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Gundars (Gundy) Kaupins Spoke on Humor in the Workplace at the Process Improvement Symposium

Gundars (Gundy) Kaupins spoke on how to incorporate humor in the workplace at the Process Improvement Symposium in early February. To be creative when using humor, individuals should go crazy, build on others’ ideas, and do not criticize. Criticism will … (Read More) Gundars (Gundy) Kaupins Spoke on Humor in the Workplace at the Process Improvement Symposium

Doug Twitchell In 7KTVB.com Video – Verify: Can Companies Protect You from Cybercrime?

Doug Twitchell, an assistant professor in the Department of Information Technology and Supply Chain Management, was in the KTVB video “Verify: Can Companies Protect You from Cybercrime?” For this segment of Verify, reporter Joe Parris investigated services claiming to search hidden … (Read More) Doug Twitchell In 7KTVB.com Video – Verify: Can Companies Protect You from Cybercrime?

Assistant Professor Shelle Poole and MBA candidate Lauren Rice Helped Organize Conversations for Change Event

W.O.W. (Women of the Workplace) student organization co-hosted a Conversations for Change event at the end of January. The topic was creating a collaborate climate in an evolving workplace. Led by State Rep. Melissa Wintrow, talk centered around recognizing and ending harassment … (Read More) Assistant Professor Shelle Poole and MBA candidate Lauren Rice Helped Organize Conversations for Change Event

COBE Staff Awarded for Contributions in Business Process Innovation

At the second annual Process Improvement Symposium last week, eight awards were presented for contributions in business process innovation. A total of 85 individuals and 17 departments and teams were nominated for the awards. COBE staff won in two categories. In … (Read More) COBE Staff Awarded for Contributions in Business Process Innovation

COBE Process Improvement Initiative Confers Green Belt Credentials to Campus Staff

COBE supply chain management faculty have created a university Process Improvement Initiative. They provide Lean and Six Sigma based problem-solving training and project facilitation to other members of the university community. The Process Improvement Initiative team recently awarded green belts in … (Read More) COBE Process Improvement Initiative Confers Green Belt Credentials to Campus Staff

Tracie Lee Is the Site Editor for Operations Management Educational Resource Blog

Tracie Lee, a lecturer in the Department of Information Technology and Supply Chain Management, is the site editor for OM in the News (ominthenews.com), a faculty blog sponsored by McGraw-Hill Higher Education. OM in the News is an educational resource … (Read More) Tracie Lee Is the Site Editor for Operations Management Educational Resource Blog

Award Received and Papers Published by Professor Shikhar Sarin

Shikhar Sarin, a professor in the Department of Marketing, with co-authors Stacey Malek, David Gotteland and Christophe Haon won the Best Paper Award in the Innovation and New Product Development Track at the American Marketing Association Educator’s Conference in San Francisco, Calif. … (Read More) Award Received and Papers Published by Professor Shikhar Sarin