This has been “The Winter of Our Discontent,” writes professor Dave Brennan in an examination of how weather impacts consumers, retailers and the economy.
The differing perspectives that Evening UST MBA student Travis Bezella gained while studying abroad shed new light “on what I believed I knew about business being truly global.” Many of these interactions challenged him to consider his MBA experience, as well as his career, in a completely new light.
India has a lot to teach the rest of the world, writes Pleasant Radford, Jr. in a reflection on his study abroad trip there this J-Term. We must be willing to listen, observe, and appreciate the beauty in its “managed chaos.”
Laurel Street Flowers in St. Paul, owned by Sue Wagner, a 23 year St. Thomas employee before getting into the floral business, will sell 850 of the 196,000,000 roses produced for Valentine’s Day.
Perhaps it’s just a buzzword that will fade with time or maybe it’s the next phase of a movement that has been and will continue to change workplaces, inspiring women and men to go after their dreams and “lean in” to their passions.
As one lecturer put it, “2015 is a crucible for the global risk management community. (Yes, there is such a thing!) Both of these major events are being held in volatile areas of the world and the demands for risk managing them are higher than I have ever seen.”
Bandy, a fast paced high scoring cross between soccer and ice hockey popular in the Twin Cities, Sweden, and Russia attempted to bid its way into the Sochi Olympic Games.
Working in a multi-generational office can be challenging writes Jess Bauer, but no matter your generation everyone wants: respect, transparency, an open door policy, a sense of purpose and integrity.
How can you learn about MBA and other graduate programs at UST in a way that both maximizes your time and delivers value? The UST MBA Forum on Wednesday, February 12 was designed with these factors in mind.
The Schulze School of Entrepreneurship is giving all students at St. Thomas inspiration during this first week of class. In just the last two weeks, here’s what’s being said in the local and national media about our entrepreneurs.
In preparation for the Olympic games, host cities build at a rate that would typically take years to achieve. Few host nations have been successful in creating development that will benefit the country after the fanfare has left town. Jessica Kluntz asks, will the case be the same for Sochi?
As a convener of leaders, a curator of forward thinking content and an incubator for what’s new and what’s next, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion is always looking for what will challenge participants to see and prepare for a different future, writes Steve Humerickhouse.
The more a business expands globally, the more likely its employees or business partners will be approached to pay a bribe, writes Ron James. But just because corruption is accepted or expected in another country or culture doesn’t make it legal or ethical.
Three teams from the Opus College of business competed in the recent Junior Achievement Corporate Titan Challenge, applying their experience with business simulation and management from the Full-time MBA program.
We need the different leadership and management styles that women can bring to corporate management, writes Leslie Krona. The different insight, experience and point of view is just what a company can use to grow in this new century.
Developing relationships can be the key between key career success and career stagnation, writes Career Coach Jessica Bauer. Here are a few guidelines to start a mentor partnership of your own.
Building on the success of the STA courses, OCB has broadened the number of international learning opportunities available to MBA students enabling students to better look ahead to, and plan for, future international learning opportunities.
The fifth annual Learners to Leaders Summit will welcome and celebrate the accomplishments of some of the area’s best young talent from under-represented communities, the best and brightest of college seniors from fine colleges and universities from around the region.
Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about race – business and government ever since have rightly focused on systems and practices to answer his call. But, writes Steve Humerickhouse, he anticipated a greater, deeper vision found in the second half of the quote … “by the content of their character.”
When you encounter a career setback, writes Career Coach Jess Bauer, don’t let it define you, let it spur you to action. What can you learn about yourself from what happened? What changes could you make that might make a difference in the future?
For the professional communicator, there isn’t the luxury of assuming everyone receiving a message is “like me” writes MBC Program Director Dr. Mike Porter. So what does that mean to the creator of the message?
State Economist Laura Kalambokidis told attendees of UST’s Real Estate Outlook event last week that Minnesota has generally fared better than the nation in recovering from the economic downturn.