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BC MBA Class of 2017 in the Fulton Hall Atrium

Welcome to the Class of 2017
August 25, 2015

The BC MBA Class of 2017 is a diverse group boasting significant work experience and an international background. Learn more about the BC MBA Class of 2017┬╗


When Index Funds Take Over the World

Assistant Professor of Finance, Ian Appel previews research indicating that asset-rich index funds are using their clout to influence management policies and side with shareholder proposals. Read his findings in the Harvard Business Review.

Professor Smith Explains Marketing Strategies That Empower Consumers

Associate Professor of Marketing, Jerry Smith explains marketers' new relationship with consumers in his book The Opt-Out Effect: Marketing Strategies that Empower Consumers and Win Customer-Driven Brand Loyalty. Read more about the book in BC News.


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Professor Carter Examines the Gender Pay Gap

Associate Professor of Accounting Mary Ellen Carter's research shows that the pay gap is lower when women serve on corporate boards and the effect spreads to company's other executive level women. Read the CNN article.

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Professors Kane and Subramaniam Discuss "DIY Supply Chains"

Associate Professors Gerald Kane (BC) and Mohan Subramaniam (MIT) discuss how digital technology is expanding consumer options beyond the boundaries of traditional supply chains. Read the article in the MIT Sloan                              Management Review.

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Dean Andy Boynton Examines What Separates the Leaders From the Managers

"Great leading and great managing go hand in hand. Leaders do both; they innovate and execute." Read the Forbes article here

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Professor Appel Challenges the Notion of Passive Investors Wielding Little Influence In the Marketplace

Assistant Professor of Finance Ian Appel is the co-winner of a research competition for his jointly authored paper challenging the idea that so-called passive investors wield little influence in the marketplace. 

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"Five things to know about your 401(k) to make it work harder."

In this CNBC piece, Alicia Munnell, executive director at the Center for Retirement Research, recommends strategies for taking full advantage of a 401(k) plan and maximizing it to the hilt.