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Shannon Sweeny

Babson’s Anne Donnellon Appointed to National Small Business Development Centers Advisory Board

Associate Professor of Management Anne Donnellon has been appointed to the National Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) Advisory Board as the Region I representative. America’s SBDC represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers– the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories. The mission of America’s SBDC is…

Kerry Healey

Rewriting the Script for Success

On October 26, I had the opportunity to address an incredible group of women at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. We had a robust discussion about women, work-life balance, multi-generational work environments, and the evolving definition of success in our careers and our lives. I hope that this conversation serves as a starting point…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson’s Jane Edmonds Panelist at National Race Amity Conference

Babson’s Vice President of Programming and Community Outreach, Jane C. Edmonds will be presenting at the National Race Amity Conference in Quincy, MA November 17-19, 2016. Edmonds will be participating in the keynote panel Friday November 18, 2016 on Intersecting Business, Finance, and Law with Access, Equity, and Social Justice moderated by Shirley Leung of…

Michael Chmura

Faculty Offer Perspectives About Women’s Enterprise

Two Babson College Entrepreneurship professors are among the lecturers at the Telfer School of Management speaker series, Perspectives about Women’s Enterprise.  The speaker series features expert presentations about entrepreneurship and innovation, viewed through a gender lens. Professor Patricia Greene will speak on November 8th on The ABCs of Growth: Aspirations, Behaviors, and Confidence.  She will be presenting…

Michael Chmura

Babson Research Featured At Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium

Adjunct faculty member Ken Accardi MBA’05 describes himself as being transformed by his Babson education.  His early career was at GE Healthcare where he led global software development for their X-Ray product line.  He then became Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the service division that doubled in size to $4B during his tenure. Since Babson,…

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…

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.  The award is one of two career service awards that recognizes long-term contributions made towards the mission of the Division. The award is given to an individual…

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…