December 2011

December 21

UCLA Anderson was listed as one of the B-schools that participated in the GMATCH virtual MBA fair this past November in Business Because.

CloudTweaks included UCLA Anderson as  one of the B-schools now reviewing applications using iPads.

USC's Neon Tommy quoted Jerry Nickelsburg in a story about the outlook for jobs.

Fox & Hounds cited UCLA Anderson's recent predictions for California employment.

UCLA Today featured Bob Foster's recent honor of Knight, First Class, of the Order of the White Rose of Finland for his work with the GAP program in that country, with quotes from Judy Olian and a listing other UCLA Anderson faculty in attendance at the award ceremony.

December 20

Samuel Culbert is quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the dwindling use of the corporate performance review.

Samuel Culbert's book, "Get Rid of the Performance Review", was highlighted in MIT Sloan Management Review.

Softpedia, Bay Ledger, Benzinga, CNBC, News Blaze and Morningstar ran stories about UCLA Anderson as one of two B-schools employing a Matchbox solution to evaluate admissions.

CBS MoneyWatch cited Ed Leamer in a story about an economic recovery in 2012.

December 19

UCLA Anderson is one of two B-schools using iPads to review admissions applications in stories covered by The Boston Globe, Mass High Tech, BostInno, and Yahoo! Finance.

The Oilspot News, and insurancenewsnet covered the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index report, quoting Ed Leamer about the slight increase in diesel fuel consumption and the outlook for inventories.

Sebastian Edwards was quoted in and istockanalyst pieces about the global economic outlook.

Investment News profiled Shlomo Bernartzi and his Save More Tomorrow program.

NBC Southern California cited UCLA Anderson Forecast's prediction for unemployment.

December 16

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a piece that ran in the Mercury News, Press Telegram, Contra Costa Times, and the Oakland Tribune Inside Bay Area on the economic outlook for the South and East Bays.

San Francisco Business Times cited the UCLA Anderson Forecast in coverage of East and South Bays jobs outlook.

The San Francisco Chronicle cited UCLA Anderson in a story about the region's economic forecast produced jointly with the Bay Area Council Economic Institute.

UCLA Anderson was cited in a San Diego Daily Transcript piece about California's payroll employment outlook.

December 15

The Wall Street Journal ran a piece about UCLA Anderson going paperless in its admissions, quoting Craig Hubbell and Rob Weiler.

The Washington Times reviewed Richard Rumelt's book, "Good Strategy/ Bad Strategy."

Romain Wacziarg provided insight on degrowth economics in a Miller-McCune story about efforts to reduce economic activity.

FleetOwner and Truck Parts & Service quoted Ed Leamer and the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index in a piece about the economic recovery.

UCLA Anderson's economists were cited in a Sacramento Bee story about California's weak recovery.

Bloomberg Businessweek listed UCLA Anderson as one of several B-schools utilizing a new service to spot plagiarism in admission essays.

Sebastian Edwards is listed as one of the roundtable discussion members in an story about a meeting to discuss Chile's role in the global economy.

NASDAQ quoted Ed Leamer's recent index work in a piece about the Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI.)

December 14

San Francisco Business Times ran a piece about the current Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Survey of California Commercial Real Estate Survey that included quotes from Jerry Nickelsburg.

Reuters, ABC 12, heraldonline, 19 Action News, WXVT 15 and Nebraska TV, carried stories on the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index with comments from Ed Leamer.

The North County Times' story on the trucking slump quoted Ed Leamer and the outlook for inventories and economic growth.

Ed Leamer was quoted in The Journal of Commerce story on the findings of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index.

Modern Materials Handling, Logistics Management and covered the findings of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index, quoting Ed Leamer on the slow growth outlook.

eTrucker, Commercial Carrier Journal, SuccessfulDealer and The quoted Ed Leamer in their coverage of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index.

The Globe and Mail and CTV News listed Richard Rumelt's book, "Good Strategy, Bad Strategy" as one of the best business books of 2011.

December 13 and CBS Atlanta ran a story and video of Ed Leamer commenting on the low estimates of growth from the findings of the current Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index.

