Cameron School of Business at UNCW

What U.K.’s ‘Brexit’ Means For The U.S.

Posted by Cameron School of Business on May 12, 2017 8:02:00 AM

May 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in November 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Guest Blogger: Dr. Danny Soques, Assistant Professor of Economics, Cameron School of Business

In June of 2016, the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU), move that gave rise to the term, “Brexit.” This successful referendum vote gave rise to fears about the future of the British economy and what it means for the US.

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Topics: Economics, Insights, National Economy

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: Cameron School of Business, Community, Entrepreneurship, Insights

UNCW To Offer Business Analytics Degrees

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:33:24 AM

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in December 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Guest Blogger: Dr. Cen Canel, professor of Operations Management and department chair for Information Systems and Operations Management

Businesses in every sector are facing new challenges in managing and analyzing data, which requires a specific approach and unique set of quantitative skills.

The Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) defines this specific approach as business analytics that facilitate the understanding of business objectives through reporting of data to analyze trends, creating predictive models for forecasting and optimizing business processes for enhanced performance.

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Topics: analytics, business, data, Graduate Programs, Insights

Understanding U.S. Incentives For Keeping Foreign Earnings Abroad

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:32:58 AM

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in November 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Guest Blogger: Zhan Furner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Accounting, Cameron School of Business

In August 2016, the European Competition Commission determined that Ireland had given Apple’s Irish subsidiaries illegal tax benefits, and it calculated that these subsidiaries owe Ireland nearly $14.5 billion in back taxes.

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Topics: Accounting, Cameron Faculty, Cameron School of Business, Economics, global, Insights, International, taxes

Socialism Or Capitalism? The Debate That Came To Campus

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:30:16 AM

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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

While capitalism is still favored by the majority of Americans, a January 2016 poll suggested socialism’s popularity is on the rise.

As reported in The Washington Post, a poll asking respondents whether they had a favorable or unfavorable view of socialism and capitalism found capitalism to be the big winner overall. But respondents under 30 years of age decisively embraced socialism.

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Topics: BB&T Center, Burrus, business, Cameron School of Business, capitalism, CSB, debate, Insights, Rob Burrus, socialism

The Return On Investment Of Executive Education

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:29:52 AM


March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Guest Blogger: Laura Gail Lunsford, PhD, Director of the UNCW Swain Center

Is it true you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Or does the Harvard Business Review have it right in its recent article, "The Best Leaders are Constant Learners"?

It is harder to change as you advance in your profession, but as Jack Welch famously said, you need to “change before you have to.”

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Topics: Executive Development, Insights, Outlook conference, SWAIN Center, Training

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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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