Faculty & Leadership Blog

Shannon Sweeny

Value of snow is in the trillions of dollars

Babson professor Michael Goldstein co-authored a paper for the American Geophysical Union, with collaborators the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute’s Matthew Sturm, and Charles Parr (Geophysical Institute) assessing the monetary value of seasonal snow, noting that the costs associated with the ongoing changes in snowfall are, “measured in trillions, not billions, of dollars.” This…

Michael Chmura

Professor Wendy Marcinkus Murphy Keynotes NSF GEO Technical Women Faculty Conference

Babson Associate Professor of Management Wendy Marcinkus Murphy keynotes the NSF GEO Technical Women Faculty Conference, April 10-11, 2017, in Arlington, VA.  The overall goal of the funded project, Connecting Women Faculty in Geotechnical Engineering—Thriving in a Networked World, is to create an enduring network of geotechnical engineering faculty colleagues and collaborators, both women and…

Michael Chmura

Professor Steven Gordon Edits “Online Communities as Agents of Change and Social Movements”

IGI Global, an international publishing company specializing in high quality research publications focusing on the areas of education, social science, library science, healthcare, business, environmental science, public administration, computer science, and engineering, has released Online Communities as Agents of Change and Social Movements, edited by Babson Professor Steven Gordon. Online Communities as Agents of Change…

Michael Chmura

Marketing EDGE Names Babson’s Dhruv Grewal 2017 Robert B. Clarke Outstanding Educator Award Honoree

Marketing EDGE, a nonprofit education organization, today announced that Dhruv Grewal, Ph.D., Toyota Chair in Commerce and Electronic Business and a Professor of Marketing at Babson College, will receive this year’s Robert B. Clarke Outstanding Educator Award, recognizing an academician’s overall achievement and leadership in marketing education. The honor will be presented among marketing educators…

Michael Chmura

Lecturer Peter Cohan Authors Book on Company Growth Strategies

Strategy Lecturer Peter Cohan has authored Disciplined Growth Strategies: Insights from the Growth Trajectories of Successful and Unsuccessful Companies. The book provides leaders of large and small companies a proven comprehensive framework to think systematically about growth options and to yield practical strategies that produce faster growth. Drawing insights from case studies of successful and…

Shannon Sweeny

Dialog and Design, Creating a Gender Enlightened Business Ecosystem

Jennifer Bailey is an Assistant Professor in the Technology, Operations and Information Management Division, Faculty Director for the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL), and Faculty Advisor for the Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design (TED) concentration. At Babson, we are very proud to be ranked the Number #1 graduate school in entrepreneurship education by U.S. News…

Michael Chmura

Utilizing Entrepreneurship To Propel Organizations Across Generations

Matt R. Allen is an Associate Professor in the Entrepreneurship Division, Faculty Director for the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship, and Academic Director for the Global Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) Project. We can’t celebrate the great news about the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business’s 24th consecutive year as the No. 1 school in entrepreneurship…

Michael Chmura

Professor Wendy Murphy Keynotes Women in Leadership Conference

Dr. Wendy Murphy will serve as one of the as keynote speakers for the 2017 Women in Leadership Conference according to the University of West Florida College of Business Executive Mentor Program. The annual event will be held Friday, March 3, from 11:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center and Auditorium, Building 22,…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Marthinsen Publishes ‘International Macroeconomics for Business and Political Leaders’

John Marthinsen, professor of economics and international business at Babson, authored the book International Macroeconomics for Business and Political Leaders published in January 2017. This book explains the fundamentals of international macroeconomics in a very efficient and approachable text. It explores key macro concepts such as growth, unemployment, inflation, interest, and exchange rates. Most importantly,…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Onyemah publishes ‘Entrepreneurial Selling: The Facts Every Entrepreneur Must Know’

Vincent Onyemah, associate professor of sales and marketing at Babson, co-authored with Professor Martha Rivera-Pesquera of IPADE Business School, a new book Entrepreneurial Selling: The Facts Every Entrepreneur Must Know, published on January 12, 2017.  The book addresses the unique challenges faced by entrepreneurs in search of buy-ins for novel ideas, products, or services. “In addition…