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UNB Faculty of Business Administration

Being good: how corporate social behaviour affects the bond market

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Posted: December 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty


Corporate social responsibility is a trend that has been gaining much momentum over the past 25 years or so and while many people agree that “doing good” is the right thing to do, many wonder whether it actually does any good from a business perspective. University of New Brunswick business professor, Dr. Jeff Frooman, was interested in the answer to this question and collaborated...

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From newsstands to airlines: new applications for the newsvendor model

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Posted: December 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty


To learn about managing inventories, business students are introduced to the “newsvendor model” in their operations management courses. The newsvendor model is a mathematical model used to manage inventories in as lean and efficient a manner as possible. While the model has been around for a long time, Dr. Donglei Du, professor of quantitative methods at the University of New...

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Personal job design: different ways of customizing the jobs we work

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Posted: December 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty


After starting a new position, have you ever found yourself tweaking and refining aspects of your job in order to make it better? Perhaps you added an activity into your normal work routine that was quite fun, or found a way to avoid a task that is not? If you have, you are like most of us and you’ve been engaging in “job crafting.” Curiously, although job crafting is a very...

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UNB Fredericton's business researchers among the best

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Posted: December 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty


In the world of business schools, being published in the Financial Times Top 50 list of research journals is a big deal. This is the list of journals that the Financial Times uses to rank the research productivity of business schools worldwide. The reviewers of these publications are considered to be the best among the best around the world. Their selection criteria are so rigorous, the...

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UNB research team confirms positive impact of executive education in Sub Saharan Africa

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Posted: December 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty



A group of business professors with the University of New Brunswick Fredericton’s faculty of business administration recently collaborated with the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) to research the impact of executive education on the financial sector of Sub-Saharan Africa. With a growing middle class, reforms in policy and increased banking regulations, the...

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Top Texts: UNB business professors write best-sellers in their disciplines

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Posted: December 11, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty


No matter what school they are attending, many business students across Canada are learning the fundamentals of business from professors with the University of New Brunswick’s faculty of business administration. Three of the top selling textbooks in business schools cross Canada are written by UNB business professors. Professor Dorothy DuPlessis teaches business law and her text book,...

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