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Keeping Grads at the Leading Edge

February 26, 2015

Professor Anteneh Ayanso is interviewed by the Toronto Star as part of their profile of Goodman's MBA specialization in Big Data. 

Read the full story about how Goodman is keeping MBA grads at the leading edge of Big Data. 

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Paul Dunn on the government's approach to increasing women on corporate boards

February 26, 2015

Professor Paul Dunn is interviewed by Barb DiGiulio of Newstalk 1010 about the government's approach to increase the number of women on corporate boards.

No audio is available. 

 

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Antonia Mantonakis: "Coupons add an element of intrigue and excitement."

February 26, 2015

Antonia Mantonakis is interviewed by fashion and lifestyle website racked.com about Bed Bath and Beyond's successful strategy of using coupons. 

Read the full article, "Calculated Chaos: Examining the Brilliant Strategy Behind Bed Bath and Beyond" here.

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Media Release: Goodman School of Business new platinum sponsor of NEYA

February 20, 2015

Goodman School of Business new platinum sponsor of Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

The Goodman School of Business will be celebrating with Niagara entrepreneurs tonight.

The Brock University business school will be announced as a platinum sponsor of the Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (NEYA) at tonight’s award ceremony.

The partnership between NEYA and the Goodman School of Business provides NEYA with support to continue to bring together entrepreneurs from across Niagara and create an ongoing program to provide development opportunities to nominees.

The Goodman School of Business has been involved with NEYA since its inception in 1993, when representatives from the business school, then known as Brock’s Faculty of Business, were part of a group of community leaders that determined local entrepreneurs should be recognized for their hard work and success.

“We have had a 22 year long relationship with NEYA and this sponsorship reflects our ongoing commitment to supporting entrepreneurs in our community,” says Don Cyr, dean of the Goodman School of Business. “This is a unique program in Niagara, and it provides a much needed platform to showcase innovation and success.”

As part of the platinum sponsorship, the Goodman School of Business offers financial support as well as assistance with the preparation of nomination packages and five complimentary courses from the Centre for Innovation, Management and Enterprise Education (CIMEE) to Emerging Entrepreneur and Innovative Small Business Award Nominees whose business is under five years old.

The business school also supports community entrepreneurship through BioLinc, an on-campus business incubator and Kick-Starting Entrepreneurship, a youth entrepreneurship training and development program. Service-Learning which provides student teams to work with community partners on projects that are linked to their course work, and the Business Consulting Group which is a student-run management consulting team.
 

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Professor Antonia Mantonakis comments on cross-border shopping

February 18, 2015

Professor Antonia Mantonakis comments on the consumer behaviour behind cross-border shopping.

Read more in the Star.

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Trivium Industries, a BioLinc resident company, featured on CHCH

February 12, 2015

BioLinc manager Dan Lynch is interviewed by CHCH Hamilton, Halton and Niagara about Trivium Industries, a BioLinc resident company. 

Read more here.

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A Grade Forecasting Strategy for Students

February 6, 2015

How optimistic are you that you will do well in a class? And how well place is your optimism? 

Michael Armstrong writes abouthis research on grade forecasting and how weaker students are more likely overetimate how well they are doing in their course. 

Read more in Faculty Focus

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Professor Brian Metcalfe coauthor of report on foreign banks in China

February 3, 2015

Professor Brian Metcalfe, co-author with Ernst & Young LLP of a report on foreign banks in China is interviewed by Ecns.cn, the official English-language website of China News Service (CNS).

The report found that foreign banks in China were optimistic about their propsecits for revenue growth. 

Read more at ecns.cn

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Paul Dunn: Breaking the boardroom gender barrier

January 28, 2015

Professor Paul Dunn is interviewed by Tim Denis on Niagara's 610 CKTB. He talks about breaking the boardroom gender barrier.

No audio is available.

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Antonia Mantonakis on how to set realistic goals for change

January 9, 2015

Antonia Matonakis is interviewed by Research Matters about her research on motivation and willpower and how we can achieve our goals.

Read more at Research Matters

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Deb McPhee: Coping strategies for parents with kids in competitive hockey.

December 30, 2014

Professor Deb McPhee is interviewed by Calgary CBC Radio1 and Edmonton's CBC Radio 2 about her reserach on coping strategies for parents with kids in competitive hockey.

No audio is available.

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Professor Samir Trabelsi is interviewed by Tunisia's Express FM and Radio Tunis.

December 19, 2014

Accounting Professor Samir Trabelsi is interviewed by Tunisia's Express FM and Radio Tunis. He spoke about research and graduate programs at the Goodman School of Business.

 

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Four reasons not to fear the GMAT

December 16, 2014

Carrie Kelly, Director of Graduate Programs, blogs for MBA.com's Ask the School Expert section

Read her blog post on the four reasons not to fear the GMAT.

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Professor Todd Green on Giving Tuesday and Ethical Gift-Giving

December 2, 2014

Professor Todd Green is interviewed by 610 CKTB about his research on Ethical Gift-Giving and what Giving Tuesday is.

No audio available. 

