Hospital expansion to challenge CHOP?
The Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, in Wilmington, Del., is expanding into Deptford, N.J., to potentially compete with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. For comment, the Philadelphia Inquirer turned to Dr. Stuart H. Fine, Associate Professor of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management, Director of Healthcare Management Programs at the Fox School, and a former health system CEO.
Tips for upping your salary
The monthly periodical spoke with Dr. Crystal Harold, Associate Professor of Human Resource Management, for an article on how to increase your salary. Dr. Harold’s suggestion? Don’t accept the first offer.
Kapanjie among those lauded for service excellence initiatives
As part of President Theobald’s mission, the university is looking to improve its service excellence initiatives moving forward. In doing so, Temple Today, the university’s daily e-newsletter, highlighted the work of select faculty and staff – including Dr. Darin Kapanjie, Managing Director of the Online and Digital Learning team at the Fox School.
When an MD is not enough, add an MBA
Nationwide, the ever-changing landscape of healthcare has led physicians to business schools for MBAs. WHYY made Fox Online MBA student Alexander Vaccaro, the president of the Rothman Institute, the focus of its story on this topic. The reporter spoke with Dr. William Aaronson, Fox’s Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, and snapped a photo that’s included in the story during a visit to a class directed by Dr. John McClendon, Associate Professor of Human Resource Management.
Wattal making the media rounds
Dr. Sunil Wattal, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, recently spoke with Economic Times, India’s premier financial daily publication, on a taxi app Ola and online furniture store Urban Ladder separately receiving new rounds of funding, as well as Uber India nearing the appointment of a CEO.
Leading the way, through charity
Student-organized events in the “The Leadership Experience” course directed by Dr. Crystal Harold, Associate Professor of Human Resource Management, have garnered plenty of media attention – particularly a 4-on-4 basketball tournament supporting the family of fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III. The Temple News also interviewed one of Dr. Harold’s students for a story.
The science of advertising
There’s plenty to learn from science about consumers’ buying tendencies and marketing. The Philly Voice, a newcomer to the Philadelphia media market which publishes daily, highlighted the related research findings of Dr. Maureen “Mimi” Morrin, Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, and Dr. Angelika Dimoka, Associate Professor of MIS and Marketing and Supply Chain Management, and made their findings that day’s lead story on their website.
Cable rates causing concern
Philadelphia City Council recently released a report on cable giant Comcast, exposing widespread concern over pricing. Dr. Ram Mudambi, Frank M. Speakman Professor of Strategic Management, likened Comcast’s myriad offerings to Baskin-Robbins’ many flavors.
Health care’s “chess game”
For now, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s plan to cut off Excela Health network access to Medicare Advantage patients won’t impact cancer-care patients, but could affect hundreds of thousands of seniors by the end of the year. The newspaper reached out to Fox’s Dr. William Aaronson, who compared the situation to “a giant chess game.”
Runway event makes its way into Inquirer
In an article highlighting April networking events, the Philadelphia Inquirer included the Center for Student Professional Development’s annual Work Your Wardrobe event, a fashion show with Fox students modeling styles ranging from business casual to business professional.
Innovation isn’t suffering in the Motor City
Despite Detroit’s downtrodden manufacturing reputation, the city is a leader in American innovation, in regard to patent output, according to the research findings of Dr. Ram Mudambi, Professor of Strategic Management at Fox. Mudambi covered this topic and more in a recent radio interview with the Michigan Business Network’s globalEDGE Business Beat show.
An identity crisis for Philly brands?
Will an international audience embrace Philadelphia-area brands like Rita’s Water Ice or Philly Pretzel Factory, should these companies choose to expand? PBJ spoke with Dr. Jay I Sinha, Associate Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at the Fox School, for a closer look at brand identity.
Fox earns reaccreditation from AACSB
An MBA-centric online outlet that reports on graduate business programs in a number of major U.S. cities, Metro MBA Philly repurposed Fox School’s press release regarding the news that it had earned reaccreditation by AACSB International, the hallmark of excellence in business education.
Leading the way
Dr. Crystal Harold’s course “Honors: The Leadership Experience” requires students to organize an event to benefit a nonprofit or charitable cause. One of the groups in this semester’s course has organized an April 17 basketball tournament between Temple Police and Temple students to improve student-police relationships. Additionally, proceeds from the event will support the family of fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III. CBS 3 spoke with Harold, Associate Professor of Human Resource Management, for a story, and one of her students was featured in a podcast. WHYY NewsWorks also published a story about the fundraiser.
A research study co-authored by Fox School Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, Dr. Maureen “Mimi” Morrin, is believed to be the first to show the affects of fragrance on consumers’ feelings and an impact on their purchasing habits. Temple’s daily, university-wide e-newsletter picked up the story on Morrin’s research.