Blank, Chesbrough and Hansen
Three Berkeley-Haas leaders have made the 2015 Thinkers50 global ranking of management pioneers: Lecturer Steve Blank, (#20), Adj. Prof. Henry Chesbrough, (#24) and Affiliated Prof. Morten Hansen (#34). Blank, who is credited with launching the Lean Startup Movement, debuted on the list this year. Chesbrough has made the list four [...]
Thu, Nov 12, 2015
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Vissing-Jorgensen
Professor Annette Vissing-Jorgensen has won the Swiss Finance Institute's Outstanding Paper Award for a study on how government debt crowds out financial sector short-term debt, the institute announced today. She shares the prize with her co-author Professor Arvind Krishnamurthy of Stanford University. The SFI's prize recognizes unpublished research papers expected to [...]
Thu, Nov 12, 2015
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Joseph Jimenez
Joseph Jimenez, MBA 84, the CEO of Novartis AG who has positioned the company to anticipate future health care trends and to make momentous strides against various forms of cancer, will be honored as Business Leader of the Year at the 14th Annual Haas Gala on November 13. The award recognizes [...]
Tue, Nov 10, 2015
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When Barracuda Network's stock price tumbled almost 35 percent in one day last September, a new system developed by Berkeley-Haas researchers had already flagged the signs that led to the fall. The new crash-risk system, based on a study of 14 years of stock data, aims to help investors actively avoid [...]
Tue, Nov 10, 2015
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The success of online networking sites such as LinkedIn illustrates the popularity of building a wide-ranging contact list. Yet when it comes to raising one's profile within the workplace, female employees stand much to gain from formal, face-to-face mentoring programs, according to a new study. In the paper, "Network Intervention: A [...]
Tue, Nov 10, 2015
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In the late 1990s, investor emotion played a significant role in inflating the dot-com bubble, and ultimately, making a lot of people rich. Emotional excitement not only creates stock market bubbles, but research shows that the frenzy actually causes them to grow. For the study's experiment, participants' emotions were stimulated by [...]
Tue, Nov 10, 2015
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Mon., Nov. 23The Westin St. FrancisSan FranciscoRegister here Monday, November 9, 2015 - 11:34Link to URL: http://groups.haas.berkeley.edu/realestate/ExecEd/symposiumoverview15.shtml [...]
Mon, Nov 09, 2015
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Kruger
The Berkeley-Haas Center for Responsible Business has awarded its 2015 Moskowitz Prize to a paper by University of Geneva Asst. Prof. Philipp Krüger that found the stock market values companies that are mandated to report greenhouse gas emissions and that these effects appear to be strongest in carbon-intensive industries. Krüger, (pictured), [...]
Thu, Nov 05, 2015
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Research from Asst. Prof. Brett Green of the Haas Finance Group cited in the NYT's article found that an average power hitter on a hot streak is about as likely to hit a home run in his next at-bat as a good power hitter. Source: New York TimesSource URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/27/upshot/trust-your-eyes-a-hot-streak-is-not-a-myth.html?_r=0Image: [...]
Thu, Nov 05, 2015
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CMR
Outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia, footwear company TOMS, and organic yogurt maker Stonyfield Farm are among an emerging new class of “hybrid” companies that pursue social missions while relying on a commercial business model.Although these hybrids bear strong promise, they are also fragile organizations that walk a fine line between achieving [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015
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