For their significant contributions to our economy and community, two top business executives will be honored as new members of the W. P. Carey School of Business Homecoming Hall of Fame this month. They will join an elite group of previous inductees, including leaders from the American Red Cross, Honeywell, Motorola, PayPal, Wells Fargo Bank and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The challenging job market is prompting many people to go back to school to improve their skills and invest in education. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is making it even easier to get a part-time MBA with the opening of a new Scottsdale location. The school already offers one of the best part-time MBA programs in the country, with an evening MBA program ranked "Top 25" in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Whether your companions are overweight or skinny and how much they put on their plates can greatly influence how much you eat. New research co-authored by W. P. Carey School of Business Associate Professor Andrea Morales shows if we eat with skinny people, we tend to mimic their food portions, regardless of how much they take. However, if we eat with overweight companions, we generally try to adjust our portions to be different.
Not many people could have foreseen the economic roller coaster that evolved over the last few years. However, Goldman Sachs Chief U.S. Economist Jan Hatzius will receive the Lawrence R. Klein Award for his uncanny economic forecasting that anticipated the global financial crisis. The W. P. Carey School of Business sponsors and judges the prestigious award contest.
The "Financial Times," one of the world's leading business publications, ranks the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University high on its new list of the world's best executive MBA programs. The school's program in China comes in at No. 41 on this year's list, ahead of all other EMBA offerings from Arizona universities.
Even the worst recession since the Great Depression couldn't stop many businesses in Arizona from boosting our economy and giving back to our community over the past year. Five of the best companies in the state are being honored with Spirit of Enterprise Awards for their contributions.
For the first time since 2007, Phoenix-area home prices increased from one month to the next. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows a slight 0.8 percent bump up in Valley home prices from May to June this year.
The global financial crisis has focused new attention on the need for business ethics and accountability. In addition to its already strong lineup of ethics coursework, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is also now offering an innovative course for all incoming accounting students designed specifically to teach leadership, ethics, accountability and professionalism.
More homes are being sold in the Phoenix area now than last year, but the market is still flooded with foreclosures. That's according to the latest Realty Studies report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. The report shows one foreclosure happening for every two regular home resales in the Valley last month.
President Bush's chief economic adviser, the chairman and CEO of U.S. Bank, and the heads of Mayo Clinic, Deloitte LLP and Caterpillar will be among those featured in the Economic Club of Phoenix speaker series this season. Every year, Phoenix-area audiences are invited to come and hear some of the top names in business speak at the luncheon series. The Economic Club of Phoenix (ECP) was founded by a group of prominent business executives called the Dean's Council of 100, in conjunction with the W. P. Carey School of Business.