Weatherhead's defining moments of 2012
Posted 12.28.12Weatherhead School of Management shares list of top 10 defining moments of 2012
Gary Hunter studies the four faces of the Hispanic consumer
Posted 12.20.12Professor Gary Hunter studies the Hispanic consumer in the Journal of Business Research
EMBA graduate Jeff Ponsky takes on new role at CWRU
Professor J.B. Silvers named healthcare treasurer of The Joint Commission (TJC)
Richard Boyatzis reveals how he paid for college, how rocket science propelled him into psych, and how NOT to study
Posted 12.11.12Weatherhead School of Management's Richard Boyatzis reveals how he paid for college, how rocket science propelled him into psych, and how NOT to study
Scott Shane's bathtub metaphor for self-employment data
Posted 12.11.12Weatherhead School of Management Professor Scott Shane's bathtub metaphor for self-employment data
Nature or nurture? Boyatzis and Shane on the biology of business
Posted 12.11.12Nature or nurture? The Weatherhead School of Management's Richard Boyatzis and Scott Shane on the biology of business
Professor Scott Fine, weighs in on CFO Magazine's article about shareholder value and public corporations
Fred Collopy's view on design attitude coupled with German philosopher's Throwness concept
Roger Saillant quoted in article on GMOs, titled "Metabolix Applies Biotech to Plant-Based Economy Development"
Weatherhead alumnae helps highly-skilled immigrants
Fowler Center's Roger Saillant delivered key note address at the Cleveland Engineering Society
Posted 12.4.12Roger Saillant, PhD, Executive Director of the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value, was the key note speaker at the Cleveland Engineering Society's Annual Industrial & Manufacturing Conference. Dr. Saillant discussed the evolution of automotive painting and emissions standards and what they teach us about a long-term sustainability commitment. He also spoke about the Great Wall of China and how a long-term view, with a keen eye on today's balance sheet, leads to success. Roger Saillant, PhD, is a recognized authority in renewable energy and sustainability and has served as a pioneer in fuel cells, energy policy, and holistic management techniques. His extensive corporate experience includes seven years as CEO of Plug Power, a cutting-edge fuel cell company. Prior to that, he was a senior executive at Ford Motor Company and Visteon Corporation, and he has worked to open plants and operations in Eastern Europe, Latin America, and Asia. Dr. Saillant teaches and speaks on sustainability issues, and recent speaking engagements have been at leading colleges and universities including the Sloan School at MIT, Fordham University, and New York University. Another of his passions is communicating sustainability concerns to mainstream society--in this vein, he has recently co-authored a novel, Vapor Trails, dealing with some of today's hottest issues, such as climate change, carbon sequestration, and corporate control. The book has received excellent expert reviews. The Cleveland Engineering Society is a non-profit professional development organization. CES serves the needs of engineering and technical professionals and their employers by providing valued and topical speaker series and conferences, professional testing review courses, and networking and leadership opportunities. CES serves the community with educational outreach programs to encourage high school and middle school students to study engineering at the many fine northeast Ohio colleges or universities and to pursue engineering careers in northeast Ohio. See www.cesnet.org for more information.
Professor Bill Mahnic explains the Fiscal Cliff and who's going to feel its impact
Crain's Cleveland Business talks with the dean about Weatherhead's current momentum
Posted 11.26.12Crain's Cleveland Business interview Weatherhead School of Management's new dean
Scott Shane: With the fiscal cliff in sight, what's the best outcome for small businesses?
Case Western Reserve-based BioComm takes second, $5000 prize in Orlando competition
IBM's Watson enters medicine; James Stoller, adjunct professor, comments
Steven C. Hartstein, adjunct professor, comments on Fiscal Cliff: Alternative Minimum Tax to hit families
Battered Incomes of Self Employment, Small Business Trends post by Shane
Now 10 years old, the Peter B. Lewis Building is quietly transforming business education at CWRU
Professor JB Silvers releases the 10 Myths about the Reform of Healthcare
Fowler Center's OpenIDEO challenge featured in Huff Post Social Entrepreneurship
Designing colleges for more than just connectivity
What does Manage by Designing look like at Weatherhead? Watch our new video
How might we celebrate businesses that innovate for world benefit?
