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Research Colloquium 2013-2014

Join us for the final Distinguished Speaker Series event of the academic year on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 featuring Bernie Clark, Executive Vice President, Advisor Services at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. This is truly an event that can't be missed! For more information and to reserve your seat today, please visit the DSS event page.

Faculty Experts


The faculty at UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business is ranked #5 in intellectual capital by BusinessWeek magazine. This distinction is based on faculty research in leading journals.

Below are a few “Hot Topics” our faculty members are ready to address.

 

 

ACCOUNTING AND THE S.E.C.

 


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ADVERTISING, MARKETING


General Subjects


Cigarette and Antismoking Ads: Impacts on youths


Consumer behavior and retail service


Consumer rebates


Global marketing


Product design


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CORPORATE INNOVATION




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ECONOMY


U.S. Economy


California, Southern California Economy


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ENERGY POLICY

 


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ENTREPRENEURS, SMALL BUSINESS

 


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FINANCE, BANKING, INSURANCE


Behavioral Finance


Corporate Finance


International finance, exchange rates


Risk management


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GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS, TAXES


Environmental management


General policy issues


Immigration


Pollution regulation


Protection in Nuclear Incidents


Tax policies


Also see Accounting, Energy, Finance, Health Care
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HEALTH CARE PLANS, COSTS

 


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INDUSTRY COMPETITION

 


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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY, GLOBAL BUSINESS


Banking reform, financial innovations


Business negotiations


Cross-cultural, cross-national management


Exchange rates


Global economy

 

Effects of weak governments on business

 

International Management

 

U.S. competitiveness in global markets



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INVESTMENT, STOCK MARKETS

 


Capital Markets


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MANAGEMENT


Business ethics, Organizational justice

 

CEOs and boards of directors 


Collaboration, teaming, innovation, learning


Compensation

 

Corporate social responsibility

 

Corporate strategy, decision-making


Decision Analysis, Risk Analysis

 

Organizational Change and Development


Performance Evaluation


Reorganizing companies

 

Strategic management


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MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS, ANTI-TRUST

 


Private Equity and Leverage Buyouts


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OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT


Design of Production and Service Systems


Just-in-time Production Systems


Supply Chain Management


Time-based Management


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REAL ESTATE


General


Housing Policy


Market Dynamics


Pricing Real Estate Illiquidity


Valuation


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TECHNOLOGY


E-commerce, e-business


Email benefits and problems


Economics of IT


Globalization, including outsourcing tech work overseas


New technologies


Outsourcing tech work within the U.S.


Personal technology and the 'Networked Home'


Privacy and piracy on the Net


Social and Political Impacts of IT


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WORKPLACE, EMPLOYMENT, HUMAN RESOURCES


Diversity and women's issues


Human resources management


Motivating employees


Negotiations


Trust


Volunteers