Penn State's Smeal College of Business will host three senior-level business leaders during the fall semester as part of the third year of its guest speaker program, Leadership in Focus: Executive Insights.
Penn State's University Park campus may at first seem daunting to some, and the idea of personally getting to know academic leaders may seem far-fetched. But deans at Penn State's largest campus are finding ways to make it much smaller while getting to know the students in their colleges.
Dulin Clark and Robert Orndorff want to make the workplace a much happier and fulfilling place to go, and they think they have the problem solved with their new book, The PITA Principle: How to Work With and Avoid Becoming a Pain in the Ass.
Two Johnson & Johnson executives will discuss sustainability in supply chains at Penn State's Smeal College of Business next month as guest speakers for the Spisak Lecture in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
You may remember the old television show "Mission Impossible," which began every episode with the following admonition: "This tape will self-destruct in ten seconds." In fiction, sensitive data may "self-destruct," but in the real world it does not. Savvy business people understand the dangers they face when dealing with the retention and, yes, destruction of electronic information.
Penn State's Smeal College of Business welcomes 14 new faculty members to the college for the 2008-2009 academic year.
The Center for Sports Business & Research at Penn State's Smeal College of Business will host a slate of guest speakers from the sports industry this semester to interact with students and faculty and build relationships between the center and the sports industry.
With lawmakers on both sides of the aisle blaming each other for the country's current financial woes, it's possible that the politics of job loss, election concerns, and philosophical ideas about American economics are weighing more heavily than hard accounting data on the decision to bail out Wall Street banks. Such was the case in the 1979 bailout of Chrysler, according to research from Penn State's Smeal College of Business.
The ashes of Enron are not a decade old, but we have forgotten the sources of this debris. Instead of sweeping out the rubbish, we cover it up and are surprised to encounter a growing trash pile. Yesterday it was Enron and WorldCom; today it is the banking sector. Who will it be tomorrow—the federal government?
Smeal College of Business faculty members are being called on by the local and national media to offer their expertise on the current financial crisis.