|IN THIS ISSUE|
- Chris Rabb
- George Chressanthis, Eric Eisenstein, PhD student Patrick Barbro
- Be Your Own Boss Bowl
- AJ Kreimer
- Alexandra Carides
IEI Social Entrepreneur in Residence among grant winners
Twenty Philadelphia men will receive a combined $200,000 as winners of the BMe Leadership Awards, given to those who are working to make their communities stronger, the Knight Foundation announced Tuesday. Chris Rabb, adjunct professor and social entrepreneur in residence at Temple's Fox School of Business, was awarded $20,000 to develop "commonwealth enterprises" workshops to teach social entrepreneurship to low-wealth individuals.
The Philadelphia Inquirer | May 15, 2013
Study finds culture of innovation has a sales value
A new study by Temple's Fox School of Business, with funding and benchmarking data from TGaS Advisors, offers for the first time, according to researchers, empirical evidence of the link between culture from a commercial-operations standpoint and revenue performance. The study was conducted by George Chressanthis, professor of healthcare management and marketing, along with assistant professor of marketing Eric Eisenstein and doctoral student Patrick Barbro. “If you acquire one of these companies, this study would say … the culture is what makes [it] productive,” Chressanthis said.
Medical Marketing & Media, MedAdNews Pharmalive | May 13-14, 2013
Neighborhood Foods wins $125,000 grand prize in Be Your Own Boss Bowl
Neighborhood Foods was the $125,000 grand-prize winner in the Be Your Own Boss Bowl, a university-wide business plan competition presented by Temple's Fox School of Business and Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute. Led by business manager Dylan Baird, a February graduate of the Fox School, Neighborhood Foods is a West Philadelphia cooperative that provides locally sourced food to farmers markets and restaurants.
The Philadelphia Inquirer | May 13, 2013
Jewish Scouting leaders vocal on inclusion vote
A.J. Kreimer, assistant professor of accounting and chairman of the National Jewish Committee on Scouting, is pushing for a historic resolution that would partially lift a ban on gays in the Boy Scouts of America by preventing BSA from denying membership to anyone younger than 18 on the basis of sexual orientation. “It’s a defining moment for Scouting and a test for the character and future of the movement,” he said.
Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) | May 10, 2013
Carides discusses biostatistics, clinical studies in Q-and-A
Alexandra Carides, an assistant professor of statistics who worked in Merck’s biostatistics department for more than 20 years, talked to Business Review, Romania's premier business weekly, about the potential for growth in the country's clinical trials market, and if education and rigorous international guidelines can address the misunderstandings surrounding tests for drug approval. "One of the first assignments I give to my students is to find a statement or a case in the media and approach it with critical statistical thinking," Carides said, emphasizing the importance of being discerning when accepting and using public data.
Business Review (Romania) | May 7, 2013
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