Career Advice from Tim Cook The Apple CEO returned to campus for his 25th reunion
Apple CEO Tim Cook drafted a 25-year career plan in 1988 while in Fuqua's Evening Executive MBA program. Cook was back on Fuqua’s campus talking about how that plan turned out very differently than he expected. Dean Bill Boulding also spoke with Cook about leadership, ethics, collaboration and intuition. Cook’s thoughts are highlighted in a series of short videos.
Why European Companies May Be Joining Corporate Groups
Professor Sharon Belenzon studied 140,000 companies in Europe to determine what caused firms to join corporate groups. He found in countries with less developed financial systems, some companies chose to partner because of a lack of access to capital. READ MORE
Researcher: Long Lines Hurt Business
Few people will tell you they like to stand in line. But, just how long does a line have to get before some customers walk away? Professor Andres Musalem was part of a team that analyzed video from a grocery store to determine the answer. READ Q & A
The Politics of Buying a Light Bulb
Professor Rick Larrick discovered when it comes to deciding which light bulb to buy, a label touting the product's environmental benefit may actually discourage politically conservative shoppers. Instead, he suggests a new way of marketing energy-efficient products. LEARN MORE
What is Consequential Leadership?
"Consequential Leadership", "Leaders of Consequence", and "LOC" are very familiar phrases for most Fuqua students. But what do these terms mean? Russ Morgan, Dean of the Daytime MBA program, explains. READ BLOG POST
When Impact Investing Works Best
Being a consequential leader means looking beyond the financial bottom line into how business can serve the greater good. Researchers at Fuqua's Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship examined how impact investing (returns geared toward both monetary and social outcomes) is working. READ RESULTS
From Conflict Zone to EU Member
Professor Sasa Pekec, a member of the Council of Economic Advisors to the President of Croatia, explains what it means for Croatia to have joined the European Union both symbolically and economically. READ OP ED
When Helping Hurts – Professor Grainne Fitzsimons writes in the New York Times about the dangers of parents being too involved in their children's lives
Crossing the Climate Line – EDGE Executive Director Dan Vermeer explains a risk in carbon dioxide levels in the News and Observer