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UVA Darden Welcomes Former Save the Children CEO as Senior Adviser

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced the appointment of former Save the Children President and CEO Carolyn Miles (MBA ’88) as senior adviser to the dean and executive fellow. She will also serve as a distinguished...
26-Mar-2021 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UVA Darden Dean Scott Beardsley Named Dean of the Year

Poets & Quants has named University of Virginia Darden School of Business Dean Scott Beardsley its Dean of the Year.
14-Dec-2020 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Alumni Power UVA Darden’s Expanded Real Estate Education Offerings

With a gift of $100,000, three alumni who have built successful careers in commercial real estate have started a fund to help University of Virginia Darden School of Business students with similar aspirations.
30-Oct-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

5 Big Questions on Health Care and COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has once again thrust the unusual state of American health care into the spotlight. With a presidential election that could have a dramatic impact on the state of health care for millions on 3 November, Professor Vivian...
30-Oct-2020 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cooperation vs. Competition: What Do You Want in Your Mutual Fund?

Darden Professor Rich Evans’ study of mutual fund managers’ performance demonstrates that significantly different outcomes occur when employees get paid to compete against each other — versus when they are compensated for cooperating.
30-Oct-2020 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When Political Becomes Personal: Sensitive Racial and Cultural World Issues

During rising tensions between the U.S. and China, what happens when one professional makes a comment on Chinese innovation that offends his colleague? Professor Ming-Jer Chen offers a discussion of context and complex cross-cultural problems, an...
30-Oct-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rebound or Permanent Slump? Possible Impacts of US COVID-19 Fiscal Policies

Fiscal policy is a powerful tool to combat economic downturns, but the results depend on decreasing inequality, an imperative to the efficacy of fiscal multipliers. As COVID-19 cases rise, new research offers insights into which fiscal policies may...
8-Oct-2020 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What Have Leaders Learned From COVID-19?

Leaders set tones at their organizations that can generate positive emotions or negative emotions in people and the workplace. Leaders have a choice. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we urge you to choose wisely.
8-Oct-2020 1:25 PM 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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