Latest Haas School of Business Stories

2014-02-06 16:27:15

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students from Rutgers Business School's MBA Pharmaceutical Management Program captured third place in the Kellogg School of Management's prestigious biotech and healthcare case competition, securing a spot among the leading business schools in the country. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/DC60664) Eleven teams participated in the competition from schools such as the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross...

2012-11-19 16:04:21

As a corporate responsibility consultant, Kellie McElhaney publicly criticized Apple's recent appointment of another man to an already all-male executive team. McElhaney's new research goes one step further, indicating that the number of women on a corporate board correlates with a firm's sustainability performance. "While not studied in this paper, the cases of strong ESG performance leading to improved financial and more women in leadership leading to better financial performance has...

2012-07-30 15:48:41

Future of CIO profession to be discussed at Sept. 14 event in Berkeley, Calif. A just completed multi-year research project by the Fisher CIO Leadership Program at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business has uncovered the most important, role specific career success factors of chief information officers. The study was initiated by Max Hopper, the iconic author of American Airlines industry-changing SABRE system and conducted by the Fisher CIO Leadership Program. Hopper was concerned that...

2012-07-04 01:34:12

How people make choices depends on many factors, but a new study finds people consistently prefer the options that come first: first in line, first college to offer acceptance, first salad on the menu — first is considered best. The paper, "First is Best," recently published in PLoS ONE by Dana R. Carney, assistant professor of management, University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business, and co-author Mahzarin R. Banaji, professor of psychology, Harvard University. In...

2011-03-22 15:30:00

NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Curtis R. Carlson, Ph.D., president and CEO of SRI International, will participate in The Economist's second annual Ideas Economy: Innovation conference on March 23-24 at The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. This year's event will focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. Carlson will contribute to a panel discussion titled "Innovation Circulation" on March 24 at 12:05 pm. Panelists will share ideas for "frugal...

2010-12-25 00:01:26

Jiffy Lube International and Samsung Electronics among corporate sponsors that presented 2010 Innovation Challenge problem statements Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2010 Leading skill-based contest agency and software provider, Idea Crossing, announced today that Team Haastile Takeover from the Haas School of Business from the University of California at Berkeley is the winner of the 8th Annual Innovation Challenge. The Innovation Challenge requires MBA student-led teams of 3-5...

2010-12-21 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic reasoning underlying network neutrality regulation expected to be adopted this week by the Federal Communications Commission is fundamentally flawed, according to Professors J. Gregory Sidak and David J. Teece. In an article in the Journal of Competition Law & Economics, published by the Oxford University Press, Sidak and Teece explain that the FCC's proposed regulations would have the effect of banning or restricting optional...

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