superuser, Author at NC State Executive Education

Jul 30, 2020

Fay Cobb Payton Addresses Bias in AI Recruiting Tools

Fay Cobb Payton, professor of IT and business analytics, weighs in on artificial intelligence hiring tools perpetuating bias in the workplace.

Jul 27, 2020

Risks Can Be Leveraged as Opportunities in the Post-COVID ‘New Normal’

Mark Beasley, director of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Initiative and KPMG professor of accounting, and Frank Buckless, Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. Dean of Poole College, hosted the inaugural Virtual...

Jul 17, 2020  |  entrepreneurship

Lisa Chang Gives Entrepreneurs Expert Advice on Nailing a Virtual Pitch

Poole College's Lisa Chang weighs in on how entrepreneurs can achieve success before, during and after a virtual pitch.

Jun 25, 2020

Roger Mayer Weighs in on Diversity at NC Tech Summit

Triangle leaders, including Roger Mayer, professor of leadership at Poole College, met at the virtual North Carolina Technology Association’s Diversity + Inclusion Summit to discuss the benefits of companies embracing, not tokenizing, diversity initiatives.

May 1, 2020

A New Approach to Trust in the Workplace

A common approach to assessing someone’s trustworthiness is based on three factors: ability, benevolence and integrity. However, what if we have been looking at trust’s factors backwards?

Apr 6, 2020

Need to Know: Maintaining Resilient Teams When Adversity Strikes

Bradley Kirkman, General (Ret.) H. Hugh Shelton distinguished professor of leadership in the management, innovation and entrepreneurship department at Poole College, explains the critical role teams play when navigating uncertain times.

Mar 2, 2020

NC State University Partners with Blue Cross NC to Support Data-Enabled Workforce

NC State University has announced a two-year partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) to deliver a series of seminars in data science, data analytics consulting, analytics-based product development and knowledge discovery.

Mar 2, 2020

Rhiannon Williams Joins NC State Executive Education to Help Expand Growing Programs

Rhiannon Williams joins the Poole College of Management’s Executive Education team as program coordinator.

Aug 26, 2019

Uniting Women in STEM Leadership

For Suzanne Jacobs, her typical workday includes heading into her office at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), where she manages a team of seven IT professionals for the company’s “Innovation Garage”, a team she says was created to create positive disruption in the IT space by solving healthcare problems through innovative technology. What’s not so typical, at least seemingly, is that all seven of the employees she manages are men.

Aug 15, 2019

Client Story: NetApp

Innovation leadership involves synthesizing different leadership styles in organizations to influence employees to produce creative ideas, products, services and solutions. Every organization has unique processes and cultures to support innovation, but often there are best practices that can be drawn […]