Tag: Simon Business School

Ex-Fed leader joins UR

Ex-Fed leader joins UR

January 29, 2016

Narayana Kocherlakota on Monday marks his first month at UR, where he is serving as a researcher and a professor. He was named the inaugural Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics.

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Xerox, in deal with Carl Icahn, to split company in two

Xerox, in deal with Carl Icahn, to split company in two

January 29, 2016

Xerox started to lose speed in the technology race,” said Abraham Seidmann, Xerox professor of computers and information systems and operations management at the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School

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The for-profit education company targeting the whole world

The for-profit education company targeting the whole world

December 16, 2015

With the reputation of U.S. for-profit colleges in tatters, one company has found a convenient way to circumvent regulation in this country: by operating primarily in overseas markets.

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A&P’s imprint on New York region fades as stores close

A&P’s imprint on New York region fades as stores close

November 19, 2015

A&P’s downfall began in the 1950s, because it was slow to adopt the modern supermarket format, which typically involved a wide variety of branded goods and products, advertising and building stores in the suburbs, said Paul Ellickson, a professor at University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business.

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7 reasons the MBA is (still) a smart investment

7 reasons the MBA is (still) a smart investment

October 8, 2015

[Andrew] Ainslie goes on to make the case that–in spite of these bashers–the MBA remains a great investment. Here, in list form, are some points he makes, along with a few others I’ve gathered from conversations with entrepreneurs who have MBAs.

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VW orders investigation into cheating on diesel emissions

VW orders investigation into cheating on diesel emissions

September 20, 2015

VW diesel owners in the U.S. tend to be “pretty cultish,” and the revelation may not deter consumers for long, said George R. Cook, former marketing professor at the University of Rochester.

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In major reversal, Rochester’s Simon School cuts MBA tuition

In major reversal, Rochester’s Simon School cuts MBA tuition

September 2, 2015

In an unprecedented move for a highly ranked business school, Simon Business School at the University of Rochester announced on Wednesday that it is cutting the total tuition of its full-time, two-year MBA program by 13.6%.

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Simon Business School adjusts tuition

Simon Business School adjusts tuition

September 1, 2015

The Simon Business School is making a significant change to its full-time MBA tuition. Total tuition for the full-time two-year MBA program will change from $106,440 to $92,000, effective for students entering in the fall of 2016.

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Health insurer mergers signify shift in health care marketplace

Health insurer mergers signify shift in health care marketplace

August 21, 2015

What may be just as significant about the planned mergers, experts say, is that they signify a major shift in the nation’s health care marketplace.

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