Dean gives a shout out to 2020 business graduates
Dean Wendy York penned a letter to 2020 College of Business graduates congratulating them on their achievement and applauding them for their resilience in finishing their college careers under less-than-ideal circumstances.
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Econ’s Shilpi Mukherjee recognized by Nobel Laureate group
Fifth-year economics Ph.D. candidate Shilpi Mukherjee has been invited to participate in a prestigious meeting of Nobel Laureates. A virtual event is being held this summer with the in-person Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on Economics scheduled for August of 2021.
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Management entrepreneur doing his part for small businesses’ plight
College of Business entrepreneurial management major Sudarshan Sridharan has found a way to ease the financial stress many small businesses are experiencing as a result of COVID-19’s prolonged effect on the economy. The sophomore native of Richmond, Va., has put his passion for business building to work for restaurants and shops in Clemson hurt by coronavirus shutdowns. And, as of late, his efforts are helping “mom and pop” operations well beyond the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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Tom Zagenczyk named editor in chief of management journal
Professor of Management Tom Zagenczyk has been named the editor in chief of Group & Organization Management, a peer-reviewed, bi-monthly academic journal. The journal publishes work of scholars who extend management and organization theory and address implications for practitioners. Currently an associate editor for Group & Organization Management (GOM), Zagenczyk succeeds Bill Gardner of Texas Tech University as editor in chief and assumes the position July 1.
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Erwin Center students’ digital work a perfect fit with apparel brand
The Erwin Center for Brand Communications students created innovative, digital marketing campaigns for the new Vapor Apparel brand to engage broader consumer audiences. This Brand Communications capstone course exposes students to a real brand project by collaborating with Vapor to increase its brand awareness and drive quality traffic to its new direct-to-consumer site.
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Study: Revealing Facebook info frequent, problematic, but no judge of job performance
A Clemson University researcher and his colleagues have found there is a great deal of revealing and potentially damaging personal information job seekers post about themselves on Facebook. “Understanding the use of social media in hiring is challenging because many recruiters, when asked, claim they don’t use social media in the hiring process,” said Philip Roth, Trevillian Distinguished Professor of Management in the College of Business. “Yet, anonymous surveys suggest as many as 70% of recruiters use social media to assess potential employees with Facebook, followed by LinkedIn, as the two most frequently mentioned sources."
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DPR Means Business at Clemson University
DPR Construction recently celebrated reaching substantial completion on Clemson University’s College of Business, which is redefining the center of the university’s campus while creating a state-of-the-art think tank environment for the college’s growing student population. Read the blog and watch the finishing touches LIVE!
Inflation and Coronavirus Monetary Policies
Is there any reason to think that inflation might increase in the near future after the current coronavirus lockdowns and stay-at-home orders end? Clemson Economics professor Gerald Dwyer shares his knowledge on monertary policies during and after the pandemic.
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Space rationing may be next example of COVID-19 fallout
There are many examples of the new normal brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and one of them is space rationing, according to Michael Makowsky, economics associate professor, in a TIME magazine article. The outdoors, previously an inexhaustible resource, may have to be rationed as people require more space to protect themselves from the virus.
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Three Stocks to Buy, Four to Avoid
Scott Baier, chair and professor of the John E. Walker Department of Economics, weighs in on stocks that will endure a bear market and could be a good investment. He also talks about oil stocks that should be avoided even if oil continues to rally.
Supply chain study suggests remote sourcing can have consequences
Management’s Ahmet Colak was the co-author of a supply-chain management study that indicates sourcing of materials from remote locations can lead to more product defects.
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Davis Cooney is a marketing major from Greenville, SC. He reflected on his freshman year at Clemson and had some advice for incoming freshmen. See what he had to say and be sure to follow our Freshman Reflection series every other Friday through the summer on Instagram @ClemsonBusiness.
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