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Letter from Dean Shafer: At the heart of Rutgers Business School, a diverse population of ambitious, hard-working students

The scholarships that we provide through the generosity of our alumni allow many of our students to limit part-time work and debt, so they can take full advantage of the opportunities RBS provides. To you, our graduates, I ask that as you receive the Rutgers annual giving appeal in the mail, and as you reflect on the opportunities that your education provided to you, please donate to Rutgers Business School and contribute to the Rutgers Business School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. More ›

Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Japanese management style has strong influence on Panasonic North America CFO Michael Riccio (Rutgers MBA '88)

Twenty-eight years after taking a job at Panasonic Corporation of North America, Michael Riccio, who has adopted a Japanese-influenced management style that emphasizes communication, deep understanding and mentoring, is the first American to serve as the company's chief financial officer. In a recent interview, he reflected on a career path that began with undergraduate accounting classes at Rutgers University-Newark and included a Rutgers MBA. More ›

Monday, October 27, 2014

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Career moves at Prudential prepared Rutgers MBA alumna for role as CFO of Group Insurance

Christine Knight, who is now chief financial officer of Prudential’s Group Insurance, started working at Prudential as an entry-level accountant in a reinsurance subsidiary the Newark-based financial services has since spun off. After the divestiture, Knight stayed on as controller for the run off businesses. It was the first in a series of career moves Knight made at Prudential that reflected a combination of moxie and ambition and what one executive described as Knight’s drive for "continuous improvement.”  More ›

Friday, September 5, 2014

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Alumni prove to be valuable resource for Pharma MBA student researchers

Working with Rutgers Business School Professor Mahmud Hassan, Mark Slomiany, a 2012 MBA graduate, arranged a collaboration between the Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center and the Rutgers Business School Alumni Association to provide three student researchers with the resources of alumni scattered across the biopharmaceutical industry. More ›

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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Joseph Taylor, CEO and chairman of Panasonic North America Feb. 20 CEO Lecture Series
Friday, February 14, 2014
Joseph Taylor, CEO and chairman of Panasonic North America, will provide Rutgers Business School students with an insightful look at leadership and strategy on Thursday, Feb. 20 as the next featured...
Rutgers MBA Alumnus Michael O'Neill Appointed CEO of Broadcast Music, Inc.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), a global leader in music rights management, today announced that the Board of Directors has unanimously elected Michael O'Neill as Chief Executive Officer effective...
KPI: What is a Key Performance Indicator?
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Mashable.com
KPIs are often seen as a cure to what ails the online ad industry. During AOL's first-quarter earnings call in 2012, CEO Tim Armstrong discussed how he was trying to convince more advertisers to...
Bloomberg captures the scene at New Jersey Needs You gala and the purpose behind MBA alum's charity
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Bloomberg
The New Jersey Needs You gathering probably had the biggest number of Garden State cheerleaders, among them Mark Savino, who works at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. and grew up in...
Farrokh Langdana featured: Researchers and professors at top business schools in the Northeast share their predictions
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Arrive
Professor Farrokh Langdana was featured in Arrive, Amtrak's magazine for the Acela northeast train corridor. "Once the economy gets traction, because never in history have we printed so much money...