Posted 11.6.12Fowler Center for Sustainable Value at Weatherhead launches OpenIDEO challenge
Weatherhead's Diana Bilimoria to receive higher education leadership award today
Happy 10th birthday, PBL! Celebrating a decade of breaking the mold
Posted 11.2.12Weatherhead School of Management's Peter B. Lewis Building celebrates its 10th anniversary
Gary Previts debates the definition of the term “public interest”
Posted 10.31.12Weatherhead School of Management interviews accounting faculty member Gary Previts
Rakesh Niraj quoted in Plain Dealer's article, Why toy stores are already fighting for holiday shoppers
Scott Shane talks about how individual insurance market changes affect small business owners
Adjunct Professor, Michael Goldberg talks with MSNBC about valuating your business and going national
Bloomberg post by Shane warns sole proprietors of increase in payroll taxes
Accelerated Depreciation Isn't the Cure to Small Business's Problems by Scott Shane
Mark Taylor, PhD, elected vice president, academics of AAA Auditing Section
Robert E. Widing II starts today as Weatherhead School of Management dean
Unemployment rate falls in September, but what happened to self employment?
Weatherhead School’s Richard Boyatzis named among top 10 influential thinkers
J.B. Silvers weighs in on why the collapse of the Nashville medical mart doesn't mean success for Cleveland's med-mart
Weatherhead students receive gift from anonymous donor
Rakesh Niraj comments on the importance of social media to the Plain Dealer
Axiom News interviews David Cooperrider about the new crowd-sourcing challenge
Q and A with Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal
Posted 10.3.12Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal and his team from American Public Media’s popular news program stopped in Cleveland on October 1 on their No Horse, No Race Live Election Tour. Before the event at WCPN Ideastream’s Idea Center, Ryssdal found time to discuss the presidential election, give a word of advice to business students, and share the secret to keeping Marketplace relevant.
Fowler Center seeks input from global community on singular path to change business
Weatherhead Q and A with Dick Buchanan, the design thinker
Posted 9.24.12Dick Buchanan, Professor, Information Systems, unveils his preference for jazz music, thinks the world might be in a different position if it weren't for Churchill, and believes it's time the USPS conducts a new design research project.
J.B. Silvers reappointed to 2nd term as director of Joint Commission Resources
Scott Shane tells us "What Joe Biden Should Have Said at the Democratic Convention"
Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Rosetta Launch Marketing Analytics Course
Posted 9.7.12Interactive marketing agency to collaborate in business school class; offering is first such partnership at Weatherhead
Chuck Fowler's "Do Good. Do Well." Talk Now Available on Video
Posted 8.31.12"Do Good. Do Well." A talk by Chuck Fowler. Chuck Fowler, CEO of Fairmount Minerals addressed the questions ... What does 'sustainable value' mean, and why does it matter? in June at Weatherhead. If you were not able to attend, but would like to see the video footage, please go here: http://www.youtube.com/user/case/videos?query=weatherhead Chuck Fowler joined Fairmount Minerals, Ltd. in 1986. Fairmount Minerals is the third-largest producer of industrial sand in the U.S. Fairmount Minerals has won numerous regional and national awards for its environmentally friendly policies, following a "People, Planet and Prosperity" philosophy.
Have you registered for Sustainable Cleveland 2019's 2012 Summit Yet?
Posted 8.31.12Sustainable Cleveland 2019 2012 Summit focusing on Local Foods Have you registered yet? Click here to do so! Join us for another transformative Summit.
Trevor Allen, BA'11 credits his economics studies for his future with the Peace Corps
Scott Shane On Access to Credit and Business Survival
Jack Kleinhenz on what income tax receipts say about economic recovery in NE Ohio
Why Clean Energy Investments Aren't Bearing Fruit, Small Business Trends post by Shane
Weatherhead Q and A with Beth Mooney, CEO of KeyBank
Posted 8.15.12Beth Mooney, CEO of KeyBank, is the first women to serve as CEO of a Top 20 U.S. bank. On July 26, she accepted the 2012 Business Achievement Award from the international business students’ honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), at a Weatherhead event. We caught up with Mooney right after the event for a quick Q&A.
Young Entrepreneurs: Not the Cure for What Ails the Economy, Shane's latest opinion piece
Susan Helper begins one-year term as a senior economist on the staff of the Council of Economic Advisors
Scott Shane tells CNBC Small Business, it's hard to see small business position improving
Huffington Post blog quotes Shane in, "Why Does Obama Dislike Small Business so much?"
