“Congratulations to all of our graduates, you did it. You’re here because of all your dedication and hard work,” said Mason Kolbe, MS ‘19, in his opening remarks for a celebration of the CU Denver Business School’s Fall 2023 graduates. College is a journey that often imposes challenges, both inside and outside the classroom. The business school prides itself on having students who rise to the occasion, using their dedication and hard work to overcome these challenges and become more empowered as a result. Read more
December 22, 2023
Julia Mulligan, Inuoluwadunsimi Femi-Kayode, and Molly Larson
Let’s face it, approaching your manager can be scary. Everyone has had a boss or manager they wish they could have given feedback to, but those who are higher up can feel untouchable. Bring in, “managing up”, a concept that embraces new corporate norms. The CU Denver Business School Alumni Association (BSAN) hosted Pattie Money, Owner & CEO of Pinnacle Leadership to present “The Art of Managing Up” to explain the concept and provide insight on how to successfully implement it. Read more
Transformative leadership is what drives an organization forward and beyond. Yet, many people have a hard time breaking their own limits and struggle in leadership positions due to self-limiting issues like Imposter syndrome and emotional illiteracy. These are often hindrances to leaders’ breakthroughs; though pervasive, many leaders can feel alone in their struggles. Read more
When Jennifer first graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, she had no idea what the world had in store for her, but felt confident that she did not want to pursue a career as an engineer. After graduation, Jennifer began working in management consulting with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in Chicago. She found the work interesting, but a round of layoffs left her without a job two years later. Read more
Finding Her Own Path at CU Denver
CU Denver students are known for their diversity and eagerness to learn. Mimi Stockton is the perfect example of the resilient and ambitious Lynx community.
Tuning in remotely from Michigan, Mimi is continuing her pursuit for a career that challenges her, allows her to grow, and gives back to the community. Read more
CU Denver’s Business School Management Department recently ranked 16 out of 150 top-rated business schools in the nation for per-capita research productivity on the TAMUGA management publications list.
The research rankings are updated annually by scholars at Texas A&M University and the University of Georgia and provide a review of the articles published in eight top-tier management research journals including: Academy of Management Journal (AMJ), Academy of Management Review (AMR), Administrative Science Quarterly (ASQ), Journal of Applied Psychology (JAP), Organization Science (OS), Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (OBHDP), Strategic Management Journal (SMJ) and Personnel Psychology (PPSYCH). Read more
Professor Traci Sitzmann’s Work Won the 2021 Award for Responsible Research in Management
After four years of research, Traci Sitzmann received the highest honor in academic management research. Her piece “The hidden cost of prayer: Religiosity and the gender wage gap,” published in the Academy of Management Journal, demonstrates how beliefs and practices reinforced by the world’s major religions account for 37% of the gender wage gap. Read more