Watch Ellen Weber speak about how women can support each other
Ellen Weber, the Executive Director of Temple’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute, and an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management, spoke recently at the TEDxWalnutStWomen conference, where she encouraged female entrepreneurs to support one another with financial (and social) capital.
Millennials successfully selling medical-alert devices for seniors
How does a company run by millennials successfully sell and market products toward a geriatric audience? Dr. Jay I. Sinha, Associate Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, weighs in.
Jacqueline Volkman-Wise has her sole-authored paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty
Dr. Jacqueline Volkman-Wise, Assistant Professor in the Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management Department, has had her paper, “Representativeness and Managing Catastrophe Risk,” accepted for publication in the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, which is a JVC A-* journal.
Eric Press and Christian Wurst have article accepted in the Pennsylvania CPA Journal
Dr. Eric Press and Dr. Christian Wurst of the Accounting Department had their article about testing technology accepted for publication in the Pennsylvania CPA Journal for the fall 2015 edition. The Pennsylvania CPA Journal is the official means of communicating to Pennsylvanian CPAs.
Jodi Weisberg accepted into LEADERSHIP Philadelphia Core Class 2016
Jodi Weisberg, Director of Communications and Creative Services for the Fox School of Business and the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, has been accepted into LEADERSHIP Philadelphia’s Core Class of 2016. LEADERSHIP Philadelphia, founded in 1959, is a non-profit organization that mobilizes and connects the talent of the private sector to serve the community. It is the original and flagship model for 400 such organizations across the country. Through its Core Program, LEADERSHIP Philadelphia enhances participants’ civic knowledge and awareness, and enriches their leadership skills. LEADERSHIP Philadelphia serves as the hub of a diverse professional network. It is a deeply trusted convener and thought leader in the region. The mission is to mobilize and connect the talent of the private sector to serve the community.
Temple Univ. Teams With Local Students To Design Apps And Websites
Temple University faculty and graduate students worked closely with Philadelphia high school students in the fourth-annual Urban Apps & Maps Studio Summer BITS program, in which the teens worked on their digital literacy skills while demonstrating their projects and six weeks of work. The program-ending open house event also was featured on 6ABC’s 6 p.m. news broadcast. (Video unavailable)
People in the News
In the Inquirer’s weekly People in the News segment, Bertrand Guillotin – recently appointed Director of International Business programs at Fox – was featured.
Social media can increase customer interest in your brand — if used wisely
Dr. Jay I. Sinha of the Marketing and Supply Chain Management Department had his branding and social media article picked up after its publication in MIT Sloan Management Review, and excerpted in the Sunday MBA section of the Boston Globe (August 9, 2015).
A week the media industry would rather forget
In early August, as shares for some of the nation’s biggest media companies tumbled, CBS Moneywatch spoke with Dr. Dmitri Byzalov, Assistant Professor of Accounting, whose media/cable studies research includes his doctoral dissertation on cable bundling.
Philadelphia Energy Solutions IPO: Why now makes sense
As Philadelphia Energy Solutions prepared for its initial public stock offering, Dr. Ram Mudambi, Frank S. Speakman Professor of Strategic Management, explained to PBJ why the timing was appropriate for such a move.
The Risks and Rewards of Brand Personification Using Social Media
Associate Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management Dr. Jay I. Sinha recently published an article in MIT Management Review on the role played by social media in branding of a company or a specific product.
Brad Greenwood and Sunil Wattal’s research has press coverage
Dr. Brad Greenwood and Dr. Sunil Wattal of the Management Information Systems Department have had their working paper, titled “Show Me the Way to Go Home: An Empirical Investigation of Ride Sharing and Alcohol Related Motor Vehicle Homicide,” discussed in multiple press outlets. The research has been highlighted in the following:
- Goebel, Bryan; “Study Credits Uber with Decline in California Drunk Driving Deaths” KQED San Francisco (August 7, 2015)
- Lytton, Charlotte; “Uber Actually Reduces Drunk-Driving Deaths” The Daily Beast (August 6, 2015)
- Mills, Chris; “Study Suggests Uber Reduces DUI Deaths” Gizmodo (August 4, 2015)
- Cluff, Rick; “The Early Edition” CBC Radio; August 4, 2015 (Radio Interview Regarding Uber’s Effect on Alcohol Related Fatalities)
- Stevenson, Verity; “Uber reduced drinking and driving deaths in California, study suggests” The Globe and Mail; August 3, 2015
- Lien, Tracey; “Low-cost ride-hailing services could reduce drunk driving deaths, research finds” The Los Angeles Times; July 31, 2015
Fiat cybersecurity issues could spread, NHTSA chief says
According to recent research by Management Information Systems professors Dr. Brad Greenwood and Dr. Sunil Wattal, new transportation services like UberX could reduce the rates of drunken-driving related deaths. Their research findings were published in multiple media outlets, like the Washington Post, after being picked up and circulated by the Associated Press.
Temple Law Hosts First Mini-MBA CLE
Temple’s Business Law magazine, a semi-regularly online publication, recapped a recent offering of the Mini-MBA. Dr. Samuel D. Hodge, Chair of Fox’s Legal Studies department, spoke to the weekend-long executive education program, made possible through a partnership between the Beasley School of Law and the Fox School of Business.
U.S. News rankings help hospitals toot their own horns
On the heels of U.S. News’ latest nationwide hospital rankings, WHYY appealed to Dr. Stuart Fine, Associate Professor of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management, Director of Fox’s Healthcare Management Programs, and former healthcare CEO, offered his take on why these rankings are significant.