Tag Archives: Carroll School of Management

Dr. Omalu

Dr. Bennet Omalu, whose story was the basis for the movie “Concussion,” will give an address titled “The Mustard Seed Effect: How Small Steps Can Spark Major Change” on Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.* in Gasson Hall, room 100. Dr. Omalu was … Continue reading

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For consultants

From the moment of their first client engagement, consultants in all fields face communication opportunities and challenges. In her book, Communication for Consultants (Business Expert Press, 2016), Carroll School of Management Senior Lecturer Rita Owens guides current or would-be consultants through … Continue reading

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Becoming Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs biographer Peter L. Laurence will talk about his book, Becoming Jane Jacobs (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016), on Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. In his biography, Laurence examines how Jane Jacobs, who only … Continue reading

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Disabled and betrayed

In a book review for America magazine, William Bole calls The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland by Dan Barry a “disturbing yet beautifully told story.” Boys in the Bunkhouse is a nonfiction account of the decades-long mistreatment of a … Continue reading

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Reporting on gender inequities and global health

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn will present “A Path Appears: Reporting on Gender Inequities and Global Health” on Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Murray Function Room of the Yawkey Athletic Center. Kristof and WuDunn combine journalism and activism … Continue reading

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Consumers opting out

Digital and mobile technology has created a brand new world of possibilities for consumers—and a more challenging one for marketers, according to a new book by Carroll School of Management Associate Professor Jerry Smith. In The Opt-Out Effect: Marketing Strategies that … Continue reading

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Oxford Handbooks

Oxford Handbooks, published by Oxford University Press, offer authoritative surveys of the current state of scholarship in a particular field of study. Specially commissioned essays from leading figures in the discipline give critical examinations of the key issues and major … Continue reading

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