Research by Mark Votruba and co-authors, recently published in the American Economic Review, received the Arrow Award for best paper in health economics from the International Health Economics Assocation (iHEA).
Read Scott Shane’s regular columns on small business issues at Entrepreneur Magazine and BusinessWeek
Rising sophomore Abigail Dwornik receives SURES summer grant to study recycling on the CWRU campus
Rising junior Anthony Gatti receives SURES summer grant to study company environmental certification and pollution emissions
Is the CARD Act Hampering Small Business Borrowing? Businessweek post by Scott Shane
Rising senior Joseph Kachovec receives SOURCE summer grant to study land development and flooding in the U.S.
Small Business Ain't Employing Like it Used to, recent post by Scott Shane
David Cooperrider video interview featured on Finding Your Edge at Work blog
Scott Shane weighs in on 2011 bill aimed to help entrepreneurs in developing countries
Weatherhead Q and A with Diana Bilimoria
Posted 7.23.12Expert on organizational inclusiveness Diana Bilimoria, PhD, KeyBank Professor of Organizational Behavior, weighs in on diversity in organizations, work-life balance, and The Hunger Games.
Huffington Post builds on Scott Shane's U.S. Presidents' business experience comments
Should the U.S. President have Business Experience? Scott Shane shares his opinion
Huffington Post quotes Scott Shane in role of small banks in the small business loan market
Manage by Designing project wins CORE77 design award
Posted 7.12.12A design project conducted by Weatherhead students for Cleveland Clinic was named the Runner-up in the 2012 Core77 Design Awards. Core77 is a leading magazine and global gathering point for designers, students, and enthusiasts, and selects design projects from products to services and beyond for its prestigious annual awards. Kipum Lee, a PhD candidate in Weatherhead’s Information Systems Department, led the winning project with MBA colleagues in last year’s Design in Management: Concepts and Practices (MIDS 420) capstone course.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article, The Anti Antagonist: Conflict and resonance, draws from Boyatzis's work
Scott Shane comments, "To Boost Small Business Credit, Think Small (Banks)"
Gary Previts reveals his favorite Cleveland diner and his top accomplishment
Professor Laszlo delivered keynote at Chilean Conference
Posted 7.4.12On July 4th, 2012 Professor Chris Laszlo gave a keynote, along with Peter Senge, PhD, director of the Center for Organizational Learning at the MIT Sloan School of Management, at the recent Seminarium Congreso in Chile. See seminar details here: http://www.seminarium.com/cl/eventos/in/ Over 200 business executives and thought leaders were present. During his trip, Professor Laszlo also met individually with Chilean business leaders including the CEO of the country’s largest company, Codelco. Thanks to Weatherhead student Ignacio Pavez, a Chilean national currently doing his PhD in the OB Dept., a relationship with the University of Chile was established with a view to establishing a link with the Fowler Center. Ignacio helped organize a workshop at the University led by Professor Laszlo on the topic of sustainability for competitive advantage.
Establishments are Less Likely to Fail than Firms, Scott Shane's Small Business Trends post
Scott Shane: Should We Count Non-Employer Businesses?
Watch Robin Dubin comment on the drop in gas prices
Case Western Reserve University goes global for new Weatherhead School of Management dean
President Barbara R. Snyder announced that Robert E. Widing II, dean of the Macquarie School of Management in Sydney, will become dean of Weatherhead School of Management. The appointment represents a homecoming for Widing, who served on the Weatherhead School faculty from 1988 to 1993.
"Rob Widing possesses the depth of experience and breadth of perspective required to lead in an era of increasing complexity and international engagement," Snyder said. "He also appreciates the vital importance of strategic thinking, philanthropy and continuous improvement of academic offerings. We are pleased to welcome him back to Case Western Reserve."
Weatherhead Launches Global MBA
Posted 6.21.12N. Mohan Reddy, PhD, Professor of Marketing and Policy Studies, recently traveled with Simon Peck, PhD, Professor of Marketing and Policy Studies and Faculty Director of the Full-Time MBA, to Shanghai to launch Weatherhead's newest degree program. The Global MBA goes beyond the usual international trip or semester of study abroad. In this program, candidates will spend one semester in China, one semester in India, and one in the U.S. studying with a cohort of students from each of the partner schools.
