CAS Medical Systems CEO Talks Manufacturing Overseas at Lecture

The Daily Campus – The “Global Business Leadership Seminar Series” is part of the Center for International Business Education and Research’s professional development certification program at UConn. Students must attend three out of four lectures during the spring semester to receive the certificate.

Mimicking the Boss

Nicole Jones Young
Nicole Jones Young (Melissa Ferrigno/UConn School of Business)

Doctoral Student Nicole Jones Young Wins Her Second Award for Research on ‘Trickle-Down Leadership’ and Inclusivity

Management doctoral candidate Nicole Jones Young has won her second prestigious award in two years for research that shows employees pay close attention to their bosses’ actions, more than their words, when it comes to inclusivity in the workplace.

“A Trickle-Down Approach to Inclusive Leadership: The Role of Supervisory Moral Identity,” was recognized by the prestigious Southern Management Association (SMA) as the top doctoral research paper focused on ethics, social and diversity issues.Continue Reading

Cosmo Editor Shares Advice

Joanna Coles, Cosmopolitan Magazine

Work Becomes Easier When You Get to the Top

How do I ask for a raise?

That’s one of the most common questions that the editors of Cosmopolitan magazine are asked every year, said Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles.

Coles, who since 2012 has led the world’s largest women’s magazine, with 18 million readers in the U.S. alone, regaled some 300 women with stories of career and life, at the third annual Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Forum on Sept. 18. The event was presented by Platinum Sponsor MasterCard and hosted by the UConn School of Business at UConn Stamford.Continue Reading

UConn Student Learns Leadership Skills at Microsoft

FLT Workshop

Accounting Major Shantaye Taylor ’16 Describes Program as ‘Exceptional and Life Changing’

Summer break provides ample opportunity for students to strengthen skills that are learned outside of the classroom.  For accounting major Shantaye Taylor ’16, the Finance Leaders in Technology (FLT) Workshop at Microsoft provided her the opportunity to strengthen her leadership skills and learn more about corporate global finance.Continue Reading

John Mathieu Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Management Professor John Mathieu (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Management Professor John Mathieu (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Improving High-Stress Outcomes Drives Mathieu’s Research

Professor John Mathieu is the recipient of a national lifetime achievement award recognizing his exceptional research, teaching and mentoring in the field of group dynamics.

The Joseph E. McGrath Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Study of Groups is given to an individual whose work has shown an enduring commitment to advancing the interdisciplinary science of team behavior, dynamics, and outcomes.Continue Reading

Til Duty is Done

U.S. Army Veterans

Retired U.S. Army Captain /UConn Alumnus Building Housing, Haven for Returning Veterans

Every class that graduates from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point adopts a creed that unifies and guides the future officers during their military training.

For U.S. Army Capt. Justin Nash, and the rest of the Class of 2001, that principle was: Til Duty is Done.

That powerful phrase has been a rallying cry for Nash, who several years later led a platoon of professional soldiers and 300 indigent Afghan warriors through a series of harrowing missions near the Pakistani border.Continue Reading

Professor Gilson Attends ‘War College’

Professor Lucy Gilson at U.S. Army War College

Returns with Ideas for Strengthening Business Leadership Curriculum

Would UConn business students planning careers in corporate America benefit from exploring U.S. military leadership skills as part of the curriculum?

That’s one of the ideas that Management Professor Lucy Gilson has been pondering after completing an intensive, four-day program at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Penn., in early June.

Gilson was one of 160 distinguished civilians invited to brainstorm national security issues with 387 high-ranking military officers during the U.S. Army War College’s 61st Annual National Security Seminar.Continue Reading

Dates Confirmed, Sponsors Return for Second Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference

Geno Auriemma Leadership ConferenceThe University of Connecticut is pleased to announce the dates for the 2014 Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference (http://genoleadership.uconn.edu) – October 22-23. The conference will once again be held at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut.

“After an extremely successful inaugural conference in 2013, I am very excited to be partnering with the UConn School of Business again to bring leadership insights to business leaders throughout the region,” said UConn Women’s Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma.Continue Reading