MBA@UNC Blog


When to lead by empowerment vs. When to be directive

Empowering leadership — the practice of sharing power with subordinates and allowing them to collectively make decisions — has long been touted as better for performance than a more directive approach.

What's Going on with AAPL?

When you pick a name like “Apple,” you have to be ready for not-so-clever analysis, like:

“One bad Apple can spoil the whole tech sector," or,

“…declining stock prices have become the worm in this otherwise healthy APPL,” or even,

“Will Apple today keep the investors away?”

Military Benefits to Help Finance an MBA

Active duty service members and veterans who are pursing academic opportunities can turn to benefits offered by the military. Many service members take advantage of benefits to finance their education, either while they are serving or shortly afterwards.

Marketing the Madness

Brackets, buzzer beaters and…big business? Welcome to the NCAA tournament. March Madness has become one of the most well-known and expensive advertising opportunities of the year.

The Value of an MBA for Women

It has been an uphill battle for women in the workplace. That said, the outlook for women continues to become better thanks to initiatives such as the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and business schools that are increasingly becoming platforms for women to grow their careers and thrive in leadership roles in their respective industries.