A marketing competition provided TJX Companies with plenty of ideas for improving sales of pet supplies in its stores. Students, faculty and executives discuss the contest in this video.
Crystal Jiang, assistant professor of management, and research colleagues investigate how important the concept of guanxi is to the Chinese and how foreign executives might overcome the challenge. The role that trust plays in forming bonds across cultures and national borders is key, they say.
For the second consecutive year, a team of Bryant accounting majors is one of five teams from around the country competing in the national finals of xTAX, a taxation case competition that is part of the annual xTREME Games sponsored by PwC.
Should Narragansett Beer build a Rhode Island brewery? An award-winning Bryant case study helps students explore this scenario and three others in order to learn about supply chain management.
A Bryant initiative made possible by a grant from the Rhode Island Renewable Energy Fund is helping 53 public high schools and career technical centers in the Ocean State determine which renewable energy technologies can be installed at their facilities and how much energy would be generated.
For the fourth time in five years, Bryant's Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO) has been named the best chapter in the country. The award recognizes the outstanding tools, workshops, guest speakers and hands-on learning activities the chapter has sponsored in the past year.
Bryant economists' research shows the pace of the state's economic recovery slowing significantly in the third quarter of 2011, creating a dark cloud looming over future growth.
As the administrator of the state's federal STEP grant, the Chafee Center for International Business is providing a range of services to R.I. businesses interested in exporting. The program is expected to be especially valuable for companies that have some export experience and want to explore new markets.
"This collaboration not only brings WGBH's All Classical Service to Rhode Island, but affirms Bryant as a media technology leader in the region," President Machtley says.
The two-year-old Bryant team was the only North American group competing in the international tournament, in which they placed third.
The Master of Arts in Teaching is a 15-month program that will lead to teacher certification in grades 7-12 in the areas of mathematics, science, Spanish, Chinese, English, and social studies. The program is a "natural" for Bryant, and plays to its strength in the liberal arts.
A collection of eight acoustically-matched violins ranging from the tiny treble to the seven-foot-tall contrabass are the work of famed luthier Carleen Hutchins.