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UVA Darden, The House Inc. Develop DC-Area Young Leaders Through First EmpowerMEnt Leadership Institute Class

The EmpowerMEnt Leadership Institute’s first class has earned its Certificate in Leadership.
23-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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College Football Kickoff: Darden Executive MBA Students Crack Case on Boosting UVA Home Game Attendance

Executive MBA Class of 2021 at the Darden School of Business got a crash course in Wahoo spirit with a tour of Scott Stadium — home field of the University of Virginia Cavaliers football team — and an inside look at football operations from...
23-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Low-Grade to High-End: Waking Up the Myanmar Coffee Market

In less than five years, Myanmar coffee went from a low-grade commodity to a high-value specialty sold for premium prices globally. Through training in farming, expertise and training itself — as well as attention to both the supply and demand...
23-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Path to 2060: UVA Darden Report Explores Low-Carbon Technologies to Sustainably Feed the World

A new report from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business explores best practices and new technologies that hold promise for decarbonizing global agriculture.
23-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UVA Darden Welcomes Record Number of Women to Class of 2021

UVA Darden welcomed several new classes of students to Grounds in August: the full-time MBA Class of 2021 with a record-setting 40 percent women, the Executive MBA Class of 2021 with a record 139 students and the Master of Science in business...
23-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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.
13-Aug-2019 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Mathematics Behind Exploding Offers

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...
8-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Under the Influence: Influencer Marketing

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.
5-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

UVA Darden Expert Comments on Economic Losses with Trump Environmental Policies

31-Mar-2017 10:55 AM EDT

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U.Va. Darden CFO Roundtable Underscores Stakeholder Alignment for Growth

Washington-area chief financial officers (CFO) agree that alignment and balancing demands among stakeholders are now priorities for corporate leaders. For these CFOs, the stakeholder groups include shareholders, customers, creditors, employees,...
8-Aug-2014 12:10 PM EDT

Darden School Experts Available to Comment on Donald Sterling LA Clippers

2-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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U.Va. Darden Professor Predicts More Employment, Low Inflation and a Higher Dow — But Watch Out!

Unemployment will fall, inflation will simmer and the Dow will pop almost 500 points by the end of 2014, according to the predictions of economist Alan R. Beckenstein, professor of business administration at the University of Virginia Darden School...
27-Jan-2014 1:00 PM EST

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The University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivers the world’s best business education experience to prepare entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders through its MBA, Ph.D. and Executive Education programs. Darden’s top-ranked faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and advances practical business knowledge through research. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.


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