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Netflix, $100 Million and Black-Owned Banks

Netflix is investing $100 million in financial institutions that support Black-owned banks and Black communities. This investment isn’t just socially responsible in fueling opportunity; research shows that Black-owned banks outperform...
17-Sep-2020 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

LinkedIn Chief Economist Considers Job Skills of the Future at UVA Darden Management Conference

University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Lalin Anik spoke with LinkedIn Principal Economist Guy Berger
16-Sep-2020 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UVA Darden, Focused Ultrasound Foundation Partner on Innovative Fellowship Program

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business and the Charlottesville-based Focused Ultrasound Foundation have partnered on an innovative new fellowship program offering young professionals both a dynamic career start in a cutting-edge...
11-Sep-2020 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

3 Essentials to a More Inclusive Hiring Process

Diversity, equity and inclusion are imperative. How can companies — and the individuals in them — ensure the kind of inclusive hiring practices that will lead to a genuinely equitable and diverse culture? Darden Professor Toni Irving discusses...
8-Sep-2020 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New UVA Darden Courses Include Explorations of Inclusion, Managing in a Pandemic and Tech Policy

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business will offer a number of new courses for the 2020–21 academic year. The classes range from explorations of India’s role in the global economy to a deep dive into technology policy, among other...
8-Sep-2020 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Segregation in 2020: Why Aren’t We Moving Forward?

While the U.S. has become more diverse, it has largely remained segregated. Good intentions and conversations about diversity may lead to what Professor Greg Fairchild terms the “illusion of inclusion”; even if we do not hold bias, physical and...
2-Sep-2020 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UVA Darden Professors Explore Issues of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Work in Free Online Course

Six renowned professors from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business are helping to answer key questions with an innovative, free online course: “Foundations of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Work.”
2-Sep-2020 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UVA Darden Welcomes 7 New Faculty Members

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business will welcome seven new faculty members ahead of the 2020–21 academic year.
2-Sep-2020 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A New Model: Dynamics of Household Income and Consumption

What drives household consumption? Standard theories of consumer behavior may not fully account for a major driver of spending (or not spending). Professor Dan Murphy and colleagues have a new model to help us understand consumption choices and the...
9-Apr-2020 3:05 PM EDT

5 Big Questions About the Future of Retail

Traditional retail remains in a period of widespread transformation. Many suburban malls have shuttered, or limp along with few tenants. The rapid transformation even has its own doom-and-gloom shorthand: the Retail Apocalypse. Amid the turmoil,...
28-Jan-2020 12:15 PM EST

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10 Recommendations for the Resilient Family Business

Family businesses are unique and complex; they have aspects and layers to them that are unlike any other organizations. Professor June West and Alana Wall provide 10 recommendations for the resilient family business.
3-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT

UVA Darden Expert Available to Discuss WeWork CEO Transition Ahead of Planned IPO

25-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Principles and Purpose: A Statement on Stakeholders

A group of prominent CEOs recently issued a statement encouraging business to create value for all stakeholders, not limited to investors. Ed Freeman and his colleagues have been working with Stakeholder Theory for decades. Here, Darden professors...
22-Aug-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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The Smithfield Acquisition: ShuangHui Buys the Whole Hog

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...
13-Aug-2019 4:30 PM EDT

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Does Anyone Win in a US-China Trade War?

A looming 1 March deadline to prevent another round of escalating tariffs between the United States and China is more fraught than typical trade disputes. If that wasn’t already clear to observers, U.S. President Donald Trump made it abundantly so...
15-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

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Trump's Anti-Climate Stance Will Obstruct Green Innovation

7-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT

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