June 2010 Archives

Minnesota's Highest-Paid CEO: $102 Million

U Students Win 2010 Acara Challenge

Discontinued Car Brands - To Buy or Not To Buy?

This past fall the Warsaw Executive MBA program celebrated a milestone anniversary with the commencement of its 15th cohort.

When the Shoe is On the Other Foot

SMO Hosts Inaugural Alumni Conference

This inaugural conference is co-sponsored by the Carlson School Dean's office, the Strategic Management Research Center, and the University of Minnesota's Center for Integrative Leadership.

IDSC 3001: Information Systems

Watch the video of Prof. Alok Gupta and Associate Prof. Ravi Bapna talk about the role IT and IT enabled services have played in the rise of the Indian economy...

MGMT 3010: An Introduction to Global Entrepreneurship

Inge Groth discusses her participation in the MGMT 3010: An Introduction to Global Entrepreneurship course

Brand Identity: It's All in Your Head

Items Go Cheap, Sites Make Money in Penny Auctions

High School Students About to Get Down to Business

This summer, high-potential high school students will attend the new business-focused summer camp called GopherBusiness

The second edition of Management Strategy: Sustaining Competitive Advantage by Alfred Marcus, was recently published.

SMO Professor, Myles Shaver

Myles Shaver, professor of Strategic Management and Organization will receive Ross School of Business Distinguished PhD Alumni Award

Stereotypes of Non-Profit Firms, Kathleen Vohs

Kathleen Vohs, associate professor in the Marketing and Logistics Management department, is the co-author of "Non-Profits are Seen as Warm and For-Profits are Seen as Competent: Firm Stereotypes Matter," forthcoming in the Journal of Consumer Research.

Parents & Flexible Work Practices, Lisa Leslie & Colleen

"Flexible for Whom? Flexible Work Practices and Career Success," Lisa Leslie and Colleen Manchester, assistant professors of Human Resources and Industrial Relations.

Managing Contradictions, Andrew Van de Ven

Andrew Van de Ven, Vernon H. Heath Chair of Organizational Innovation and Change and professor of Strategic Management and Organization, is co-author of the recent study "Managing Contradictions in Organizational Theories and Practices.

"A Time-Based Perspective on Emotion Regulation in Emotional-Labor Performance," Michelle Duffy and Jason Shaw, professors of Human Resources and Industrial Relations

Carlson School Organizational Behavior Research Group

Carlson School faculty members are actively engaged in research on how people make decisions, form impressions of others, and choose products.

Apply Now! Spring 2011 Global Immersion Programs

There's still time to apply for a spring 2011 semester abroad.

Fall 2010 Welcome Program & Arrival Date

The official arrival date for fall 2010 exchange students is Sunday, August 29. The Welcome Program will be held from Monday, August 30 to Friday, September 3. We look forward to meeting our newest group of exchange students!

Career Centers Announce New Personnel

As we move into summer at the University of Minnesota, we want to let you know about some great new changes in our Employer Relations and Business Development areas. Jennifer Shofner and Jill Pearson-Wood, formerly Employer Relations Associates, have moved into new roles as Assistant Directors of Business Development for the Graduate Business Career Center (GBCC). We are thrilled to let you know that we have hired Tara Albaugh as Employer Relations Associate for the GBCC and Maggie Szarkowitz as Employer Relations Associate for the Undergraduate Business Career Center (UBCC); Tara and Maggie will work with you for all of your on-campus recruiting needs as well as assisting with career fairs and getting connected across the Carlson School. Also new on our team is Shadon Ghassemlou as our Recruiting Coordinator. Shadon will be responsible for all external job postings and information sessions.

We also want to remind you that we are fully open and able to assist you with any company hiring needs during the summer. We still have many talented graduate and undergraduate students looking for full-time work and internships and would be happy to connect you with them.

Extravagant Adventure

Three exchange students from the Manchester Business School discuss the perks of hands-on courses, nonprofit experience, and rooting for the Golden Gophers.

New Appointments to Professorships and Chairs

The Carlson School recently announced eight new appointments to professorships and two new appointments to chairs.

Carlson School Alumni to Establish Chicago Regional Club

On June 24, a group of Chicago alumni met with Director of Alumni Relations Todd Gordon to begin initial planning of a formalized Chicago Regional Club of the Carlson School.

Continued School Engagement Pays Dividends

In his address at this year's commencement ceremonies, Carlson Alumni Board President Dave Walstad focused on only one concept, but that concept has high-reaching value to both new graduates and seasoned alumni alike. In one word, that concept is engagement.

U of M and the Carlson School awarded CIBER

Good Question: Why Are Hot Products In Low Supply?

Hungary Minds

A new course gives Carlson School undergraduates a chance to consult for a major corporation in countries once hidden behind the Iron Curtain

A recent study by Forbes magazine finds the Twin Cities is one of the best places to launch a career in business.

Twin Cities Nurses: A Strong 'Yes' to Strike

Alumni Profile

Preston Luman, '99 Carlson Executive MBA.
A cut above the rest

"You've Graduated...What Now?" program

"You've Graduated...What Now?" program offered advice for those unsure of their next steps

Twin Cities Nurses Strike Vote Set for Monday

Student Profile

Adam Reichow. Empowered to pursue his passion

Andy Post Wins Tomato Can Loving Cup Award

Graduating senior Andy Post is the 2010 recipient of the Carlson School's Tomato Can Loving Cup Award. Post is the 81st winner of the award

Honing Their Edge

Professor Shaker Zahra to Receive Honorary PhD

Athens University of Economics and Business will grant an honorary PhD to Shaker Zahra

MIS Quarterly Named Top Management Journal

MIS Quarterly has been ranked as the management journal with the greatest impact factor over five years by Web of Knowledge.

The Carlson MBA Program is one of six finalist business schools for the GMAC's Team MBA Service Award (2009-2010).

Hospitals Want 'No Strike' Pledge for Negotiations

U of M and the Carlson School Awarded CIBER

The University of Minnesota has been awarded a $1.5 million Title VI grant to establish a Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the Carlson School.

Apple, AT&T Get Record Number of iPhone Orders

Union Preps Nurses on Long-Term Strike Ahead of Vote

Study: Store Flooring Can Affect Purchasing Decisions

Mark Sheffert, chairman and CEO, Manchester Companies, Inc. will discuss the societal forces attacking capitalism at the Carlson School of Management's "1st Tuesday Speaker Series."

New Phone Apps Aim to Boost Health

Young: What Would Robin Hood Do in the Minnesota Election?

Good Question: Does Going On Strike Pay Off?

Olson Agency Acquires Denali Marketing

An Expensive Teachable Moment for Wells Fargo's Leaders

An Inconvenient Leak for Oil Giant's Image

U Study: Flooring Can Affect Consumers' Purchases


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