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Leading Data Consultants in North America List 2022 ›

Chief Data Officer Magazine | July 25, 2022
Management Information Systems PhD student Don Jenkins was named a 2022 Leading Data Consultant by Chief Data Officer Magazine.

Best Place to Get a Personal Loan ›

WalletHub | July 25, 2022
Assistant Professor of Finance Yijia (Eddie) Zhao provides expert advice for WalletHub on personal loans.

CDO Magazine Announces Its Leading Academic Data Leaders List 2022 ›

Chief Data Officer Magazine | June 02, 2022
Professor of Management Science and Information Systems Jeffrey Keisler named an academic leader by the Chief Data Officer Magazine, paving the way with breakthrough data and analytics-driven concepts.

UMass Boston Names New Dean for Its College of Management ›

Boston Business Journal | April 28, 2022
Venky Venkatachalam, PhD, has been appointed dean of the College of Management and Distinguished Professor of Management Science & Information Systems at UMass Boston. The appointment will take effect in July 2022.

Tech Workers Are No Longer Afraid to Go Public. Here’s How They Found Their Voices ›

Los Angeles Times | October 27, 2021
Just as employees have a spectrum of responses to choose from when faced with concerns or frustrations about their bosses, executives also have flexibility in how they respond to pushback. “Based on our research of employee activism at Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Wayfair, being dismissive of employee demands and retaliating against employees are not the most effective tactics,” said Associate Professor of Management Ed Carberry, and Nishi Gautam, Carberry’s advisee and a doctoral candidate researching tech employee activism. “Generally, companies need to be careful to take these issues seriously, trust their employees when they say they have a problem and listen to them.”

Autoworkers Face Uncertain Future in an Era of Electric Cars ›

Associated Press | February 12, 2021
When General Motors announced its goal last month to make only battery-powered vehicles by 2035, it didn't just mark a break with more than a century of making internal combustion engines. It also clouded the future for 50,000 GM workers whose skills -- and jobs -- could become obsolete far sooner than they knew. Assistant Professor of Management Teddy DeWitt tells the Associated Press that, "we're just at the beginning of that transition."

How Corporate Social Responsibility Affects Product Market Perception and Firm Value ›

Columbia Law School's Blog on Corporations and the Capital Markets | November 19, 2020
Professors Mine Ertugrul and Lucia Silva-Gao, both in the Finance department at UMass Boston's College of Management, found that product market perception is one way that corporate social responsibility (CSR) creates firm value in their research, titled "How Corporate Social Responsibility Affects Product Perception and Firm Value,"

Pandemic Pushes Executive Education Programs Online ›

Boston Business Journal (paywall) | August 24, 2020
For many local schools, the coronavirus sped up plans to move more courses online. “The pandemic has forced us into thinking that there are classes that students would like to take and prefer an online modality,” said Arindam Bandopadhyaya, interim dean and professor of finance in the College of Management. “Once we are on other side of the pandemic (we may realize we were) not offering enough of an online experience in this particular area and now we have to increase that in general.”

Corporate Social Responsibility: Improving Firm Value Through Enhanced Brand Value ›

The Canadian Business Journal | August 16, 2020
Associate Professors of Finance Mine Ertugrul and Lucia Silva Gao write that when examining the impact of corporate social responsibility on companies’ values and portfolio returns, investors should account for the indirect impact of improved consumer perception and brand value.

Researcher at UMass Boston Awarded $100,000 Leadership Prize ›

The Boston Globe | May 26, 2020
A UMass Boston researcher who works to protect marginalized communities from being disproportionately affected by climate change has been awarded a $100,000 prize to advance her work. Sustainable Solutions Lab Director Rebecca Herst has received the 2020 Zuckerberg Endowed Leadership Prize.