Leadership

WJS.com Cites Diversity Research by David Hekman, Maw Der Foo, and PhD student Wei Yang

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:26

Women Penalized for Promoting Women, Study Finds http://blogs.wsj.com/atwork/2014/07/21/women-penalized-for-promoting-wom... By Rachel Feintzeig Dedication to diversity can be a liability in the workplace, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Colorado found that women and non-whites executives who push for women and non-whites to be hired and promoted suffer when it comes to their own performance reviews. A woman who shepherds women up the ranks, for example, is perceived as less warm, while a non-white who promotes diversity is perceived as less competent. Both end up being rated less highly by their bosses, according to the paper, which is... Read more »

Leeds Staff Member Amanda Hansen Interviewed in Leading College Recruitment Publication

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:35

University Recruiting Tactics You Can Try—Without Leaving Your Office By Melissa Suzuno , July 23, 2014 A pro at packing a suitcase perfectly in 15 minutes flat. On a first-name basis with every receptionist at the local airport club lounge. Elite frequent flier on every airline. Sound like someone you know? Yep, university recruiters tend to be pretty seasoned travelers. But that doesn’t mean that all university recruiting events need to take place on campus. What if I said that you have the ability to reach students and establish valuable connections with universities… without leaving your office? It’s true—you can... Read more »

Professor Margaret C. Campbell Coolness Research Cited on Fastcodesign.com

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:07

The Science Of Cool What makes one consumer design cool and not another? July 14, 2014 | 7:30 AM http://www.fastcodesign.com/3032932/evidence/the-science-of-cool?utm_sou... Take a look at the two water bottles below. The one on the left is pretty much your standard water bottle design: tall, clear, probably crinkly. The one on the right feels a bit less conventional, with its sleek aluminum shell shaped like an Erlenmeyer flask. In a survey of which is cooler, the bottle on the right would win right away, though both bottles serve the very same function. Journal of Consumer Research So what is it, exactly, that... Read more »

MBA Alumni Kelly Evans Launches Caring Transitions of St. Petersburg

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 07:59

By: PRWeb July 09, 2014 at 16:45 PM EDT Kelly Evans Launches Caring Transitions of St. Petersburg PRWeb For the last 20 years, single mom Kelly Evans has worked to support and raise her two children. Now that her children are grown, Evans wanted an encore career that would fulfill her on a different level. That's why she recently decided to launch Caring Transitions of St. Petersburg . Caring Transitions is America's largest resource specializing in managing senior relocations , downsizing and estate liquidations. In addition to the organizing, packing and move oversight, Caring Transitions can handle on-site or online... Read more »
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CESR Discussion Leader Wins Brent Graber Award

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 11:02

CESR is pleased to announce this year’s winner of the Brent Graber Memorial “Most Outstanding Discussion Leader of the Year,” as voted by her peers, is Nancy Chapple. Nancy is finishing her first year with CESR and has jumped wholeheartedly into what CESR teaches about business ethics and social responsibility. She served as a DL in the spring ’14 semester and will continue to be a DL this fall. Nancy has made significant investments of her time and talent into our students, brought a positive attitude to the team, and has been described as willing to “do anything to help... Read more »

At midyear, Colorado poised for continued growth in 2014, says CU Leeds School

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 08:17

Contact: Richard Wobbekind, 303-492-1147 richard.wobbekind@colorado.edu Brian Lewandowski, Leeds School of Business, 303-492-3307 brian.lewandowski@colorado.edu Elizabeth Lock, CU-Boulder media relations, 303-492-3117 elizabeth.lock@colorado.edu July 10, 2014 Editors: brief audio clip of Richard Wobbekind discussing the Colorado 2014 midyear economic update A Full Audio Package of Richard Wobbekind discussing the Colorado 2014 midyear economic update At midyear, Colorado poised for continued growth in 2014, says CU Leeds School The Colorado economy continues to outperform the U.S. economy and grow at a magnitude that slightly exceeds previous expectations, according to the midyear economic outlook released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of... Read more »

The State of Colorado Releases Report That Estimates Annual Marijuana Sales

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 07:44

Colorado estimates state annual pot consumption at 130 metric tons By John Ingold The Denver Post Posted: 07/09/2014 05:55:54 PM MDT 3 Comments | Updated: about 6 hours ago A state-produced study has concluded that high taxes and fewer stores are keeping Colorado medical-marijuana consumers from switching to the recreational cannabis market, a trend that, if it continues, will have a major impact on the state's predicted marijuana tax windfall. The study, released Wednesday, found that out-of-state visitors make up nearly half of recreational marijuana sales in the Denver area — and 90 percent of recreational sales in mountain resort... Read more »

Colorado Business Review, Issue 3, 2014

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 06:30

Download The Colorado Business Review, Issue 3, 2014 Colorado’s economy continues to outperform the nation’s in 2014. Industry forecasts presented at the Colorado Business Economic Outlook in December are reviewed midway through the year. It appears the state is poised for further growth in 2014. Read/Download the Colorado Business Review, Issue 3, 2014Read more »

Student Loan Crisis Highlighted at 2014 Boulder Summer Conference on Consumer Financial Decision Making

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:23

Student Loan Crisis Highlighted at 2014 Boulder Summer Conference on Consumer Financial Decision Making -- by John Lynch, Leeds School of Business* Keynote Speaker and Panelists Richard Cordray, the inaugural director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sara Goldrick-Rab – Senior Scholar at the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Michael Dannenberg – Director of Higher Education and Education Finance Policy, The Education Trust Zakiya Smith – Strategy Director, Lumina Foundation Consumers make some of their most important financial decisions about higher education. Should I go to college? If so, where should... Read more »

CU-Boulder to offer mini-MBA course in entrepreneurship Aug. 17-22

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:22

June 30, 2014 • The University of Colorado Boulder will offer an intensive certificate course in entrepreneurship, taught by MBA faculty and open to the public, Aug. 17-22. The course will expose students to the principles of entrepreneurship -- including techniques of market analysis, networking and funding -- through class discussions. It also will provide real-world experience through mentorship with entrepreneurs and work on individual projects. “The program will give participants the actual tool sets they need to go out there and help themselves or help the company they work for,” said Remy Arteaga, director of the Deming Center for... Read more »

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