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Top CEO Speaks on Conscious Leadership

Scott Brickman, retired chairman and CEO of the largest commercial landscaping company in the U.S. with over 10,000 employees, recently spoke on campus about the “15 commitments of conscious leadership.”

Conscious leadership organizations focus on long-term results rather than short-term profits, Mr. Brickman said. They also value team performance, compassion and caring, training and development, and transparency. Rather than using bonuses to motivate employees, conscious leadership organizations use higher forms of motivation such as intrinsic rewards to leverage each individual’s unique capacities.

“For me true success and happiness is following...

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Business Students Win Toastmaster Awards

Two MUM business students received awards at a meeting of the Fairfield Toastmasters Club last month.

MBA student Luke Hillis won an award for his prepared speech “Getting to Bed on Time” and Ivan Garcia for his impromptu talk on the Valentine’s Day theme “Roses or Chocolates?”

Mr. Hillis is a member of Toastmasters. Mr. Garcia and his classmates in a management course on communication attended as guests. Along with Mr. Garcia, three other students bravely volunteered to present during the impromptu talks portion of the meeting.

Both talks will...

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Scott Brickman to Speak on Conscious Leadership

As part of the Maharishi University of Management Distinguished Lecture Series, highly successful businessman Scott Brickman will be speaking on “Conscious Leadership” on Tuesday, March 2nd at 1:00 pm in Argiro’s Dalby Hall.

Mr. Brickman is Chairman of the Board of the Brickman Group, the largest commercial landscape maintenance firm in the United States. The firm has more than 10,000 employees and more than 170 company-owned and operated branches serving 30 states. He also practices the Transcendental Meditation technique.

Among his many accomplishments, Mr. Brickman:

Upcoming Events

May 23, 2015: Commencement
June 26-27, 2015: Deep Green Business Symposium
August 2015: Online MIS Graduate Program, New Entry
September 10-13: ISOL Conference

Commencement – May 23, 2015

The former Prime Minister of Japan, Dr. Yukio Hatoyama, will be the Commencement Speaker during graduation exercises this May.  At that time Dr. Hatoyama will also be honored with the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (Continue Reading

Measuring Your Carbon Footprint

MUM’s Dr. Scott Herriott will be giving a free presentation on how to measure your carbon footprint on Tuesday, February 17th, in Argiro’s Festival Hall at 7:30 pm.

The term “carbon footprint” refers to the amount of greenhouse gasses that an individual produces during their day-to-day life, which is an indicator of how much they contribute to climate change. Greenhouse gasses can come from a variety of sources, including transportation, food production/consumption, fuels, manufactured goods, buildings, and services. When all of these factors are considered together and total greenhouse gas...

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Dr. Herriott Authors Textbook on Sustainable Tech

Management professor Scott Herriott published a textbook in December titled Feasibility Analysis for Sustainable Technologies: An Engineering-Economic Perspective.

Business Experts Press published the 300-page book as part of their Environmental and Social Sustainability for Business Advantage Collection, edited by Chris Laszlo, the well-known author of Embedded Sustainability.

Dr. Herriott’s book walks readers through a feasibility analysis of a renewable-energy or energy-efficiency project. Included are a basic description of the technology, cash flow analysis, and examples of a variety of sustainable projects. The book is useful to business students and to...

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New Books from Business Faculty Released

Two new books, Business Intelligence and Data Mining and Feasibility Analysis for Sustainable Technologies: An Engineering-Economic Perspective, have just been published by Maharishi University Business faculty Dr. Anil Maheshwari and Scott Herriot.

In December, Dr. Maheshwari published Business Intelligence and Data Mining through Business Expert Press. At 180 pages long, the book is comprehensive enough to be used as a college textbook in business classes but also short enough to provide a thorough education in data mining to busy business executive. “As a complete novice to this area just starting out...

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Data Mining Book by MUM Faculty Available at Amazon

In December, Maharishi University of Management’s Dr. Anil Maheshwari published Business Intelligence and Data Mining through Business Expert Press.

At 180 pages long, the book is comprehensive enough to be used as a college textbook in business classes but also short enough to provide a thorough education in data mining to busy business executive. “As a complete novice to this area just starting out on a MBA course I found the book incredibly useful and very easy to follow and understand,” says a reviewer, “The concepts are clearly explained and make...

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“Feasibility Analysis” by Dr. Scott Herriott Available Now

Maharishi University’s Dr. Herriott has recently published Feasibility Analysis for Sustainable Technologies: An Engineering-Economic Perspective.

Dr. Herriott’s book includes an analysis of an energy efficiency project. Included are descriptions of technology, cash flow analysis, a variety of sustainable projects. The book appropriate for business students and also for sustainability professionals who are responsible for implementing sustainable technologies. “When I started teaching my MBA course on sustainable technologies, I realized that there was no book that could simply explain technology to the finance people and finance to the technology people, so I conceived...

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Alumni Success: Ganesh Baniya Lands High Position at the Washington Post

Just one year after graduating with an MBA degree in Accounting from Maharishi University of Management, Ganesh Baniya landed a top position at the Washington Post as Manager of Financial Accounting. Starting his job over a year ago in September 2013, he currently supervises a number of senior accountants. Ganesh’s team is responsible for closing out the books each month, consolidating financial statements of affiliate companies and issuing monthly and yearly financial statements. His duties also include assisting the Treasurer and managing the bank accounts. Ganesh is the main contact...

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