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2018

Jan 11, 2018

Study: Diverse Companies are More Innovative

WUNC Radio reported on recently-published research by Poole College professors Richard Warr and Roger Mayer, and co-authored by Jing Zhao, at Portland State University. The research finds that companies that promote diversity are more innovative. In the interview Richard Warr said companies that foster a diverse work force—in terms of race, gender and sexual orientation—tend… 

Jan 10, 2018

Solar Vehicle Team Project Takes Unusual Route, Adding Business Students

A team of NC State students designs a solar car focusing on practicality as well as performance and energy efficiency. 

Jan 10, 2018

4 Supply Chain Predictions for 2018

Robert Handfield, executive director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative and Bank of America University Distinguished Professor at the NC State Poole College of Management, comments on the expanding capabilities of machine learning in 2018, and how “AI will be used for automation and to augment decision making.” Read more in this Supply Chain Drive article. 

Jan 9, 2018

NC State Climbs in US News & World Report Ranking of Online MBA Programs

U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Best Online MBA rankings places NC State Poole College of Management’s Jenkins Professional Online MBA program No. 14 in the U.S. 

Jan 9, 2018

Study Finds Diversity Boosts Innovation in U.S. Companies

Study by Poole College professors Roger Mayer and Richard Warr and colleague Jing Zhao, Portland State University, finds causative link between workforce diversity and innovation. 

Jan 5, 2018

NC State 2017 Entrepreneurship Highlights

Catch up on 2017 NC State entrepreneurship highlights in this December 2017 recap, including a top-25 ranking for undergraduate programs, the first season of the new weekly livestream, The State of Entrepreneurship co-hosted by Poole College student Marisa Celedonia, the NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic recognition as an outstanding program, and additional selected highlights. Read here. 

Jan 5, 2018

Fintech Risk Is Now a Top Boardroom Concern

This edition of Wealthmanagement.com includes a post about the 2018 Top Risks Report: Executive Perspectives on Top Risks for 2018, produced by the Enterprise Risk Management in Poole College and Protiviti. Read here. The ERM-Protiviti research is also covered in these publications: Security, Closeup Media, Wireless News and others. 

Jan 5, 2018

David Henard’s 2014 Research about Lyrics Cited in German-language Article about Music Today

David Henard, professor of marketing in Poole College’s Department of Business Management, worked with the author of this German-language article on the state of music – and lyrics – in Germany. The writer cites Henard’s 2014 paper about lyrics in popular music. “People like what they’re used to hearing. Therefore, there is a reinforcing effect there,… 

Jan 5, 2018

Combining Experiments, Models Boosts Social Behavior Research

Lab Manager magazine posted a story about a new approach that draws on experimental studies and computer models to offer new insights into organizational and group behavior. The story discusses research by William Rand, a computer scientist and assistant professor of business management in NC State’s Poole College of Management, and Ned Smith, an associate professor of… 

Jan 5, 2018

Year-end Bonuses by Bank of America, Others have a Silver Lining: Tax Savings

Andrew Schmidt, Poole College associate professor of accounting who specializes in corporate taxes, comments on the impact of 2017 year-end bonuses on corporations’ tax bill in this Charlotte Observer article. Read the story here.