Examining the gender deficit in business - Fewer women are leading the biggest companies and the number of female chief executives is falling, especially in the Fortune 500. The Lerner Women's Leadership Initiative will be exploring how to reverse this downward trend with business leaders around the region in October with two events: The Women's Leadership Summit and the Women's Leadership Forum.
Q&A with Professor Carlos Asarta on his upcoming talk at UD’s Biden Challenge - Former Vice President and University of Delaware alumnus Joe Biden will host The Biden Challenge Conference at the UD. Carlos Asarta, professor of economics and director of the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) at UD’s Lerner College, will participate in one of the conference’s plenary sessions on how to revitalize the middle class in the United States.
Meet Lerner College’s 2018 Faculty Fellows - Lerner College Dean Bruce Weber announces Lerner’s 2018 Faculty Fellows, who are productive scholars, publishing in top journals, committed to our students’ success, and contributing to the college’s research environment. Lerner’s Fellows were made possible by successful development initiatives and generous alumni.
National Dollar Day: UD economics professor uncovers a strange feature of the original U.S. dollar - Imagine a world where the smallest possible dollar bill was worth $30. Instead of our current incremental system of $1, $5, $10 and so on, imagine the smallest bills were worth $30, $60 and $90.
Guardrails and paradoxes: The dynamic mindset behind successful social enterprises - Q&A with Wendy Smith, professor of management, about her research recently published in Administrative Science Quarterly, with colleague Marya Besharov from Cornell University about their examination of the trend of companies working to both do well and do good. As companies seek to have it all – businesses that provide both profits and a positive impact on society – they face the challenge of balancing sometimes contradictory goals.
How technology could make hotels feel more like home - University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics celebrates the 100-year anniversary of business education at UD
Amanda Bullough on women’s leadership and gender equity - In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, this guest post from the Lerner College’s Amanda Bullough, professor of management, is a message to her children and students on the future of women’s leadership and gender equity.
John D'Arcy How moods can impact cybersecurity behavior - As professionals return to work after holidays, their moods are undoubtedly affected by the emotional impact of their holiday experiences, but these moods may be more critical to workplace cybersecurity than previously realized.
Developing women’s leadership potential in Africa - Amanda Bullough, assistant professor of management at the Lerner College and co-leader of Lerner’s Women’s Leadership Forum, spent five weeks this past summer working with an esteemed group of young women from five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Globalizing the boardroom - As the world becomes more globally interconnected, companies may wonder whether their boardrooms should become more global as well.