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Deciding Between an Online or On-Campus MBA Program


Mar 27, 2018 - U.S. News & World Report

Stacey Dorang Peeler, managing director of the Smeal-led Penn State Online MBA Program, pointed out some differences about students who choose online MBA programs instead of residential MBA programs.

Mr. Roboto At Your Service


Mar 01, 2018 - BizEd

Research conducted by J. Andrew Petersen, associate professor of marketing, and several others, about how service outcomes are affected when robots have a "high automated social presence" — when they appear more like humans was cited. The team posits that different kinds of robots will be required in different service settings.

Empty Whole Foods Market store shelves anger shoppers


Feb 08, 2018 - USA Today

David Huff, clinical professor of supply chain & information systems, talked about Whole Foods' use of an order-to-shelf system to keep its shelves stocked and the implications of not maintaining a proper balance.

Tax reform creates major changes for PSU employees


Jan 11, 2018 - WTAJ TV-10

Ed Jenkins, instructor of accounting, was the sole source on a story detailing the effects of the newly signed tax reform bill on Penn State employees. Those who have children will lose their dependency deduction. In addition, Penn State employees will no longer receive deductions for moving expenses, state and local income tax or unreimbursed job expenses like trips for research or union fees.

South Florida’s Real Estate Reckoning Could Be Closer Than You Think


Dec 29, 2017 - Bloomberg.com

Research conducted by Matthew Gustafson, assistant professor of finance, titled "Disaster on the Horizon: The Price Effect of Sea Level Rise," was referenced in this story.

Best Business Credit Cards


Dec 20, 2017 - WalletHub

Andrew Petersen, associated professor of marketing, participated in a question-and-answer about various aspects of business credit cards.

The Feds just asked a huge healthcare company who their real clients are and the answer is totally unsatisfying


Dec 07, 2017 - Business Insider

Ed Ketz, associate professor of accounting, was quoted in a story detailing Express Scripts' decision not to disclose its gross rebate receivables.

Uber Hack Clouds Valuation as SoftBank Readies Bid


Nov 26, 2017 - The Wall Street Journal

In a story about SofBank's expected offer to buy billions of dollars worth of Uber stock shares, Srikanth Paruchuri, associate professor of management and organization, said that the Uber valuation may fall because the company learned of a data hack long before it was made public and that fact "increases the uncertainty about what is hidden."

The 8 Dysfunctions of Sustainability


Nov 24, 2017 - Triple Pundit

Erik Foley, Smeal's director of sustainability, detailed eight ways in which sustainability can be fixed in order to maximize its efficiency.

In Touch With > Steve Tracey on Supply Chains


Nov 10, 2017 - Research/Penn State

Steve Tracey, executive director of the Center for Supply Chain Research, executive director of Penn State Executive Programs and an instructor in supply chain and information systems, is featured in the November issue of Research/Penn State. Tracey is included in the magazine's In Touch With feature.

Weak Revenue Imperils M.B.A. Programs


Nov 02, 2017 - The Wall Street Journal

Brian Cameron, associate dean for professional graduate programs, is quoted in a story about trends in MBA programs and how they are evolving.

Uber set on net revenue, but experts say gross would better inform investors


Oct 28, 2017 - Cetusnews.com

J. Edward Ketz, associate professor of accounting, said Uber is foolish to not report what it pays drivers even if it doesn’t have to.

Will the iPhone X be a hit beyond Apple diehards? 3 questions answered


Oct 27, 2017 - Los Angeles Times and 15 other outlets

John Jordan, clinical professor of supply chain and information systems, wrote a piece for The Conversation, discussing various aspects of the release of Apple's iPhone X, including key supply chain concerns.

Harrisburg unlikely to land new Amazon HQ


Oct 24, 2017 - WITF.org

John Jordan, clinical professor of supply chain and information systems, said that two important factors reduce Harrisburg's chances of attracting Amazon's new headquarters: there's no large international airport within an hour's drive and the talent pool isn't big enough.

How Middle Managers Coerce Employees into Deceiving Upper Management


Oct 20, 2017 - InsuranceJournal.com

A paper about research conducted by Linda Treviño, distinguished professor of organizational behavior and ethics, and two co-authors, is cited.

How to Dispute Credit Report Errors


Oct 08, 2017 - WalletHub

Andrew Petersen, associate professor of marketing, participated in a question-and-answer about what most people know about disputing credit report errors.

