UW Today

December 5, 2002

Stock options get bad rap, accounting professor says

As the country marks the first anniversary of Enron’s bankruptcy this week, UW Business School research is questioning the recent claim that stock option compensations benefit executives to the detriment of shareholders.

December 3, 2002

Enron anniversary: Despite scandal, research suggests stock options boost company earnings

As the country marks the first anniversary of Enron’s bankruptcy this week, University of Washington Business School research is questioning the ongoing claim that stock option compensations benefit executives to the detriment of shareholders.

November 21, 2002

Awards honor minority businesses

Demonstrating the amount of wealth minority-owned firms contribute to the state even in a sluggish economy, winners of the UW Minority Business Awards saw their revenues grow in 2001.

November 19, 2002

Minority business award winners evade impacts of slowing economy

Demonstrating the amount of wealth minority-owned firms contribute to the state even in a sluggish economy, winners of the University of Washington Minority Business Awards saw their revenues grow in 2001.

October 23, 2002

Nearly 90 percent of MBA grads find jobs despite weak job market

A more personalized job placement program has led to nearly nine out of 10 University of Washington Business School master’s in business administration graduates obtaining jobs within three months — surpassing the average at the nation’s so-called Top 30 business schools.

September 23, 2002

Veritas Software CEO to give insight on preparing for economic recovery

Gary Bloom, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Veritas Software Corp. — a leading provider of data protection software — will speak Wednesday at the University of Washington.

August 28, 2002

Startup founders likely to be replaced if company thrives

Many founders are replaced after launching a successful company, say Warren Boeker, a professor of management and organization at the University of Washington Business School, and graduate student Rushi Karichalil. Ironically, the founders who do remain in control usually launch only moderate performing ventures.

June 27, 2002

Continuity: It’s what successful basketball teams and successful businesses have in common

A UW researcher says corporations in search of success should take a lesson from the hardwood. Winners are made over time, not with free agents.

June 18, 2002

Executive education program bucks national trend in dropping revenues

The University of Washington Business School’s executive education program appears to be dodging the revenue decline that has hurt similar programs at many of the country’s business schools.

May 24, 2002

Graduate students win $30,000 to start company to make cancer-fighting drug

A team of University of Washington graduate students have won $30,000 to finance a company that would provide a less-invasive radiation therapy to cancer patients.

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