations, ethics and trust when individuals rely on electronic devices to communicate. More ›

TAGS: Communications Ethics Global Business Organizational Behavior Technology Terri Kurtzberg

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Association of Government Accountants selects instructor Karl Dahlberg for prestigious educator award

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Each year, the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) recognizes financial management professionals whose visionary leadership, outstanding accomplishments, and exceptional service have significantly advanced the profession, strengthened the AGA, and improved their communities.  More ›

TAGS: Accounting and Information Systems Karl Dahlberg

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Rutgers Law School hosting conference on Industry Associations and Transnational Governance

Monday, June 6, 2016

"Participating academics and business professionals will have the opportunity to engage in a rich, high level conversation about industry associations and governance. We expect participants to leave with a deeper understanding of the range of work that associations do in (global) society. We are particularly interested in associations' contributions to formal and informal processes for creating norms, standards, and hard law," said Professor Sarah Dadush of Rutgers Law School, organizer of the event. "Anyone interested in self-regulation, the involvement of private actors in global law making, and in parsing out the challenges of governance in today's globalized world will benefit from attending." More ›


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Undergraduate accounting program ranks No. 7 in the nation, according to College Choice

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

College Choice said its 2016 list of the best bachelor’s degrees in accounting are based on factors actual college freshmen said were most important to their decision about what school to attend, including academic reputation, financial aid offerings, overall cost and the success of graduates in the post-college job market. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Faculty Miklos Vasarhelyi Rankings Student Experiences

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Newark-based venture capital firm ready to start helping companies grow

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The new accelerator, Newark Venture Partners Labs, is now accepting applications to its inaugural accelerator class, which will begin business in September 2016. Newark Venture Partners Labs will fund accelerator participants with $80,000 per company as well as invest in all graduating companies that complete a qualified financing, up to $1 million in follow-on investment. More ›

TAGS: Business Development City of Newark Entrepreneurship Newark Venture Partners Tech-Startups Technology

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Sengun (Shen) Yeniyurt selected a Chancellor's Scholar 2016-2017

Monday, May 23, 2016

Chancellor Edwards' May 20, 2016 email to the university community announced that Associate Professor Sengun (Shen) Yeniyurt, of the marketing department, Rutgers Business School, was selected among the 16 individuals named a Chancellor's Scholar for 2016-2017. "I am deeply honored to have been selected from among my esteemed colleagues," said Dr. Yeniyurt. More ›

TAGS: Center for Market Advantage Marketing Research Sengun Yeniyurt

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Prudential CFO Robert Falzon tells nearly 600 graduate students, degree will make a difference in how people look at you

Monday, May 23, 2016

In her address, Dean Lei Lei cited some of the rankings Rutgers Business School has received in the past two years, including one for 2016 that puts RBS in the No. 3 spot for post-graduate employment for full-time MBA students. "You deserve credit for this national ranking," she said. "Your strong performance at interviews is what attracts more and more recruiters to come to us." More ›

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