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.
The popular “Humans of St. Thomas” series returns to The Scroll with a profile of custodian Steve Winkel, described by writer Carol Bruess as a “very cool” person who is a dedicated dad of three teens, loves video games, winter and cats, has a passion for Civil War non-fiction and is “extremely afraid” of spiders.
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.
Joseph Grodahl Biever put off the bar exam to be the first intern to work with the Caritas in Veritate Foundation, an organization that provides research support for the Catholic voice in Geneva.
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...
The quiet contemplation of a documentary videographer. The excitement of a football fan. The rapture of a musical performance. We’ve picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2014 as our favorites of the year.
As the demand for IT professionals increases, it is especially important for these employees to know what their expertise is worth.
I am enamored with rural practice. There is abundant opportunity. There are frequent job openings. Attorneys in rural areas get extremely diverse case loads. They often walk right onto a job and have everything from misdemeanor traffic violations to serious felonies.
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.
Researchers predict $868 in household holiday spending, the highest found by University of St. Thomas marketing professors in the 13 years of their spending-intent survey.
UST MSA students recently gave insightful presentations on several current financial reporting topics.
It’s that window of certainty between Halloween and Thanksgiving when corporate human resource people face an annual anxiety – getting employees to complete their annual benefits enrollment on time.
Graduate Business Career Services hosted their Corporate Partner Reception last month, and recognized their champions, each of whom are a part of helping the Opus College of Business in developing global business leaders.
After attending last week's Net Impact conference, JD/MBA student Andrew LeJeune saw first hand how the landscape of business is changing.