a successful entrepreneur now in his fourth career, Clemson alumnus
Greg Smith knows a thing or two about reinventing himself. Now, Smith
and nine other Clemson success stories who make up the Spiro Founder Society of the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership have decided to help the next generation of enterprising students, by putting their money where their hearts are.
bully bosses. Employees fed up with abusive behavior in the workplace
aren’t hesitant about getting even, which usually comes in the form of
subtle, covert retaliation where they are more likely to avoid
punishment, according to Kristin Scott and Tom Zagenczyk, associate
professors of management.
stress can be overwhelming and harmful at times, but eliminating it may
not be the answer to finding happiness with your employer, say experts
in their new book, “Thriving Under Stress.”
professor Tom Britt and Steve Jex of Bowling Green (Ohio) State
University say some workplace stress can be leveraged as a career
average American is under-saving for retirement and the design of
today’s employee-sponsored retirement savings plans are contributing to
the problem, according to three researchers, including Clemson economics professor Patrick Warren, who suggest plan sponsors’ incentives conflict with workers achieving financial security.
who participate in small groups within a religious congregation are
generally more likely to be civically engaged than their fellow
worshipers unless a church has high overall small-group participation,
according to Clemson researcher Andrew Whitehead, assistant professor
of sociology, and co-author Samuel Stroope of Louisiana State University.
A collaborative research team representing three of the university’s five colleges, including psychology
professor Robin Kowalski, are building what could be the first app to
search photos and videos for signs of cyberbullying as experts grow
concerned that defenses are falling short in the face of changing
A 2014 Clemson graduate in political science and business administration,
Jessica Collins, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching
Assistantship grant to teach at the University of Niš in Serbia.
think learning about the moral foundations of capitalism would be the
furthest thing from an 18-year-old’s mind. For most college freshmen
that may be true, but not for a select group of 11 Lyceum Scholars, all
with high academic qualifications, entering a unique intellectual
community offered by the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism.
new leadership appointments have been made in the School of Accountancy
and the Department of Finance. Jeffrey McMillan, professor of
accounting, has been named interim director of the School of Accountancy and Angela Morgan, associate professor of finance, is the interim chair of the Department of Finance.
Join Clemson MBA Programs, The Arthur M. Spiro Institute for
Entrepreneurial Leadership, and The Upstate Business Journal for First Friday Leadership series speaker Bob Barreto,
President of GBS Building Supply, on
Friday, September 4 at 5:15 p.m. at Greenville ONE, followed by a networking
College of Business and Behavioral Science students, parents, faculty and staff are invited to the 2015
Fall Family Weekend Reception. Drop in on Friday, September 11 from 3 to 5
p.m. outside Sirrine Hall under the tent!
Renowned Harvard Professor
of Business Michael Jensen will lead a presentation and interactive
panel discussion that introduces a foundation for leadership built on
exercising integrity, taking a stand in your life and commitment to
bigger than oneself on Wednesday, October 7 at 5:15 p.m. at Greenville
College of Business and Behavioral Science alumni bring your family for
great food, fellowship and pre-game excitement at our Ninth Annual
Homecoming Tailgate hosted by the CBBS Alumni Loyalty Board.