April 16, 2014

Haas in the News

Why Internal Ventures Are Different from External Startups
March 26, 2014
Adjunct Professor Henry Chesbrough, PhD 97, faculty director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, wrote an article sharing new thoughts on the difference between a startup and a company, how companies can be more innovative, and the Lean Startup methods for innovation.

Contra Costa Times
A marriage of equals: Janet Yellen’s husband also a renowned economist
March 18, 2014
Professor Andrew Rose was quoted in an article highlighting how the relationship between two renowned economists, Professor Emeritus Janet Yellen and her husband George Akerlof, a Nobel Laureate and also a UC Berkeley professor, will be mirrored in Yellen’s position as Fed Chairman. Rose was quoted in several other media outlets, including:
San Jose Mercury News
Odessa American Online (AP)
Goshen News
Farmington Daily News
TheDay.com (AP)
Yahoo!7 Finance
Auckland Now
The Economic Times

Navy Times
Energy degrees fuel the boom
March 11, 2014
Haas was named one of five top U.S. b-schools with an MBA degree focused on energy and clean technology.

The Herald News
The Top 10 Business Schools
March 11, 2014
Haas ranked seventh in the U.S. News & World Report global ranking of business schools. Haas was also noted as the most affordable b-school with the lowest tuition in the top 10.

Poets and Quants
The Economist Ranks B-School Networks
March 8, 2014
In the annual global sub-ranking of business schools’ networks, The Economist ranked Haas as fifth in the top 10 – a listing that schools such as Harvard, Wharton, Stanford, and MIT Sloan did not make.

The Providence Journal (AP)
Catherine Wolfram and David Zetland: Water conservation’s other benefit: It’s a power saver
March 7, 2014
Professor Catherine Wolfram co-authored an op-ed article outlining how saving energy is an often overlooked benefit of water conservation, noting that 80 percent of the operating costs of a typical water utility are energy-related.
Also published on: TBO.com (AP), McClatchy DC

Safeway Merger with Albertsons a blow to Pleasanton
March 7, 2014
Maria Nondorf, executive director of the Center for Financial Reporting and Management, was quoted in an article focusing on the progress of a merger between Safeway and Albertsons and how the loss of Safeway, a major Fortune 500 company, would hit the Bay Area’s tax base.

The Boston Globe
Ralph Bahna, 71; innovator across travel industry
March 6, 2014
Alumnus Ralph Bahna, MBA 66, passed away on Feb. 24 at the age of 71, leaving behind a legacy of transforming the travel industry. Also published on: Financial Times Print Edition (USA)

The Significance of the Minimum Wage for Women and Families
March 6, 2014
Professor Laura Tyson, director of the Institute of Business and Social Impact, wrote an editorial outlining how minimum wage impacts women— the single biggest demographic group among minimum wage workers— and in turn, families