Business strategist Carol Roth includes guidance from Michael A. Roberto, professor of management. Among his tips: "Encourage dissenting views and constructive debate. ... Leaders need to create a climate where people feel comfortable speaking up."
In a course inspired by the book Half the Sky, four Creole-speaking Bryant students and their two professors traveled to Haiti to teach leadership to young Haitian women. Learn more about their work in this video.
During the program's senior-year capstone known as the IB practicum, IB majors work as consultants to help businesses with aspects of their international strategies.
A $1.3 million gift from alumnus Bill Conaty '67 helps transform the baseball and softball fields into a first-class Division I stadium that offers bleacher seating for 500, including 200 chair-back seats.
The Liz Chace and The Kim Chace are ready for 'fiercer' competition in the coming season. The boats have "good karma," says the team's coach.
A briefing released by Bryant's Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies and RIPEC indicates that the state economy is stagnating. "Growth is predominantly the result of external factors, which are also showing signs of slowing," said RIPEC's executive director.
In this commentary, Ariana Alicea '12, herself a foster child since the age of 6, calls for states to increase support for foster children who "age out" of the system at age 18. Foster children "become such by being 'abused or neglected.' What is it when states declare themselves the legal guardians of these children and then leave them without resources on their 18th birthday? I'd argue it's neglect."
The R.I. House of Representatives issues a citation praising Jonathan DeCosta's four years of advocacy on behalf of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning community at Bryant. "It is really encouraging to know that I have been able to make a difference on campus and in people's lives," said DeCosta.
The Bryant Institute for Public Leadership has developed nine guidelines that, if implemented by the Ocean State's leaders in the public and private sectors, will "build a renewed sense of community." The guidelines cover fiscal and management leadership, strategic problem-solving leadership, organizational leadership and ethical leadership.
Bryant's international business program is now ranked 27th in the nation by Businessweek; entrepreneurship is rising quickly in the rankings.
An economic report prepared by Asst. Prof. Edinaldo Tebaldi and URI collaborator Prof. Edward Mazze indicates that Rhode Island will not recover as quickly as its New England neighbors due, in part, to the absence of an educated and skilled work force.
A globalized economy requires a new approach to dealing with workplace stress, one that is more holistic and less influenced by Western culture. Faculty member James Segovis expands on the topic in this podcast.