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Market forces made China devaluation inevitable

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Professor Farrokh Langdana dives deep into everything from pegged currencies to foreign exchange (FX) reserves, to exploding pegs and sudden devaluations. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights China Currency Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Financial Markets

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Farrokh Langdana: Interest rates and the liquidity trap

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Professor Farrokh Langdana discusses the role of interest rates on economic activity and the hazards of the "liquidity trap." More ›

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Supply Chain Management students help Kuehne + Nagel's Overland business unit become SmartWay re-certified

Monday, August 17, 2015

Last summer, Anthony Goralski, director of overland business development, Kuehne + Nagel Inc. hired Rutgers Business School Supply Chain Management students to work on an industry project to help Kuehne + Nagel's Overland business unit become SmartWay re-certified. Assistant Professor Eugene Spiegle selected three students that could handle the analytics that is required on this in-depth task. It was a perfect fit with Lauren McCormick, Jennifer Zee, and Haiyan Liu. The team worked well together and finished the task a month before the deadline.  More ›

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With the wisdom of a long career behind him, professional accounting alumnus tells new graduates, "I'm glad I learned my trade at Rutgers"

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Keynote speaker Eugene Gaughan explained William von Minden’s theory for the Rutgers Professional Accounting Program – that the accounting field was similar to professions such as law and medicine and required a solid undergraduate liberal arts academic foundation followed by an intensive study of accounting in graduate school.  More ›

TAGS: Alex Sannella Alumni Graduation MBA in Professional Accounting

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Rutgers Business School to host roundtable with aim of inspiring new programs with social impact

Friday, August 14, 2015

The second annual roundtable discussion "Restart, sustain and grow Newark’s Economic Development," will explore ways that the city’s largest institutions, including Rutgers University, can do business with manufacturers and small companies in Newark. More ›

TAGS: City of Newark Lei Lei Nancy Cantor Partnerships Social Impact Supply Chain Thought Leadership

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Professor Ann Buchholtz wins prestigious Sumner Marcus Award for excellence in scholarship, teaching and service

Thursday, August 13, 2015

"She is the model scholar-servant that the award seeks to recognize," said Harry Van Buren, a professor of business and society at the University of Mexico’s Anderson School of Management. More ›

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ALPFA chapter at Rutgers Business School-Newark creates a venue to tell its story, discover successful alums at national conference

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

With the strong support of Rutgers Business School Dean Lei Lei, ALPFA RBS hosted a booth, raising its presence at the 2015 ALPFA annual conference Aug. 6- Aug. 10 in New York City and re-connecting with its successful alumni. More ›

TAGS: ALPFA Alumni Arturo Osorio Fernandez Lei Lei Office of Career Management Undergraduate Newark

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The Master of Financial Analysis Class of '16 took a break from studying to relax at the RU Zone

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

"Hanging out and playing games are more than stress release, they provide experiences that build friendships and cohort cohesion that contribute to our students’ success in a compressed and intense masters program completed in one year" Program Director Daniel Weaver said. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Daniel Weaver Economics Finance Master of Financial Analysis

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Accounting instructor Winnie Westcott is selected as Educator of the Year

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Westcott has "demonstrated an ability to clarify complex concepts and use real world examples to help her students understand the material beyond the textbook," the American Woman's Society of Certified Public Accountants wrote in an announcement about the award.  More ›

TAGS: Accounting Awards Faculty Leonard Goodman Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting

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Oliver Sheldon: Why good people behave unethically

Monday, August 10, 2015

Professor Oliver Sheldon discusses his research on factors that shape pro-social behavior within teams and organizations. His work seeks to better understand motivational and relational triggers of interpersonal competition and conflict within small groups, with the aim of shedding light on how organizations might improve coordination and collaboration among employees.  More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Ethics Management Management and Global Business Oliver Sheldon Organizational Behavior Video

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Leaders from industry, business schools convene at White House to discuss ways to expand opportunities for women

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

The meeting brought together leaders from business and business schools and others for a conversation about recruiting, training and retaining leaders for the 21st Century workplace and the importance of enacting family-friendly policies. More ›

TAGS: Mentoring Rutgers PREP Sangeeta Rao Thought Leadership Women BUILD Women in Business

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University honors Michael Christiaens, RBS '04, for dedication to alumni association

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Michael Christiaens was selected to receive the annual Rutgers Excellence in Alumni Leadership Award. Also known as the Block R Award, it is the highest honor for individuals who volunteer their efforts to strengthen alumni relations and advance the mission of Rutgers. More ›

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Distinguished professor Michael Crew gets recognition at multiple summer conferences

Monday, August 3, 2015

The recognition of Professor Crew's contributions to research in regulatory economics came from academics and regulatory officials in Pennsylvania and California and Greece.  More ›

TAGS: Awards Center for Research in Regulated Industries Economics Faculty Lei Lei Michael Crew Thought Leadership

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Professor Michael Barnett chosen as American Council on Education fellow for 2015-2016 academic year

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Barnett will spend the 2015-2016 academic year at Baruch College, working directly with President Mitchel Wallerstein, Provost David Christy and other administrators. More ›

TAGS: Awards Expertise Faculty Fellowships Jerome Williams Leadership Mentoring Michael Barnett Research

