|Volume 1, No. 1November 2013|
|Bargerstock and Rao Publish Research Article in MAQ Journal |
|"Do Lean Implementation Inititiatives Have Adequate Accounting Support? The Debate of Duality"|
The Business Administration Department at Maharishi University of Management announces the publication of an article on an empirical study of accounting practices in lean manufacturing companies in the USA. MUM researchers collaborated with the Institute of Management Accountants
(IMA) on survey design and distribution. The article by Dr. Manjunath Rao and Dr. Andrew Bargerstock entitled, “Do Lean Implementation Initiatives Have Adequate Accounting Support - The Debate of Duality,” was published in the Summer 2013 issue of Management Accounting Quarterly
|Dr. Jane Schmidt-Wilk Receives Award |
Professor Jane Schmidt-Wilk received an award "for exemplary performance as Editorial Board Outstanding Reviewer" from the editorial team of the journal Academy of Management Learning and Education.
The award was for Dr. Schmidt-Wilk's work as a peer reviewer for the journal. She evaluates papers submited to the journal and decides whether they merit publication. She has been on the editorial board for seven years and has served as a peer reviewer for two years.
The award was announced at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in August.
|MUM’s Ye Shi Named LEI's 2013 Lean Accounting Student of the Year |
|Maharishi University of Management PhD candidate, Ye Shi (Linlin), was awarded the 2013 Lean Enterprise Institute’s annual Excellence in Lean Accounting Student Award during their Lean Accounting Summit this month in Orlando, Florida. The Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) is a non-profit educational association, which recognizes students who have been actively engaged in research, education, and the development of Lean Accounting and accounting for Lean.|
Andrew Bargerstock, PhD, CPA, director of MUM’s MBA programs
, had nominated Linlin for this award based on her accomplishments in lean accounting. "We are very happy that Lin Lin's accomplishments are recognized by one of the biggest names in Lean Accounting, James Huntzinger, in his role as the chair of the Student of the Year selection committee for Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) and the Lean Accounting Summit."
|The Role of Business Simulation Competitions in Higher Education |
|By Ken Chawkin|
Maharishi University of Management MBA students rank among the top 10 in International CAPSIM Foundation Business Simulations. This 4th year, 4 of their 5 teams placed in the top 10, taking 1st and 2nd place.
How do MBA schools assess the success of their curricular outcomes? How do students know the school they select will properly prepare them to compete in the marketplace? These are burning questions in today’s high-priced education and uncertain economy.
Typically, MBA programs offer courses in a vast array of topics, from accounting to human resources, managing production to sales and customer service. Students absorb a lot of information, but do they learn how to integrate it all into the real world of executive decision-making?
Some schools have discovered that on-line business simulation competitions can provide a good capstone experience for measuring a program’s effectiveness and their students' performance.
One program testing such outcomes is the CAPSIM Foundation Business Simulation...