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Welcome to the SCB Blogosphere

Welcome to Saunders College Blogs. Here you will find various blogs of our dean, Dr. dt ogilvie, and various faculty and staff of the E. Philip Saunders College of Business.

Recent Posts Across Our Blogroll:


Speaking in Spring
Dr. Vic Perotti

I apologize in advance if you see my headshot too many times this Spring! I will be participating in a number of speaking engagements and so to assist in everyone's planning (and I am including myself here), let us list what's coming... First, on April 23rd at noon I will join a panel.. (Read More)

Ethics & MLK - Moral Courage
Tom Traub

MLK quote - " He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it." In our Business Ethics classes,  we have students from many coutries,  and they talk about the unethical business practices ,  and the cooruption in governement.   The students in the MBA Ethics course are reading "Giving Voice to Values", where they learn to solidify their values,  and then to.. (Read More)

How to calculate opportunity cost in Markstrat?
Student Blogs

Why do we want to calculate the cost per product? We want to know how much do we lost by not producing enough. This will help your report to be more clear and concise with numbers and data. This will not be helpful until you have a period that the inventory equal zero. Step 1: Choose two consecutive periods, in.. (Read More)

On Encouraging Business Experimentation
Dr. John Angelis

In innovation, many companies still seem to stick with the first idea they have for a new technology. This keeps happening despite all the research and anecdotes that often, one’s first instinct for a technology is the wrong one. For example, “Chemcor,” developed in the late 50′s for “phone booths, prison windows, and eyeglasses“, was shelved for decades until it became ubiquitous in iPhones. Some.. (Read More)