Monday, May 13, 2013

Civility in the Workplace

Students of professor Jackie Gilbert, Management and Marketing, presented proposals for a corporate civility policy to Nissan executives. [Read more]

At left, Dr. Jackie Gilbert stands with the winning student team, Hagar & Co. Management Consulting. Team members are, from left, Micah Hull of Murfreesboro; Jordan Hager of Nashville; Travis Brewer of Los Alamos, N.M.; Marlyn Botros of Nashville; and Francisco Melgar of Los Angeles.

Tennessee Housing Market Report 

Job creation accelerated in the 1st quarter, but the housing market did not. Read details in the new report by David Penn, director of the Business and Economic Research Center.

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Alum's Nobel Prize Returns to MTSU 

MTSU alum James M. Buchanan's 1986 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences is returning to campus in a ceremony honoring his life. [Read more at Daily News Journal ]

Monday, May 6, 2013

BERC Nashville Nonprofit Sector Economic Study

The nonprofit sector contributed $20.9 billion to the regional economy in 2011, according to a study by our Business and Economic Research Center for the Center for Nonprofit Management.

[ See Tennessean article  |  download entire study pdf ]

Tatum Voted Association for Corporate Growth Vice Chair

Doug Tatum, holder of the Wright Travel Chair of Entrepreneurship, was voted vice chairman for 2013-2014 of the Association for Corporate Growth at the group’s annual conference in Orlando, Fla. [Daily News Journal]