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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 Professor Jing Zhou
Faculty contributions in research, teaching and service are critical to fulfilling the Rice Business mission. Our faculty are recognized for their scholarship across 11 academic fields.
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Why Teach At Rice
"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
Sqirl was internet famous for its house-made jams. Then a photo of mold made them internet infamous. Professor Anastasiya Zavyalova talked to Lauren Ober on the Spectacular Failures podcast about the best way to get out of this kind of reputational jam.
Want unconventional leadership? Work for a CEO with a wild name, says a new study co-authored by Yan Anthea Zhang, the Fayez Sarofim Vanguard Professor of Strategy. Researchers found that companies helmed by Elons and Vitaliks have more distinctive strategies than other companies.
In this episode, researcher and professor Dr. Scott Sonenshein and Brené Brown talk about the art and science of being scrappy, why outsiders are sometimes better than experts, and why comparison is truly the thief of joy.