Cameron School of Business at UNCW

Overcoming Barriers to Technology Adoption When Fostering Entrepreneurship Among the Poor: The Role of Technology and Digital Literacy

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Sep 28, 2020 10:41:24 AM

Story notes contributed by Dr. Xaver Neumeyer, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at the UNCW Cameron School of Business.

Xaver Neumeyer, Ph.D. assistant professor of entrepreneurship at UNCW Cameron School of Business recently published “Overcoming Barriers to Technology Adoption When Fostering Entrepreneurship Among the Poor: The Role of Technology and Digital Literacy” in IEEE Transactions of Engineering Management. The journal is rated “A” by the Australian Business Dean’s Council.

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Topics: analytics, community, entrepreneurship, social media marketing, communication, technology, research, digital literacy

Entrepreneurship In A Pandemic: From CSB To Business Partners

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Aug 24, 2020 12:40:49 PM

Guest Blogger: This piece was contributed by Lily Pezzullo-Frank, Coordinator of External Programs and Communications for the Cameron School of Business and program administrator for the Cameron Executive Network. (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on July 30, 2020).

In January 2020 Cameron Executive Network mentor and Cameron School of Business alumna ‘07, Liz Roesel, and CSB alumna ‘17, Arianne Branch, launched a new business, just weeks before the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic rocked the United States.

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Topics: alumni, analytics, business development, community, entrepreneurship, social media marketing, communication, Insights

Coronavirus Relief Package – What Does It Mean For Small Business?

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Aug 3, 2020 10:47:19 AM

Guest Blogger: Contributed by Heather McWhorter, Regional Director of the Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on May 1, 2020).
 
The 890,000+ small businesses in North Carolina employ 1.6 million people and account for 60% of the private sector workforce and 45% of the Gross State Product. Like other employers, small businesses are concerned about the immediate and long-term business impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated social distancing requirements.

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Topics: analytics, community, economics, entrepreneurship, communication, business analytics, SBTDC, leadership, Insights

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

Noah Miyazaki Wins 2018 Business Plan Competition

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Apr 19, 2018 6:08:00 PM

The Twelfth Annual Business Plan Competition, open to Cameron School of Business seniors in the Entrepreneurship and Business Development concentration, was held on April 13th. Thirty-six students submitted comprehensive business plans accompanied by oral presentations for their EBD 490 (Business Development and Commercializationcourse. Each year, Dr. Steve Harper, professor of EBD 490, invites four students from the class to compete.

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Topics: entrepreneurship, student stories

Cameron School of Business’s Entrepreneurship Week Taps Wilmington’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jan 19, 2018 11:07:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Stephen Harper, Duke Energy/Betty Cameron Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, Cameron School of Business
 
The Cameron School of Business embraces the concept that organizations function best when they are without boundaries.
 
This is true for many Cameron School of Business events, such as: Business Week; sponsored trips to various places, including Wall Street; activities like the regional and national Sales Competition; and the academic programs throughout the year in numerous foreign countries, including China.

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Topics: entrepreneurship

Featured Faculty: Dr. Stephen Harper

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Sep 22, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Editor's note: This faculty profile is from UNCW’s We Are UNCWseries and was posted on September 5, but has been updated for accuracy.

When Stephen Harper officially retired at the end of the spring 2018 semester, his career at UNCW spanned six chancellors, four deans and more than 40 years of teaching students the finer points of business and entrepreneurship. Coincidentally, Harper, the Duke Energy/Betty Cameron Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Cameron School of Business, celebrated his 70th birthday just two months after UNCW observed the 70th anniversary of the date it first opened its doors, Sept. 4, 1947.

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Topics: Cameron faculty, entrepreneurship, We Are UNCW

Business Leaders: Establish Partners, Mentors for Long-Term Success

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Sep 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Heather McWhorter, Regional Director, Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC)

Depending on the size of your small to mid-sized business, you may be the CEO, CFO, COO, CHRO, CTO, and more. Managing a small to mid-sized business is difficult – but you don’t have to do it alone. Tap into passionate, experienced professionals and colleagues that can help you to address critical management issues, while enabling your business grow and thrive.

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Topics: entrepreneurship, business ownership, SBTDC

UNCW/CSB Alumni To Launch New Product That Promotes Personal Safety

Posted by Cameron School of Business on May 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

New Potato Technologies will be launching their latest product, the Brio Coaster, to the Wilmington community in June. Worked on by a team including four UNCW alumni (Chris Sumner, James Smith, Alan Linz and Amanda Harman) and two Cameron School of Business alumnae (Kellie McLiverty and Corinne Conto, IMBA), this 'smart' coaster is designed to alert you via your phone if someone tampers with your drink while you're away from it.

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Topics: alumni, entrepreneurship, technology

A Business School Without Walls

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:35:14 AM

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in January 2017 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Guest Blogger: Robert T. Burrus, Jr., Ph.D., Dean, Cameron School of Business

The Cameron School of Business recognized years ago that to provide an exceptional educational experience for its students, it would need to supplement the traditional approach to education that includes textbooks, Harvard Business Review articles, case studies and analysis, PowerPoint-assisted lectures and various in-class exercises with activities and experiences beyond the classroom.

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Topics: community, entrepreneurship

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Cameron School of Business at UNCW

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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