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MBA provides business skill set for medical school student

You realize that in order to address issues at the community level, it takes a more interdisciplinary approach

Growing up in Gilgil, Kenya, Yvonne Kamau watched her father address a wide range of health issues as a pharmacist.

“I think from then, I remember very clearly knowing that I wanted to be able to help people,” Kamau said.

That goal led her to pursue a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center along with a degree she didn’t expect: an MBA.

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August 16, 2017

The Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management honored KU professor Niki den Nieuwenboer at its annual meeting this month. A paper she co-authored, “Context, Meaning and Agency in Moral Disengagement: A Symbolic Interactionist Perspective,” won the division’s Best Business Ethics Paper Award, which is sponsored by the Journal of Business Ethics.

Niki den Nieuwenboer

Den Nieuwenboer is an assistant professor of organizational behavior and business ethics at the School of Business, and her paper focused on the concept of moral disengagement.

“It explains how good, ethical people can switch off their moral consciences to do bad or unethical things without feeling... Read more

August 11, 2017

Clint Chadwick, management area director and professor of strategy and human resources management, won the Academy of Management Human Resources Division’s Best Convention Paper Award Aug. 7. The award was presented to him and his co-authors for their paper, “The Consequences of Not Seeing Eye to Eye: Examining Variability Between Managers’ and Employees’ Perceptions of HR Practices,” at the academy’s annual meeting.

Pingshu Li, Simon Linacre (representing the Emerald Group’s Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, the award’s sponsor) and Clint Chadwick

Pingshu Li, who received his doctorate from the School of Business in 2016, was the lead author. He is currently an... Read more


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