J.B. Silvers says agreement good for both Coshocton Hospital and Genesis HealthCare
Hear Chuck Fowler on June 21
Posted 6.14.12Join Chuck Fowler, CEO of Fairmount Minerals, and the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University on Thursday, June 21 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., as we address the question ... What does 'sustainable value' mean, and why does it matter?
J.B. Silvers states healthcare institutions are obligated to share what works
Latest post by Scott Shane, Obama Shouldn't Embellish His Small Business Record
Scott Shane on Entrepreneur.com: Why Congress Shouldn't Fund Business Incubators
Scott Shane comments on the positions of President Obama and Mitt Romney on small business issues
National Small Business Person of the Year, Victoria Tifft, EMBA '11, interviewed by Entrepreneur
Chris Laszlo spoke at INCAE Business School in Costa Rica
Posted 5.21.12Some of the world's leading scholars on strategy and sustainability and recognized experts on Latin America presented at the first “Latin America Forum for Strategies, Solutions, Sustainability” at INCAE Business School, Costa Rica. From May 21 to May 23, presenters came together and met with Latin American business leaders to work on the topic of sustainable strategies as one of the key drivers for the region´s prosperous development. Together, they developed solutions and recommendations for concrete management challenges of the participating organizations; they worked on an action agenda to support Latin American organizations in creating, implementing and improving sustainable strategies; and they identified open questions that need to be addressed by further research.
América Economía's 2012 MBA global ranking places Weatherhead in the 27th spot
Posted 5.18.12Weatherhead’s MBA is #27 in the world according to América Economía, Latin America's premier source for economic and financial news, which releases a global ranking of MBA programs every year. Headquartered in Santiago, Chile, the publication’s outposts in Miami, Florida; Lima, Peru; Bogotá, Colombia; Guayaquil, Ecuador; São Paulo, Brazil; and Mexico City, cover business news throughout Latin America and globally.
Academy of Management Perspectives names Scott Shane among most influential scholars
David Cooperrider leads Appreciative Inquiry summit for Massachusetts energy revolution
Susan Helper cited in IndustryWeek post, The Changing Way We Measure Success
Students research cited in bike backers post by Crain's Cleveland Business
Businesses Face High Rates of Infant Mortality, the latest post by Scott Shane
Trevor Clatterbuck's '08, Fresh Fork Market creates a community of local food lovers
Undergraduate finance program an obvious top choice according to Businessweek
The Geography of U.S. Manufacturing post pulls from Susan Helper's Brookings Institution research
When Reducing Barriers Leads to More Failed Businesses, a The American post by Scott Shane
The Drop in Lending by Finance Companies, Small Business Trends post by Scott Shane
Scott Shane quoted in The Fiscal Time post, The American Entrepreneur: A Dying Breed?
The American post by Scott Shane, "Why Aren’t Banks Lending to Small Business? Ask Bernanke."
Shane noted in The Fiscal Times post, "Mitt Romney Drinks the Kool-Aid on U.S. Start-Ups"
"Lowering Taxes on Manufacturers Won't Help Small Business (Opinion)," Shane in Entrepreunuer post
David Cooperrider offers insights learned from Appreciative Inquiry application
"Slowing Sales Show Small Business Needs Help," Businessweek post by Scott Shane
"Small Business No Longer Plagued by Recession Pessimism," Small Business Trends post by Scott Shane
Businessweek post by Scott Shane, "Small business job creation is stronger than we think"
Shane posts in Entrepreneur, "What an end to the health-care law could mean for small business"
Scott Shane posts "The Great Recession’s Effect on Small Loans to Business" in Small Business Trends
Shane cited in Harvard Business Review post, "The road to crowdfunding hell"
Scott Shane posts "Small Business's Share of Employment is Shrinking" in Forbes
Susan Helper's research sited in The Economist article, "Back to Making Stuff"
Sam Thomas quoted in Financial Times article "India cut: will consumers react?"
"The Best Government Invests in Small Business?" Businessweek Post by Scott Shane
J.B. Silvers quoted in "Insurance exchanges: Does it matter if they're designed by states or the feds?"
Alumnus in Jeopardy!?
