Welcome to the new issue of the Graziadio Business Review. It contains several articles written by GSBM faculty that we hope you will enjoy reading.
After the 2012 HITS, Devendra Mishra wrote an article, “Information Technology Enables Transformation of Hollywood,” in which he discusses the expanding roles of CIOs and the new partnerships between CIOs and CTOs.
Dr. Chun explains how today’s successful CIOs must not only use technology as a tool to reduce costs, but also as a means to generate revenue for the business.
Drawing from his experiences as CIO, Koeppel discusses the evolving role of the CIO in his presentation “The 21st Century CIO.”
Owen Hall, Jr., PhD, offers an overview of the major challenges and opportunities facing graduate management education and a case for online, blended learning.
From Information Systems to Innovation Systems: Establishing the Next Generation Information Systems Department
Pepperdine University’s Center for Applied Research is hosting a free conference on developing a world-class IS department and fostering innovation.
If social media is really your thing then why not work at a company that truly embraces it? Plenty of organizations are integrating social media into their everyday operations and reaching their target audience through it as well. But according to Mashable.com, four companies in particular have truly embraced social media in a way that … Continued
U.S. businesses are at a critical crossroad as they decide whether to reinstate the 9 million jobs that have been lost in the recession so far. Many experts say that they will not, and the reason is that companies still believe that employees are inefficient compared to contract workers, shared services, and outsourcing. This view … Continued
Viewing this from a reader? Click this link to watch the video or you can read the transcript. In this video interview, David M. Smith, PhD, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Economics at the Graziadio School of Business and Management discusses the takeaways from his recent paper, “Data Loss and Hard … Continued
This is a guest post by Michael Williams, PhD, Assistant Professor of Information Systems If you spend much time on the road away from your office you realize what a challenge it can be to find a reliable Internet connection for your critical tasks. Sporadic and unpredictable availability at hotels, airports, and public areas is … Continued
The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act 0f 2001 was designed to improve student performance at both the primary and secondary levels by increasing standards of accountability and providing parents with more flexibility in school selection. The NCLB act is currently up for renewal and there are many questions as to what has been accomplished … Continued