McCombs In The Media
The McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas will honor its namesake next week at the 10-year anniversary of Red McCombs' $50 million donation to the school.
The starting point for much of the CSR debate (as captured by the very term "corporate social responsibility") is the assumption that firms have a responsibility to pursue goals other than profit maximization. But where does the motivation for a firm's behavior come from? Who is really responsible for the behavior we see?
The silver screen is getting swanky in Northwest Austin with the opening of Gold Class Cinemas next month. This new type of movie theater has plush, reclining seats and call-button service and according to Senior Lecturer Michael Brandl, makes pretty good business sense.
It will take one to two years for the national commercial real estate market to return to more normal operations after hitting a 20-year low. That's the view of Jay Hartzell, executive director of the Real Estate and Investment Center at the University of Texas at Austin.
The biggest change in marketing has been the shift from “push marketing” to more of a conversation with customers.
The McCombs School of Business full-time MBA is ranked 16th in the nation in the 2010 U.S. News and World Report survey of America’s Best Graduate Schools. Carnegie Mellon tied with McCombs for the 16th position, and Harvard took the top spot. McCombs was ranked 18th in last year’s report.a
Though it turned out well for Michael Dell, you don't always need to leave school in order to start your own company. In fact, if you stay you'll have access to a lot of free resources to help you get things off the ground.
BusinessWeek released it's annual Return on Investment rankings for undergraduate business schools. BusinessWeek compares the annual in-state tuition costs of programs with the median starting salary of its graduates in order to create a “salary per annual tuition dollar” rate.
The New York Times profiled Diane Sanchez, BBA ’78, in its jobs column “The Boss.” She shared her story of growing up in Bishop, Texas, a small town near Corpus Christi that was heavily segregated during her childhood. Today, Sanchez is CEO of Telefonica USA.