Congratulations to Dr. Riikka Sarala (DOM) who has been invited to join the editorial team of the Journal of Management Studies as an Associate Editor for a 3-year term beginning July 2015. JMS is a Financial times Top 45 journal.
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Dr. Nir Kshetri’s 2014 book “Global Entrepreneurship: Environment and Strategy” published by Routledge, has been selected as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine. The book looks at the economic, political, cultural, geographical, and technological environments affecting entrepreneurs as they exploit opportunities and create value in economies throughout the world. He is a professor in the Department of Management in the Bryan School.
Nir Kshetri was interviewed by Brazil’s ABF TV about big data in organizations The interview is available at the following link:
> Senior Lecturer and Attorney Eloise McCain Hassell was recently sworn in and admitted to practice before the Bar of The Supreme Court of The United States. Hassell was among twenty alumni of Wake Forest University School of Law introduced by Dean Blake Morant during the May 27, 2014 public session of The Court in Washington, DC. Following the ceremony, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. and Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg welcomed the attorneys at a private reception at The Court.
Nir Kshetri was invited to speak at the Information Economy Seminar in Shanghai , China, which was organized by the United Nations and hosted by School of Management at Shanghai University (http://unctad.org/en/Pages/MeetingDetails.aspx?meetingid=547). In March, he also spoke at the Forum on Smart Sustainable Cities (organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Montevideo, Uruguay, March 2014, http://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/Workshops-and-Seminars/Pages/2014/fssc-program1103.aspx).
Nir Kshetri delivered a keynote speech titled “Trends and Developments in the Application and Impact of Big Data in Organizations” at the first International Retail Congress held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which was organized by the Brazilian Franchising Association. The Brazilian Newspaper, Diário do Comércio highlighted his keynote speech in its article titled, “Big Data, aliada também dos pequenos” (April 24, 2014), which is available at: http://www.dcomercio.com.br/2014/04/24/big-data-aliada-tambem-dos-pequenos-1 . He was also interviewed by Pequenas Empresas & Grandes Negócios magazine, a leading publication for entrepreneurs in Brazil. The interview (in Portuguese) titled, “Com big data, as franquias podem otimizar seus resultados” is available at: http://revistapegn.globo.com/Franquias/noticia/2014/04/com-big-data-franquias-podem-otimizar-seus-resultados.html
Congratulations to the following Department of Management Students
Lloyd International Honors College
Student Excellence Award
Bryan School Student Award
Achievement and Leadership
Outstanding Student Award
I thought you may be interested in knowing the teams that earned the Target awards this morning. All five presenting teams did a great job and I want to congratulate everyone. The 5 teams selected (and the two awardees) were:
2nd Place Award
Elevating the In-Store Experience:Zack Yarborough,
Standing at the Threshold: Melissa Reich, Ashley Galloway, LaShaonda Dowdy & Elizabeth Springs.
Sustainability: Miriam Wilder, Ulrika Romrling, Rani Chatrath & Deepa Patnayakuni
Social Media & The Hispanic Guest: Frida Gustafsson, Katie Gallacher, Ya-Wei Lin & Marina Merrow
1st place Award
Sustainability: Maria Zabaneh, Catherine McDonald & Ananya Huria
Eloise McCain Hassell has been awarded the Greensboro Bar Association Centennial Award. The annual award, conferred jointly with the North Carolina Bar Association, honors an attorney who has demonstrated sustained leadership and involvement in civic and community activities in addition to service within the profession.
The award was established by the NC Bar Association in 1999 upon the occasion of the organization’s 100thanniversary of formation and in affirmation of its continuing mission of professional contribution to our state, our system of justice, and to the enrichment our civic life.