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Sep 8, 2020

The Responsibility to Rebrand: Aunt Jemima’s Case Study

Michael Stanko, associate professor of marketing, dives in to the rebranding of Aunt Jemima and the responsibility of a brand to effect change.

Aug 21, 2020

Equipping Leaders to Support Virtual Teams

Poole's Brad Kirkman, professor of leadership, is fielding inquiries from business leaders struggling to lead their teams in a new, entirely virtual work environment.

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Jul 30, 2020

Having Clients From Many Industries Can Hurt the Effectiveness of Auditing Firms

When an accounting firm has an industry diversified client portfolio, the quality of the firm’s audits suffers.

Jul 27, 2020

Risks Can Be Leveraged as Opportunities in the Post-COVID ‘New Normal’

Mark Beasley, director of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Initiative and KPMG professor of accounting, and Frank Buckless, Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. Dean of Poole College, hosted the inaugural Virtual Thought Leadership Series event, Strategies of the New Normal: Lessons from Risk Management.  Beasley and Buckless initially broke down the definition of ERM as an…

Jul 17, 2020

Lisa Chang Gives Entrepreneurs Expert Advice on Nailing a Virtual Pitch

Poole College's Lisa Chang weighs in on how entrepreneurs can achieve success before, during and after a virtual pitch.

Jul 1, 2020

Can Data Analytics Techniques Detect Imminent Urban Violence?

Sherry Fowler, Poole College of Management director of the Business Analytics Honors Program, takes a closer look at the important role data analytics can play in helping detect imminent urban violence.

Jun 19, 2020

When Board Members Get Involved, Corporate Tax Burden Goes Down

New research finds that corporate tax-planning practices improve when a company’s board takes an interest in tax-planning practices – and better planning results in both less tax uncertainty and a lower tax burden.

Jun 19, 2020

Tom Linton About the Physics of Supply Chain and Paths to Become CPO

Tom Linton, chief procurement officer for Flex Ltd., breaks down lessons learned throughout his career while giving insight to the laws of physics in supply chain, localized supply chains and advice for recent college graduates.

Jun 12, 2020

A Conversation with Steve Allen on Reopening North Carolina

Steve Allen, interim associate dean of academic programs, sits down to discuss the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on North Carolina businesses and industries across the United States. As North Carolina transitions through phase two of reopening, Allen sees the light at the end of the tunnel for local businesses as he looks towards the…

Jun 1, 2020

In an Economy Ravaged By COVID-19, B Corps Open a Door for Change

Jessica Yinka Thomas, director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative (BSC) and president of B Academics, explains how B Corps are better positioned to withstand economic downturns.