Like most successful entrepreneurs, Jay Watson is very good at identifying a problem and finding a solution. The 1985 business management graduate from Clemson University did just that in 2012 and in the process endeared himself to residents of central Texas who longed for the return of a holiday tradition, and kick-started a successful business […]
Research on the role trust plays in consumers’ repeat online purchases has earned a Clemson University business management professor a prestigious award. Heshan Sun, associate professor in the department of management, has been recognized for a research paper published in MIS Quarterly, “Trust, satisfaction, and online repurchase intention: The moderating role of perceived effectiveness of […]
Jeff Fulton’s road to Clemson University was unlike that of any other College of Business graduate who will receive a degree in August. In 2010, the then U.S. Army staff sergeant was centimeters away from taking a sniper’s bullet in the head while riding in a vehicle his unit used to remove landmines from roadways […]
The relatively high failure rate of entrepreneurial start-ups may be more related to personality traits than the worthiness of the product or service, according to a College of Business researcher at Clemson University. Hubris – excessive pride or self-confidence – is a personality trait that can lead to an entrepreneur’s success or downfall, according to […]
Clemson University business school researchers have developed a measurement tool that gauges a technology user’s level of mindfulness, which can aid them in achieving a technology’s potential, and avoiding its pitfalls. The research, “Technology Use: Conceptual and Operational Definitions,” was conducted over a 13-year period and involved approximately 900 university students and more than 300 […]
Deanna Cohen learned many valuable lessons in Dublin last summer while interning in event planning and sales. But no experience may have been more important than the time she spent off the clock at a whiskey distillery. It was a thank you email she sent to owners of a family whiskey business that started a […]
Confidence was instilled in Katherine Nahigian at an early age, and the senior entrepreneurship management major is reaping rewards today because of it. “My dad would drive me to school each morning and on the way he’d quiz me about a lot of things,” the Columbia native said. “But the last question he always asked […]
When Pat Krall graduates from Clemson University this spring, the College of Business honors student will be armed with a degree for life after baseball. Pat is a business management major and the Tigers’ ace left-hander who decided to return to the mound and classes his senior year after being drafted by the St. Louis […]
The Clemson Experience is made up of countless moments. These snapshots in our histories make an indelible mark, not only on our pasts, but also on our present and future paths. Here are three Clemson moments, as unique as the students themselves. The common tie is a love of this place and a commitment to […]
Keith Jennings and Terry Allen have some unfinished business they’re tending to in Clemson University’s College of Business. And the former National Football League and Tiger standouts aren’t letting an extended hiatus from the classroom get in the way of completing what they started 30 years ago. Their return to Sirrine Hall is driven by […]
The holidays came early for Ben Rivers and his streetwear apparel start-up, KYOU. The sophomore management major’s hoodies, tees and caps are being distributed as a bonus add-on to members of a major subscription-based men’s clothing distributor. Similar to a wine- or food-of-the-month club, ThreadBeast delivers packages of trendsetting apparel brands each month to fit […]
An acclaimed researcher and professor in strategic and entrepreneurial leadership will hold a newly created endowed chair in Clemson University’s College of Business.
Convenience, cost effectiveness and productivity are said to be benefits of a more digitized business world. However, research by a renowned Clemson University information systems professor suggests increased digitization isn’t inherently good for companies or consumers in some cases. The research, conducted by Varun Grover, Clemson University’s William S. Lee (Duke Energy) Chair in Information […]
If you know of a workplace supervisor who yells, insults or is generally abusive to employees, chances are they were treated similarly as a child, according to research by business school professors at Clemson University.
Being blackballed by fellow employees doesn’t mean a person can’t remain productive in the workplace — if they feel their employer values them, according to researchers at Clemson University.