Keynote presentations at the sixth annual Supply Chain Summit will be offered by Debra Hofman, managing vice president of Gartner Research; Dunkin’ Brands Vice President of Global Supply Chain Management Scott Murphy, and Banneker Industries’ President and CEO Cheryl W. Snead.
Lecturer Thom Bassett’s latest contribution to “Disunion,” the New York Times’ series examining the Civil War, focuses on General Sherman’s orders to destroy Randolph, Tenn., in the fall of 1862.
In a research paper published in Educational Psychology, Allison Butler, assistant professor of applied psychology, and her colleague report that intense bursts of exercise may be a way for schools to improve pupils' selective attention.
Research by Bryant economists and RIPEC indicates that Rhode Island's economic growth slowed significantly over the first half of 2012 and that, at least in the short term, the state's economic difficulties will continue.
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.
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.
In this New York Times "Gray Matter" article, researchers cite the findings of two Bryant professors who demonstrated that frequent checking of e-mail may relate to high levels of anxiety, which correlates with depressive symptoms.
Mutual fund firms regularly imply that manager tenure and experience matter, but that may not be so, according to Jack Trift's research. More in this video.
Gen. Ulysses S. Grant was contemplating quitting the Army in June 1892. Bryant Lecturer Thom Bassett explores what happened to change Grant's mind.
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.
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 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.