The Thunderbird Alumni Impact blog highlights the achievements and success stories of “T-birds” all over the world. Here you’ll find news and information from the alumni community as well as interviews, pictures and networking event information.
|WALKER CENTER FOR GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BLOG
Thunderbird Professor Robert Hisrich, Ph.D., and others at the Walker Center for Global Entrepreneurship provide resources for global entrepreneurs. Topics include private equity, family business, women’s entrepreneurship and market trends. The blog also includes Walker Center event information and profiles of Thunderbird entrepreneurs working around the world.
|MANAGING PROJECTS – A TEAM-BASED APPROACH
The need for project management is on the rise as product life cycles compress, demand for IT systems increases, and business takes on an increasingly global character. Explore the blog of Professor Karen Brown, Ph.D., and learn more about the innovative Team-Based Approach to Managing Projects.
|THUNDERBIRD STUDENT PROJECTS
Students in the global strategy class of Thunderbird Professor Nathan Washburn, Ph.D., publish their team projects online. Business cases analyze global companies in every industry, from agriculture to waste management.
|PROSPER IN A PROJECT-DRIVEN WORLD
Thunderbird Professor Bill Youngdahl, Ph.D., writes about business leadership and strategy in project-driven world. For the past six years, Youngdahl has been the academic director for a Thunderbird executive eduction program titled Leading Global Projects, which he and Thunderbird Emeritus Professor Robert Moran deliver to a major pharmaceutical company. This blog is based on lessons learned from that program.
|THUNDERBIRD FOR GOOD
Thunderbird graduate Kellie Kreiser, director of Thunderbird for Good, and her team write about ethics, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, international development and other topics related to global citizenship. Other contributors include Thunderbird faculty and alumni, program participants and members of the Thunderbird for Good community.
|THUNDERBIRD CAREER MANAGEMENT CENTER
At the Thunderbird CMC blog you will find a selection of news and articles about the current job outlook and how the CMC is preparing our students to succeed in it. You can also find tips for your own job search, and success stories of our students and alumni.
|GREGORY UNRUH IN THE HUFFINGTON POST
Thunderbird Professor Gregory Unruh, Ph.D., is the author of Earth Inc. (April 2010) and the director of Thunderbird’s Lincoln Center for Ethics in Global Management. He writes about sustainable business strategy in his Huffington Post blog. An outspoken expert on sustainable business strategy, Unruh is a sought after speaker and educator, having held positions at Columbia University in New York, Rotterdam School of Management in Holland, IE Business School in Spain, the Fletcher School in Boston and INCAE in Costa Rica. Learn more at www.gregoryunruh.com..
|THE POWER OF UNDERSTANDING Share your adventures in cross-cultural negotiation and learn to increase negotiation and leadership performance through the power of understanding. Karen Walch, Ph.D., and Denis Leclerc, Ph.D., two professors at Thunderbird’s Garvin Center for Cultures and Languages of International Management, host the blog and add their own research and opinions.|
|THUNDERBIRD EMERGING MARKETS LABORATORY
The Thunderbird Emerging Markets Laboratory (TEM Lab) combines an on-campus Organizational Consulting Practicum prerequisite course with a team-based international consulting assignment. Read about current TEM Lab projects that are blogging from the field.
Thunderbird professors, alumni, staff and students have plenty to say about everything from golf to private equity. This blog tracks the textbooks, novels, photo albums, travel guides and other books published by members of the Thunderbird community. Search by authors’ names or by subject.