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Publications in 2020
Best MBA Classroom Experience, Princeton Review, 2020
Rice Business Wisdom
Based on research by Professor Yan "Anthea" Zhang
Based on research by Professors Brian R. Rountree and Shiva Sivaramakrishnan
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"Beyond providing an academically stimulating environment, Rice Business has created a supportive atmosphere where I am free to pursue my research projects, share my ideas with colleagues and students, and engage with the business community."
"Borrowing money can improve a person’s life in many ways, whether it’s being used to fund an education, start a business or buy a house. But there are also concerns about predatory lending and the implications for financial stability. This has led to regulations that restrict how much money people can borrow. I hope my research will be useful for evaluating and improving these policies."
Faculty in the Media
Why do so many companies come up short in their strategy planning? Because CEOs end up playing the role of firefighter, implementer or counselor. Co-written by Vikas Mittal, J. Hugh Liedtke Professor of Marketing at Rice Business.
Firms are being put on the spot to respond to social and political debates, which presents the risk of making missteps. “A lot of companies follow the leader. They don’t want to stick out,” said Doug Schuler, professor of business and public policy at Rice Business.
Understanding what drives food choices can help high-volume food service operations like universities reduce waste, according to a new study conducted by a team of experts led by Eleanor Putnam-Farr, assistant marketing professor at Rice Business.