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CNBC

3 steps to get co-workers to stop ignoring your emails

Professor Heidi Schultz says using a formulaic subject line in your emails could yield more responses. (April 1)

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U.S. News & World Report

Discover 6 hot jobs for MBA graduates

MBA Career Director Jeff McNish says marketing managers need business savvy in addition to creativity.
(March 21)

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Business Insider

7 skills you must master if you want to be a global business leader

Global Business Center Director Julia Kruse shares cultural values that often go unnoticed. (March 23)

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Forbes

Are your employees stressed, anxious or unengaged?

Kimberly Schaufenbuel, UNC Executive Development program director, shares advice on how employees can stay engaged at work.
(March 23)

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The New York Times

As women take over a male-dominated field, the pay drops

Data analyzed by Third Way policy advisor Emily Liner (MBA ‘15) shows that 26 of the 30 highest-paying jobs are male-dominated.
(March 18)

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The Wall Street Journal

Booz Allen CIO Kevin Winter works to secure data in the cloud

Kevin Winter (OneMBA ’09) says companies are struggling with security implications tied to moving data into the public cloud.
(Feb. 16)

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BBC

Can you really trick your brain to work more efficiently?

Professor Brad Staats discusses the advantages of purposely setting short deadlines. (March 10)

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The Economist

Cross the boss

Professor Sreedhari Desai’s research shows how to keep evil bosses at bay.
(March 19)

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Harvard Business Review

Your desire to get things done can undermine your effectiveness

Professor Brad Staats’ research explains why we tend to answer emails instead of pursuing long-term goals (March 22)

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Huffington Post

Something amazing happens when Hollywood film has two black leads

Professor Venkat Kuppuswamy found a positive correlation between a movie’s success at the box office and its number of black actors. (April 6)

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New York Magazine

Don’t let completion bias derail you

Professor Brad Staats’ research explains why we tend to prioritize easy-to-complete tasks over more important projects.
(March 23)

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Forbes

The evolution of marketing to female sports fans

Professor Claudia Kubowicz Malhotra says it’s possible to create high-level campaigns in sports marketing that appeal to both genders.
(Feb. 22)

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Business North Carolina

Future faces

Entrepreneurs Charlotte Guice (MBA '17), Austin Helms (BSBA '16) and Morris Gelblum (BSBA '10) find success striking out on their own.
(Feb. 1)

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U.S. News & World Report

Graduate school alumni describe how they chose their path

Diversity, teamwork and experiential education drew Lauren Cruz (MBA ’15) to UNC Kenan-Flagler.
(March 30)

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Financial Times

How to choose an MBA

Ravi Maniar (MBA ’16) found the strong community he was seeking in MBA program at UNC Kenan-Flagler. (Jan. 24)

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CNNMoney.com

I went from Wall Street to working at Waffle House

Former financier James Adams’ (EMBA ’07) book about working at Waffle House was adapted for the feature film “Waffle Street,” now streaming online.
(March 17)

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Fortune

Job hunting abroad? Don't let cultural differences trip you up

Global Business Center director Julia Kruse discusses best practices in global job searches. (Jan. 25)

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Poets & Quants

Best 40 under 40 professors: Camelia Kuhnen

The finance professor is recognized as one of most outstanding young professors from around the world. (April 13)

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Advertising Age

Meet Ad Age's 2016 40 under 40

George Felix (MBA ’09), marketing director at KFC, is honored.
(March 21)

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The News & Observer

Nick Black stirs things up to help charities, veterans

Nick Black (MBA ‘13) founded InKind, which matches charities with donors, and Stop Soldier Suicide, a non-profit to help fellow veterans.
(March 21)

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The Los Angeles Times

Promoting more ethical behavior

Professor Sreedhari Desai’s research finds the placement of moral symbols can affect the behavior of unethical colleagues.
(March 7)

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Quartz

How to take risks on Leap Day (and year-round)

On leap day, Professor Camelia Kuhnen advises us to be more optimistic investors - in life and in money.
(Feb. 29)

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The News & Observer

Rise finds success with unique approach to franchising

Professor Ted Zoller talks about the quick growth and success of the biscuit and doughnut shop, Rise.
(March 21)

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Bloomberg

Here are the skills recruiters want

Finance recruiters give top ratings for communication and strategic thinking skills to UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA grads.
(Feb. 1)

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Forbes India

The 'I' in 'team'

Professor Matthew Pearsall’s research shows productivity is more dependent on team identification than bonding.
(March 10)

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The Wall Street Journal

Training millennials for the CFO seat: Doug Shackelford

Dean Doug Shackelford explains how business schools can better prepare millenials for the C-suite.
(March 21)

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Time Warner Cable News

UNC fans fill Franklin Street after win against Duke

Professor Dave Hartzell (PhD ‘85) says UNC beating Duke is “as good as it gets.”
(March 6)

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Inc.

Want to be a better leader? Start looking for this – in everyone

Professor C.J. Skender develops students by seeing each one as a diamond in the rough.
(March 1)

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CNET

What is instant online credit? Everything you need to know

Professor Chip Snively says credit cards are the best way to build credit history .
(March 10)

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The Atlantic

What motivates companies to do good — altruism or guilt?

Professor Rajdeep Grewal’s research explains the reasons why firms engage in CSR.
(March 17)

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New York Magazine

Work frenemy can make you better at your job

Professor Shimul Melwani's research shows the value of frenemies. (Feb. 6)

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