Posts filed under "Business"

Book Review: ‘Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces That Shape Behavior’ by Jonah Berger

This book review is an article originally published in the Journal of Business and Technology, produced by the School of Business and Technology at Excelsior College.  You can read the original article here: http://jbt.excelsior.edu/   Following the success of his best-selling book,...  [Read More]

Scaling the Ivory Tower: Does academic research matter in the world of business?

I was recently discussing with colleagues why academic skills are not always considered as relevant to the world of business, but with so many organizations investing billions of dollars in high-risk projects, the need for clear and thorough research has never been...  [Read More]

Excelsior Scholarship: An interview with Dr. Herbert Sherman

John Coy, Faculty Program Director for Logistics & Operations Management at Excelsior College, interviews Dr. Herbert Sherman, co-author with Charlette McClendon, of an article about the online market platform Amazon and their future strategy for global growth,  for the Journal of Business...  [Read More]

Excelsior Scholarship: An interview with Dr. Jan Tucker

Will Trevor, Faculty Program Director for Marketing and a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Business and Technology at Excelsior College, interviews Dr. Jan Tucker, co-author with Dr. Bari Courts and Angela Au, of an article on leadership and...  [Read More]

Career Readiness: Equipping Students for the Workplace of Today and Tomorrow

The first reaction when most of us hear the term, ‘career readiness’, is often to associate it with strong technical skills, such as computer programming or digital marketing.  And while technical skills are vital, they alone are insufficient for success in the...  [Read More]

Lifang Shih, PhD

Dean, School of Business and Technology Dr. Lifang Shih is the Dean of the School of Business and Technology at Excelsior College.  In this role, she ensures the School of Business and Technology offers high quality and career-ready academic programs in business...  [Read More]