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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…

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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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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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Professor Dhruv Grewal Recognized as Outstanding Area Editor of the Year by Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS)

Babson Marketing Professor Dhruv Grewal has been recognized by the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS) as an Outstanding Area Editor of the Year. Three of the JAMS Area Editors have been chosen out of the seventeen member team for this award. Professor Grewal received the award at the Academy of Marketing and Science Annual…

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A Living Case Study in Gary DiCamillo’s Classroom

Gary DiCamillo is no stranger to turnaround management—in fact, in his 40 year career he has shepherded multiple companies through turnarounds. Outside the boardroom, DiCamillo is a Babson trustee, Chairman of the College’s Finance Committee, and an adjunct lecturer in the graduate school. For the past several years, DiCamillo has taught Managing in Turnaround Companies, a…

Kent Jones on Ending the US Trade Embargo Against Cuba

Prof. Kent Jones has been following the debate over ending the decades-old US trade embargo against Cuba, recently loosened by President Obama.  In “The Coming Boom in US-Cuba Trade” he notes that, before Castro, the US was Cuba’s largest trading partner and its major source of foreign investment.  Economic models of trade intensity predict that…