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The Management Department

Leadership in research and teaching are the top priorities of the Management Department, with an additional focus on outreach and service. Teaching and curriculum development that increases the potential contribution of our students to their employers in an increasingly complex environment requiring management of change and innovation in a globally competitive arena is emphasized, along with basic research designed to develop, test, or advance management theory or practice. Applied research, designed to provide practicing managers with relevant business tools and information based on recent advances in theory and research is an additional focus.

Recent News

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  • ‘For the Love of the Game’
    Retired Management Professor Jack Veiga Still Winning Awards, Challenging Misconceptions Retired professor of management John “Jack” Veiga was thrilled when his research paper won a major award—doubly so to be honored in a field that isn’t his specialty. Veiga and his colleagues examined why some people become highly proficient with new, large-scale application software packages...  […]
  • Creative Processes in Pretend Play: Setting the Stage for Adult Creativity
    Management Department Hosts Interdisciplinary Creative Brown Bag Lunch Series The Management Department had the pleasure of hosting Sandra Russ as part of this year’s Interdisciplinary Creativity Brown Bag series. Russ, a distinguished university professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, spoke to her research related to creative processes in pretend...  […]
  • Professor Timothy Folta Leads Corporate Strategy Conference in France
    When does it make sense for corporations to expand by adding additional products or businesses to their portfolio? The topic was the subject of a three-day international conference last month in Strasbourg, France, titled, “Corporate Strategy and Resource Redeployment,” which was organized by UConn Management Professor Timothy B. Folta. The November conference was sponsored by...  […]