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May 2012 Archives

Remarks by SOM Dean Cathy E. Minehan to Brown Brothers Harriman Women Leaders Program

School of Management Dean Cathy Minehan presented at the Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) Women Leaders Program on May 23rd, 2012. Below is the full transcript of her speech....

Students in the Communications Management Program Launch the Inaugural Issue of Management Magazine

This month, the students of the Simmons School of Management's Communications Management Program launched the inaugural issue of Management Magazine. Highlighted articles include: From the First Stitch Eileen Fisher has crafted a brand based on values embraced by employees...

MBA Oath

One of the most impressive aspects of the Simmons MBA program is its focus on principled leadership. It's woven throughout our curriculum, embodied by our faculty and now, as students, we have the opportunity to take our dedication to principled...

Businesswomen are Lukewarm on the Effectiveness of Women's Networks

Bucking the notion that the establishment of a women's network at work is a key strategy to advancing women in organizations, a new survey finds that many businesswomen have a lukewarm opinion about the ability of these groups to promote...

UAE Travel Course Promotes Globally Inclusive Leadership

Students say Experience was Transformative Professor Lynda Moore, accompanied by Professor Deborah Marlino, took 16 MBA students to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for nine days in March. The study-travel course focused on a cross-cultural comparative analysis of Emirati women...

MKS Instruments Appoints Elizabeth A. Mora '89SM to Board of Directors

MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, announced the appointment Elizabeth A. Mora '89SM to its Board of Directors effective May 7, 2012. Mora is the Chief Financial Officer of The Charles...

Finding your Forté

Ever wondered if there was someone out there who could answer all of your questions about business school the moment they popped into your head?If this sounds like something you'd like, then you must check out the Forté Foundation. It's...