updates from the carroll school of management graduate programs
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»
"Great leading and great managing go hand in hand. Leaders do both; they innovate and execute." Read the Forbes article here.
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.
Jeffrey Immelt H'10, Chairman & CEO of General Electric (GE), spoke at the March 24, 2016 meeting of the Boston College Chief Executives Club. Immelt indicated that Boston's thriving start-up sector played a major role in the decision to move GE's headquarters to Boston from Connecticut. Watch his address on NECN.
Anselmo, dicsusses how a blood test changed his life and helped him become a rare disease advocate. Read his StatNews article here.
"Simplified nutrition labels spur healthier food choices by consumers in grocery stores," according to a study co-authored by Assistant Professor of Marketing, Hristina Nikolova, published in the Journal of Marketing Research. Read the BC News article.
In his co-authored reserach paper, Professor of Finance Jeffrey Pontiff examines the link between academic reserach and stock return predictability. Read the BloombergView finance article here.
At BC’s latest Chief Executives Club meeting, Target Chairman and CEO Brian C. Cornell discussed the contemporary consumer market, digital innovation, and cybersecurity.
In a recent issue of MIT Sloan Management Review, Associate Professor Sam Ransbotham writes about how analytics' bigger picture benefits managers more than a focus on metrics.
The Shea Center for Entrepreneurship welcomes former Zipcar EVP & CMO Brian Harrington '89 as inaugural entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR). As EIR, Brian will advise and mentor students interested in entrepreneurship as well as those interested in pursuing their own ventures. Read more in BC Chronicle.
Read more about the analysis, conducted by SumZero, in Reuters.
Associate Professor of Marketing Henrik Hagtvedt is co-author of a study that found consumers are more likely to buy luxury brands that highlight partnerships with charity organizations at the point of sale. Read more in the Boston College Chronicle.
It started as something Associate Professor of Finance and Hillenbrand Faculty Fellow Darren Kisgen created to play with his kids. Now his fantasy adventure game Dragonwood has gone global and is winning awards. Associated Press.