Business Administration

Will more companies follow Mastercard’s lead?

Gies professor says more will embrace digital payment What’s in a name? For Mastercard, its name might not be worth as much as some might think. Mastercard announced this week it is dropping the name from its logo “in select … Continued

Howe teaches students how to be professional leaders

Alan Howe (BADM ’82) is a professional board director specializing in turn-around situations. He’s served on 27 public and private boards spanning multiple industries including enterprise software, wireless, telecom, composite materials, and IT services. In many ways, he’s a professional … Continued

Gies Business cooking up food science entrepreneurs

No one on their team knew much about the Ketogenic diet, let alone had any personal experience using it. So when these food science majors were assigned to develop a keto-friendly product, there was a lot of learning along the … Continued

Brexit clouded by uncertainty, says Gies professor

A Brexit solution is on hold in the UK – for now. United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May has canceled the House of Commons Brexit vote that was scheduled for December 11, leaving the future of the UK’s relationship with … Continued

Viswanathan, Gies Business receive Reimagine Education Award

Gies College of Business was honored as the Bronze Winner of the North American Regional Award for Reimagining Bottom-Up Sustainability Education. Madhu Viswanathan, Professor of Business Administration and Diane & Steven N. Miller Centennial Chair, accepted the award on behalf … Continued

Kwan elected Fellow of UK Academy of Social Sciences

Mei-Po Kwan, Professor of Business Administration at Gies College of Business, has been elected as a Fellow of the U.K. Academy of Social Sciences. Kwan is the only U.S. scholar to receive the award this year. The Academy of Social … Continued

Bucheli, Albarracin named CAS Associates

Two Gies College of Business professors have been named 2019-2020 Associates for the Center for Advanced Study (CAS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Associate Professor of International Business Marcelo Bucheli and Professor of Marketing Dolores Albarracin are being … Continued

Quade excelling on the court, in the classroom

Ahead of NCAA Tournament, Gies Business junior relishes entire experience   Being a student-athlete isn’t easy. Just ask Jackie Quade. “It’s a lot. It’s very busy, and there are not very many days off,” Quade said. Now imagine being a … Continued

Rindfleisch lends perspective to WalletHub on holiday shopping

Aric Rindfleisch, Professor of Business Administration and John M. Jones Professor of Marketing at Gies College of Business offered his insights to WalletHub on their 2018 Holiday Shopping Survey. Six in 10 people surveyed said they are better off financially … Continued