Leadership at Owen: A special edition on how it’s taught, why it grows and who exemplifies it.
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Alumni-owned OwerDog has recruited hundreds of professional athletes to play the video world’s most popular multiplayer games, including Call of Duty, Madden NFL, FIFA and NBA2K, with fans via the OverDog mobile application.
Last October,Amelia Emmert became the first member of Vanderbilt’s 2008 inaugural master of accountancy class to reach the level of audit manager.
Every leader has an executive and an elephant inside them, says Dick Daft. Successful leaders must recognize both sides of themselves and use them to be effective.
A video made by students about Project Pyramid spread across the Web and earned a second place award from Johnson & Johnson in the company’s “Be Vital” video contest.
American Airlines Group CEO Doug Parker, MBA’86, and his team celebrate the successful merger of US Airways and American Airlines.
Dr. Jim Jirjis, EMBA’06 Chief Health Information Officer, HCA Career Path Milestones: Chief Medical Information Officer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center “Go through the doorway that leads to the most other doorways.” That advice from his premed adviser has served Jim Jirjis very well through a career that has led him to the post of chief [...]
Already, Owen’s one-year master’s program graduates are demonstrating that they have the skills needed to make a difference in the workplace.
Students take charge in the more than 40 student-run organizations at Owen.
Hands-on involvement has always been a hallmark of Owen student groups. See what they were up to this year.
Great minds, stretching from Aristotle to Steve Jobs, have come up with a variety of different ways to define the essence of leadership. How does Vanderbilt set about teaching leadership, a topic that has so many different meanings for so many different people? It comes down to three important pillars.
Despite handling demanding courses and intensive team projects, Owen students eagerly take charge of a variety of student organizations and activities. Is it worth it?
All high-potential leaders are marked by seven essential signposts that indicate their likelihood of future success. Identifying such high-potential leaders early lets an organization deliberately develop future executives.
Why does a business school professor study poverty? Why would a retailer allow one manufacturer to determine shelf space and even pricing for an entire category of product–even that of competitors? Two professors share about their research interests.
But what excites me most about this new generation of leaders—in addition to celebrating their many successes—is what it says about the growing robustness of the Owen network.
Francis Guess has been a problem solver in business, government, community and nonprofit arenas ever since he returned from Vietnam and picked Vanderbilt’s new graduate management school instead of law school.
Alumni Jason Reusch, MBA’05, and Steve Berneman, MBA’10, JD’10, were among the Owen alumni who greeted incoming students at the welcome event in August. The incoming class includes 166 full-time MBA students, 53 Executive MBA students, 33 MAcc Valuation students, 43 MS Finance students and 29 Master of Management in Health Care students. More than [...]
Owen alumni donated $314,694 in honor of their reunion in April 2013. Alumni Board President Brent Turner, MBA’99, (center), prepares to present the really big check to Dean Jim Bradford during the weekend’s kick-off barbecue.
Eric Johnson, Owen’s new dean, is a leader, researcher, teacher, administrator and trailblazer. Discover why he came back to the school where he began his teaching career and why he expects big things and breakthroughs.
Owen and Vanderbilt’s health care community are taking care of business—together.
A toast to New Harmony … and bonds that last. On a warm August evening, the incoming Class of 2015 toasted new friendships and surviving the day’s rigorous schedule.
Get advice from the Owen community and experts on business and career issues. First up: How to transition to a new industry.
Even seasoned professionals can use tips on hiring and managing millennials. Get the details in this new series designed to keep you current with industry trends, and provide lifelong learning.
Serial entrepreneur J. Smoke Wallin answers questions about his career and focus.
After being injured in the Boston Marathon bombings, an Owen alumnus takes stock.
What impact does pricing have on food decisions? What spillover effects do mutual funds and other investment vehicles have on each other? Two professors share about their research interests.
Lessons professor David Owens learned teaching an online course to thousands help Vanderbilt students in the clasroom.
Recent Vanderbilt Owen interns traveled the world to learn the inner workings of management from aeronautics to whiskey.
Media mentions, Tweets, Facebook posts, Instagram photos Bloomberg Businessweek June 18: Dean Eric Johnson is quoted in an article on how to make the most of the two years comprising most business school programs. July 3: Few MBA programs address the need to help MBA students improve their writing skills. Kimberly Pace, professor for the [...]
The figures are in. It’s official. Members of the Vanderbilt MBA Class of 2013 met with more employment success than any other class before them.
Two years ago, Jane Kennedy Greene, BA’75, MBA’81, went from being shareholder in the family business to running it when her father asked her to take over the company’s reins. With 4,000 employees and operations in 30 states and Canada, Greene has her hands full as a third-generation CEO and board chair of Kenco Group [...]
The new Americas MBA for Executives program opens global doors for students throughout the hemisphere.
Only months after graduating its first class, the industry-driven Master of Accountancy Valuation program is a hit with accounting firms, recent undergraduates and Owen.
With close ties to the medical community, it’s not surprising that Owen faculty to do innovative research into the business of health care.
Health care students benefit from a mix of professionals in the classroom. In addition to his Medical Center responsibilities, C. Wright Pinson, MD’80, draws on his experiences as a liver transplant surgeon to teach courses in ethics. R. Lawrence Van Horn has an appointment as associate professor of health policy at the School of Medicine. [...]