Information Systems

Five Years After the Meltdown 2008 financial crisis holds lessons for business schools

Thursday, September 19, 2013
New York, NY

It may be tough to get broad consensus among academics to agree on almost anything, especially about what lessons to draw from a complicated global crisis.

"We all want to make sure that it doesn't happen again," said Dan Palmon, chair of the accounting department at Rutgers Business School in New Jersey.

Also adding to the challenge to teach the crisis' lessons is the youth of today's students. The financiers of tomorrow may have been in high school when Lehman collapsed.

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TAGS: Accounting Dan Palmon Financial Accounting Information Systems Subprime Crisis

Alumna draws on her management experience and tech knowledge to lead Georgian Court University's business school

Monday, April 29, 2013

On the small, leafy campus of Georgian Court University, changing a graduate business course to reflect the current excitement around “big data’’ was not an easy feat.

But Janice Warner, who moved into the dean’s office at the university’s business schoo last yearl, has always loved a challenge.

TAGS: Alumni Information Systems MBA PhD Technology Vijay Atluri

Cooley Builds on IP Momentum in New York

Monday, November 5, 2012

Building on the momentum created by several recent lateral hires, Cooley LLP announced today that leading Intellectual Property lawyers Walter Hanchuk and John Kheit have joined the firm as partners in its New York office. Walter and John were partners at Chadbourne & Parke LLP in New York, where Hanchuk was chair of Chadbourne's IP practice and Kheit led the firm's Mobile Technology practice. Hanchuk joins Cooley's national IP group as chair of the firm's New York IP practice and will be driving the strategic growth of the firm's IP practice in New York.

John Kheit focuses his practice on representing a variety of technology-focused companies in complex litigation, patent and licensing matters. Particularly active in the computer software sector, Kheit has a deep understanding of microprocessors, electronic commerce, payment systems, communication, wireless, and network technologies. He has also been involved in the patenting of pure software technologies, including financial instruments, data-structures, graphical user interfaces, digital rights management, and peer-to-peer networking.

Prior to practicing law, Kheit worked in high-technology, corporate and academic arenas, including positions with NeXT Computer, Inc., Time Warner, Harvard University, Franklin Pierce Law Center and the University of Toledo Law School. He received his JD from New York Law School; his BA and MBA from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; and his LLM from Franklin Pierce Law Center.

TAGS: Alumni Information Systems MBA Undergraduate

Faculty Insight: Taxing the rich without sabotaging small business, a proposal for compromise

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

By Dan Palmon, William Von Minden Professor and Department Chair, Accounting & Information Systems

If the rich were defined as earning $1 million or more and companies generating less than $10 million in annual income were exempt from paying income taxes, it would represent a fair compromise between the Democratic and Republican tax proposals. 

TAGS: Accounting Dan Palmon Faculty Insights Information Systems Thought Leadership

Professor Vasarhelyi to receive 2011 Joseph J. Wasserman Award

Monday, May 16, 2011

The Board of Directors at ISACA unanimously voted in favor of presenting the 2011 Joseph J. Wasserman Award to Rutgers Business School Professor Miklos Vasarhelyi in recognition of his outstanding achievements and contributions to the field of Information Systems. He will be presented the prestigious award at the ISACA Annual Gala on June 23, 2011 to celebrate his success. 

TAGS: Accounting Awards Information Systems Miklos Vasarhelyi

Rutgers Business School professor's teaching tool aids Washington State toxic soil cleanup

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

When the State of Washington Department of Ecology needed a calculation tool to determine whether soil cleanup levels for toxic sites should be adjusted, it turned to an Excel add-in designed by Professor Jonathan Eckstein at Rutgers Business School.

TAGS: Information Systems Jonathan Eckstein Research

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