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Michael Chmura

Babson Hosts HUBweek Forum For Global Health Innovation

Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®: A Catalyst for Change in Global Health is an entrepreneurial innovator showcase taking place Thursday, September 29 during HUBweek that highlights challenges, barriers, and solutions to accessing and providing safe, equitable healthcare delivery in low and middle income countries. The 8 a.m. event at the Babson Boston 100 High Street Campus…

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…

Michael Chmura

Professor Zacharakis Receives AOM Entrepreneurship Division Mentor Award

The Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division has awarded the Mentor Award to Babson Entrepreneurship Professor Zach Zacharakis. The Mentor Award recognizes extraordinary contributions in the area of mentoring.  It is one of two career service awards that recognize long-term contributions made towards the mission of the Division. The award is given to an individual who…

Michael Chmura

Vice Provost Brush Receives Dedication To Entrepreneurship Award

The Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division has awarded the Dedication To Entrepreneurship Award to Babson Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush. The award is meant to recognize a small number of individuals and organizations each year who have made extraordinary, long-term contributions that advance the mission and interests of the Division. Awards are…

Michael Chmura

Professor Greene Keynotes Penn State ENTI Minor Summer Gathering

Patricia Greene delivered the keynote address – “Entrepreneurship Education: Global Trends and Practices” –  at the fourth annual ENTI Minor Faculty and Friends Summer Gathering on August 16-17.  Greene is the Paul T. Babson chair in entrepreneurial studies at Babson, academic director for Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses and 10,000 Women initiatives, and co-founder of the Diana Project.  ENTI…

Michael Chmura

Two Shootings In Two Days: Why Does This Keep Happening?

Assistant Professor at Babson College, Tina Opie (@DrTinaOpie), Executive Editor of NAACP Crisis Magazine, Jabari Asim (@jabariasim), and Former Watertown Police Chief Ed Deveau (@EdwardPDeveau) joined WGBH News to discuss some of the many, complicated issues involved in the deaths of Philando Castille and Alton Sterling, both at the hands of police officers.

Shannon Sweeny

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…

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…

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,…

Shannon Sweeny

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…