Mentorship is a key aspect of any robust startup community. Here, Cliff Holekamp, who was selected by Small Business Monthly as one of the area’s best mentors, shares tips on how to be a good mentor and why entrepreneurs need to build a network of advisers.
In a concentrated, continuing effort to link Washington University in St. Louis academic research to everyday business practice, the 10th annual Olin Award recognizes an Olin Business School faculty member who joined two University of Pennsylvania professors in crafting a computer model to guide managers who need to forecast behaviors of newly acquired customers.
As a European-based conglomerate prepares to buy U.S. restaurant chain Panera Bread, a finance professor at Washington University in St. Louis says the move points to the growth of the private equity industry as a viable alternative to the public market.
Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis is celebrating its centennial with a special reception Thursday, March 30 from 4-6pm.
For the first time, new research from Washington University in St. Louis examines data from the 2007-09 financial crisis to show how the U.S. Federal Reserve can effectively assist banks in times of financial uncertainty.
Pat Schoen, a 1951 alumna and former instructor in Olin Business School, died Feb. 26. She was 89. Schoen was a strong supporter of the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, founded by her husband, Sterling Schoen. Visitation will be Thursday, March 9, with funeral services the following morning, March 10.
Alumni and experts share tips about how to be a successful entrepreneur.
Everyday in the workplace, colleagues actively compete for a limited amount of perks, including raises, promotions, bonuses and recognition. But new research from Washington University in St. Louis shows more than often than not, people fall short in determining which co-workers might be trying to edge them out on the job.
America spoke in November, one month after the candidates collided in the presidential debate held Oct. 9 at Washington University in St. Louis. In the days that followed the historic 2016 election, faculty experts across campus offered their perspectives on the economy, the legislative responses, the cultural and global ripple effects.
In response to the federal government’s to controversial immigration ban, Washington University in St. Louis sophomore Jordan Gonen launched the site CelebrateImmigrants.us, an inventory of immigrant business founders from Irish immigrant James Gamble of Procter & Gamble to South African-born Elon Musk of Tesla.