Twenty MBA students knew they’d learn something about investing when they touched down in Omaha last month. How could they not? They were slated to spend the next morning with the Warren Buffett. Read more about the most memorable takeaways from the trip in the latest edition of the Carroll Connection.
Very often, a company’s worst enemy “isn’t an external market threat; it’s the company itself and its lack of motivation or wherewithal to adapt to digital trends,” Kane tells CIO Journal, a publication of the Wall Street Journal.
Introducing the Carroll School’s newest faculty members—their research, their teaching, and how those two pursuits enliven each other.
Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company, spoke at the inaugural Global Forum in Ireland. Read the CEO Club Briefing.
Assistant Professor Hristina Nikolova’s research shows that women are more likely than men to arrive at a compromise in joint decision-making. Read more about her findings on gender composition and decision-making in the BC News.
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.
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.
"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.
Associate Professor Gerald Kane said that when Twitter went down on January 19 it was like ‘sort of losing a sense in some way’ for some users. A global disruption exposed some of the network’s 300 million users to feelings of loneliness when the site crashed, social media analysts say. Read the Boston Herald article.