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It might be time to change the conversation surrounding vaccination

Focusing on individual liberty and purity may be the way to change the minds of those who choose not to vaccinate their children, new research shows. A paper by Jesse Graham — George S. Eccles Professor of Business Ethics here at the David Eccles School of Business — and co-authors suggests that reframing the conversation around the anti-vaxxer movement might change more minds than [...]

2017-12-20T11:38:04-07:00December 7th, 2017|

Eccles School faculty weighs in on Trump’s visit to Asia

Lee Boam spent years as a diplomat in the U.S. Foreign Service before becoming an assistant professor at the David Eccles School of Business. That expertise has led Chinese news outlet the Epoch Times to turn to Boam for analysis of President Donald Trump's recent visit to Asia. Read the interview by visiting the Epoch Times. The article is in Chinese, but you can [...]

2018-02-27T17:00:18-07:00November 29th, 2017|

A message of support from Taylor Randall after campus tragedy

Dear David Eccles School of Business Community, By now I’m sure you have seen the communications from the Campus Alert system and President Pershing regarding the tragic events that occurred yesterday evening that resulted in the senseless death of student ChenWei Guo, a U student who was also taking courses at the Eccles School. I want to echo President Pershing’s support for our community and to let [...]

2017-10-31T08:55:49-07:00October 31st, 2017|

Eccles School Voices — Why you need the Business Tutoring Center

As a Marketing student at the David Eccles School of Business, I have learned that finding help when you need it is so important. When I first started doing upper division classes like OIS 3440, FIN 3040 and ACCT 3600, I didn’t think the in-class instruction was enough. At first, I didn’t know how to look for help. I would rely on my peers [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:29-07:00June 29th, 2017|

Changing convictions after taking a moral stance could cost you

Business leaders or politicians who make decisions based on moral grounds rather than pragmatic ones may face fiercer repercussions if they later change their minds. New research by Tamar Kreps, an assistant professor of Management at the David Eccles School of Business, shows that moralizers who later change their minds are seen as more hypocritical than those who make decisions based purely on economics. [...]

2018-02-27T17:09:10-07:00June 26th, 2017|

Congratulations to the Eccles School’s Class of 2017

The David Eccles School of Business is incredibly proud of each of our graduates. These are students who excelled in the classroom, delved into hands-on learning experiences, traveled the world and gained the knowledge they need to make a difference in the global business world. Eccles School faculty and staff helped guide these amazing men and women along their journey, and while we're sad [...]

2017-05-04T06:01:19-07:00May 4th, 2017|

Dr. Abe Bakhsheshy honored with The New Pioneers – American Dream Award

Dr. Abe Bakhsheshy has been named a recipient of The New Pioneers – American Dream Award, which honors immigrants who have made significant contributions to Utah’s economy and community. “I am very honored and very touched,” said Bakhsheshy, David Eccles School of Business Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative director and professor and professor (lecturer) of Organizational Behavior. “What makes this country great is its ability [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:32-07:00March 29th, 2017|

Apply now to become a 2017-2018 Goff Strategic Leadership Fellow

Are you interested in the emerging field of telehealth, saving the world’s ocean reefs, rebranding a large organization, assessing new markets for proposed diversification programs? The Greg Goff Strategic Leadership Fellows took on many of these challenges in the 2016-2017 program. Building on the great work of the first cohort of Greg Goff Fellows, the strategic leadership students chosen for the program will have [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:33-07:00March 23rd, 2017|

Share your Eccles School experience to celebrate our centennial

A lot can happen in 100 years. Marriages, births, deaths, graduations. The David Eccles School of Business has seen them all since its founding in 1917, and we're pretty sure these hallowed halls have some fascinating stories to tell. That's where you come in. We want to hear YOUR stories of the Eccles School as we celebrate its centennial in the 2017-2018 school year. [...]

2017-03-22T06:03:52-07:00March 22nd, 2017|

Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative ethics education award winners announced

The David Eccles School of Business Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative has announced the 13 winners of the Leadership in Ethics Education Awards for the 2015-2016 academic year.  "These colleagues were chosen on behalf of the faculty for their successful efforts to create new ethics-related courses, to integrate new business ethics content into existing courses, to mentor students on ethics initiatives, and to help make business ethics [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:42-07:00November 27th, 2016|