Congratulations to Dr. Barry Cobb! His work is being featured in the university’s 2018 edition of Mind’s Eye. Here’s a sneak peek at the story: Whether at the grocery store, a holiday party or a warehouse sale, you have probably seen bins, crates, kegs and pallets laying around. Known as returnable transport items (RTIs), these unsung heroes of the supply chain allow … [Read more...] about Dr. Barry Cobb featured in Mind’s Eye
Each spring the College of Business (COB) leadership team including the Dean, Associate Deans, Department Heads and faculty select recipients for the top honors in the college. Students are selected for awards from a variety of criteria including academic achievement, dedication to the public affairs mission, dedication inside and outside of the classroom, and some awards … [Read more...] about Students Recognized at annual Spring Awards Banquet
The College of Business is dedicated to highlighting the hard work of its students. Each fall, the COB Scholarship Banquet is held to honor student achievement. The 2017-18 Banquet, held November 10 and the John A and Genny Morris Conservation Center, showcased the high level of academic achievement among College of Business Students. At this year’s event, 230 scholarships … [Read more...] about Student Success: 2017-2018 Fall Scholarship Banquet
By: Alex Hamwi Has this ever happened to you? You are speaking with someone. You finish speaking and the other person responds to what you said. As the other person finishes what they’re saying, you realize that they have been talking for the last two or three minutes, but you didn’t really hear anything they said. This is a situation a lot of people find themselves … [Read more...] about Bears Business Brief: Do your salespeople know how to listen to your customers?
In 2014, General Motors lost $4.1 billion and was tied to the deaths of over 100 people (Isidore, 2015). The cause of this calamity was a faulty ignition switch designed by GM and installed in several of their cars. The ignition switch had a detent plunger that was too short, allowing the key in the ignition to easily turn from the on to the off position. Sometimes, the … [Read more...] about Bears Business Brief: How defective products affect sales force