Meet our 2022 Doctoral Alumni Award Honorees
On Friday, April 29, the Fox School community gathered to celebrate five honorees for the 2022 Doctoral Alumni Awards. PhD Distinguished Alumni Award: Michael Tsiros, PhD ’97, is the Patrick J. Cesarano Professor and chair of the Department of Marketing at the University of Miami. He is also the current director of the Canes Behavioral […]
Financial inclusion: Where do we go from here?
As of 2017, about 24.2 million households in the United States—25% of the population—did not have access to basic financial services such as banks and online lending platforms. Some people choose not to bank with traditional financial services possibly due to lack of trust or high costs. But others lack access because financial institutions consider […]
Is a DBA Worth It?
This is one of the most common questions that people considering a DBA ask, after “What is a DBA?” We asked alumni and current students in the Fox School’s Executive Doctorate in Business Administration program to share why they believe the Fox DBA was the right choice for them. Become An Expert With many years […]
2021: Now What?
Change drives research. Research drives change. As science and research guided us through the COVID-19 pandemic with public health best practices and innovative vaccines, so can business research guide industry in our next steps. With evidence-based insights, researchers at Temple University’s Fox School of Business offer solutions to the question we’re all asking: Now what? […]
Are student subject-matter experts the future of teaching?
Executive MBA (EMBA) and executive DBA programs have been steadily gaining popularity in recent years. Not only do these programs provide senior-level professionals with quality higher-level education, but their flexibility and compressed time format allow professionals to balance home and work life with study. Still, skeptics question whether the shortened and compressed format of EMBAs […]
The diversity challenge for nonprofit boards
Progress is the force that drives Shawn S. Edwards, DBA ’20, in her desire to help open pathways to diversity at the highest levels of nonprofit organizations. “I often come across individuals who want to add diversity to their boards,” Edwards says. “They are not sure where to start and they’re not sure of the […]
Is authenticity all it’s cracked up to be?
People are multifaceted; it’s what makes each person unique. Someone could express themselves one way in a certain situation and differently in another. In the workplace, scholars have found that authenticity can improve an employee’s job satisfaction, commitment to an organization and even performance. But two researchers wanted to know more. How authentic does one […]
Microfinancing can change the game for female entrepreneurs
Microfinance is fairly commonplace in developing countries. But could it be a resource for female entrepreneurs, especially women of color, living and working in a city like Philadelphia? Microfinance, which includes a broad range of financial services such as deposits, loans and payments, are targeted towards underprivileged individuals seeking to provide household income and build […]
Three minutes for research impact
What can you say in three minutes or less? That’s what doctoral students across the Fox School of Business and Temple University were challenged to do: take their years-long dissertation research on a complex academic topic and turn it into a 180-second speech. Temple hosted its inaugural university-wide 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition in April. The […]
Bridging the academic/practitioner gap: a conversation with Marcus Collins
Marcus Collins, DBA ’21, considers himself one part academic, one part practitioner. He finds himself putting his ideas in the world as an advertiser and putting people in the world as an instructor. Collins recently was among the eight inductees selected to enter the American Advertising Federation’s Hall of Achievement for 2020. The inductees were […]
Paving a better path to the top for women in corporate America
“Why are there not more women in senior leadership positions?” That’s a question that has driven Melinda Hubbard for much of her career. The question also led Hubbard to pursue a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) at the Fox School.
Artificial intelligence is the ‘most impactful technology’ for accounting profession
New book from Temple faculty member Cory Ng and alumnus John Alarcon illustrates practical applications for AI in accounting and offers a look at what the future may hold PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 13, 2021 — Just as Hollywood speculated for years, artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize just about every aspect of our lives. […]
The case for a social CEO
Influencers dominate today’s social media landscape. Consumers turn to their favorite bloggers, vloggers and online personalities to influence their purchasing decisions on everything from beauty products to streaming services. In the business-to-consumer (B2C) space, almost every major company has an influencer marketing strategy to capitalize on this phenomenon. But what about business-to-business (B2B)? “Consumers are […]
Closing the gap in financial literacy
In times of economic strain, financial literacy—the knowledge of how to manage one’s money—is more important than ever. Dennis Martin, DBA ’18, is using his education and experience to help increase the financial literacy of those in underserved areas.
Honoring PhD and DBA accomplishments
The Fox School of Business is pleased to honor these five exceptional doctoral alumni for their contributions to business research, education and industry leadership. Although this year’s Doctoral Alumni Awards event has been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we’re proud of these alumni, as well as all of our graduates, for their achievements. […]