A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management

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Online Consumers Shy Away from Sponsored Product Listings

Sometimes it doesn’t pay to advertise. Such are the findings of a study led by a UC Riverside business professor that examined the value of participating in the “sponsored” product advertising spaces offered by major online shopping platforms such as Amazon.com and eBay.
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu) | UCR News |
Bansree Parikh

Success Requires Bravery, Not Perfection

Be brave. Not perfect. Those four words summarize the philosophy of Bansree Parikh, president of the Inland Empire market for Bank of America.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
David Gutierrez

From First-generation Student to Corporate Executive

David Gutierrez ’04 says UC Riverside graduates have a superpower. And he knows what it is. “They’ve worked hard to get where they are. Many are the first to graduate college in their family,” he says. “It leads to what I call the fire in the belly.” Gutierrez speaks from experience: He was a first-generation...
By Darin Estep |
Ndeye Thiaw

Promoting Economic and Social Development

nspired by a capstone course during her undergraduate studies, Ndeye Thiaw ’99, ’04 MBA decided to earn an MBA with an emphasis in finance and entrepreneurship. “I wanted to know more about organizational strategy, how American companies and brands were able to dominate global finance,” says Thiaw. “And, how one day, I could be part...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Tim Wiseman ’83

To Be a Great Leader, Embrace Humility

Tim Wiseman ’83 will be the first to tell you he arrived at UC Riverside to play baseball, not to launch a business career. As a starting pitcher on the 1982 NCAA Championship baseball team, he formed lifelong friendships with his teammates. But Wiseman also is grateful for the relationships he built away from the...
By Darin Estep |
UCR campus aerial view

Fresh from College, Business Alumni Give Back

Two days after graduating from the UCR School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in business finance, Alec Harold ’18 was on a plane to North Carolina for training in his new job as a financial analyst for Wells Fargo. And he hasn’t slowed down since. But as he continued to advance in his career...
By Darin Estep |
DHL Warehouse

DHL Supply Chain Funds Scholarship

With a deep understanding of the burgeoning opportunities within the industry, DHL Supply Chain recently funded a scholarship supporting UCR School of Business undergraduate students earning degrees with a concentration in operations and supply chain management. “In order to attract and retain top talent, it is important that DHL Supply Chain exposes students to the...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Professor Ivy Zhang, UCR School of Business

Accounting’s Dynamic and Evolving Landscape

When asked why she was compelled to earn a business education herself, Professor of Accounting Ivy Zhang’s answer is definitive: “I have always been intrigued by the dynamic nature of the business world, where innovation, strategy, and problem-solving intersect. A business education offered me the opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the various aspects...
Prof. Max Yoo

Business Professor Max Joo Wins Long Term Impact Award

A study that UCR assistant professor Mingyu “Max” Joo published back in 2014 continues to be highly influential.
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu) | Inside UCR |
Prof. Danko Turcic and UCR School of Business graduate students

UCR School of Business Maintains International Accreditation

The UCR School of Business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) was extended for another five years. The announcement comes after a rigorous review process in which the UCR School of Business demonstrated its focus on excellence in the areas of teaching, research, curricula development, and student learning. The...
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu | Inside UCR |
Hotel toiletries, shared bottles

Consumers Tend to Overuse Shared Products

As consumers, we are becoming more communal. Among other products we now share with strangers are shampoo and body wash in containers affixed to hotel suite showers as well as hand sanitizers in public dispensers at gyms, campuses, libraries, and other facilities.
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu) | UCR News |
Commencement 2023, UCR School of Business

Congratulations, Class of 2023!

UC Riverside wrapped up its 69th Commencement season on June 22, 2023 — with UCR’s Class of 2023 walking at 10 discipline or degree-based ceremonies, which started earlier in the month.
Female and male scientists in a lab

Women Add Value to More Complex ‘Integral’ Inventions

A recent study co-authored by a University of California, Riverside, business professor challenges a long-held finding in academic literature that the presence of women on company invention teams results in products of lesser value than inventions produced by teams that consist of all men.
By David Danelski (david.danelski@ucr.edu) | UCR News |
AGSM Banquet 2023, UCR School of Business

UCR Business Professors Honored by Students

On May 19, faculty were honored by students for their achievements inside the classroom. The evening was hosted by AGSM Student Association President Merve Sekercigellar ’23 PMBA, and awards were presented to faculty for teaching excellence.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Aniedi Effiong

Delivering for ‘Safety, People, and Innovation’

Aniedi Effiong is familiar with the speaker series events organized by the AGSM Graduate Student Ambassadors. Not long ago, he was among the UCR students attending these online discussions, making connections, learning from business professionals, seeking opportunity.
By Darin Estep |
MSBA technology image, business analytics

Master’s Students Tackle Analytics Projects for Companies

Louis Young is the CEO of Healthmetryx Inc. in Boston, and he had previously worked with Md Moniruzzaman, lecturer in business analytics at UCR School of Business, on analytics work. And, as Young was looking at other projects within his company that needed attention, “Md said, ‘You know, if you want to turbocharge what you’re...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Groundbreaking ceremony 2023, campus leaders shoveling dirt

School of Business Celebrates Groundbreaking for its New Building

UC Riverside celebrated a new chapter for the School of Business with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new instructional and administrative building that will provide increased space and modern facilities to meet growing enrollment demands.
By Imran Ghori | Inside UCR |
Executive Fellows Installation Dinner, UCR School of Business

Executive Fellows Share Expertise with Students

When Dorothy Doronila ’22, ’24 MBA spoke at the April 13 installation dinner honoring past and present executives who have served as UCR School of Business executive fellows, she shared what she learned from 2022-2023 Executive Fellow Anita Alamshaw ’91:
Anderson South classroom 118, UCR School of Business

Cerberus Executives Share Investment Insights

Work hard, study the historical data, lean into the research, consider all the scenarios and variables – and even then, be aware that the real estate investment market can surprise you.
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How is ChatGPT Affecting the Field of Information Systems?

“We’re going to learn how to use ChatGPT, a new artificial intelligence tool that can help you better understand the class material, overcome challenges, like language and learning barriers, and yes, even give you the answers to assignments.”
By Laurie McLaughlin |