While corporate diversity departments have not been at the forefront of the minds of corporate executives, diversity initiatives and programs are making a comeback.
Whether you are in communication or some other area, and at a tactical or strategic level, think about what you did this week. Did you miss any opportunities for the organization because getting approval might have been difficult?
Muer Yang, Ph.D., a professor in the Opus College of Business Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management, was awarded the 2015 Susan E. Heckler Research Excellence Award. We asked Professor Yang to share some of his thoughts on how improving service operations can directly impact public policies and health care operations, what he’s working on now and how to spark curiosity in the classroom.
A successful Minneapolis tech startup has taken a youthful approach to company growth.
I didn’t expect the outcome we received when I scheduled a session on diversity in advertising for the June 17 Diversity Insights Breakfast. I had hoped, of course, for an impact—and we got it, but it was a reaction from participants I hadn’t expected.
Employers must shift their thinking about how they recruit, and even how they view themselves, in order to attract the best candidates to apply to their roles.
Chairman, president and CEO of U.S. Bancorp Richard Davis advocates for values-based leadership.
We asked Professor Elm to share some of her thoughts on business and ethics, what makes a supportive and successful learning environment and what makes the Opus College of Business different from other business schools.
It’s summer, and the livin’ is… better than frostbite. But for the marketing communicator, these are troubling months, particularly for the B2B marketer.
Companies are investing heavily to mobilize units where technical and managerial talent work side-by-side to drive enterprise-wide business intelligence.
Most of us are rushing from meeting to meeting or task to task during the work day. No wonder we have trouble with creativity. We don’t allow the time to let it in.
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recently honored its 2015 Women in Business award winners. Of the 51 women entrepreneurs, executives and leaders honored, five were University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business alumnae.
We asked Professor Anderson to share some of his thoughts on his career, what makes for an outstanding educational experience and what continues to drive him to excel as a teacher.
The professional workforce in Minnesota is facing challenges from both ends of the generation spectrum and, as business leaders, our alarms should be going off.
Keynote remarks by James E. Lukaszewski, at the Minnesota Business Ethics Awards on May 13, 2015.
"Unique to this MBA degree, there were many professors who shaped the experience to whom I owe a special debt," writes Carl Atiya Swanson '15 M.B.A.
Archie Black, president and CEO of SPS Commerce, one of the pioneers of cloud computing, addressed the more than 200 students who were hooded in the Graduate Business Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 23.
Yes, I made up the word “holisticity,” but it felt like the right way to describe what I am seeing in the health care communication space.
One of the recurring themes in MBA study abroad is not necessarily the amazing cities we visited writes Kressen Anderson but the relationships we formed with each other while we were there.
Michael P. Moore, director of St. Thomas' William C. Norris Institute, presented his 10 key issues to address when pitching a start-up company to investors, at the Minnesota Inventor's Congress Inspire 2015 Inn...
It was empowering to be surrounded by women who have accomplished so much and also have the same goals as I do to further ourselves in the health care profession, writes incoming Health Care MBA student Danielle St. Mane, MS, OTR/L.
In part 2 of this Q&A looking back on his UST MBA experience, Dave Turnham details the impact his education has had on his career.
The 2014 World Economic Forum identified water as one of the top global risks for society, business and governments. As “the Land of 10,000 Lakes,” Minnesota has a unique network of businesses, talent and thought leadership to address water issues that have positioned us to contribute solutions to regional and global water issues.
For Evening UST MBA student Dave Turhnam, the decision to pursue the degree took strong consideration. With a wife, a small child, and ten years of work experience already on his resume, was an MBA really worth it?
You cannot think outside the box, much less impact or change the thoughts inside your box if you continuously hire people who are just like you.