Meet 4 Fox alumni driving healthcare innovation in Philly
Across the city’s premier hospitals, Fox School alumni are leading the charge on the future of healthcare in Philadelphia and beyond. At Temple University Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Penn Medicine and Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, four top executives with six Temple degrees between them are moving towards a healthier, more equitable society.
Impact of gender diversity on corporate boardrooms
Diversity, equity and inclusion are on the minds of top executives in almost every office in America. In the wake of continuous acts of racial violence, diversity is no longer only a talking point, but a conscious force that is now impacting boardrooms. This push for the inclusion of women and minorities in the C-suite […]
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 […]
From breaking news to making news
Former VP of News Anzio Williams now leads NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations’ DEI efforts Anzio Williams, MBA ’20, remembers the first time he ever stepped foot in a newsroom. He was a sophomore at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University who was stoked to have scored an internship at WFMY-TV, a CBS-affiliated television […]
Roommates and RIHM students place second in captive insurance essay contest
Joseph Simmons and Jake Smedley, two risk, insurance and healthcare management (RIHM) students at the Fox School of Business, were recently awarded second-place in the Captive Insurance Company Association (CICA) Essay Contest. Captives are owned by the company that they insure. It’s a company-specific insurer as it provides insurance services only to its owner. This […]
Women find pathways to innovation, support by building networks
The hardest part of change management isn’t coming up with an idea, it’s reaching out and lining up support for each stage of the process. “You need to find those people who will get behind your idea, to champion it, to implement it,” says Marilyn Anthony, assistant professor of strategic management and one of the […]
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.
Fox Honors student’s self-advocacy took her to new heights
Madison Cole, a junior International Business (IB) honors student at the Fox School, emphasizes how both confidence and self-advocacy are integral to her success. Cole attributes her growth as a student and professional to the leadership roles she’s pursued on campus. She has also laid the foundation for Black students to find a voice and […]
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 […]
Three C’s of company research
You’ve scoured the company website, memorized the firm’s mission and vision, reviewed the annual 10k report and read the company press releases. Now, what? You can Google, Google, Google galore. But without some sort of organizing protocol, the mere thought of memorizing dozens of dizzying company factoids can overwhelm the best of us. These three […]
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.
Tips for women in Executive MBA Programs
Insight from three Fox alumnae Pursuing an Executive MBA while balancing work as a senior-level professional, a social life, and responsibilities as a partner and/or parent can bring its challenges. But women are proving they can have it all, with female enrollment in EMBA programs reaching an all-time high last year. The percentage of females […]
Tips for online learning and remote working for Master’s students
Expert advice from an OMBA alumna and Comcast employee who is currently working remotely As classes and companies go remote during the COVID-19 pandemic, Kristi DeSimone, MBA ’17, has advice based on her experience in the Online MBA program for students at the Fox School of Business. DeSimone pursued an online program so that she […]
Company owned by Fox Executive DBA student recognized for inner-city growth
Sandi Webster has always strived for self-improvement. That’s why she’s pursuing her Executive Doctorate in Business Administration at Temple University’s Fox School of Business. In October, the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune selected Webster’s company, Consultants 2 Go, to join the 2015 Inner City 100, a program that honors the nation’s […]
Leadership Quarterly accepts a Fox PhD student’s paper for publication
Douglas Franklin, a second-year PhD student at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, co-authored a paper that has been accepted for publication in Leadership Quarterly, a top journal. Franklin’s paper, titled “An Exploration of the Interactive Effects of Leader Trait Goal Orientation and Goal Content in Teams,” explores how leaders’ personalities and goal orientations affect teams’ task […]