Dr. Sarah Kovoor-Misra, Associate Professor of Management at the CU Denver Business School has been elected to the leadership track of the Western Academy of Management. Kovoor-Misra will be on a four year track starting this year as Vice President, next year as Program chair, the year after as President and concluding as Past President.
The Western Academy of Management (WAM) is one of the more active and well regarded regional affiliates of the Academy of Management. Read more
“Serving as a journal editor is a very significant academic distinction. To be named the editor of one of the premier journals in a major field is even more significant,” said Kenneth Bettenhausen, Director of MS Management at the CU Denver Business School.
Wayne Cascio, Distinguished University Professor and Reynolds Chair in Global Leadership, is one of the most notable professors at CU Denver and can now add another distinction to his résumé, as Cascio was recently appointed as editor for International Human Resource Management for the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS). Read more
On the 30th anniversary of the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle, recent research examines why large organizations as diverse as NASA and BP have a tendency to make the same mistakes again and again, sometimes with serious and far-reaching consequences.
The study, written by Assistant Professor of Management David Chandler of the University of Colorado Denver Business School, together with Professor Emeritus Pamela Haunschild and Associate Professor Francisco Polidoro of the McCombs School at the University of Texas at Austin, was published in December in the journal Organization Science. Read more
Failure teaches best when blame is hard to pin down a study by CU Denver Business School Associate Professor Vinit Desai finds. The study was recently published in Academy of Management Journal, one of the world’s foremost scholarly management periodicals.
For this study, Professor Desai analyzed failures in a life or death situation by looking at death rates from cardiac-bypass surgery in over 115 Californian hospitals. Read more
Failure is more likely to encourage positive change if blame is hard to assign. CU Denver Business School Associate Professor Vinit Desai analyzed failures in a life or death situation and published his results in Academy of Management, one of the world’s foremost scholarly management periodicals.
A study based on hospital mortality rates
For this study, Desai analyzed failures by analyzing death rates from cardiac-bypass surgery in over 115 Californian hospitals. Read more
With headlines across all of the news publications, debates in the senate, and even the president making a special note about climate change at the White House Correspondents Dinner; sustainability is everywhere. And Colorado is proving itself a leader in this field.
Sustainability could very well be the greatest business opportunity the world has ever seen. Read more