Professor Sheng Recognized for Best Paper by Society for Marketing Advances

 

Simon awardDr. Simon Sheng was awarded the Steven J. Shaw Best Paper in Conference at The Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) 2014 Annual Conference for his research, “Marketing and R&D Coopetition, Knowledge Integration, and New Product Performance”.

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UAB’s Most Recent Rhodes Scholar Combines Business with Science

 

ameen barghi 315Ameen Barghi, a member of the Collat School of Business Honors Program’s Class of 2015 cohort, has been awarded a 2015 Rhodes Scholarship. Ameen is a neuroscience and translational research double major at UAB.  

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ServisFirst CEO Says Bank’s Name is its Strategy

ServiceFirst BroughtonTom Broughton, Chief Executive Officer of ServisFirst Bank, recently told students in the combined MBA and undergraduate capstone class “Strategic leadership through the eyes of the C-Suite” that his company’s competitive advantage is based on its ability to build service relationships with its customers. Broughton made a return visit to the Collat School of Business on November 18, 2014.

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HealthSouth CEO Shows Students the Disciplined Approach to Strategy

HLS GroupJay Grinney, Chief Executive Officer of HealthSouth Corporation, described the ten-year journey he has made at the company to redraw its strategy and make it a success. Grinney made a return visit to the UAB Collat School of Business on November 11, 2014 when he met with students in the combined MBA and undergraduate capstone class “Strategic leadership through the eyes of the C-Suite.”

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Alacare President Says His Business is a Commitment to the Community

Alacare GroupJohn Beard, Chairman and President of Alacare Home Health and Hospice, recently told students in the combined MBA and undergraduate capstone class “Strategic leadership through the eyes of the C-Suite” that his company’s mission is to serve the health needs of the homebound citizens of Alabama.

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New UAB Innovation Lab Hosts Open House November 13

Innovation depotThe Collat School of Business will host an open house for the brand new UAB Innovation Lab at Innovation Depot on Thursday, November 13 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

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Advice to Students From Hibbett Sports C-Suite: “Meet Needs”

HibbettHibbett Sports CEO Jeffry Rosenthal and Chief Merchant Jared Briskin met with students in the combined undergraduate capstone and MBA class, “Strategic Leadership Through the Eyes of the C-Suite,” on October 28, 2014, to discuss their company’s strategy.

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Asking for Your Help to Help Others Succeed

 

“Great business schools have the support of the community that they serve, and being named the Collat School of Business is an example of our relationship with the community,” says Dean Eric Jack.  “We are so very grateful to the Collat family for the transformative gift, and are now asking you to be part of something big and help us succeed because we’re helping others succeed.”

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CEO Says “Culture Wins Over Strategy” at Regions

 

Regions 315x230Regions Financial Corporation Chairman, President and CEO Grayson Hall discussed his company’s strategy with students in the combined undergraduate capstone and MBA class, “Strategic Leadership Through the Eyes of the C-Suite,” on October 21, 2014. This was Mr. Hall’s third visit since becoming CEO in 2011.

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