Talented MBA candidates from more than 30 of the nation's leading business schools competed for $50,000 in scholarships in the 2014 NBMBAA Case Competition where a team of students from St. Thomas took second prize.
When most people think about real estate their first thoughts are often residential homes or new development in their community but often forget about public sector involvement like the work of the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
With poverty comes fear, stress, and a shift of priorities. Poverty can shape who a person is and what a person can become. Recent graduate Vernon Rowland ’14 M.B.A. knows this firsthand, and is shaped by it. But he never allowed it to be an excuse.
Mashable recently published the Three Hiring Questions to Steal from Amazon’s CEO. We talked with management professors Kevin Henderson and Liz Welsh to learn their opinion on whether or not we should all follow Amazon’s hiring plan.
Last week, professor Laura Dunham talked about the role of innovation in organization’s today, shared examples of innovation in action and outlined five rules that may not seem logical, but ultimately lead to great innovation at the first OCB Power Lunch.
"Successful entrepreneurship requires commitment, work, passion and, most importantly, an understanding of the mechanics of ushering the idea to practical and profitable delivery," writes Dr. Michael C. Porter, APR.
There are a number of conceptual and practical barriers that have heretofore limited the exploration and application of risk management tools—including insurance—in developing countries writes professor Peter Young. UST's Risk Leadership Initiative seeks to better understand and deliver solutions.
Can an organization’s leadership be inauthentic by presenting an image they believe to be true, but isn’t, wonders Michael C. Porter? Right now, the voice in your head may be asking what that even means.
There are a few different schools of thought on how to make yourself irreplaceable at work writes guest blogger Steve Yakesh. While some people feel the best way to stand out is to take a cutthroat approach, many people in the new collaborative workplace mindset, believe there’s a better way, and I would agree.
In a second machine age, digital computational power will augment human cognition going forward, just as steam power augmented human strength after the industrial revolution – the first machine age. What does this mean to innovation, to business models and to the academy, asks Dean Lenway.
The Landscape of Family Business map reveals the breadth of challenges family business owners must navigate in the short-term, while at the same time preparing for the long-term in order to establish a family business that endures for generations.
Susan Alexander believes the theme of this year’s academic convocation was power, and that’s a good thing, she writes in The Scroll. Not the kind of power that corrupts, as Lord Acton once observed, but the power of imagination, as envisioned by St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan during her convocation remarks.
The Fowler Business Concept Challenge is an entrepreneurial competition, but "it’s not just for students who study entrepreneurship. Many of the competition’s best ideas come from students across campus, who see a better way of doing something in their field of study,” says David Deeds.
This week's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on campus demonstrates one irrefutable fact to Carol Bruess. We care. We care deeply because we have seen the ravages of ALS, and we want to do something about it. She expects to see you on Thursday in the Quad!
Russian hackers. Retail data breaches. Heartbleed. When Internet security breaches occur, many consumers don’t so much as bat an eyelid. This begs the question: in the world of big data, what would make someone change their passwords?
This post originally appeared on Courtroom Divas.The other evening, I met with a few friends after work. Before the food came to the table, the stories started pouring out of people: complex projects, quick...