A publication for alumni, students and friends of the University of Connecticut School of Business

Summer 2009 | Vol. 1; No. 1




Distinguished Professor John Veiga’s research on telecommuting addresses job satisfaction and work-family balance. HTML | PDF

Professor Robin Coulter’s research focuses on how branded products are received by Western youth and the youth culture of Eastern Europe and Russia. HTML | PDF


UConn hosted a three-day conference called Global Roundtable on Advanced Management Education Reform, focusing on responses to globalization. HTML | PDF

P. Christopher Earley, Dean, discusses the effects of globalization, the current economic climate, and the goals of the School. HTML | PDF


Alumnus Paul Speltz ’69, ‘72 MBA, former presidential advisor on USA-China affairs, reports on issues including economic first aid, international relations and domestic affairs during the beginning weeks of the Obama administration. HTML | PDF

Recent Graduate Philip McDonald ’09 MBA offers his view of the current global economy and insights on risk, reform and individual behaviors. HTML | PDF

UCONN BUSINESS | Volume 1, Number 1 | Summer 2009
EDITOR: Lane Barrow. DESIGN: Marie LeBlanc. EDITORIAL BOARD: Priscilla Cale ’99, ’06 MBA; Michael Deotte ’98 MBA; Brian Hentz; Nathan Ives; Marie LeBlanc; Glen Richardson ’83 MBA; Diana Timlin. SPECIAL THANKS TO: Alex delCampo ’00; Frances Graham; Philip McDonald ’09 MBA; Brian Otis ’06 MBA; Jeremy Pollack; Amanda Spada ’09; Paul Speltz ’70, ’72 MBA; and to the faculty, staff, alumni and friends who contributed to this publication. DEAN: P. Christopher Earley. ASSOCIATE DEANS: Shantaram Hegde, Linda Klein. DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI RELATIONS: Nathan Ives. DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT: Diana Timlin.

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