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Shannon Sweeny

If Your Company Thinks Green, You Will Too

Are you passionate about saving the earth?  It depends where you work. New research by Babson professor Jennifer Tosti-Kharas and coauthors finds that people are more likely to perform sustainability practices when they believed their organizations value sustainability, regardless of their own personal beliefs about the importance of sustainability. Organization OR Environment? Disentangling Employees’ Rationales Behind Organizational…

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Babson Professor Starts First of its Kind Operations for Entrepreneurs Course

Nine times out of ten, entrepreneurs neglect to consider the role of Operations Management, which is a critical component for the successful launch and growth of every startup.  This is the problem that Professor Jennifer Bailey is trying to prevent. Bailey has started the Operations for Entrepreneurs course for undergraduate students at Babson.  Launched this…

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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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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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Executive and Enterprise Education Presents Webinar “Scale up: How Entrepreneurship Ecosystems are Stimulating Economic Growth Around the World”

On June 16, 2016 from 12:00pm-12:30pm EDT Babson Executive and Enterprise Education will be hosting a webinar entitled, “Scale up: How Entrepreneurship Ecosystems are Stimulating Economic Growth Around the World.”  Dan Isenberg, the founding executive director of the Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project will be presenting the webinar. >>Register Overview Since 2010, startup movements have captured…

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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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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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Babson Faculty Spring Promotions

Seven Babson scholars and teachers have received appointments or promotions this spring. Phil Kim, Entrepreneurship, received Tenure. Ian Lapp, History and Undergraduate Dean, appointment as Senior Lecturer. Phil Licari, Technology, Operations, and Information, promotion to Senior Lecturer. Ken Matsuno, Marketing, promotion to full Professor. Brigitte Muehlmann, Accounting and Law, received Tenure and promotion to full…

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Babson Announces Undergraduate and Graduate Faculty of the Year

Richard Mandel has been named undergraduate Teacher of the Year and Mark Potter the graduate Faculty of the Year, also known as the Thomas Kennedy Award for Teaching Excellence.  The honors were announced during Commencement ceremonies on May 14, 2016. Richard Mandel Undergraduate Teacher of the Year Professor Mandel has been a member of the Babson faculty…