Posted 4.13.12After a two-day run on Jeopardy!, Sean Hansen, MBA ’02, PhD ’11, went home with $31,001. An assistant professor of management information systems at Rochester Institute of Technology, Hansen told his local newspaper he didn’t cram before the show: “My head is already full of useless information.” Watch Hansen give a CLE shout-out!
Fowler Center for Sustainable Value Featured on the AACSB International Resource Center
Richard Boyatzis Talks "The Resonant Team Leader" in Harvard Business Review Post
Small Businesses Don't Choose Low-Tax States, BusinessWeek Post by Scott Shane
Nonprofit Management and Leadership Releases Spring 2012 Issue
Posted 4.6.12Now online is the Spring 2012 issue of Nonprofit Management and Leadership, a leading publication in the nonprofit studies field. The lead article, "Grantmaking as Advocacy: The Emergence of Social Justice Philanthropy," identifies characteristics of foundations that are propelled by an activist progressive social reform agenda. Learn about the "radical flank" that influences the grantmaking agenda in the United States.
Innovation's New Frontier: Start Leveraging the Power of a Large Group AI Summit
Getting Venture Capital Back on Track by Scott Shane
Equity Crowd Funding: A Good Idea Whose Time Is Now a Post by Scott Shane
Environmental Leader post cites Cooperrider's AI Summit as example to those "Seeking Sustainability"
No taxes! No way! BusinessWeek post by Scott Shane
Weatherhead Among "Winners" in Poets & Quants Blog Post about US News Rankings
Jack Kleinhenz comments on CNN Money article, "Good jobs report means Fed should sit tight"
Scott Shane Cited in Article on the Prevalence of Self-employment in Today’s Economy
Leadership Magazine Dives Deep into our Program
Posted 3.8.12We are excited to announce that the March issue of Leadership Excellence magazine focuses on the Weatherhead Executive Education’s Leadership Deep Dive program, a nine-day, transformative experience for senior executives guided by expert faculty from the Organizational Behavior Department. The 175,000 subscribers to Leadership Excellence will enjoy articles from a number of our faculty which focuses on their work, opinions and the program.
Operations Club Wins Regional Case Competition
Posted 3.8.12Congratulations to members of the Weatherhead Operations Club, who won the APICS Association for Operations Management Mid-Atlantic District student case competition in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on February 10-11. The first-place regional winners now have the opportunity to attend the APICS International Conference and Expo to compete in a conference case competition in which they are eligible for recognition and cash awards.
Stop Pushing Universities to License More Inventions, BusinessWeek Post by Scott Shane
High Growth Firms Don't Make Up for the Others, Small Business Trends post by Scott Shane
New York Times Captures Susan Helper's Research in "Are Manufacturers Really Special?"
London's The Guardian talks with Frank Gehry and the backlash against his work
Cooperrider and Systems Thinking to help the city of Cincinnati with violence, crime and poverty
Richard Boyatzis quoted in Business to Community Emotional Intelligence Post
Richard Boyatzis on the Link Between Inspirational Leadership and Resonant Relationships
Crain's Cleveland Picks up Scott Shane's Urge, "Don't Merge the Small Business Administration"
Spanish Job Search Start-up Uses Richard Boyatzis's personailty traits to help clients get the right job
Weatherhead Students Place 1st and 2nd in ACG Cup
Posted 2.6.12It’s getting to be a habit: Weatherhead teams again claimed first and second place in the 2012 Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Case Competition - the third year in a row in which Weatherhead has placed first, and the second consecutive year in which the school has taken the top two spots. MBA and MS-Finance students formed three teams to compete against groups from Cleveland State, Baldwin Wallace, the University of Akron, and Kent State, and three teams from Ohio State University.
Susan Helper says Ohio Can Work with Manufacturers to Prevent Future Job Losses
SmartMoney Quotes Bill Mahnic on Why Cleveland "Housing Market Not Sinking (Too Much)"
Fowler Center's Chris Laszlo selected a “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior” 2012 for North America.
Scott Shane's Op Ed on The Home-Equity Credit Crunch
Laszlo among 100 Most Trustworthy Business Leaders
Forbes Magazine Ranks University Circle as one of America's Prettiest Neighborhoods
Scott Shane discusses why the number of business being taxed or the amount of income being taxed matters
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