Archives: December 2011

More Business Schools Want CEOs For Deans, Not Academics

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 29

Educators who act and think like CEOs are nudging academics out of coveted dean positions at U.S. business schools, according to new research from The Korn/Ferry Institute, a talent management...

Dispatches From the South Pole, Entry 8: A Normal Day

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 28

The Polar Vision team has been moving towards the the South Pole for a month, covering a distance of nearly 500 miles. Here's the latest update, this time via a...

Parsons Launching New Design Program

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 27

Parsons is planning to lend some of the school's design expertise to the business world next fall with a new graduate program in strategic design and management. The New York-based...

ForumWatch: Accepted or Rejected?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 23

Now is the time that many participants in the Bloomberg Businessweek Business School Forums are discussing whether they have been accepted, rejected, or waitlisted at top business schools. Those who...

Study: Professors Have Low Expectations for Business Students

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 22

The latest results from a recent study do little to shake the growing reputation undergraduate business majors face as being sluggish students who are slow to improve their critical thinking...

Dispatches From the South Pole, Entry 7: Breaking Routine

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 21

The Polar Vision team has been moving towards the the South Pole for more than three weeks now, covering a distance of nearly 350 miles. Here's the latest update, this...

Dispatches From the South Pole Extra: Launch Video

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 20

We've been tracking the progress of the Polar Vision team since they began their expedition to the South Pole in late November. Currently, the team has traveled about 350 miles,...

Dispatches From the South Pole, Entry 6: Not Alone

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 19

The Polar Vision team has been moving towards the the South Pole for three weeks now, covering a distance of about 330 miles. Here's the latest update, this time from...

Thunderbird's Cabrera Named President of George Mason

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 15

Angel Cabrera, the president of Thunderbird School of Global Management, has been named president of George Mason University, the university announced today. He will start on July 1. Cabrera, 44,...

Rooting Out Plagiarism in MBA Admission Essays

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 14

Don't say you haven't been warned. For some time now Bloomberg Businessweek has been reporting on a new service offered by Turnitin that checks admissions essays for signs of possible...

MBA Hiring Outlook Optimistic for 2012

Posted by: Alison Damast on December 13

Wall Street banks have been shedding jobs at a steady clip this fall, but the skittish economic outlook isn't having an impact on MBA hiring, which is only getting rosier,...

Dispatches From the South Pole, Entry 5: Food Resupply

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 12

The Polar Vision team has been moving towards the the South Pole for two weeks now. Here's the latest update, this time from Alan Lock. We commenced skiing again after...

'Tis the Season to Analyze Gift-Giving

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 05

Holiday shopping intrigues business school researchers, who want to better understand consumers. Recently, Bloomberg Businessweek shared some of the research that was born of this interest. Here are a few...

Can Harvard and MIT Make Organ Transplants More Efficient?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 02

Business school professors at Harvard and MIT are using some of the same mathematical tools used by hedge funds to devise a new system for giving away donated organs. In...

Dispatches From the South Pole, Entry 4: Acclimating

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 02

The Polar Vision team has started on their trek to the South Pole. Here's the latest update, this time from Andrew Jensen. Today was a milestone for the Polar Vision...

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