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Rutgers Insight: What is your reputation worth?

Monday, March 23, 2015

The business world gets more competitive every day. Naturally, people are looking for advantages to set themselves apart and move ahead of the pack – and sometimes those advantages aren’t in full compliance with ethical practices. No matter how competitive the environment, it’s crucial to remember that by making the ethical choice, you’re safeguarding the most important advantage you have: your reputation. More ›

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One-two punch knocks oil prices down

Friday, March 20, 2015

Finance & Economics Professor Farrokh Langdana explains why oil prices have fallen and whether the trend is likely to continue. More ›

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Entrepreneurship instructor wins national award for workshop on encouraging learning from failure

Friday, March 20, 2015

Instructor Gary Minkoff won Best Workshop in Pedagogy from the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship for a presentation on "Developing a 'Fail in order to Succeed' Mindset for Entrepreneurship Students." More ›

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Eight teams of MBA students vying for a chance to represent Rutgers at Aspen Institute's international case competition

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Rutgers is one of 25 business schools chosen to engage in the Aspen Institute’s 2015 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition. Students at these institutions will analyze a brand new case study authored by the Yale School of Management and give deep thought to the potentially positive role that a well-managed business can have in society. More ›

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EXPERIENCES: First interview leads to many realizations and an important internship, too

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

By testing me constantly and rigorously, my supervisor was the root of my inspiration and my motivation to take on new challenges. With the help of her and my family, I was able to become the president of Rutgers Undergraduate Women in Business as a sophomore. My self-doubt dimmed, giving way to a new feeling of confidence, and I started to excel. One might think I would also be confident in my ability to land a job after such training, right? Wrong. More ›

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Rutgers wins regional championship in CFA Investment Research Challenge

Monday, March 16, 2015

The team’s win represents the fourth time in eight years that Rutgers Business School has finished as the regional champions in the CFA Investment Research Challenge.  More ›

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Rutgers Full-Time MBA ranks among Top 50 programs in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report

Friday, March 13, 2015

The move to No. 48 represents a significant – and historic – bump, advancing the Rutgers MBA program from last year’s No. 60 spot and including it in the Top 50 tier for the first time. More ›

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Obituary: Lycourgus "Lee" Papayanopoulos, mathematician, computer scientist, Rutgers Business School professor

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Professor Lee Papayanopoulos, who began teaching at Rutgers in 1974, died at age 75 on March 6 at Weill Cornell University Hospital, New York. More ›

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Students make their mark with big win in Johnson & Johnson case competition

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

"Team M" emerged as the winner of the competition. The team was composed of Renato Franco-Rosas, a sophomore studying accounting; Anna Sista and Qiongshan “Charlotte” Lin, who are also sophomores majoring in accounting; Dhrumil Shah, a junior majoring in management information systems; Sofia Gonzalez a junior studying management; Nicole Perez, a junior in the supply chain management program; and Erika Uchinaite, a junior studying marketing. More ›

TAGS: Case Competition Current Students Johnson and Johnson Joseph Markert Undergraduate Undergraduate Newark

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Corporate Carnival offers networking with a dash of fun

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Games, prizes, balloons – even cotton candy – transformed the third-floor lounge at Rutgers Business School in Newark into a carnival of opportunity for students hoping to network with representatives from industry leaders like Deloitte, Cohn Reznick, KPMG, Ernst & Young, PwC and Wiss & Company. More ›

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Rutgers Business Plan Competition awards three teams of entrepreneurs cash to grow their ventures

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The winning team – Robert Giuliani, Desi Saran and Abby Taylor – won $20,000 to help grow Playa Bowls, which serves up acai berry-based fruit bowls and smoothies at two pop-up stands on the Jersey Shore. Last year, the company had two locations for most of the summer and sales of $100,000. More ›

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BMI CEO Michael O'Neill, Rutgers MBA '86, gives students a sense of challenges the Internet poses to music industry

Monday, March 9, 2015

In addition to BMI Chief Executive Officer Michael O'Neill, the CEO Lecture Series has featured such other prominent alumni as Sheri McCoy, CEO of Avon and a former executive at healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson; Eric Tveter, CEO and managing director of Switzerland’s UPC Cablecom and Thomas Renyi, who is now former chairman and CEO of the Bank of New York Mellon Corp. More ›

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Rutgers Business School Executive Education announces new Mini-MBA program on viral video marketing

Friday, March 6, 2015

"I am delighted that our new 'Viral Video Marketing: Social Sharing Demystified' is launching this spring," said Program Manager Jennie Fine. "This first-of-its-kind curriculum is developed by renowned experts in the field and is an engaging, relevant exploration of shareable media." More ›