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Eric Dolansky speaks to BNN about pricing and the effect it has on consumers

November 28, 2014

Are consumers in the dark about price hikes ahead of the holidays?

Eric Dolansky, assistant professor at the Goodman School of Business at Brock University, examines the sequences of pricing and the effect it has on consumer habits.

Watch his interview on the Business News Network.

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The three reasons a non-business undergrad should consider an MBA.

November 21, 2014

Carrie Kelly, Director of Graduate Programs, blogs for MBA.com's Ask the School Expert section

Read her blog post on the three reasons a non-business undergrad should consider an MBA.

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Bullying leaps from playground to the office

November 20, 2014

Professor Lisa Barrow is interviewed about adult bullying in the workplace.

Read the story in the Niagara Falls Review.

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Lisa Barrow talks about her research on workplace bullying.

November 16, 2014

Lisa Barrow is on the Jill Bennett Show on Vancouver's AM980 to talk about workplace bullying.

No audio available. 

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Barbara Sainty on the role of social media in influencing career success

November 15, 2014

Barbara Sainty is on air with the Motts on Newstalk 1010 (Toronto) and CKTB St. Catharines/Niagara to speak about her research on the role of social media in influencing career success.

Listen to the interview.

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A crafty way to grow a business

November 13, 2014

Goodman's Service-Learning program contribute to local non-profit "Well Preserved" is highlighted in an article in Niagara This Week.

Read the story here. 

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Workplace coping strategies of hockey parents

October 23, 2014

Professor Deborah McPhee is interviewed by Vancouver's News1130 about her research on the coping strategies of hockey parents.

 

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The U.S. and Canada must treat the Ebola epidemic at its source

October 21, 2014

Michael Armstrong's op-ed in the Buffalo News highlights the threat (and costs) of the Ebola epidemic.

Read the story here.

 

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Deb McPhee talks about the coping strategies for hockey parents.

October 20, 2014

Professor Deborah McPhee is on Kitchener's 570News to talk about the workplace coping strategies used by hockey parents. 

Listen to the interview here.

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Slow reaction to Ebola is costly

October 12, 2014

Michael Armstrong's letter to the editor about the Ebola crisis is published in the Toronto Star. Using statistical calculations, Prof. Armstrong provided predictions about Ebola's growth.

Read more in the Toronto Star.

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The more complex the name, better the wine?

October 10, 2014

Antonia Mantonakis's research on the impact of a winery's name on taste is discussed in the Journal de Montréal in an article by Claude Langlois. Prof. Mantonakis's research found that individuals tended to assume that the bottle of wine that has the more complex name, is the better quality wine. 

Read the article here (In French only)

 

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Research Matters talks Big Data with Goodman Prof Ayanso

September 29, 2014

Professor Anteneh Ayanso is interviewed by Research Matters about his research in how e-commerce affects business performance and the usefulness of Big Data. 

Read the full story in the Research Matters Blog.

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Coping strategies for parents with kids in competitive hockey

September 29, 2014

Professor Deborah McPhee is interviewed by 660 News about her research on coping strategies for parents with kids inc ompetitive hockey.

Read more here. 

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"Kick-Starting Entrepreneurship," a hands-on entrepreneurship training program.

September 24, 2014

Don Fraser's Bizzline in the St. Catharines Standard covers BioLinc's Kick-Starting Entrepreneurship program.

Read more here

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Brock receives cash for youth entrepreneurship program

September 22, 2014

EZ Rock 105.7 reports on BioLinc's new Kick-Starting Entrepreneurship program.

Read more here. 

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Kick-Starting Entrepreneurship

September 22, 2014

Support provided by the Government of Ontario’s On-campus Entrepreneurship Activities (OCEA) program will allow the Goodman School of Business‘ BioLinc business incubator at Brock University to launch Kick-Starting Entrepreneurship, a hands-on entrepreneurship training program for Niagara youth.

“This program, hosted by our BioLinc facility, will strengthen Brock and Niagara’s entrepreneurial activities and in turn grow our University’s entrepreneurial culture and opportunities over the long-term,” says Don Cyr, Dean, Goodman School of Business.

“At BioLinc, ‘BIO’ means new and unique Business Ideas and Opportunities so this new program will leverage our institution’s assets, as well as Niagara’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, to provide young entrepreneurs with the activities, training and resources that will help them determine if entrepreneurship is a viable career choice for them.”

The OCEA program is part of Ontario’s Youth Jobs Strategy, announced by Premier Kathleen Wynne in October 2013. Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) is managing the administration of the $5 million OCEA program.

Read more about the announcment at Brock News

 

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Michael Armstrong: Rockets were threats, not toys

September 13, 2014

Professor Michael Armstrong's research on the Israel Iron Dome missile defense system is featured in his Op-Ed in The Jerusalem Post.

Read the full story here.

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Michael Armstrong: Israeli rocket defense system saves lives but depletes budget

September 4, 2014

Professor Michael Armstrong's research on the Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system is featured on Gazeta, Russia's leading internet newspaper. The article discusses how the Israeli rocket defense system saves lives but depletes budgets.

Read the full article in Russian.