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Newswise: Darden First Year Internships Span Industries, Functions and Locations Around the World

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Darden First Year Internships Span Industries, Functions and Locations Around the World

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

This summer, and for the second in a row, 100 percent of Darden full-time MBA students received an internship, and students entered roles at 145 companies in all major MBA industries.

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13-Aug-2019 4:40 PM EDT

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Newswise: The Smithfield Acquisition: ShuangHui Buys the Whole Hog

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The Smithfield Acquisition: ShuangHui Buys the Whole Hog

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Famous for producing pork products, Smithfield Foods had a history of aggressive growth. But when that growth stalled for a matter of years, it was time to consider acquisition by ShuangHui International. This case in point discusses the pros and cons and strategic considerations that went into the international deal.

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13-Aug-2019 4:30 PM EDT
Newswise: The Mathematics Behind Exploding Offers

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The Mathematics Behind Exploding Offers

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The “exploding offer,” a job offer with a near-term expiration date, is a technique some hiring managers use to increase the likelihood of acceptance. But does it do what it’s designed to, and under what conditions? New research answers these questions based on game theory and mathematical modeling.

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8-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Under the Influence: Influencer Marketing

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Under the Influence: Influencer Marketing

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Influencer marketing is a key way to engage potential customers, build loyalty and drive a message to a larger market in an organic way. Darden marketing experts provide insights for aspiring influencers and marketers eager to analyze their effect.

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5-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Newswise: UVA Darden Welcomes Seven New Professors to Start 2019–20 Academic Year

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UVA Darden Welcomes Seven New Professors to Start 2019–20 Academic Year

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The new professors will enhance a number of academic areas at the School, including Strategy, Ethics and Entrepreneurship; Global Economies and Markets; Technology and Operations Management; Accounting; and Leadership and Organizational Behavior.

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5-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Darden Alum-Led Diversity Program Prepares Indian Women for Finance Careers

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Darden Alum-Led Diversity Program Prepares Indian Women for Finance Careers

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Darden alumnus Amit Chakarabarty conceptualized the CFA Institute Young Women in Investment initiative to help close the gender gap in the investment industry in India.

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24-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Brand Citizenship: Consumer Expectations and Societal Shifts Drive Brands Taking Stands

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Brand Citizenship: Consumer Expectations and Societal Shifts Drive Brands Taking Stands

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The brand promises made between consumer and company in the 20th century typically pertained to aspirational experiences the consumer could expect to receive. In the 21st century, the brand promise has become more nuanced, and more complicated.

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22-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Strategic Execution: Performance Excellence With 4 A’s

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Strategic Execution: Performance Excellence With 4 A’s

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Strategy is important, but it’s execution that makes or breaks a company’s goals. It’s also one of the greatest challenge faced by CEOs and top management teams. Based on information collected across industries, the 4A framework can help businesses establish a playbook for practical, successful execution.

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19-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: UVA Darden Professor Gentile Shortlisted for Thinkers50 Award

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UVA Darden Professor Gentile Shortlisted for Thinkers50 Award

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

UVA Darden Professor Mary Gentile was shortlisted for the prestigious Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Awards for the second year in a row.

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17-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Doing Well While Doing Good: 5 Lessons on Empowered Consumers and Responsible Business

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Doing Well While Doing Good: 5 Lessons on Empowered Consumers and Responsible Business

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

In an age in which the public is actively invested in the values of a company and reputations can change abruptly, corporate responsibility is both a moral and business imperative. Here, Darden experts offer insights on corporate social responsibility and the evolving relationship of business and society.

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17-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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