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The Best Never Stop Learning

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 28, 2020 8:27:01 AM

Guest Blogger: Richard J. Walsh, Director UNCW’s Swain Center for Executive Education & Economic Development (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on January 27, 2020)

We know from experience, that the best leaders never stop learning. Often, they seek out new opportunities to grow and help steer their organization toward growth and success.

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Topics: community, Swain Center, communication, leadership, Insights

Collaborative Education In An Online Setting

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 20, 2020 9:41:59 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. William Sackley, Director of BB&T Center for Global Capitalism and Cameron School of Business Professor of Finance (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on January 10, 2020)

Last summer my colleague, Dr. Adam Jones, Chair of the Department of Economics and Finance, and I finally got serious about a project that we had contemplated for quite a while – the development of an online course in Personal Finance. We are both passionate about the strong need existing for enhanced exposure to these topics. We speculate – and certainly not because we are the developers – that this could easily be the course which provides the most value added during a college career.

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Topics: Cameron faculty, community, communication, technology, Insights

John B. Taylor Visits UNCW For BB&T Global Capitalism And Ethics Lecture Event

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 17, 2020 9:11:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Thomas Simpson, Executive in Residence of Economics, Cameron School of Business (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on November 20, 2019)

On October 21, 2019, Professor John B. Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor at Stanford University and George P. Schultz Fellow at the Hoover Institution, presented the BB&T Global Capitalism and Ethics lecture in the Burney Center. Professor Taylor is one of the leading macroeconomists in the world today, and noted best around the globe for his development of the “Taylor rule” for use in conducting monetary policy. He has made seminal contributions to the field of macroeconomics and has a distinguished record of public service, including serving as Under Secretary of the Treasury.

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Topics: business development, Cameron faculty, capitalism, community, economics, economy, leadership, Insights

Innovation In Two-Sided Platforms

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 16, 2020 9:03:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Shaoling Katee Zhang, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Cameron School of Business (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on November 6, 2019)

In recent decades, we have seen numerous modern two-sided platforms emerging across a wide range of industries, such as transportation (Uber), hospitality (Airbnb), food delivery (GrubHub), recruiting (Monster), education (Coursera), financing (Kickstarter), healthcare (Cohealo), travel (TripAdvisor), professional service (Upwork), retailing (Alibaba), and local service (Angie’s List).

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Topics: business development, Cameron faculty, capitalism, community, marketing, technology, artificial intelligence, leadership, Insights

Preparing for the Future

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 15, 2020 8:35:54 AM

Guest Blogger: Richard J. Walsh, Director, UNCW Swain Center for Executive & Economic Development (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on October 9, 2019)

The Swain Center is looking into the future, and helping leaders prepare themselves and their organizations for big changes that are coming.  We are now seeing a whole “new world of work” and “future fluency’ that is required for continued success. One thing is for sure, preparing for the future requires big changes. Are you prepared?

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Topics: Cameron faculty, community, Swain Center, technology, artificial intelligence, leadership, Insights

All Patches are Equal; Some Patches are More Equal than Others

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 14, 2020 8:52:28 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Ulku Clark, director of UNCW’s Center for Cyber Defense Education (CCDE) and Dr. Geoff Stoker, CCDE affiliated faculty (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on September 18, 2019)

Good patch management is key to solid cybersecurity. By better understanding some of the differences among vulnerability types, CEOs, CIOs, and CSO/CISOs will be better able to set good policies and to properly support the employees charged with executing those policies.

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Topics: Cameron faculty, community, cyber security, technology, investments, artificial intelligence, leadership, Insights

Forecasting the Future: Demystifying Two Common Assumptions in Our Economy

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 13, 2020 3:33:24 PM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Adam Jones, Cameron's Regional Economist (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on August 23, 2019)

Successful companies, communities, and individuals are intentional in their actions and make decisions based on an objective evaluation of opportunities and situations. Unfortunately, most of us struggle to think laterally without an outside stimulus.

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Topics: community, economics, economy, leadership, Insights

UNCW Economist Highlights Regional Growth and Opportunities At Annual Wilmington Scorecard

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Dec 13, 2019 11:14:07 AM

Photo: Professor Adam Jones speaks at the annual Wilmington Regional Economic Scorecard at the Wilmington Convention Center. (Photo by Christina Haley O'Neal)The original photo comes from http://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/more_news/2019/12/03/economist_highlights_regional_growth_opportunities_at_annual_wilmington_scorecard/19715.

Curious about the health of the job market in Wilmington?

Professor and Economics & Finance Department Chair, Adam Jones, shines light on the pattern of the the growing job market in the Wilmington area. Finding your edge in the business world can be a challenging task, but analytics may give you the guidance you need.

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Topics: business development, Cameron faculty, community, economics, finance, business analytics, economy, business tips, Cameron School News

Why a Business Must be More Than a Charismatic Leader

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Dec 13, 2019 11:08:50 AM

Photo: A group of businessmen sit in the lounge area of one of WeWork's locations while they conduct business. This photo showcases the purpose of WeWork. The original photo comes from https://images.theconversation.com/files/298579/original/file-20191024-170484-6foi43.jpg?ixlib=rb-1.1.0&q=45&auto=format&w=754&fit=clip.

All talk, no action? Our very own Greg Putnam, CFA in the Economics & Finance department breaks down the mentality of some of the monopolizing leaders in the business world.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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Topics: community, debate, entrepreneurship, business ownership, investments, economy, business tips, Cameron School News, leadership

The Value of a Business Credit Card to a Small Business

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Dec 10, 2019 11:23:47 AM

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Topics: community, economy, business tips, Cameron School News

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UNCW was established as Wilmington College in 1947. The Department of Business and Economics became the Cameron School of Business in 1979. Focused on the transformation of today’s business world from the industrial age into the information age, business education at the Cameron School of Business is focused on the technical, analytical and interpersonal skills students will need to lead this fundamental change in the business world through the 21st century.

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