Dividend (Vol. 31, No. 2, Fall, 2000)
Table of Contents: FEATURES p. 19 - On Testing for Common Sense When Michigan announced it was piloting a new admissions method for measuring prospective students' "practical" intelligence, The New York Times wanted to know more. Read about this innovative effort to test leadership skills not captured by standardized tests. ; p. 22 - Local to Global: Stanley Frankel Underwrites International Entrepreneurship When Stanley Frankel was a student, the business school experience was more or less local and entrepreneurial opportunities were non-existent. Today, it is just the opposite: Students can elect to participate in international, entrepreneurial assignments as part of their course work. ; p. 25 - Why Aren't More Women in Business? Michigan initiates a national debate on women and business with the release of the landmark study Women and the MBA: Gateway to Opportunity, and makes an institutional commitment to increase the number of women in business. ; p. 29 - A League of One's Own In a major show of support for the Business School's Women's Initiative, the Committee of 200, a national organization of business owners and executives, cosponsored the annual Women in Leadership Conference, offering students expertise, enthusiasm and scholarships. ; p. 22 - Did You Know Midas Was a Wolverine? Michigan's man with the Midas touch is Dixon R. Doll, a venture capitalist who, through shrewd and judicious investing, has played a pivotal role in increasing the Business School's endowment more than a thousand-fold. ; INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL p. 32 - No More Outsourcing, Michael D. Johnson advocates in-house management of customer satisfaction, and gives a five-stage strategy for increasing profits through the measurement and management of quality, customer satisfaction and loyalty. ; DEPARTMENTS p. 3 - Across the Board Top B-Schools Partner on E-Business Offerings; From Idea to IPO in 14 Weeks; E-Lab Wins Major Award; Michigan Faculty Rank Second in Research Performance; C.K. Prahalad Discusses "The Digital Dividend" and more ; p. 9 - Quote Unquote Who is saying what-and where. ; p. 13 - Faculty Research Good-bye Flexible Manufacturing; Hello Reconfigurability It's a long word that describes the newest way to shorten new product development time-and save money in the process. PLUS: A list of recent journal articles written by University of Michigan Business School faculty and how to obtain copies. ; p. 15 - Ovation New Endowment Fund Supports E-Commerce Fellowships Mike and Mary Kay Hallman make a major gift to stimulate technology-related business expertise and research. ; p. 17 - Alumni at Large "More Than Just a Krafty Cheese Lady" a profile of Mary Kay Haben, MBA '79. Do You Want To Be Hacked? Patrick J. Hynes, BBA '94, is a good guy who hacks for a living. ; p. 34 - Golf Outing Photo story of the alumni's annual gathering on the links. ; p. 37 - Alumni Activities Club news from Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco, Mexico City, Peru, Paris and Singapore. ; p. 39 - Class Notes The goings-on of friends and colleagues. ; p. 46 - Obituaries ; p. 47 - Alumni Network Update Strengthen ties with the University of Michigan Business School: Complete and return your update form today! <http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/50779>
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