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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:

Prius Plug In Car - Costs
Tom Traub

The lease started in early June. Here are the numbers: MSRP $30,800 less discount of $7600. (Tax Credit $2500) Lease for 10K / yr @ $125. month (with $2850 total down). Gas costs $3.70/gal. Electricity cost $.10 /kWh. First 1000 miles: 7.5 gal of gas ($27.75) and $22 in electricity. Prius System says around 111 MPG for the 1000 miles. Lets say the system is.. (Read More)

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)

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)