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.
Research by Christopher Barnes, assistant professor of management, is highlighted.
New York Times
In an op-ed piece, Christopher Barnes, assistant professor of management , and a co-author look at the economic cost of daylight saving time.
Every year, the UW Foster School of Business holds an international ‘social enterprise’ competition at which college students from around the world present business solutions aimed at reducing global poverty and inequity.
The Wall Street Journal
A new study finds that many investors may in fact have a genetic predisposition to hunt for bargains in the stock market. Stephan Siegel, associate professor of finance, was a co-author on the paper.
Satya Nadella’s calming, collegial style said to be a pleasant and necessary change in leadership tone. Suresh Kotha, professor of management, is quoted.
Wall Street Journal
The way most knowledge workers do their jobs — monitoring their smartphones for notes from the boss long after the office day is done– ultimately makes them less effective. Research co-authored by Christopher M. Barnes, assistant professor of management at the Foster School, is featured.
HBR Blog Network
New research indicates that greater connectivity comes at a cost: using a smartphone to cram more work into a given evening results in less work done the next day. Christopher Barnes, assistant professor of management, is co-author of the post and the research.
Back in 2011, all Cynthia Koenig, CEO of Wello, had was a business plan and an idea. Her concept – of using some kind of rolling container to transport water – wasn’t that new. But her business plan was innovative. The Foster School’s Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition is mentioned.