Global Survey: Execs Reporting Significant Risks – But Less-Than-Robust Efforts to Address Them
A global survey of executives finds that most view the world as increasingly risky, but most report their organizations are not developing more robust risk management processes.
Student Strives To Build Safe, Sustainable Apparel Industry
Rejaul Hasan, a doctoral student in the College of Textiles, hopes his focused research in sustainability and supply chain will ensure the safety, sustainability and fair labor practices for garment workers in his native Bangladesh.
Models That Forecast Impact of Government Spending Are Easily Manipulated
Economists have found that the most widely used model for predicting how U.S. government spending affects GDP can be rigged to control forecasts.
Survey: Corporate Risks Rising – But Risk Management Efforts Not Keeping Pace
New research finds most executives see risks increasing in both number and complexity – but those same executives say their organizations’ risk management efforts may not be staying abreast of those risks.
Online MBA Ranks in Top 20
NC State’s Jenkins online MBA ranks high on the Financial Times’ list of the top business programs worldwide.
Poole College Offers Free Tax Sessions
Beginning Saturday, accounting students from the Poole College of Management will provide free tax preparation services for those who have made $64,000 or less during calendar year 2016. Other dates are Feb. 25, March 18 and April 8.
Entrepreneurship Clinic Receives Exemplary Nod
The NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic, based in the Poole College of Management, was presented with the Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program award by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. The recognition was announced at the association's annual conference held in in Philadelphia in January.
Study Finds Current Corporate Sustainability Reporting Misses the Mark
A new study finds corporate sustainability reporting often focuses on issues that are unimportant to stakeholders, and offers specific suggestions to improve the content of future reporting efforts.
Wood Named President of Association for Consumer Research
Stacy Wood, the Langdon Distinguished University Professor of Marketing at NC State’s Poole College of Management, was elected three-year term as president of the Association for Consumer Research at its annual meeting in Berlin, Germany.
New Technique Could Boost Online Word-of-Mouth Marketing
Researchers have developed a technique for creating complex predictive tools that can be used to make effective decisions about word-of-mouth marketing for online products and services.