Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business eNewsletter
Volume 3 Issue 1: February 2010
China and International Efforts
By John Groesbeck, Ph.D.
Dean, Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business
An important part of the strategic direction of the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business is enhancing our global presence, and increasing the global networks of influence on behalf of our students, alumni, and the entire Westminster College community. As part of that we have been enjoying wonderful opportunities traveling with our students to all corners of the world for many years now. During the last few years, we have been developing a special emphasis on our relationships in China. Click to Read Article.
Courage At Work
By Melissa Koerner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Management
To survive and thrive, organizations need members who behave courageously. Courage is required to reverse organizational decline, combat unethical practices, and accomplish most worthwhile goals. Nevertheless, forces operating in most organizations serve to stifle courage, and courageous acts are routinely discounted and even punished in many workplaces. Click to Read Article.
Westminster Contributes to Global Sustainability
Rich Collins, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Finance/Economics,
with Kaleen Becker ('10)
When Rich Collins was in graduate school in economics in the late 1970s and early 80s, his major fields of study were Industrial Organization and Environmental Economics. “I distinctly remember one of my graduate school colleagues strongly recommending that I reconsider Environmental as a field of study,” he said. ‘It is just a fad,’ the colleague said. ‘It will never be a legitimate field of economics; switch to labor economics or monetary economics where there will be a future.’ Click to Read Article.
News and Noteworthy...
The Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business has welcomed several new faculty members.
To read more about them and to catch up on more Westminster news Click Here.