Professor Nora Madjar, a 20-year faculty member who has won multiple teaching awards and is a leader in curriculum development and review, has been appointed Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs at the School of Business. Continue Reading
School Hosts Two Programs to Offer Women Students Insight, Connections, Advice During International Women’s Day
The School of Business is offering two unique programs, both featuring successful women in business, as part of its celebration of International Women’s Day on Tuesday.
A panel of leaders from Amazon, including alumna Shirley Tarabochia ’17 MBA the General Manager at Amazon’s Windsor, Conn. facility, will address graduate students at the GBLC in Hartford.Continue Reading
MBA, Law Students Vie To Represent UConn at International Negotiations Challenge in Greece This Spring
Only a few days remain to register for the popular Negotiations Case Competition and management professor Nora Madjar expects this year’s event, like years past, will draw some of the brightest MBA and law students at UConn.Continue Reading
Women Are Facing Greater Interruption Challenges with Remote Work Than Their Male Colleagues
MBA/LAW Team Members Already Using Their Newly Honed Negotiation Skills
Although they didn’t earn top-standing in this year’s international negotiation challenge, UConn’s team of MBA and Law students were champions nevertheless.
“This experience has already impacted my work,” said MBA-candidate Jasdeep Singh. “I am currently Head of Operations and Marketing for 3BC LLC and we are in the midst of a negotiation that has been months in the making.Continue Reading
Marketing Professor Kelly Herd Lauded For Innovative Teaching Excellence
The UConn Chapter of the American Association of University Professors has recognized assistant professor of marketing Kelly Herd with a teaching innovation award.Continue Reading
Management Professor Nora Madjar Honored for Faculty Excellence
The UConn Chapter of the American Association of University Professors has recognized professor Nora Madjar of the management department for teaching excellence.Continue Reading
Negotiation Challenge Participant: ‘I Learned How to Stand My Ground’
Although MBA student Nishant Jain and his team won first-place in the 6th Annual Business Law Negotiation competition last week, there really was no way to lose, he said.
“The ability to negotiate is a necessary skillset for any professional, and to be able to develop and refine this skill was a fantastic opportunity,” said Jain, whose teammates were law students Magdalena Klin and Jacqueline Cushing. “It is going to be very useful, especially when I am job hunting or trying to move up the ladder in an organization.”Continue Reading
UConn Management Professor: Workplace Interruptions Jeopardize Productivity
UConn Today – In many American workplaces, employees are bombarded with almost incessant interruptions that disrupt concentration, derail productivity, and generate stress.
Many office workers and IT professionals report being interrupted every three to 11 minutes, while nurses, on average, are interrupted six to 12 times an hour. Most business emails are opened within six seconds of being received, and employees check their emails up to 36 times an hour, according to UConn management professor Nora Madjar.Continue Reading
UConn Students Take Third-Place Trophy in International Negotiation Challenge
The COVID-19 pandemic prevented a team of business and law students from traveling to Barcelona, but not from finishing in the Top Three in a prestigious, international negotiation competition.Continue Reading