University News

How to avoid tripping up when you manage by walking around

In this column for Philanthropy Journal, Prof. Michael A. Roberto offers managers five tips for getting positive results when they visit their front-line workers.

08.28.12

Roberto a top tweeter

When it comes to tweets about leadership, Prof. Michael Roberto (@michaelaroberto) is among the best on Twitter, according to an online business think tank.

08.22.12

Bryant among ‘Best 377 Colleges’

Students tell the Princeton Review that Bryant's hands-on curriculum gives them "a sense of how business operates" and note that the faculty “are highly accessible," "very passionate about what they teach” and “bring a lot of real-world experience ... to the classroom.”

08.20.12

Ten challenges businesses face in trying to make trade work better

In this column, Michael Gravier, assistant professor of marketing, discusses the top supply-chain issues keeping U.S. executives awake.

08.20.12

Yang named VP for International Affairs

One of Hong Yang's first priorities: planning and coordinating the Bryant University Zhuhai educational exchange between Bryant and China.

08.11.12

Training the future R&D workforce

Bryant's Vice President for Academic Affairs is among the scientists and scholars behind a national report that raises concerns about training the next generation of scientists.

08.06.12

How local is too local?

Professor of Management Michael Roberto takes a look at multinationals' localization strategies, which can come with some costs. "By constantly adapting their products for each country, firms fail to take advantage of potential economies of scale and learning," he says in this article.

08.06.12

Bryant launches curricular innovation

Bob Shea, director of faculty development, tells the Providence Business News that the University considers the First-Year Gateway "as an engine of change for the rest of our curriculum."

07.31.12

Bryant revises freshman courses

The University's new First-Year Gateway represents "a sea change in the way Bryant approaches the freshman-year experience," the Providence Journal reports in its coverage of the new core curriculum that will begin with the Class of 2016.

07.26.12

University launches multi-year curricular innovation with First-Year Gateway

The new program aims to produce graduates equipped not only with the professional skills to succeed in a global economy but also with the critical-thinking skills needed to succeed as citizens of the world.

07.25.12

Guns in America

Gregg Carter, the Bryant editor of "Guns in American Society," brings his expertise to the discussion in the wake of a mass shooting that left 12 dead and 58 injured. Although "still a largely U.S. problem," he says instances of mass shootings are growing in other countries due, in part, to instant communication.

07.17.12

3 P's of sustainable manufacturing

Apple's abrupt withdrawal from an important environmental standard, and then its just-as-abrupt reinstatement, may be due to the company's difficulty in balancing the three Ps: profit, people, and planet, says John Visich, associate professor of management.

07.11.12