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Katz Graduate School of Business

Freedom, Fairness, And The Nanny State: "Nudging" Through Pigovian Taxes

Cait Lamberton | Posted 06.30.2016 | Education
Cait Lamberton

If a Pigovian tax is desirable for some reason, whether to nudge healthier behavior or to raise needed revenue, is there a way to make it more acceptable?

Our Pathway To Student Success Begins With Developing Strengths

Audrey J. Murrell | Posted 06.13.2016 | Education
Audrey J. Murrell

Changing a mindset is never easy, but by viewing student development through the lens of building strengths rather than correcting faults, higher education institutions are better able to drive key student success outcomes.

Rethinking How We Develop Undergraduate Entrepreneurship

Audrey J. Murrell | Posted 05.03.2016 | College
Audrey J. Murrell

Not all students will found companies, but all should possess the business skills to succeed in an entrepreneurial environment.

Four Critical Issues Affecting the Future Success of Business Schools

John T. Delaney | Posted 08.11.2016 | College
John T. Delaney

As I reflect on my nine years as dean and look ahead to the future, I foresee four significant issues affecting business schools and higher education that will warrant attention and drive change in the next decade.

Amtrak, Baltimore, Kathmandu and Business Education

John T. Delaney | Posted 05.28.2016 | College
John T. Delaney

Business schools teach students the skills needed to analyze economic and other issues dispassionately. A key ingredient in our ability to perform objective analysis involves the minimization of emotion in the calculation. The idea is to remove our biases so we can look at a decision deliberately and objectively.

The Hidden Value of Serving Salad

John T. Delaney | Posted 04.26.2015 | College
John T. Delaney

Upon reflection, I believe there are many reasons why business schools have not been as effective in teaching generosity over greed. One is that we rarely are placed in circumstances that cause us to change our thinking about people, problems or the cost of poverty and neglect.

Global Experience Isn't Just for Students: Why Professors Must Spend Time Overseas

John T. Delaney | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
John T. Delaney

Professors with strong global awareness are better equipped to help students apply lessons within an international context and to develop international content and perspective within their courses.

Much aMOOC About Nothing?

John T. Delaney | Posted 11.17.2013 | College
John T. Delaney

The real reform to higher education is going to occur as the balance between in-person and technology-enhanced education is refined. Successful MOOCs will demonstrate where such refinement is occurring.

The Most In-Demand 21st Century Business Skill: Learning Agility

John T. Delaney | Posted 09.10.2013 | Business
John T. Delaney

Today's startup culture is forcing many professionals to become agile, when tech developers every day find themselves as CEOs learning how to run a new business as they go.