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Creativity, Education and Entrepreneurship: new research traces a connection

Faculty of Management

Posted: Nov 24, 2021

Category: Faculty



Is there a link between your creativity and the likelihood of launching a venture? A team of researchers at UNB recently studied this very question in relation to students; as a result of their findings, they published an article that provides practical advice for educators on how to design and deliver programs on entrepreneurship. The research was led by Dr. Maha Tantawy as part of her...

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The dealings behind Canada’s most controversial bankruptcy: UNB prof wins award for new book

Faculty of Management

Posted: Nov 23, 2021

Category: Faculty



To many scholars, research is an adventure of discovery, a journey with often unpredictable endings. When he began writing about the evolution of Canadian business, Dr. Barry Boothman, a management professor at UNB, had no idea where his work would take him. His adventure has spanned more than thirty-five years and led him into unexpected territory. In 2020 his 645-page Corporate Cataclysm:...

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BBA Alum Joins Forces with Current Business Students to Increase Recruitment and Retention of Newcomers

Faculty of Management

Posted: Oct 19, 2021

Category: Alumni Highlights , Alumni



Young alum Nicole Andrade (BBA’20) has only just begun her career, but she’s already doing exciting and meaningful work as part of FLIP, the Fredericton Local Immigration Partnership. Not only is she using the skills she learned in the sales accelerator program in the Faculty of Management, she’s also drawing on her own experience of being a newcomer to New Brunswick. Nicole...

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UNB's Faculty of Management International Graduate Internship Program

Faculty of Management

Posted: Sep 22, 2021

Category: Programs , Faculty Highlights



New Brunswick employers in high-growth sectors looking to hire top talent may be eligible for up to 75 percent wage subsidy thanks to UNB's Faculty of Management International Graduate Internship Program being launched this term. International students pursuing graduate studies in business at UNB bring a wealth of experience with them and, in some cases, multiple degrees. Many would like to...

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UNB’s faculty of management launches new MBA specialization in management analytics

Faculty of Management

Posted: Aug 20, 2021

Category: Programs



A new concentration in management analytics offered by the faculty of management at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton will provide MBA students data-rich decision-making tools to enhance their career potential.“Business is increasingly digitizing, resulting in the need for organizations to analyze a large amount of data for decision making,” says Devashis Mitra, dean of...

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When experience produces negative returns: A fresh perspective from UNB Researcher

Matthew MacLong

Posted: Aug 19, 2021

Category: Faculty



Performing tasks for the first time on the job is challenging, but how much experience should organizations expect their managers will need before they begin showing improvement in a new task? Very few studies capture the early stages of experiential learning in organizations. Typically, studies on this subject tend to focus on established organizations without going back far enough to see how...

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UNB business students work with Peterbilt Atlantic to meet new industry challenges

Matthew MacLong

Posted: Jul 30, 2021

Category: Students



After decades of dominating the traditional truck market, Peterbilt Atlantic, Atlantic Canada’s largest heavy-duty truck dealer, is adapting to a changing industry. To help them face this challenge, Peterbilt recently consulted with faculty of management students completing the Strategic Management course. The students conducted an industry analysis to consider opportunities that might...

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UNB business students work with Peterbilt Atlantic to meet new industry challengesost Title

Matthew MacLong

Posted: Jul 30, 2021

Category: Alumni , Programs , Students



After decades of dominating the traditional truck market, Peterbilt Atlantic, Atlantic Canada’s largest heavy-duty truck dealer, is adapting to a changing industry.To help them face this challenge, Peterbilt recently consulted with faculty of management students completing the Strategic Management course. The students conducted an industry analysis to consider opportunities that might...

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Changes in Stock Prices: solving a piece of the puzzle

Faculty of Management

Posted: Jul 16, 2021

Category: Faculty Highlights , Alumni , Faculty



Do you ever wonder if there is a relationship between stock prices and cash flows? Stock prices are the sum of discounted future expected dividends.  In a conventional view of financial economics, fundamental cash flows, such as dividends, play an important role in driving stock price movements. Surprisingly, as recent empirical evidence shows, almost all variability of U.S. aggregate...

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Devashis Mitra reappointed dean of management

Faculty of Management

Posted: Jul 9, 2021

Category: Faculty



Dr. Devashis Mitra will remain in his position as dean of UNB's faculty of management for another two years. On July 7, Dr. Kathy Wilson, Acting Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) shared the following announcement with the university community:I am pleased to announce that Dr. Devashis Mitra’s term as dean of the faculty of management in Fredericton has been extended. Dr. Mitra...

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