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Is Business Innovation the Cure for What Ails US Health Care?

Health care-related expenditures accounted for a record 19.7 percent of U.S. GDP in 2020, according to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
8-Aug-2022 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UVA Darden Welcomes New Batten Institute Executive Director

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced that Omar Garriott will join the School as executive director of the Batten Institute.
19-Jul-2022 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Darden Executive Education & Lifelong Learning Unveils Fall 2022 Schedule, Certificates and New Leading Diversity Program

Darden Executive Education & Lifelong Learning (EELL) has announced its fall 2022 schedule of open enrollment programs, offering a mix of in-person and self-paced online options.
14-Jun-2022 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New UVA Darden Executive Education White Paper Offers Guide to Manage Through Disruption and Transformation

A new free white paper from Darden Executive Education & Lifelong Learning, “Acting in the Present, Shaping the Future: Leaders in Unprecedented Times,” considers the rapid onslaught of contemporary challenges facing organizations and the global...
12-Oct-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Future of Investing (Looks Very Different)

What does the future of investing look like? While unemployment ballooned and the global economy collapsed in the months following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, an odd thing happened: Wall Street surged. The stock market rose to record levels,...
29-Jun-2021 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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You’ve Assembled a Diverse Team. Now, How Do You Make It High-Performing?

Many institutions view diversity as a moral imperative. As the evidence builds that diversity also boosts performance, managers face a paradox: While varied perspectives add value, they often cause friction. So it takes enlightened leadership —...
29-Jun-2021 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UVA Darden Launches Application for Admission to the Full-Time MBA Class of 2024

Applicants to the Class of 2024 will find a range of flexible standardized test options, scholarship programs, and access to early career resources.
20-May-2021 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UVA Darden Professor Unveils Keys to Workplace Courage in New Book

In his new book, Choosing Courage: The Everyday Guide to Being Brave at Work (Harvard Business Review Press, 2021), University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Jim Detert draws on two decades of research to offer clear, practical...
18-May-2021 8:05 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

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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