Ben Jenkins is an Economics and Finance double major at CU Denver Business School. This year, he won the National Football League’s 1st & Future analytical challenge.
About the Competition
The NFL 1st & Future, a challenge designed to spur innovation, hosted the second annual analytical competition in 2020. Last year, the contest resulted in a blindside block rule, and this year competitors examined the relationship between playing surface (synthetic turf or natural) and its contribution to lower extremity injuries (knee, ankle, and foot). Read more
How the coronavirus is affecting health is a concern
when it comes to a local, national, and global scale. However, it extends
beyond that into the economy. Now that the World Health
Organization has officially declared the coronavirus a pandemic,
preparing a governmental financial response to the virus is crucial, especially
to augment for the closing and slowing of consuming and business.
Yosef Bonaparte, PhD, associate professor of finance and director of the J.P.Read more
We all know that reducing carbon emissions is essential to curb
climate change. This huge challenge requires all parts of society to work
together to help save the planet, from individuals to governments, and
everything in-between. A number of U.S. corporations have voluntarily utilized
internal carbon pricing to tilt their capital investment decisions away from
high carbon emissions projects toward low carbon emission alternatives. Read more
When it comes to facing ethical issues in business, it’s not a question of if, but when. Thanks to a five-year, $1.25 million grant from the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program, the CU Denver Business School has been preparing its students for ethical success through curriculum, events, and community partnerships. First awarded in 2015, the Business School received exciting news in early December that the grant was renewed for another five years, after an extensive proposal detailing past accomplishments and future initiatives.
“I am immensely pleased that our grant for the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative has been renewed,” said Gary Colbert, CU Denver Business School Interim Dean. Read more
Impression management isn’t exclusive to the modern-day. At its root, the theory is fairly simple; people and organizations attempt to influence the perceptions of others in order to become more likable. But impression management doesn’t exist in a vacuum. What happens when competitors get involved? What happens when a company says, “We want people to like us, but more importantly, we want people to dislike our competition?”
In their recently published article, researchers Benjamin Cole and David Chandler investigate impression management theory in a new historical context: the battle for dominance between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse in the late 1800s electricity industry.
Applying impression management theory to a mudslinging media battle
Published by Administrative Science Quarterly, A
Model of Competitive Impression Management: Edison versus Westinghouse in the
War of the Currents investigates an early example of competitive
impression management. Read more
On July 3, 2019, Dr. Jian Yang represented the CU Denver Business School’s J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities on a global stage. In Shanghai, China, the J.P. Morgan Center, Tongji University and the World Bank co-hosted the first-ever International Conference on Derivatives Market and Risk Management. It attracted more than 200 participants, including industry professionals and academic scholars, and generated a dozen news stories in both English and Chinese. Read more
With more than 25 years of research and consulting work in crisis management, Dr. Sarah Kovoor-Misra, Associate Professor of Management at the CU Denver Business School, has published a book, Crisis Management: Resilience and Change.
Kovoor proposes a new Transformative Crisis Management approach, and her publication explores recent examples of notable crises, such as product defects, ethical and sexual harassment scandals, product tampering, and financial meltdowns at prominent organizations like Uber, Wells Fargo, Volkswagen and more. Read more