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Nov 18, 2013
Community

Andy Enfield

It was the Cinderella story of March Madness season when Andy Enfield, MBA ’94, coached Florida Gulf Coast University’s men’s basketball team to the NCAA Sweet 16. Enfield has always loved basketball, from his undergraduate days as an All-American for Johns Hopkins University through his stints as an NBA assistant coach with the Milwaukee Bucks (1994-1996) and Boston

Nov 18, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Common wisdom says managers set their firm’s ethical tone. But new research finds that employees are more likely to report wrongdoing in the workplace if they believe the entire firm has a zero-tolerance policy on misconduct.

Nov 18, 2013
Community

Alex Triantis

The last several months have been a time of growth at the Smith School. As you’ve read in this issue of Smith Business, we launched our first online MBA degree program, increased our diversity efforts through the LEAD Institute and took our Cupid’s Cup Business Competition national.

I have also stepped into my role as dean of the Smith School. It is an exciting new

Nov 18, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Associate Professor Brent Goldfarb’s research indicated that mere business plans don’t help entrepreneurs looking for venture funding. So he ditched the curriculum in his business plan course. Instead, his MBA students start and run a real business--in just seven weeks.

Nov 18, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Six Tips to Help Get What You Want

Negotiation is crucial for your career. Wages and promotions aren’t like grades awarded on merit. If you want a raise, you have to persuade someone to give it to you.

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