McCombs In The Media
A recent column in the Wall Street Journal uses research coauthored by Andrew Henderson, associate professor of management. Excerpt: When it comes to cheering CEOs, booing them or throwing them in jail, a consideration that ought to be nagging is whether we're reacting to luck or design.
Local Dallas entrepreneur and McCombs graduate Imran Karim, founder of Trophy Skin, has advanced to the online voting round of the Inc magazine/Alibaba.com business plan competition. Five finalists, chosen by the public via online voting, will go on to the final event in San Francisco on Nov. 18 as guests of Alibaba.com to compete for $100,000 in business grants.
The Texas Executive MBA program (EMBA) in Austin ranks no. 55 globally in the Financial Times’ 2009 rankings. For the second year in a row, McCombs EMBA ranks no. 19 for U.S. schools and no. 3 in Texas (slightly behind Rice and UT Dallas).
Prabhudev Konana is the William H. Seay Centennial Professor and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. There is justified public outrage at the obscenely large executive compensation. Should the government regulate compensations in the private sector even when there is no government money involved?
Management Professor John S. Butler won the Special Achievement Award at the 2009 Tech Innovation Awards, sponsored by the Austin Business Journal.
Edward Anderson Jr. is one of the leaders in a research group that received more than $700,000 in federal stimulus money from the National Science Foundation to study how innovation unfolds in platforms such as the iPhone.
U.S News and World Report ranked the McCombs School of Business the sixth best business program in its 2010 survey of undergraduate programs.
Few people in McKinney possess the historic scope of how the city has changed over the last decades while continually helping to add to that change while embodying the essence of integrity and solely focused on helping the community. Bill Dowdy, BBA ’49, is just one such person whose love of McKinney and community service continues at the age of 84, as he has served the community he was born in for decades.