Research by School of Accountancy professors Sally Widener and Frances Kennedy has been recognized for its impact and contributions toward promoting operational excellence. Their work, “Lean Manufacturing and Firm Performance: The Incremental Contribution of Lean Management Accounting Practices” published in the Journal of Operations Management, has been cited by the Shingo Institute for its role […]
Having a sound marketing plan and being good on your feet presenting it are valuable attributes of any successful marketing professional. Those skills were put to the test in a competition among teams of Clemson University senior marketing students for their final project in Marketing 4500. “The course challenges students to find marketing solutions to […]
Challenging conventional wisdom is often met with resistance, but it can open minds to a different way of viewing long-held beliefs. Andy Poehlman, assistant professor of marketing at Clemson University, has done just that in recently published research on consciousness and its role in consumer behavior. In fact, interest in his research prompted the highly […]
A key tenet of Clemson University’s MBA program is empowering students to experience and solve real-world business problems while earning their advanced degrees. The concept of ‘fixing the plane while it’s in flight’ is put into practice throughout the MBA curriculum. Working professionals in the program are applying their classroom knowledge to solve business problems […]
Sally Widener has added the role of administrator to her scholarly duties in the College of Business, having been named director of the School of Accountancy. Bobby McCormick, business school dean, said Widener’s advancement from acting director to the full-time position was well deserved and boded well for the direction and continued collegiality of the […]
The nearly 100 incoming freshmen in the Community for Undergraduate Business Students (CUBS) will be breaking new ground this fall. Not only will they be embarking on a new phase in their lives, they’ll be doing it in style by being the first residents in the business school’s living-learning community to occupy a newly built […]
A convergence of entrepreneurial minds will occur March 8 at the Watt Family Innovation Center for more than two hours of relationship building, idea sharing and collaboration. “Clemson Convergence: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Science and Technology” is open to students, faculty, staff and students who are researching, teaching or living entrepreneurship at the university. The free event […]
Susan Moorhead Zimmerman got hooked on a feeling about the lifestyle of South Carolina’s island beaches at an early age. Today, the entrepreneur and mother of two is taking those fond memories to market as a brand that will appeal to beach lovers like herself. Zimmerman is the CEO of Bohicket Road, an emerging company […]
Economist and long-time advocate for privatizing the nation’s air traffic control system, Dorothy Robyn, will speak at Clemson University on Feb. 27. Robyn is a senior fellow at Boston University, a contributor to the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institutions, and held top policy positions in the Clinton and Obama administrations. She will deliver her […]
When hundreds of business students gathered in late January for the spring semester’s Business Healthcare & Communications career fair, some familiar faces greeted them. Though many of those faces weren’t familiar to the students, some of the recruiters representing the more than 110 companies in attendance were very familiar with Clemson University and the potential […]
A higher minimum wage and earned income tax credits (EITCs) can mean the difference between a return to prison for recently released convicts or making a living outside of crime, according to research by a Clemson University economics professor.
Banner Brock had extra incentive to do well in a recent case competition aimed at selling footwear that has the potential to eradicate foot-borne diseases globally. The sophomore economics major has witnessed first-hand the devastating effects that foot diseases have on shoeless children in Africa during mission trips he made to the continent. So, when […]
The largest family-controlled bank in the U.S. is partnering with the Clemson University family through a three-year, $60,000 contribution to the College of Business that will fund professional development opportunities for students. First Citizens Bank, with more than 135 locations in South Carolina, is funding CU Business EDGE (Engage Students in Development and Global Experiences). The new business program will complement students’ educational experience with a variety of engaging activities that will sharpen their soft skills and help differentiate them in the job market.
Conor Dye has set a goal of living in three foreign countries by the time he’s 30 years old. One of those goals is being met this semester in Singapore, where Conor is taking advantage of an exchange study abroad program at Nanyang Technological University. “It’s nice to have the opportunity for a trial period […]
Being your team’s go-to person for sharing market intelligence comes at a price, according to research conducted by a Clemson University marketing researcher. Recently published research by Ryan Mullins, associate professor of marketing in Clemson’s College of Business, examined intelligence gathering and sharing among marketing professionals at a Fortune 1000 company. The results showed that […]