Is branding the last thing to worry about in crisis?
The current public health and economic crisis brings with it an unprecedented number of challenges for businesses. Given this cloud of uncertainty, one question that businesses face today is—what should brand communication look like? On Sept. 16, the Translational Research Center (TRC) brought together research and industry experts to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on […]
Active empathy fuels connection, helps cross knowing-doing gap
This is part five of a six-part series on using empathy in the classroom. Students, like organizations, can be very good at knowing things, but can find themselves challenged when it comes to the “doing” part. “By activating empathy, we can fuel connection and cross the knowing-doing gap,” says Bert Verhoeven, associate professor and program […]
The future of translational research
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic caused—and will continue to affect—dramatic changes in our world. In the early part of the crisis, information changed rapidly. Entire industries needed to react quickly, by pivoting, adapting or crumbling in the face of the country’s social distancing guidelines. When surrounded by the unknown, a single decision can make or […]
Empathy’s role in understanding and generating research insights
This is part three of a six-part series on using empathy in the classroom. Immersive experiences change us—our perspectives, the way we think and how we solve problems. Whether it be a trip aboard or an in-depth conversation with a client or colleague via Zoom, being able to imagine experiences beyond our own can open […]
When teaching strategy, engaging students with empathy is key
This is part two of a six-part series on using empathy in the classroom. Every year, Joan Allatta, assistant professor and chair of the Department of Strategic Management at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, coordinates the school’s undergraduate capstone course. More than 1,500 students enroll in the course, which is traditionally taken during their […]
Sheri Lambert envisions far-reaching opportunities for Fox School’s Center for Executive Education
Sheri Lambert can’t wait to share her vision for the future, especially now that she has taken on a new role as managing director of the Fox School’s Center for Executive Education. “It’s an exciting time for the Center with its increased ability to do more virtual workshops and training,” says Lambert, an assistant professor […]
Do you use empathy in the classroom?
This is part one of a six-part series on using empathy in the classroom. What makes you an effective teacher? Is it your knowledge of a subject or your passion? Your skill managing a classroom, creating innovative assignments or conveying information clearly? It is probably all of these. But as a professor of strategic management […]
Magnifying the impact of research
The Translational Research Center (TRC) has launched its plan for the 2020-2021 academic year. TL Hill, professor of strategic management and the new managing director of the TRC, hosted a showcase on June 15 that shared plans for the future, as well as celebrated past successes, with faculty, staff, students and alumni of the Fox […]