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Vet's experience, perseverance and Rutgers Executive MBA land him the ideal job

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

After returning to civilian life in early 2012, Chris Wilson landed a job in sales with International Paper. He was two years out of the Marines and mid-way through the Executive MBA program at Rutgers Business School when he started experiencing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. More ›

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Neha Shah: Your own job performance benefits from helping others at work

Monday, July 27, 2015

Neha Shah, a professor of management and global business, discusses her latest research on the benefits of helping others at work, and how it can make you better at your job. Shah studies the antecedents and consequences of workplace relationship networks, with a focus on the trade offs associated with workplace relationships, such as job performance. More ›

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Alexander Sannella's Intermediate Accounting released by Pearson Higher Education

Friday, July 24, 2015

Based on Alexander Sannella’s original manuscript which has been used to teach Intermediate Accounting I and II at Rutgers Business School in the Department of Accounting & Information Systems for almost 30 years, this book covers all of the critical issues in financial accounting. “The style is more of a user focus, and use of judgment and analysis rather than strict mechanics” said Sannella. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Alex Sannella Distance Learning MBA in Professional Accounting

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Rutgers Business School Summer Business Camp introduces high school students to college and careers

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Rutgers Business School Summer Camp gave campers a broad understanding of various business disciplines, coupled with real life examples through field trips and a business plan competition. In addition, the campers learned a great deal about the "soft" skills needed to succeed in life through the experiences of working in teams, presenting their business plans, and interacting with a multitude of volunteers. "I just wanted to express to you how much I cherished the business camp. You ran it so well and it was an experience I'll never forget." More ›

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Job performance benefits from helping others, according to new research by Rutgers Business School professors

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Professor Neha Shah worked with her colleague Professor Daniel Levin, who also teaches management at Rutgers, and Professor Rob Cross at the McIntire School of Commerce to look into the understudied implications of providing help. They focused on situations where a person provided task-focused problem-solving assistance to others and whether they benefited – beyond reciprocity – in the process. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Daniel Levin Management and Global Business Neha Shah Organizational Behavior Research

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Newark Venture Partners, ultra-high speed Internet provide powerful new tools for social change in city

Monday, July 20, 2015

Newark Venture Partners will provide innovative tech start-ups with capital, sophisticated company-building services and residence in a 25,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, featuring ultra-high-speed bandwidth to desktop.  More ›

TAGS: City of Newark Donald Katz Entrepreneurship Nancy Cantor Prudential Social Impact Tech-Startups Technology

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What the Iran nuclear deal means for American business

Thursday, July 16, 2015

"From a commercial angle, it is a "win-win" story for both the Iranians and the US. Iranian youth are open and eager for western ideas and brands," Professor Farok Contractor writes. "The Iranian economy badly needs upgrading, to bring it up to Western standards. The potential is large. Iran has 10 percent of world oil reserves, but has only a 4 percent market share currently." More ›

TAGS: Business Business Insights Farok Contractor Management and Global Business

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Rutgers Business School Executive Education Values Veterans

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

"At Rutgers Business School Executive Education, we feel very strongly that the burden of career transition doesn’t lie solely with veterans, but also resides with civilian employers," said Margaret O’Donnell, RBSEE program manager. "We’re very pleased to have a program that uniquely mixes civilian human resources recruiters, hiring managers and supervisors in the same classroom as military and veterans." More ›

TAGS: Executive Education Margaret O'Donnell Military and Veterans Veterans

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Executive MBA alumnus Lorenzo "Rocco" Califano and his Mulvane Wine Company get rave reviews for debut vintage

Thursday, July 9, 2015

About five years ago, Rocco Califano started brainstorming ideas for a small business — something that would eventually allow him to exit the corporate world. His instinct was to find something that would connect him to his past, to honor his Italian heritage and recognize the charitable spirit of his late father, Salvatore, and his mother, Maria. Suddenly, it dawned on him: wine. More ›

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United States to benefit from economic uncertainty in Eurozone

Monday, July 6, 2015

The current problems in the Eurozone do not have that much to do with Greece, per se, but instead, have their genesis in the original design of the Eurozone - the impossibility of "marrying" two fundamentally different macro-models to one set of fiscal and monetary constraints. Professor Farrokh Langdana demystifies the present travails of the Eurozone in this Faculty Insight arguing that the US will likely benefit from the economic uncertainty. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Euro European Union Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Macroeconomics MBA

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The second cohort of Rutgers Business School, Master of Financial Analysis is larger and has a higher average GMAT score than the outstanding inaugural cohort

Monday, July 6, 2015

Rutgers Business School’s Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) Class of ’16 came together July 6 for their orientation, and start to the Summer Intensive Business English course. The MFinA program has been designed to directly help students prepare to take the CFA exam. Rutgers Business School's Master of Financial Analysis program (MFinA) was recognized as one of the top programs for finance in the New York metropolitan area by The Financial Engineer, behind only Princeton and ahead of Fordham, Hofstra and Baruch College, making it the #1 public program in the tristate area. Overall, Rutgers Business School’s MFinA program was ranked #32 in the nation out of 94 masters programs profiled. More ›

TAGS: CFA Institute Daniel Weaver Master of Financial Analysis