Scott Schaefer holds the Kendall D. Garff Chair in Business Administration and is Professor of Finance at the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business. He is a co-author of the book The Roadside MBA.
Restaurant Chains Get Burned by Overexpansion, New Rivals https://t.co/ym5VRNUJf9
by @scottschaefer - 6 days ago
How Caterpillar’s Big Bet Backfired https://t.co/kYDusscfog
How Did Walmart Get Cleaner Stores and Higher Sales? It Paid Its People More, via @nytimes https://t.co/zlP7IhKQeJ
by @scottschaefer - 7 days ago
Actually the Super enjoyable 30+ hour return trip in coach was the best part!! (Not!). @pauloyer @roadsidemba @STRATMAZZ
Via @NPR: Detailed Data May Not Be Enough To Close Gender Pay Gap https://t.co/AG12NCrkU6
by @scottschaefer - 8 days ago
Help Roadside MBA Find Growing Businesses in Kuala Lumpur - 2 months ago
The Roadside MBA team will be embarking this fall on our third international trip! In October, we will be headed for Asia with stops in Manila, Singapore, Jakarta, and… Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I’ve been assigned the task of lining up visits with growing businesses in Kuala Lumpur. And I need your help! If you know […]
Help Roadside MBA Plan Its South American Tour - 8 months ago
The Roadside MBA team needs your help! We are headed to Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay in late March. If you have contacts there who could help introduce us to growing small businesses, we’d love to hear from you!
Syllabus: MBA Managerial Economics Fall 2015 - one year ago
I’ll be teaching first-year MBA students at the University of Utah again this year. Here’s a syllabus for Managerial Economics (FINAN 6025).
The Roadside MBA Multimedia Project is Live! - one year ago
Last May, I traveled with the Roadside MBA Crew (Mike Mazzeo/Northwestern and Paul Oyer/Stanford) from Palo Alto to Las Vegas, hitting three small businesses along the way. And thanks to funding from Stanford GSB, we were driving a massive RV to carry our very own TV crew with us. Yes, it was just like being […]
Seeking Classroom Visitors! - 2 years ago
In my never-quite-successful quest to make economics applicable for undergraduates, I’m seeking some classroom visitors over the next few weeks. We’re discussing optimal use of inputs, cost minimization, profit maximization, and pricing — really the kind of nuts-and-bolts decision-making that all managers work on all the time. The idea is for a guest to come […]
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