Should companies have the right to collect, use and share data about individual consumers who buy their products or use their services? What about when the “company” is an industry like health care, where electronically capturing the details of medical histories and care plans is now standard practice? We asked Dan McLaughlin, Director of the Center for Health and Medical Affairs, for his view on this rapidly changing landscape.
"Getting a master’s degree doesn't flip a magical switch that automatically enters you into a new job, status, or an upgraded lifestyle," writes Jake Turner '13 M.B.A. "I’d argue though that the act of going through school increases potential all along the way."
Earlier this week, we we continued our blog time capsule capturing the thoughts of current Evening UST MBA students after their first semester. Today they (anonymously) share their thoughts on how they'll handle the second semester.
From changing study habits to looking forward to classes, after one semester, part-time MBA students have shared an assortment of thoughts about their experience so far.
Recently, we sat down with Jacque Anderson, new Assistant Dean for Executive Education to find out about what’s next for the Executive Education program at St. Thomas.
Once upon a time, writes Dr. Michael C. Porter, there was a little boy who stepped on a bee. It was an accident. The bee got startled and did what anxious, barb-ended critters do, and the child was stung. Crying and running ensued, and a genuine hatred of “bees” was born.
To gain the full benefit of their understanding of difference from around the globe, diverse people need to find a sense of belonging and a connection to the common goal of their organization, says Steve Humerickhouse of The Forum on Workplace Inclusion.
The new Finance & Accounting Salary Guide is a resource for finance professionals and employers. The guide includes salary range information, as well as the latest industry and company trends.
A group of 10 St. Thomas entrepreneurship students, sophomores to seniors, are in the midst of a two-week cultural immersion in the Silicon Valley. Students in this first-ever “Study Abroad” J-term course are studying how products and services are brought to market in the global technology hub, learning a different way of thinking.
Among listings of a family business’s primary goals is often a successful transition of ownership to future generations, as 88% of family business owners believe the same family or families will control their business in five years. Unfortunately, they’re most often wrong.
As of January 1 Minnesota joins about two dozen other states that offer a specific statutory option for the organization of for-profit but socially minded businesses. For some explanation, we reached out to Daryl Koehn, a professor of Ethics and Business Law.
At St. Thomas, community impacts so many facets of our joint work together, including how we interact with one another and help everyone bring out their best effort.
It is the perception of potential to harm, not actual ability to harm that bullies have depended on for millennia, writes Mike Porter. Today the channel to communicate that threat has magnified from a shaking fist on the playground to a worldwide web of chatter.
If we don’t plan, we have no shot at winning in the year ahead, says guest blogger Patrick J. Stroh '03 M.B.A. And if we don’t execute against that plan in 2015, we will certainly fail.
Earlier this month 10 teams competed in the inaugural Hult Prize at St. Thomas competition, for the chance to automatically advance to the Regional Finals in one of six cities around the world.
Are black Friday spending reports wrong? Professor Emeritus Lorman Lundsten says that's not the question we should be asking.
Guest blogger Chris Dardis dives into why the HR function is ready for an overhaul.
Does networking take a ‘holiday’ this time of year? Should you wait until the New Year to start your search or continue the networking that you’ve been engaged in up to this point?
Are there – or should there be – boundaries between your information and businesses? That’s the question that was explored by a packed auditorium of business, faculty and student participants attending CE...
As the demand for IT professionals increases, it is especially important for these employees to know what their expertise is worth.
Two teams of UST MBA students are competing in The Economist's virtual case competition—evaluating Zillow’s $3.5 billion acquisition of rival real estate website Trulia in a stock-only transaction.
A graduate of the Executive UST MBA program, Aba El Haddi has engaged in social entrepreneurship ventures, worked in universities, finance, government and the data storage industry. Now he has founded EndureData Inc.
The Fowler business plan competition encourages students to develop and submit a business concept that has the potential to become a viable, high-growth business. This year 36 teams competed for $58,500 in Scholarships
At St. Thomas, the clearest evidence of our culture is our mission statement: to educate students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good.
How does a person best transition, or position themselves to being promoted into a CFO position? Guest blogger and alumnus Joe Reardon has the answers.