Why Disgraced CEOs Like Equifax's Richard Smith Get to 'Retire' Instead of Being Fired


Sep 26, 2017 - Money

Timothy Pollock, the Michael J. Farrell Chair in Entrepreneurship, is quoted in a story about why companies let disgraced executives "retire" rather than fire them?

Study: 3PLs continue to offer value, with technology the key


Sep 25, 2017 - FleetOwner

A story quoted from the annual third-party logistics study C. John Langley Jr., clinical professor of supply chain management and director of development for the Center for Supply Chain Research, has led for its 22 years of existence. The story sats 3PLs improve logistics effectiveness in "new and innovative ways."

Vogue Society: Penn State alumna and mother become 'Girlbosses' with fashion boutique


Sep 20, 2017 - Daily Collegian

Karen Winterich, Frank and Mary Smeal Research Fellow and associate professor of marketing, is mentioned in an article about a Smeal marketing grad and her mother opening an online clothing store.

Should we stop the ‘revolving door’?


Aug 07, 2017 - Chicago Booth Review

Research conducted by Jess Cornaggia, associate professor of finance, and Kimberly Cornaggia, associate professor of finance, is cited in a story about the movement of people between industry and government. The Cornaggias' research found a similar pattern at credit rating agencies.

A big hurdle do-good companies face


Aug 01, 2017 - The Conversation, LA Times and 13 other outlets

Karen Winterich, Frank and Mary Jean Research Fellow and associate professor of marketing, and Lisa Bolton, Frank and Mary Jean Research Fellow and professor of marketing, co-authored a piece that featured research they conducted together. The research examines how the public feels about for-profit social enterprises or public-benefit corporations.

Preparing Business Students to Speak Up


Jun 23, 2017 - BizEdMagazine.com

Jennifer Eury, clinical assistant profressor of management and organization and Smeal's former honor and integrity director, wrote a Your Turn commentary that talked about how business schools are preparing future business leaders to embrace ethical challenges.

The Angst of Endangered CEOs: ‘How Much Time Do I Have?’


Jul 05, 2017 - The Wall Street Journal

Don Hambrick, Evan Pugh University Professor and Smeal Chaired Professor of Management, said the pressure heads of well-known companies face aren't only forcing boards to oust them, he said he suspected some corporate chiefs are voluntarily hastening their retirements.

Who Will Win The Oil Wars? U.S. Shale, OPEC Or Consumers?


Jul 02, 2017 - Investor's Business Daily

Fariborz Ghadar, William A. Schreyer Professor of Global Management, Policies and Planning and Director of the Center for Global Business Studies, commented on Russia emerging as a working member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

If decluttering doesn’t bring you a sense of well-being, try this one minute trick


Jun 27, 2017 - Quartz

Research conducted by Karen Winterich, associate professor of marketing and Frank and Mary Jean Smeal Research Fellow, is cited in the article.The research found that people who hold on to material items for sentimental reasons are more likely to give them away if they first take a picture of them.

Online Education: Become a Supply Chain Leader...in Your Pajamas


Jun 20, 2017 - InboundLogistics.com

David Huff, director of online graduate programs in supply chain management and clinical professor of supply chain and information systems, is quoted in a story about the proliferation and quality of online supply chain certificates and degrees. Smeal's online graduate certificate in supply chain management is featured prominently and portrayed favorably.

The Changing Role of Logistics Service Providers


Jun 16, 2017 - SupplyChainBrain

C. John Langley Jr.. clinical professor of supply chain management and director of development for the Centre for Supply Chain Research, added his thoughts on key trends in supply chain and logistics management, particularly involving third-party logistics providers and their customers.

It’s Always Commencement Season


Jun 13, 2017 - StateCollege.com

The Penn State Smeal College of Business EMBA Program commencement ceremony was featured prominently in this column written by Joe Battista, who delivered the commencement speech to the Smeal EMBA Class of 2017.

Theresa May’s Conservatives denied majority in major upset: Experts react


Jun 09, 2017 - The Conversation

Terrence Guay, clinical professor of international business, co-wrote an article about the international business implications of the recent election in the United Kingdom.

You’re Getting a Master’s in What?


May 31, 2017 - The Wall Street Journal

Brian Cameron, associate dean for professional graduate programs, is quoted in a story about the changing landscape of master's programs in business schools across the United States.

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