Guardrails and paradoxes: The dynamic mindset behind successful social enterprises July 11, 2018 by Sunny Rosen Q&A with Wendy Smith, professor of management, about her research recently published in Administrative Science Quarterly, with colleage 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.
CEEE’s Mini-Society: developing pint-sized entrepreneurs July 3, 2018 by Heather Bender Fourth graders from Wilbur Elementary School get hands-on business experience in CEEE-sponsored program, Mini-Society. Students spent several weeks exploring basic economic concepts like supply and demand, pricing and the economic roles of consumers and producers. They also learned financial responsibility by earning money to pay business expenses and using bank accounts for deposits and withdrawals.
Inaugural Lerner Teaching and Research Showcase June 27, 2018 by Jen Hendrickson Select faculty from all five Lerner departments exchanged information and scholarship with their colleagues on best practices in teaching and innovative research in progress.
Meaningful Economics competition makes economics fun June 15, 2018 by Heather Bender Students from around the state of Delaware were challenged to solve this vexing elementary school issue as part of the Meaningful Economics and Entrepreneurship Competition.
Celebrating Excellent Alumni June 13, 2018 by Sunny Rosen “Trailblazers who are making a difference while being exemplary corporate citizens and mentors to the next generation of business leaders.”
UD Lerner CEEE recognizes winners of 2018 Spring Stock Market Game June 8, 2018 by Heather Bender Young stock pickers were recognized for their financial savvy by the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at a recent reception hosted by the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE).
Common mistakes in the job search process May 31, 2018 by Lerner I’ve been a career counselor/coach for 15 years, with clients ranging in age from 18 to 72. Our conversations about the job search have included straightforward topics
Lerner Class of 2018 includes first-ever FSAN Ph.D.s May 25, 2018 by Sunny Rosen The first-ever class of Lerner doctoral graduates in financial services analytics (FSAN).
When it comes to decisions, breaking up is hard to do May 24, 2018 by Lerner Whether it’s a bad relationship, a failing corporate strategy or an old car that you just can’t quit, we all like to believe that our decisions to stick things out are rational and logical, but the truth is that our minds fool us.
How UD MBA Lisa Weaver saved DuPont $8 million and counting May 23, 2018 by Sunny Rosen “Lisa Weaver has a proclivity for seeking improvements beyond a project’s requirements. Coming from an undergraduate background in operations management and marketing, she knows how to deliver inventive, process-oriented results.