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Building blocks show names of corporate entity types: LLC, INC, partnership, s-corp, sole prioprieter.

May 31, 2024

The ABCs of LLCs (and C and S corps, too)

An entrepreneur’s choice of business entity type affects everything from taxes to legal liability. Poole College scholars analyze the options for organizing.

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May 29, 2024

BAI Roundtable Envisions the Future of Data Science and Analytics

More than 100 faculty members, professionals and students gathered at the day-long event to discuss emerging trends and think critically about what lies ahead.

May 28, 2024

McLauchlan Leadership Program Celebrates 2023-24 Fellows

On May 1, we celebrated the end of a successful year for our 2023-24 McLauchlan Fellows.  After a year of engaging deeply in the McLauchlan Leadership Series, our Fellows have…

Exterior of an Apple Store.

May 26, 2024

Apple’s Planning a $110B Stock Buyback. Here’s Why.

Apple Inc., maker of iPhones and Mac computers, has just announced plans to spend a whopping $110 billion to buy back shares of its own stock from the investors who own them.  Richard Warr, Poole College finance professor and associate dean for faculty and research, explains why companies like Apple do buybacks and what they…

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May 26, 2024

When Giveaways Get Out of Hand

Poole College marketing professor Michael Stanko authored this analysis of the Red Lobster and the shrimp special that spurred it. This week, Red Lobster announced it was declaring bankruptcy, due in part to a disastrously successful $20 endless shrimp promotion.  The Red Lobster situation is more than a little peculiar. Red Lobster’s largest investor, Thai…

Apr 29, 2024

5 Outstanding Graduates from Jenkins Class of 2024

Discover the inspiring stories of five exceptional graduates from Poole College of Management’s Jenkins Graduate Programs as they transition from academic excellence to impactful careers.

Apr 22, 2024

Paul W. Mulvey Honored With 2024 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching

Paul W. Mulvey, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor in the Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Poole College of Management, has been named the 2024 NC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching. The honor is the university system’s most prestigious teaching award, recognizing and encouraging faculty’s extraordinary teaching contributions.

Apr 12, 2024

Ande Hewitt, Healthcare Sales and Application Specialist Lead at MillerKnoll

For Jenkins Online MBA student Ande Hewitt, enhancing her leadership skills and learning to create value in her organization paid off with two internal promotions mid-program. The opportunity to study abroad in South Africa, engage with professors and collaborate with other students made the MBA experience even richer.

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Apr 9, 2024

Smart Utility Meters Drive Down Manufacturing Costs – If Managers Use Them

A new study finds the willingness of managers to use smart utility meters is a key driver in reducing energy consumption and related costs.

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Apr 2, 2024

Heather Dretsch Examines How Gen Alpha Differs From Gen Z and Why It Matters

The Poole College assistant professor of marketing — and resident Gen Alpha expert — explains what makes Gen Alpha who they are and how marketers can build relationships with them.