Patrick Cataldo, associate dean for executive education, writes in an op-ed: "Talent development is the best way to stay ahead in the marketplace while improving retention rates. In the 21st century, it takes more than compensation to keep employees motivated. It requires providing opportunities to grow and develop in their careers. High-potential leaders crave these opportunities and appreciate it when they are offered."
At its annual conference last month in Indianapolis, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business presented three awards to Daniel Cahoy, associate professor of business law at Penn State's Smeal College of Business.
By enhancing the overall experience of students at all levels, driving faculty excellence and program innovation, and strengthening connections to the business world, Penn State's Smeal College of Business is committed to solidifying its position among the elite public business schools in the nation.
Penn State's Smeal College of Business recently welcomed 10 new members to its faculty.
The American Marketing Association's Strategic Marketing Special Interest Group presented Rajdeep Grewal, professor of marketing at Penn State's Smeal College of Business, with its 2007 Early Career Contributions Award at the AMA Summer Educators' Conference in Washington.
Recruiters from 51 of the world's leading companies will be at Penn State's Smeal College of Business on Sept. 17 to meet with students, accept resumes, and interview candidates seeking careers in the field of supply chain management. Smeal's semiannual Supply Chain Career Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Business Building Atrium.
John Jordan, executive director of the Center for Digital Transformation at Penn State’s Smeal College of Business, will be a panelist in a forum discussion on the personal technology market at the DEMOfall 07 conference on Sept. 26 in San Diego.
Executives from four leading manufacturing operations will gather in November at Penn State to discuss their experiences introducing change in their plant processes. The 62nd meeting of the Advanced Manufacturing Forum, hosted by the Center for the Management of Technological and Organizational Change (CMTOC) at Penn State's Smeal College of Business, will be held Nov. 8 and 9 at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel on Penn State's University Park campus.
Schoolwires Inc., a privately owned company in State College, Pa., that has been partially funded by the Garber Venture Capital Fund at Penn State's Smeal College of Business, was recently ranked No. 174 in the latest Inc. 5000 list of the best, fast-growing privately held companies. The company ranked third overall within the education industry.
Penn State's Smeal College of Business continues its Leadership in Focus: Executive Insights guest speaker series this fall by welcoming three high-level executives to the college to connect with Smeal students and faculty.
Two Dell executives are scheduled to visit Penn State next month to meet with students and administrators and discuss Dell business strategies with students.
The leader of Adobe Systems Inc.'s innovation efforts is scheduled to lead an interactive workshop on "intrapreneurship" next month at Penn State's Smeal College of Business. Rick Bess, an "idea mentor" at Adobe, will lead a discussion entitled "What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur Inside a Larger Company" at 4:40 p.m. on Oct. 31 in the Business Building's Struthers Auditorium.
The fall meeting of the Alumni Society Board of Penn State's Smeal College of Business will convene next month, with highlights including several different opportunities for alumni to network with current students for mentoring and career counseling.
Smeal College of Business events in New York and Pittsburgh are scheduled in the coming months to bring together the college's alumni and friends for socializing, networking, and learning about the latest initiatives of the college.
Media coverage of the ineffectiveness of corporate boards of directors forces those boards to take corrective actions and increases shareholder profits in the months after the negative publicity, according to new research co-authored by a professor at Penn State's Smeal College of Business.