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New program will allow Rutgers Business School students to connect with New Jersey entrepreneurs

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Rutgers Business School and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization of New Jersey are launching a new program to enhance the student entrepreneurship experience. The Rutgers Entrepreneurship Ambassador Program, or REAP as it will be called, begins with the start of the new semester in January. More ›

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Rutgers Business School alumnus views pharmaceutical industry from top spot at FDA's Office of Prescription Drug Promotion

Monday, December 9, 2013

The role Thomas Abrams plays in the FDA is unique. The United States and Australia are the only two countries in the world where pharmaceutical companies are legally allowed to advertise their medicines directly to consumers in addition to the promotional material they prepare for healthcare professionals. More ›

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Branding guru William Arruda inspires students and alumni to distinguish themselves in their careers

Thursday, December 5, 2013

William Arruda, founder of Reach Personal Branding, discussed his new book, Ditch, Dare, Do: 66 Ways to Become Influential, Indispensable and Incredibly Happy at Work, in an inaugural event intended to engage alumni and introduce them to current students. Arruda covered a variety of situations that students will encounter in the workplace such as how to be proactive in building a personal brand, to gain visibility within your networks and how to utilize social networking skills to create a professional digital footprint. More ›

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Faculty Insight: It may be time for Johnson & Johnson to challenge its credo...again

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

In an article published in Medical Marketing & Media, Rutgers Business School Professor Michael Santoro suggests that it may be time for Johnson & Johnson executives to challenge their credo, a statement the company says guides its decision making. "Is the Credo today a living, breathing set of values and beliefs that inspire and guide the actions of Johnson & Johnson employees or is it a set of fine sounding platitudes carved into stone that are no longer relevant to the way J&J manages and makes decisions?" Santoro writes in the piece. More ›

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Helpful Executive-in-Reach blogs about what happens when managers stumble in the business world

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

As part of the Helpful Executives-in Reach program at Rutgers Business School, Bob Chersi, retired CFO of Fidelity Investments, acts as a "virtual mentor" to students in the Accounting & Information Systems Department. In his latest blog, he writes about the mistakes that managers and executives can make in the business world, recovering from them and, most importantly, learning from them.  More ›

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Former Verizon Wireless CEO and Rutgers HEIR shares his thoughts on how to be successful in job interviews

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Denny Strigl, who was CEO of Verizon Wireless and later COO of Verizon Communications, is the inaugural Helpful Executive-in-Reach for Rutgers Business School's Department of Management and Global Business. As part of his efforts as an HEIR, Strigl writes an occasional blog offering helpful insights and advice to students.  More ›

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Rutgers University recognized for having largest delegation at national Phi Beta Lambda conference

Monday, November 25, 2013

Twenty-four Rutgers Phi Beta Lambda members, most of them from Rutgers Business School, traveled to PBL's national conference earlier this month where they attended workshops on such topics as networking, leadership, personal and professional development and entrepreneurship. More ›

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Provocative symposium celebrates artist Jan Lourie and a rare exhibit of art at Rutgers Business School

Monday, November 25, 2013

The mini-symposium celebrated artist Jan Lourie’s work, which describes the 2007 subprime mortgage crisis through poetry and images. One line of the artist's poem asks, “Why did everyone not see the danger?” More ›

TAGS: Farrokh Langdana Lee Papayanopoulos Management Science and Information Systems Nancy DiTomaso Subprime Crisis Wall Street

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Rutgers Executive MBA moves into top tier of Bloomberg Businessweek world rankings

Friday, November 22, 2013

Rutgers EMBA program ranks #26 in the world in survey, receives high teaching-quality grades in Finance, Strategy and Sustainability as well as for Curriculum and Support. More ›

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Rutgers Business School's new building ranked among 50 most beautiful B-schools in the world

Thursday, November 21, 2013

With its sweeping stairway, elevated walkway and 60-foot atrium, Rutgers Business School’s new building has the look of a corporate headquarters. Top Management Degrees, an online publication, favored Rutgers, ranking it No. 19 over such schools as University of California's Hass School of Business, which was No. 24. More ›

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Road to Wall Street takes a page from Ivy League playbook to improve student access to finance industry

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Program cultivates a network of well-placed alumni to mentor undergraduates and boost Rutgers presence on Wall Street. More ›

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Rutgers Business School graduate students, alumni will make football tailgating event a new tradition

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

On a sunny autumn morning, Rutgers Business School graduate students, alumni and staff helped to start a new tradition. They gathered inside a heated tent for a catered tailgate party before the Rutgers-Cincinnati football game in Piscataway on Nov. 16, and in a festive, relaxed atmosphere, with live music and plenty of scarlet red surrounding them, the students had a chance to mingle with one another as well as with RBS staff and alumni. More ›

