The Associated Press Feb. 18: Doug Parker, MBA’86, CEO of US Airways, is profiled. Parker will lead the newly merged US Airways and American Airlines. April 18: The Pilot Flying J headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn., was raided by FBI and IRS agents due to allegations of rebate fraud. The raid signaled fresh scrutiny of competition [...]
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Bloomberg Businessweek June 4: Every year around this time, a wave of anxiety ripples through most of the nation’s newly admitted business school students: How to depart a job without burning any bridges, and ideally, leaving a positive, lasting impression? Tami Fassinger, Chief Recruiting Officer, writes in this op-ed about how to resign gracefully. July [...]
The Associated Press March 7: Michael Burcham, Lecturer of Entrepreneurship, has been chosen as a “champion of change” as part of President Barack Obama’s “Winning the Future” initiative. Burcham was honored at a White House ceremony for his leadership in mentoring the next generation of entrepreneurs. Bloomberg Businessweek Nov. 2: MF Global Holdings Ltd.’s bankruptcy, [...]
The Wall Street Journal
May 4: Thirty years after the launch of the HP 12c, it’s still common to find the calculator in heavy use among financial analysts. Alumnus James Granberry, MBA’11, a Partner with Oak Point Properties, runs a Facebook fan page for the beloved calculator and is quoted.
NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. is introducing new indexes from Bob Whaley, the Valere Blair Potter Professor of Management and creator of the VIX volatility index, and Jacob Sagi, the Vanderbilt Financial Markets Research Center Associate Professor of Finance.
The Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management ranks No. 25 among executive MBA programs in The Wall Street Journal’s new survey of national business schools. On management skills and alumni satisfaction—key components of the overall rankings—Owen is No. 17 and No. 18, respectively.
Corporate antagonism goes public, Custom education bridges gaps, Bolts from the blue
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