From Dugout to Boardroom

Running a business and managing a sports team take the same leadership qualities, UMaine head baseball coach Steve Trimper told students in MBS lecturer Clint Relyea’s organizational behavior class last fall. “A successful CEO can coach a sports team, and a successful coach can run a business,” Trimper said in his presentation “Drive for Greatness: […]

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MBS Students travel to California for international competition

Ten MBS students participated in one of the world’s most comprehensive collegiate business competitions — a semester-long, two-part challenge that culminated in Anaheim, California in April. The annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition requires students to run a simulated manufacturing company. Participants name their company and choose a product to sell for around $10. Throughout […]

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Paper by Vollmers to appear in European Accounting Review

Accounting professor Gloria Vollmers’ paper, “Cost Accounting for War:  Contracting Procedures and Cost-Plus Pricing in WWI Industrial Mobilization in Italy,” will be published in an upcoming issue of European Accounting Review, and international scholarly journal of the European Accounting Association. The paper explores the role played by cost accounting in Italy’s Industrial Mobilization System and […]

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Myrden co-authors article in Journal of Knowledge Management

“Understanding Disengagement from Knowledge Sharing: Engagement Theory versus Adaptive Cost Theory,” an article co-authored by MBS Assistant Professor of Marketing Susan Myrden, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Knowledge Management later this year.  Myrden wrote the article with professors Tim Jones and Dianne Ford, both from Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. […]

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Dr. Stephanie Welcomer

Welcomer co-authors paper on farming in Maine

“Reliable Knowledge and Habits of the Mind: Factors Inhibiting and Facilitating Farmers’ Adaptation to Energy Constraints,” a paper co-authored by MBS Associate Dean Stephanie Welcomer, will be published in the Journal of Economic Issues later this year. Welcomer wrote the paper with Breana Bennett ’12, a University of Maine Honors College graduate, Mark Haggerty, an […]

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