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Rutgers Business School undergraduates from Newark impress judges in two case competitions

Monday, November 18, 2013

The Rutgers Business School Department of Management & Global Business recently hosted two undergraduate case competitions on the Newark Campus.  More ›

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Rutgers finance professor's new book provides hard-to-find framework for short-selling

Monday, November 18, 2013

"Short Stories from the Stock Market” provides a useful framework for anyone interested in getting a better understanding of the investment strategy that involves going short. The book starts with some of the basics, including an easy-to-read graph describing how a short investment is carried out, and provides readers with ways of finding ideas for short selling. More ›

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Rutgers Business School takes honorable mention at second annual biopharmaceutical case competition

Monday, November 18, 2013

"It was a difficult case, but it was a great learning experience,” Rutgers Business School student Manasa Parakala said after the awards presentation in Bove Auditorium. More ›

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HEIR program enriches students with unique access to top executives and their real-world wisdom

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

At the Nov. 12 Helpful Executives-in-Reach panel discussion, the executives – Bob Chersi, retired CFO of Fidelity Investments, Glenn Myers, president and COO of Acertus Capital Management, Joe Timko, ADP’s chief strategy officer and Jack Kime, senior vice president, Kuehne + Nagel – shared their thoughts, with a mixture of candor and humor, on everything from ethics and diversity to the importance of forging relationships. More ›

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New option allows eligible college seniors to defer admission to Rutgers MBA Program for two years

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

The program, aptly named Future Leaders 2+2, allows students to apply to Rutgers Business School when they’re still college seniors. Those who are admitted begin the Full-Time MBA program after spending two years in the workforce. More ›

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U.S. Veterans Magazine names Rutgers a Top Veteran-Friendly School

Monday, November 11, 2013

In a poll of hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for its 2013 Best of the Best Survey, U.S. Veterans Magazine listed Rutgers University as one of the “Top Veteran-Friendly Schools.” More ›

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Second annual biopharmaceutical case competition attracts teams from nation's top schools

Monday, November 11, 2013

While the case competition is taking place, RBS will also host Pharma Student Day, which features a series of speakers from the pharmaceutical industry and offers students a chance to network. Pharma Student Day is open to all students, alumni and industry professionals. Both events highlight the strength of the Pharmaceutical Management Program and Rutgers Business School’s close ties to the industry.  More ›

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Rutgers Business School's HEIR Program presents five prominent executives and their strategies for lasting success

Monday, November 11, 2013

The five speakers are all part of a new initiative at Rutgers Business School called the Helpful Executives-In-Reach Program. HEIR, as it is known for short, is designed to connect students with senior executives in the fields they plan to enter after graduation. More ›

TAGS: Bob Chersi Glenn Myers Jack Kime Joe Timko Mentoring Tawana Burnett Thought Leadership Undergraduate Newark

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Keli Xiao presented with the prestigious Fisher Long Whitcomb award for exceptional teaching

Friday, November 8, 2013

Keli Xiao, who completed his PhD in Finance at Rutgers Business School last month, was presented with the prestigious Fisher Long Whitcomb award for exceptional teaching. More ›

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Rutgers Business School research laboratory welcomes Continuity Dynamics as first private sector partner for data collection and dissemination in Supply Chain disaster recovery planning

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Due to the recent onslaught of major disaster events such as Hurricane Sandy, the need for organizations to depend on their key supply chain partners has grown in significance. To meet this need, Rutgers Center for Supply Chain Management is partnering with Continuity Dynamics, Inc. to assist in the accumulation and dissemination of key supply chain disaster information.  More ›

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Rutgers Supply Chain Management scholar captures second place in annual APICS competition

Monday, November 4, 2013

Anthony Appea is among 10 Rutgers Business School undergraduate students who received scholarships this year from APICS, the leading association for supply chain and operations management professionals. The conference gave Appea and the other Rutgers students an opportunity to network and attend educational sessions on a variety of industry issues. More ›

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Deloitte & Touche CEO says auditors need to demonstrate the will to "stick to their guns''

Friday, November 1, 2013

The CEO Lecture Series at Rutgers Business School was started in 2010 as a way of giving students access to leading chief executive officers and the rich insights they have to offer. The event also provides enterprising students with a chance to meet top industry executives and add them to their network. Deloitte & Touche CEO Gregory Weaver appeared as the ninth executive speaker in the series. More ›

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Faculty Insight: In controversy over racial profiling by Barneys, Professor Williams says impact of multicultural purchasing power has not sunk in with some retailers

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Rutgers Business School Professor Jerome D. Williams, who has done extensive research on marketplace discrimination, fielded calls from reporters after Barneys set off renewed controversy and discussion over the prevalence of racial profiling by major retailers. More ›

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