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a KPCC story on what goes into predicting the economic outlook for the state.

CNN Money included UCLA in the Poets & Quants piece it ran on increased competition among B-schools. highlighted the UCLA Anderson Forecast and quoted David Shulman in its report on the economic outlook.

December 12

ClearAdmit ran a story about Dean Judy Olian's piece in BizEd magazine, looking at the global business school landscape.

Ceoworld Magazine ran the top 20 best entrepreneurship MBA rankings for senior managers and entrepreneurs, which included UCLA Anderson.

The UCLA Anderson Forecast was cited in a NBC San Diego piece on unemployment.

Wall Street Pit and iStockAnalyst covered the UCLA Anderson Forecast.

A story in the Times of Swaziland highlights UCLA Anderson's role in providing leadership and management training in the government of Swaziland's efforts to eliminate new pediatric HIV infections.

William Yu, UCLA Anderson Forecast economist, was cited in a story about the trend in China's economic development.

Both and ran stories on global EMBA rankings that included UCLA Anderson.

Zimbio highlighted Richard Rumelt's book, "Good Strategy/Bad Strategy", in a discussion about Steve Jobs and Apple.

December 9

FashionTrend Digest focused a piece on the outlook for China's economic growth, quoting William Yu, an economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast.

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a Sing Tao Daily story about the employment outlook for Silicon Valley.

The UCLA Anderson Forecast predicted a weak economic recovery in a Yahoo!News piece on the shrinking middle class.

The UCLA Anderson Forecast's economic outlook for 2012 appeared in The Street, quoting David Shulman about weak employment statistics.

EPGN cited the UCLA Anderson Forecast's prediction for a sluggish economy in 2012.

December 8

The outlook for the nation and California from the recent UCLA Anderson Forecast was featured in a number of publications, on websites and on news stations, including Reuters, KPCC, NBC, KABC, Sacramento Bee, OC Register, Mercury News, KQED, KTLA, LA Business Journal, LA Observed, Contra Costa Times, Redlands Daily Facts, The Sun, Inside Bay Area, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Press Telegram,, UCLA News, Beverly Hills Courier, North County Times,, Los Angeles Business, Signon SanDiego, Sing Tao Daily Los Angeles,, MarketWatch,, and

Jim Stengel's upcoming book, "Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the World's Greatest Companies", was featured in Fortune and CNN Money.

Derek Alderton, a business consultant and lecturer at UCLA Anderson, provided insight about hiring full-time employees in a story that appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek.

UCLA Anderson was cited in a Bloomberg Businessweek story about the top business schools in 2011.

Forbes rated UCLA Anderson 10th in its survey of the most satisfied business school graduates.

UCLA Anderson IS Associates' announcement that Princess Cruises' Alan Buckelew was awarded the 2011 IS Associates Executive Leadership Award was covered in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal, Yahoo Finance , GNT, IT Briefing and MarketWatch.

The launch of UCLA Anderson's Global Impact Map appeared in MarketWatch, Benzinga and UCLA News

UCLA Anderson's efforts to go paperless in its admissions' process was covered in Clear Admit.

Forbes reviewed Richard Rumelt's book, "Good Strategy/Bad Strategy".

Jerry Nickelsburg commented on the governor's proposal to raise taxes in California in an ABC story.

December 1

Judy Olian was quoted in the announcement of alumnus Alan Buckelew being named 2011 IS Associates Executive Leadership Award, featured in Yahoo Finance, Reuters, Morning Star, Education Technology, News Blaze, San Francisco Chronicle, and CNBC articles.

Jerry Nickelsburg was quoted in a Southern California Public Radio (KPCC) article discussing the California state budget and revenues.

Alumnus Marshall Goldsmith (Phd '77) was named the winner of the 2011 Thinkers50 Leadership award, announced in a Star Chefs article.

Alumna Kimberly Salzer was named Vice President and General Manager of Citysearch, announced in a Street Insider article.

UCLA Anderson School Board of Visitor member Ron Sugar was featured in an UC Newsroom article, discussing his recent gift to the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science.

UCLA Anderson School was featured in a Clear Admit blog discussing the new paperless admissions process.


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