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Supply Chain Management & Marketing Sciences Meet and Greet Newark "exceeded my expectations"

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Center for Supply Chain Management and the Career Development Center co-sponsored and organized the 1st Annual Supply Chain Management Meet & Greet on the Rutgers University – Newark campus March 4. Approximately 80% of the 40 companies present had previously attended the New Brunswick event held on the Livingston Campus since 2012. Alexandra Preziosi, a New Brunswick senior, oversaw the student volunteers from the Livingston campus. “It was a challenge to break from tradition bringing the Meet & Greet event to Newark for the first time. But it was very rewarding to see the event blossom and the inter-campus collaboration.” More ›

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MBA alumnus chosen to receive prestigious award from American Society for Quality

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Gurpret Singh’s work promoting and teaching the application of Lean Six Sigma to new areas, including supply chain management, were cited as specific reasons for his selection as recipient of the medal honoring Armand Feigenbaum, a former president of the American Society for Quality. The medal, which is known around the world, is awarded annually to an individual 35 years old or younger for leadership, outstanding service and dedication to the field of quality. More ›

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Professor Nancy DiTomaso offers a perspective on diversity in cities, workplaces

Monday, March 2, 2015

Rutgers Business School professor Nancy DiTomaso fielded questions from about the benefits and challenges of living in an ethnically diverse city and how businesses can achieve true diversity in the workplace.  More ›

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Rutgers MBA alumnus is leading BMI through music industry's changing landscape

Thursday, February 26, 2015

In 2013, after nearly 20 years at BMI, O’Neill became chief executive officer and added the title of president almost a year later. On March 4, he will return to Rutgers Business School as featured speaker at the CEO Lecture Series. The event begins at 6 p.m. at Rutgers Business School’s Bove Auditorium in Newark. More ›

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Climate intervention as a business opportunity

Sunday, February 22, 2015

The National Research Council released a report on February 10, 2015 examining "geoengineering" – human intervention in the earth’s atmosphere to mitigate the amount of carbon dioxide in the air. Rutgers professor Paul Falkowski was one of the 16 National Academy of Sciences members who worked on the committee responsible for the study's findings. In the video that follows, Falkowski discusses the impact carbon dioxide removal could have on businesses and also the potential business opportunities. More ›

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Return of tapping ceremony ignites new interest in Beta Gamma Sigma

Friday, February 20, 2015

Martin Markowitz, senior associate dean of Rutgers Business School's undergraduate programs in New Brunswick, re-introduced the tapping ceremony last semester to help boost interest in Beta Gamma Sigma. And it worked, just as he had hoped, to create some buzz around campus. The number of students who joined the Rutgers Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma has more than doubled in the past year, and undergraduate program administrators are fielding regular calls from others who are curious about their standing and their prospects of receiving an invitation. More ›

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Invitation of a lifetime: Graduate students travel to Omaha to spend time with Warren Buffett

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Buffet has made a tradition of hosting the meetings, where he shares his wisdom and reveals more of his personality to groups of business school students.  More ›

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Professor Ann Buchholtz makes a case for why companies should consider hiring ex-convicts

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

In an article for Ethisphere Magazine titled "Boxed out of Employment The Case of Hiring Ex-Convicts," Rutgers Business School professor Ann Buchholtz notes that companies need to do individual assessments rather than blanket exclusions of ex-convicts.  More ›

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Rutgers students headed to Boston to compete in prestigious Hult Prize competition

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Hult Prize Foundation holds the annual competition to identify and help launch the most compelling social business ideas being proposed by university students. The foundation awards winners $1 million in seed money and asks members of the international business community to serve as mentors to the winning students. More ›

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Replenish New Jersey transportation trust fund by tying driver's licenses to tax payments

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Professor Jay Soled writes an op-ed for The Star-Ledger on how to replenish New Jersey's Transportation Trust Fund. More ›

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Rutgers Business School Executive Education helps Johnson & Johnson increase digital marketing competency

Friday, February 13, 2015

Joe Schaffer, associate dean of Rutgers Business School Executive Education, said RBSEE has collaborated with Johnson & Johnson from the curriculum design and faculty selection through to the program evaluation phase. "It’s been a privilege to partner with J&J on the development and deployment of this global program," Schaffer said. "The result is a program that both organizations are extremely proud of." More ›

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Rutgers undergraduate supply chain management is ranked No. 6 among nation's Top 15 university programs

Monday, February 9, 2015

Software Advice ranked the Top 15 universities at the undergraduate and graduate level. To do the ranking, the company said it heavily focused on which schools emphasized the teaching of technology, software and the use of quantitative tools that are used by supply chain professionals.  More ›

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