Dividend (Vol. 36, No. 1, Spring, 2005)
Table of Contents: FEATURES CONTENTS INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL ; p. 8 - Effective Corporate Environmental Strategies Are Rooted in Public Policy Savvy companies discover that corporate environmentalism- voluntary pollution abatement-makes economic sense. The Right Stuff in Sports and Business ; p. 18 - Rigor, Focus All in a Day's Work for Student-athletes Ross School athletes squeeze classes, homework, training time and competition into tight schedules and learn lessons about leadership, teamwork and time management along the way. ; p. 20 - What Do Football, Hockey and Bobsledding Have to Do with Executive Leadership? Former student-athletes and Olympians say the qualities that spell success in the athletic arena apply in the business world too. ; p. 22 - Payback-Bill Martin's Business Acumen Spurs U-M Athletics to New Heights Michigan Athletic Director Bill Martin, MBA '65, never earned a varsity letter or aspired to a career in sports administration. However, the Ann Arbor banker and real estate developer ranks among the world's most influential sports figures. In a Q & A with Dividend, Martin discusses the payoffs of a business education and the satisfaction of A Global View of Action-based Learning ; p. 32 - Embracing Hands-on Experience An ever-growing array of electives, projects and internships gives MBAs and BBAs career-shaping opportunities that add value in the real world while testing business skills and stretching horizons. ; p. 38 - Real-world International Assignments Test Skills and Promote Entrepreneurship In the last decade, more than 1,500 MBA students have worked with entrepreneurs in Africa, China, Eastern Europe, Ireland and the Middle East. Read about these students, as well as the faculty and sponsors who work behind the scenes to make International Multidisciplinary Action Projects and the Global Projects course a success. ; p. 28 - Wanted: The Best and Brightest Starting in fall 2006, the Ross School will begin admitting some students directly from high school into the BBA program. The change is expected to produce a larger, more diverse pool of applicants. ; p. 3 - Across the Board, A short news roundup, including Ross School hires two new business and environment faculty; C. K. Prahalad shares vision for ending poverty; newly updated World Tax Database; Wal-Mart CIO honored for leadership; Ebony editor gives MLK Day lecture; Detroit-area alumni promote "leading in thought and action"; and more. ; p. 10 - Faculty Research Connecting with Consumers Advertisements that are both original and familiar attract the most attention and improve memory of the brand, says Michel Wedel. Plus: Updates on performance of stock market buy recommendations and how power affects self-identity. ; p. 13 - Quote Unquote, Ross School of Business faculty provide expert commentary to media on everything from breaking news to business trends. Read about who is saying what-and where. ; p. 14 - Campaign ; p. 16 - Alumni at Large Keeping a River Afloat A profile of Laura Rubin, MBA '95, executive director of the Huron River Watershed Council. Growing Companies One Breakthrough at a Time A profile of Bill Baumel, MBA '94, a managing director of the RWI Group, a privately funded venture capital firm. School Needs $40 Million More to Break Ground on $145 Million Building Three-quarters of the $100 million Stephen M. Ross, BBA '62, donated to the school last fall is earmarked for facilities. The school looks to alumni, corporate partners and financing for the rest. ; p. 41 - Alumni Activities Club news from Austria, Chicago, China, India, Mexico, Minnesota, New York, Seattle and Spain. ; p. 44 - Class Notes The goings-on of friends, classmates and colleagues. ; p. 52 - Obituaries ; p. 56 - Alumni Network Update. <http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/50788>
Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
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