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Shannon Sweeny

The Gig Economy is Here to Stay, and Means the End of Jobs as We Know Them

New Book By Award-Winning Entrepreneurship Expert Explains How to Survive and Thrive by Redefining Work, Income Security, Career Risks and Vacation Think the safest route to a secure financial future is to get a full-­‐time salaried job? Think again. In her new book, The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time…

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Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Andrew Corbett

I recently sat down with Professor Andrew Corbett to discuss the start of the school year and plans for Babson’s Butler Venture Accelerator.  As part of the Accelerator program, the Blank Center works closely with the entrepreneurship faculty in curating, building and innovating the resources for student and alumni entrepreneurs.  As Professor Corbett shared what…

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Emily Denoble

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Mary Gale

Mary Gale is a prominent member of the Babson community, adored campus-wide for her giving nature and infectious energy. I got to know her while working for the Summer Venture Program, for which she is the faculty director. While out of state for the San Francisco Summer Venture Showcase, she shared via phone call her…

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Shannon Sweeny

The Importance of Ethics in Business Education

Babson management professors James Hunt, Melissa Manwaring and Danna Greenberg are contributing authors to Educating for Responsible Management: Putting Theory into Practice published by the Principles for Responsible Management Education and Greenleaf Publishing.  They have authored a chapter entitled Walking the Talk: Empowering undergraduate business students to act on their own values. This chapter outlines…

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Emily Denoble

Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Phil Kim

To anyone who has met Professor Phil Kim, it would not come as a surprise that he recently received tenure at Babson. He is a kind, intellectual man, passionate about creating positive change in the world. I recently sat down with Professor Kim to learn more about his interests and what entrepreneurship means to him.…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor of Marketing Dhruv Grewal Receives 2016 Sheth Foundation/Journal of Marketing Award

Babson Marketing Professor Dhruv Grewal along with Robert W. Palmatier, Rajiv P. Dant, and Kenneth R. Evans received the 2016 Sheth Foundation/Journal of Marketing Award for their article “Factors Influencing the Effectiveness of Relationship Marketing: A Meta-Analysis.” The article appeared in the October 2006 (Volume 70, Number 4) issue of the Journal of Marketing. Nominations…

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Shannon Sweeny

Vice Provost Candida Brush Co-Authors Award Winning Paper

Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candida Brush’s co-authored paper, “Why do family firms strive for nonfinancial goals? An organizational identity perspective”, Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 2013, was recently selected for the Emerald Citations of Excellence 2016. Each year Emerald Group Publishing awards certificates to highly cited papers relating to the areas of Business Management,…

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Shannon Sweeny

Professor Dhruv Grewal Recognized as Outstanding Area Editor of the Year by Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS)

Babson Marketing Professor Dhruv Grewal has been recognized by the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS) as an Outstanding Area Editor of the Year. Three of the JAMS Area Editors have been chosen out of the seventeen member team for this award. Professor Grewal received the award at the Academy of Marketing and Science Annual…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Appointed Chair of Committee for the Mathematical Association of America

Mathematics and statistics professor Richard Cleary has been invited to serve as Chair of the Committee on George Polya Lecturers for the Mathematical Association of America (MMA) beginning in February 2017. George Pólya, renowned teacher and writer, embodied the high quality of exposition that the MAA seeks to encourage. To further this goal, the George…

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