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Business Insight: What the G20 leaders need to do

Friday, August 19, 2016

Professor Farok Contractor, who teaches international business, said communication and coordination will be key tasks for leaders from the 20 most powerful economies in the world as they contemplate new policies in Hangzhou, China, in early September. More ›

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Executive Education program focuses on customer experience strategy

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

There are numerous tactics and approaches that must be in place to maximize your customers' experience and their interaction with your business and staff. The Mini-MBA program will tackle such topics as: fundamentals of customer experience, customer experience strategy and aligning customer and business value.  More ›

TAGS: Customer Centricity Customer Experience Executive Education Management Mini-MBA Strategy

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Lean Startup coming from Wall Street to Rockafeller Road

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Rutgers University – New Brunswick will be piloting a Lean Startup program for small businesses and startups in five sessions. Beginning Thursday, August 18, and continuing for the following four Thursdays, with sessions from 1-4 p.m. taking place at Rutgers Business School, Livingston Campus, 100 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway. More ›

TAGS: Lean Startup Machine New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Rutgers New Brunswick

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MBA alumnus is all business at CNBC, but a long-shelved script reveals his more creative side

Thursday, August 4, 2016

In his early days at CNN, David Spiegel, Rutgers MBA '14, spent weekends with his composer brother working on a musical, a "passion project," that he called Camp Rolling Hills. Eventually, the script was finished by Spiegel’s brother, Adam, a New York City-based composer and lyricist, and author Stacy Davidowitz. The musical will be performed six times this week by Center State Theatre Company as part of the New York Musical Festival.  More ›

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This summer camp is all business

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

"We open up their ideas about college, studying business, and the range of career possibilities," said Senior Associate Dean Martin Markowitz. "Most of the students have vague notions of what accountants or financial advisers do. It was an entirely new world when we took them to an information technology company where executives explained IT supply chain management." More ›

TAGS: Accounting and Information Systems Entrepreneurship Finance and Economics Marketing Marty Markowitz Supply Chain Management Undergraduate New Brunswick

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A magnet for drawing tech startups to Newark is tucked within the floors of Rutgers Business School

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

In an interview, Thomas Wisniewski, managing partner of Newark Venture Partners, explains the plan to create a hub of tech companies in Newark. If NVP succeeds, it could take the city’s economic development to a whole new level. More ›

TAGS: City of Newark Entrepreneurship Newark Venture Partners Social Impact Tech-Startups

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Improving health care access, lowering costs through telemedicine

Wednesday, July 27, 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 ›

TAGS: Benjamin Melamed Collaborations Health Care Research Technology

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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 ›

TAGS: Alumni Finance Wall Street

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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

Wednesday, July 13, 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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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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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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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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Elegant pep rally creates momentum for a special celebration of RU's 250th anniversary

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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Hungarian Academy of Sciences names Professor Endre Boros among its newest members

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