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Shannon Sweeny

Influencing at a Distance – across Cultures

Allan Cohen, Distinguished Professor of Global Leadership, Babson College and David Bradford, Senior Lecturer on Organizational Behavior Emeritus at Stanford Graduate School of Business It is hard enough to manage or influence people who are geographically separate, but much more difficult when they come from cultures with different norms about openness, interaction, making relationships, dealing…

Michael Chmura

Professor Grewal Publication Receives MarketingEDGE Best Paper Award

MarketingEDGE has presented Best Paper Award to a publication coauthored by Professor Dhruv Grewal. Mobile Advertising: A Framework and Research Agenda received the award for a paper published in the Journal of Interactive Marketing in 2016. Co-authors are Northeastern Professor Yakov Bart, Munich School of Management Professor Martin Spann, and Tel Aviv University Professor Peter Pal Zubcsek. They…

Michael Chmura

Professor Beitelspacher Receives Award For Innovative Excellence In Marketing Education

Babson Professor Lauren Beitelspacher becomes the latest Babson faculty member to receive the Pearson Prentice Hall’s Solomon-Marshall-Stuart Award for Innovative Excellence in Marketing Education (American Marketing Association Teaching and Learning SIG). Beitelspacher received the award this summer for innovation in her Retailing class. Previously Professor Anne Roggeveen received the award in 2014 for her creation…

Bala Iyer, Dean of Faculty

TEDx Babson College – Digital Innovation and Disruption

Babson hosted its first TEDx event in April, 2017 and the footage is now available. The theme of the event was “Disruption 360,” featuring a collection of 15-minute talks on a variety of subjects related to the dynamic change that is occurring today in the world of business. Experts from the worlds of information technology,…

Shannon Sweeny

Artist Marilyn Levin Donates Painting in Honor of Babson Professor Allan Cohen

The artist Marilyn Levin donated Building Foundations to Babson College in honor of Professor Allan R. Cohen, who has long believed in teaching the arts to stimulate the creative core of leadership.  Professor Cohen is in residence at the San Francisco campus as Distinguished Professor of Global Leadership.  He completed seven years as Vice President…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson’s Patti Greene Appointed to Center for American Entrepreneurship Research Council

The Center for American Entrepreneurship (CAE), a nonpartisan policy and advocacy organization launched on July 25, 2017. CAE’s mission is to engage policymakers in Washington, and at the state and local level across the nation, regarding the critical importance of entrepreneurs and start-ups to innovation, economic growth, job creation, and expanded economic opportunity – and…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Represented with Two Articles in Cogitatio Press’s Journal ‘Perspectives on Human Trafficking and Modern Forms of Slavery’

Christina Bain, Director of Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, and Elizabeth Swanson, Arts and Humanities Professor at Babson, both authored articles in the latest Cogitatio Press’s Journal ‘Perspectives on Human Trafficking and Modern Forms of Slavery’. Bain’s article entitled, Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Fight Against Human Trafficking, addresses how entrepreneurship education can…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Richard Bliss Receives Walter H. Carpenter Prize

Long-time Babson professor of finance, Richard Bliss, has received the Walter H. Carpenter Prize for Exceptional Contributions to Babson College. The Carpenter Prize is the most prestigious honor awarded to a Babson employee. Established in 1981, the Carpenter Prize is awarded annually to the individual who best personifies the personal and professional attributes of Walter Carpenter. Recipients…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson’s Marty Anderson Named Favorite Professor of Top MBAs by Poets & Quants

Babson College senior lecturer in the Technology, Operation and Innovation Management division Marty Anderson has been named one of the Favorites Professors of Top MBAs by Poets and Quants. Ross Chesnick, 2017 Poets & Quants Best and Brightest MBAs, says about Anderson: “Marty Anderson, a part-time Babson faculty member and independent consultant, had one mission…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson VP for Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds Takes Trip to DC with Mayor Walsh and Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

On May 24, 2017, Babson VP for Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds, along with the Boston Chamber of Commerce President James Rooney, Mayor Marty Walsh and 50 Boston business and civic leaders took a trip to Washington D.C. to discuss issues of race and economic mobility. The MA Chamber took a tour of the National Museum…