Potential pitfalls of self-managed teams

Self-managed, bottom-up, self-directed, semi-autonomous: these buzzwords for new team structures have been trending across the business world in recent years. Whether it is attributed to cost-cutting or the spirit of...

George Parsons

Education Ph.D. in economics, University of Wisconsin, 1985 A.B. in economics, Indiana University, 1975 Select Publications Parsons, G. (2017). Travel cost models. In Champ, P., Boyle, K., and Brown, T....

The basics of business meets Shark Tank at UD

...to them. What makes their service valuable, the team said, is that it is convenient, easy to use, cost effective and emphasizes users’ needs. A Snoops user would create a...

Forecasting the 2019 Economy

...can affect their cost of capital, which is used to fund their growth. The more affordable that capital is, meaning the cost of borrowing, the more sense it makes for...

Blue Hens beat the S&P 500

...lost ground with a total return of -4.4% for the year. Meanwhile, the BHIC held steady, through a combination of good research analysis and stock picks, and returned -2.7% which...

Lifelong Lerner: Ted Cebulski

...Dr. Schubert. During a foundational lecture on the concept of opportunity cost, Dr. Schubert changed my entire perspective, inspiring me to overlook my sunk costs and compare what was in...

Hotel Stay? Stay Safe

...UD’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics. “Anyone can do a visual inspection of a room, and it can look clean. Just because it looks clean does not necessarily...

Top skills of a healthcare management professional

...a nurse assistant does,” Poorani said. “You may not be a medical assistant; you probably wouldn’t have to be trained in that, but you need to be familiar with that...

Lifelong Lerner: Jessica Casino

...I interact with Jess on a regular basis. Her energy, leadership abilities and conscientiousness will make an important contribution to absolutely everything she does in her life.“ In this profile,...

UD’s Entrepreneurship Recognized

...standing among the top 10% of such programs. Nationwide, more than 500 colleges and universities offer entrepreneurship programs, but few empower budding entrepreneurs the way Horn does. Horn began in...