News at Anderson

May

 Friday, May 22, 2009

Amex Chairman and CEO Honored for Leadership May 21

ChenaultKenneth Chenault, American Express chairman and CEO, is the recipient of the second annual John Wooden Global Leadership Award. The award, presented by UCLA Anderson School of Management, goes to "an exceptional leader" for their "exemplary leadership style and service to the community."

The award was presented Thursday, May 21, 2009 at a gala celebration at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. More...

Alumni Career Services Offers Career Programs

June Webinars
– Watch a two-part series on Targeting and Networking conducted by Kathy Ullrich ('92), Associate Director of Alumni Career Services.
– See how to create The Brand Knew You in a webinar about realigning the branding you already knew.
– Learn how to use LinkedIn to find a job, with trade secrets from a headhunter.

HIRE UCLA Anderson – Post your job opportunity on the new Parker Career Management Center Classifieds.

Alumni Career Survey – Take the survey to tell us your interests and preferences for alumni career services.

Ask the Career Expert Join our weekly conference call with a career expert, to ask questions about job search, brands, resume, and more.

May 27-28 - The Americas Business Forum: Creating Jobs Through Exports

UCLA Anderson's Center for International Business Education and Research, along with the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, is hosting business forum on international trade. Speakers of the all-day event include Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, Dean Judy Olian, and UCLA Anderson Professor Sebastian Edwards. More...

June 2 - Special Celebration for the Applied Management Research Program

In honor of the 2008-2009 Deloitte and Sedgwick Award recipients, the Applied Management Research Program requests your presence at a special celebration. Complimentary parking is available. More...

Professor's Research on Risk/Reward Behavior in the Wall Street Journal

CarlinBruce Carlin, Assistant Professor of Finance at UCLA, will be a featured speaker at Alumni Weekend 2009. His research, along with David T. Robinson of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, looks at how regret affects economic actions in market settings.

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Changing Business Environment Calls for Complexity Leadership

Jack Welch never refers to complexity science when talking about his 20 years as Chairman and CEO of General Electric. Yet, UCLA Anderson Professor Bill McKelvey, an expert in complexity science, says that Welch exemplifies a long list of qualities from this field that are essential in leading an organization like GE. More...

President and CEO of Intel Corporation Predicts Continued Consolidation Among Industry Players in Visit to Anderson

OtelliniPaul S. Otellini, president and CEO of Intel Corporation, paid a visit to UCLA Anderson on April 22, 2009, addressing a packed house in Korn Convocation Hall as part of UCLA Anderson's "Distinguished Speaker Series." His talk, titled "The State of Technology Amidst Global Economic Turmoil," touched on a wide array of topics, from his journey through the ranks of Intel, to Intel's present and planned undertakings. More...

Consumer Spending Will Lead California Out of Recession

NickelsburgJerry Nickelsburg, Senior Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast, explains to Paul Feinberg how consumer spending and other tactics will lead California out of the current recession.

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Alumni in the News

UCLA Anderson Alumni continue to prove their value across the corporate spectrum. Peter Marino (’02), Iván Markman (‘02), Michael Romito (‘73),Jay Biskupski (‘02), Kim D. Defenderfer (’87), and Kevin Berryman (’87) all recently received new appointments or honors in key positions throughout the business universe. More...

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