A number of sites cater to crowdfunding, which helps raise money for various causes, and is monetarily supporting one injured Philadelphia man’s physical therapy. Dr. Sunil Wattal, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, summed up the practice: “Fundraising has changed in the sense that now you not only need to be able to reach out to people, but to tell your story in an engaging way.”
Executive MBA ranked No. 1 in Philadelphia
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 its Executive MBA program retained its No. 1 ranking in the Philadelphia region, according to the latest rankings by The Economist. Dean M. Moshe Porat is quoted.
Online MBA ranked No. 5 in the world
Temple’s daily e-newsletter picked up Fox School’s press release regarding the Online MBA program’s No. 5 ranking globally by The Princeton Review.
How online MBA students find mentors
How does an Online MBA student identify mentors within his or her program? Attend meet-and-greets and residencies, or set up alternate in-person meetings, says David Siwy, a 2013 alumnus of Fox’s Online MBA program. U.S. News features Siwy, a real estate agent based in Doylestown, Pa., throughout the piece. (Online MBA Academic Director Dr. Darin Kapanjie also spoke with the reporter, but was not quoted.)
How to ask for a raise
Employees who think they deserve a raise don’t always know how to properly broach this topic. CBS 3 Eyewitness News’ Jim Donovan stopped by Alter Hall last week to speak with Center for Student Professional Development Executive Director Corinne Snell, Fox’s Assistant Dean for Student Professional Development, for tips on how to request a raise.
Fox’s Huffman covers two topics
Forrest Huffman, Professor of Finance and Real Estate Program Director, spoke twice with Philadelphia’s Jewish Exponent. Thanks to a 2013 law, Camden, N.J., will benefit from a number of upcoming construction projects. Huffman offered input on whether the city will ever become a destination for families looking to relocate across the river. A day later, Huffman commented on Comcast’s newest addition to the Philadelphia skyline, and the many ways the new complex will impact the city.
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.”