Management Magazine
Autumn 2015

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Professor Honored as Minority Business Leader
Feb 10, 2016 — Dr. David L. Ford Jr.'s contributions as a mentor, educator and role model have led to his being named a Dallas Business Journal 2016 Minority Business Leader Awards honoree. …read more

Professor Shares Insights on Internet Trading Feedback
Feb 9, 2016 — Dr. Gary Bolton told the audience at the Workshop on Information Systems and Economics how he is working to measure more honest responses as the number of those sharing their experiences grows to as much as 70 percent. …read more

Alumni Create New Habitat for Learning
Feb 8, 2016 — Michael Hooten BS'98, Jennifer Hoag MAT'08 and Dhriti Stocks MPA'15 founded the Trinity Environmental Academy, which uses its surroundings to teach hands-on lessons about science and other subjects. …read more

Teaching Excellence at Core of New Center
Feb 2, 2016 — The Center for Teaching and Learning is focused on championing teaching excellence across the University. Eight teaching leaders, one from each academic school, will help incorporate best practices and organize programs, workshops and events. …read more

Jindal Professors Add New Method to Manage Inventory
Feb 1, 2016 — Drs. Suresh Sethi, Alain Benssousan and Metin Cakanyildirim have researched inventory management for more than 10 years, and, in their latest study, they developed a new mathematical model to apply to inventory problems. …read more

AT&T Executive Delivers Big Insights on Big Data
Jan 29, 2016 — John Donovan, senior executive vice president of technology and operations for AT&T, gave the industry keynote address at the 25th annual Workshop on Information Technology and Systems hosted by the Naveen Jindal School of Management. …read more

Study: Not All Managers Motivated by Incentive Pay
Jan 27, 2016 — Jindal School doctoral candidate Joyce Cong Ying Wang found that when a company's performance improves, incentive compensation does not work as well as when a firm's performance declines. …read more

Comets in China Strengthen Ties Through Social Media
Jan 21, 2016 — Alumni in China have welcomed a dean from UT Dallas to the country for a visit and raised thousands of dollars for scholarships, thanks in part to connections made through the social media app WeChat. …read more

Alumna Overcomes Odds to Build Life of Strength, Gratitude
Jan 20, 2016 — Gigi Edwards Bryant MBA'02 endured a more than challenging childhood. Today, the businesswoman and civic volunteer holds an unexpected perspective regarding her past, which she revealed to UT Dallas Magazine. …read more

Study Examines Return Policy Effect on Consumer Behavior
Jan 19, 2016 — Jindal School doctoral candidate Ryan Freling was part of a team that analyzed existing studies quantitatively and found that more lenient policies led to increased purchases. …read more

New Center To Be Home for Alumni
Jan 14, 2016 — The Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center will create a place of return and a bond among alumni past and future. The facility also will provide expanded University meeting spaces that can host large events. …read more

Student Veteran Earns Stripes at Cord Ceremony
Dec 18, 2015 — The University saluted 25 student veterans, including David Tigges, a technical sergeant in the Air Force Reserve who earned his bachelor's degree in finance, this week at the seventh semiannual cord ceremony. …read more

Construction to Continue Through Winter Break
Dec 16, 2015 — Road construction will affect bus routes and access to areas of campus, and utility work will impact University Village parking. Also, work on a new parking garage will ramp up. …read more

Soccer Player to Serve on NCAA Advisory Committee
Dec 15, 2015 — Joseph Weber is the first UT Dallas student to be appointed to the 23-member committee, which represents student-athletes from the 450 colleges and universities who compete in the NCAA's Division III. …read more

CEO Compensation Study Examines Factors in Excess Returns
Dec 14, 2015 — Naveen Jindal School of Management researchers found that boards face two competing pressures - corporate elite norms and monitoring norms - when deciding returns for CEOs. They also determined that social capital affects how boards conform to thos…read more