Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman, MBA’93, uses her finely honed product management experience to keep the company competitive in a rapidly changing industry If anyone doubts the value of a business degree, look no further than Nasdaq CEO Adena Testa Friedman. … Continued
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The idea of establishing a business school at Vanderbilt was first broached in the late 1800s. Decades later, a dauntless group of university trustees took up the mantle to get the school approved. Owen’s story includes a Carnegie report, a … Continued
As the inaugural member of a new corporate partnership program at Owen, Cardinal Health’s relationship with the school has moved beyond year-to-year hiring Just over a decade ago, when Jeff Greer, BA’94, MBA’00, decided to leave the world of management … Continued
Who: Jessica Kennedy is an assistant professor in organization studies who came to Vanderbilt in 2014, following two years as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, which is also her undergraduate alma mater. Before embarking on … Continued
Heiki Miki, MBA’96, is on a mission to raise Vanderbilt’s international profile
This Issue: Marketing and Organization Studies
What’s ahead for Vanderbilt’s high-profile finance meeting of the minds.
What can be learned about a company’s financial well-being from its inventory practices? Do CEOs’ shareholder letters drop hints about pending change? Two Vanderbilt professors want to know.
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.
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.
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.
New research from Nicolas Bollen, the E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Finance, says those hedge funds that are hardest to imitate—something investors look for and for which they often pay a premium—are the ones most prone to failure.
Professor Hans Stoll shared some thoughts with Vanderbilt Business about the FMRC’s past quarter century and where it goes from here.