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Research shows impact of student debt on small business creation

July 3, 2015


Small business creation — a critical economic engine — is significantly hampered in areas of the country where residents carry more substantial student loan debt according to research co-authored by Brent W. Ambrose of the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

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Smeal faculty/staff advocating culture of integrity

June 29, 2015


Efforts to create a culture of integrity in the Smeal College of Business extend beyond students in the classroom to faculty and staff in the workplace.

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New scholarship will honor Smeal faculty member Robert Novack

June 15, 2015


John J. Coyle, founding director of the Center for Supply Chain Research at Smeal and professor emeritus of business administration, is spearheading fundraising efforts for a new undergraduate scholarship named for Robert Novack, associate professor of supply chain and information systems.

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Smeal students leverage Penn State, Axalta partnership to gain insight into business of racing

June 12, 2015


Nearly 30 Penn State Smeal College of Business students spent last weekend at Pocono Raceway, but their visit was as much about the business of racing as it was about the sport of racing.

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Crowe Horwath, Delta Airlines join Smeal’s Corporate Associates Program

June 11, 2015


Crowe Horwath LLP and Delta Airlines are the newest members of the Penn State Smeal College of Business Corporate Associates Program. Those companies join 25 existing Corporate Associates as well as Corporate Partner Kohl’s Department Stores.

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Pfizer CFO to address Smeal IRES spring board meeting

June 8, 2015


A networking event, featuring Frank D’Amelio, the chief financial officer of Pfizer, Inc., will be the culmination of the spring meeting of the Penn State, Smeal College of Business Institute for Real Estate Studies (IRES) today (June 8) at The Penn Club in New York City.

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Recent Smeal doctoral grads to begin academic careers at top 20 programs

June 5, 2015


The strong national reputation that attracted Kimball Chapman and Abhinav Gupta to the Penn State Smeal College of Business Ph.D. Program has helped them land positions at two of the nation’s top 20 programs in their fields.

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Sridhar co-authors article on customer-centricity

June 4, 2015


Shrihari Sridhar, associate professor of marketing and program director of B2B customer analytics for the Institute for the Study of Business Markets, has co-authored a story for Harvard Business Review titled “Customer-Centric Org Charts Aren’t Right for Every Company.”

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Penn State Smeal launches online boot camp to help close supply chain skills gap

June 4, 2015


Penn State’s Smeal College of Business, Gartner’s No. 1 graduate and undergraduate supply chain program, has unveiled the Supply Chain Leadership Academy.

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Recalling his time as Ford’s recall coordinator: Gioia shares Pinto lessons in the classroom and The New Yorker

May 26, 2015


Decision making with limited or ambiguous information is a recurring theme in Denny Gioia’s MBA and Executive MBA classes. One case he frequently uses to illustrate the implications of leading in the real world of business and working within powerful corporate cultures is based on lessons learned as a young employee at Ford Motor Company.

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