The faculty, students, alumni and staff of the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business are in the news on a regular basis. From feature stories to faculty quotes, find a taste of recent media coverage below.
Poets & Quants
The Foster School delivered the highest salary growth for MBAs among the Full-time MBA programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report from 2010-2015.
U.S. News & World Report
Foster is among the highest ranked business schools in the top 10 MBA programs with more than 95% of MBA students placed in jobs within three months of graduation.
Researchers are just beginning to understand the long-term consequences of a lifetime of those rough mornings — and it doesn’t look good. Research by Christopher Barnes, assitant professor of management, is cited.
If you’re besieged by a cranky boss, there may a culprit besides a bad attitude. Christopher Barnes, assistant professor of management, is interviewed about his latest research.
Does DNA shape the ability to save money? Research by Stephan Siegel, associate professor of finance, is highlighted.
Bloomberg profiles Jack Ma, CEO of Alibaba. A conversation between Ma and Xiao-Ping Chen, professor of management, is quoted.
Columnist Nicole Brodeur highlights Foster’s Business Leadership Celebration.
New York Times
People like to associate with brands that reflect how they see themselves. That’s an axiom of advertising. But a study published in the Journal of Consumer Research says ads like these can backfire. Mark Forehand, professor of marketing, is quoted.
Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal columnist Sue Shellenbarger looks at how excuses used the right way can save the day on the job. Ryan Fehr, assistant professor of management, is quoted.
Poets & Quants
Case competitions are not new to business schools. But the experience these contests provide boosts self-confidence, sharpens communication and presentation skills, and gives students a leg up on others in landing a job. Foster’s Global Business Case Competition is highlighted.