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Posted 2.19.06

Weatherhead students, alumni, and faculty are often interviewed for print, radio and online publications or receive recognition and awards. Here are some highlights from this month.

  • Diana Bilimoria, associate professor of organizational behavior, was quoted in a Cleveland Plain Dealer article about starting on the right foot when becoming the boss.

  • Richard Boyatzis, professor of organizational behavior, was on the cover of PM Network and Knowledge Quarterly about his co-authored book Resonant Leadership: Renewing Yourself and Connecting with Others Through Mindfulness, Hope and Compassion. He is also quoted extensively in a Cleveland Plain Dealer article on the topic of burnout among executives and managers, advocating a holistic approach to renewal through activities such as coaching others, meditating, and spending time with loved ones.

  • Stan Cort, associate professor of marketing, was part of an article in the Cleveland Plain Dealer about the multimillion-dollar expansion planned Beachwood Place mall this year.

  • Tim Fogarty, professor of accountancy and associate dean for faculty and research, recently received the 2005 Outstanding Manuscript Award from the American Acounting Association - Accounting Programs Leadership Group at the 2005 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting in San Antonio. The manuscript, written with Garen M. Markarian, CWRU PhD in Accounting, January 2005 is titled "Accounting Faculty as an Endangered Species: An Empirical Assessment of the Rise and Fall of An Academic Discipline."

  • Paul Gerhart, professor of Labor and Human Resource Policy, was quoted in a Cleveland Plain Dealer article regarding the prospects for next year's negotiations between the United Auto Workers and General Motors and Ford.

  • The Cleveland Plain Dealer and Crain's Cleveland Business recently reported on the announcement of the $100K Innovation Challenge@Case, the business plan competition organized by the Weatherhead School of Management’s Student Entrepreneurship Club and co-sponsored by The Institute for Management and Engineering. The lead organizer of the competition, second-year MBA student Brady Mullin, has reported that the competition has received more than 100 entries from around the country. Click for more competition information.

  • Mildy Nathanael, Radhika Reddy, and Catherine Su were recently interviewed for the April-May issue of Audrey Magazine, a publication targeted for Asian American females, for a feature article on the career environment for Asian women in NE Ohio. All spoke about their experiences coming to Weatherhead, finding their initial job in the US, and continuing their careers in America.

  • Dean Myron Roomkin has been appointed the non-voting chair of the new university-wide Council on Entrepreneurship and Personal Initiative. The Council will serve as an advisory vehicle for promoting, sustaining, and counseling the parts of the University dealing with the education and practice of entrepreneurs and their ventures.

  • J. Edwin Sanders, a first year Executive Doctor of Management, was quoted in the Cleveland Plain Dealer about a weekly seminar put together by Weatherhead's Department of Operations about a study related to observed differences in the rate of entrepreneurial involvement between black and white Americans conducted byMaria Minniti, associate professor at Babson College.

  • An op-ed by J.B. Silvers, the Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft professor of finance and faculty director of the Health Systems Management Center, was printed in a February Cleveland Plain Dealer article about health savings accounts. He was also quoted in an article in the Akron Beacon Journal responding to President Bush's proposal to allow individuals to supplement health insurance with tax-free savings accounts. Silvers believes the plan, if adopted, will result in a financial windfall for banks and other financial institutions without helping the people most in need of health insurance.

  • Edward Wright, a second year Executive Doctor of Management, had a published letter to the editor about his study about electronic health record technology adoption by family practice physicians in HealthcareITNews.

  • Youngjin Yoo, associate professor in the Department of Information Systems and Lewis-Progressive associate professor of nanagement, was interviewed by the e-newsletter CoolCleveland.com recently regarding his research and the role technology can play in revitalizing Cleveland's economy.


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