If the Ebola scare has done nothing else, it has heightened our awareness of global risks—in general—and the seriousness of health risks as an attendant feature of globalization, says Peter Young, Ph.D.
Despite the cultural, legal, political and economic differences across the globe, there are some principles we can agree upon. Thousands of businesses have signed on to the UN Global Compact. If businesses agree, then business schools should get on board too.
We reached out to Tom Horner ’72, president of Horner Strategies for his insights on this year’s election. If Minnesota is to be successful, he writes, all future workers must be educated, healthy and able to focus on their jobs. Poverty takes a lot of energy and attention away from work.
The National Retail Federation estimates $7.4 billion in Halloween retail sales, up from the $6.9 billion in 2013. Sales of everything from decorations to candy to costumes were up this year as the holiday fell on a Friday. Alicia Johnston, ’11 MBC, shares more about Halloween, the costume industry and first Official Costumes’ pop-up store in Woodbury.
If you are trying to catch the attention of the millennial group - in marketing, HR, leadership or management, here are five take-aways from the recent Share.Like.Buy conference on campus to help you succeed.
We reached out to Sam Henschen, senior manager of Twins Productions at the Minnesota Twins Baseball Club, who is responsible for everything you see and hear at Target Field to learn about the behind the scenes operations of a baseball game.
Less than three weeks into his role as the associate dean of entrepreneurship in the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, Brian Abraham, Ph.D., sat down with Opus Magnum to talk about the state of entrepreneurship and how he sees the Schulze School moving innovation forward.
We’re quick to roll our eyes at commercials that try too hard to be funny, or restaurants that don’t serve the “high quality” food they claim. Your personal brand is not much different, especially in the business world.
Talented MBA candidates from more than 30 of the nation's leading business schools competed for $50,000 in scholarships in the 2014 NBMBAA Case Competition where a team of students from St. Thomas took second prize.
When most people think about real estate their first thoughts are often residential homes or new development in their community but often forget about public sector involvement like the work of the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
With poverty comes fear, stress, and a shift of priorities. Poverty can shape who a person is and what a person can become. Recent graduate Vernon Rowland ’14 M.B.A. knows this firsthand, and is shaped by it. But he never allowed it to be an excuse.
Mashable recently published the Three Hiring Questions to Steal from Amazon’s CEO. We talked with management professors Kevin Henderson and Liz Welsh to learn their opinion on whether or not we should all follow Amazon’s hiring plan.
Last week, professor Laura Dunham talked about the role of innovation in organization’s today, shared examples of innovation in action and outlined five rules that may not seem logical, but ultimately lead to great innovation at the first OCB Power Lunch.
"Successful entrepreneurship requires commitment, work, passion and, most importantly, an understanding of the mechanics of ushering the idea to practical and profitable delivery," writes Dr. Michael C. Porter, APR.
There are a number of conceptual and practical barriers that have heretofore limited the exploration and application of risk management tools—including insurance—in developing countries writes professor Peter Young. UST's Risk Leadership Initiative seeks to better understand and deliver solutions.