Forecasting is Hard (But Let’s Do It Anyway)*

By Keith Blincoe, Staff Writer Warning: Satire below. At a recently convened panel event featuring industry experts, ASU/Thunderbird faculty members, and random people from the street, panelists were asked their opinions on future trends impacting global business. Every respondent was careful to note that projections into the future are notoriously inaccurate, and went on to […]

Better Know a Prof: Janet Samuels

By: Marissa Burkett, Audio/Visual Editor The Thunderbird community will be bidding farewell to Professor Janet Samuels, Assistant Professor of Accounting, after the summer trimester. Beginning in the fall, she will take a full-time position at W. P. Carey School of Business at ASU. “I’m excited and sad. Because I really love teaching MBAs and graduate […]

Former President of NKK Switches Speaks to T-Birds

On Thursday, Ms. Kiyoko Toyama was an invited speaker of the Japan Club, and spoke to Thunderbird Students about her experience working for NKK Switches in Scottsdale, Arizona, a subsidiary of a Japanese firm of the same name. Ms. Toyama’s story is an interesting one, growing up in Japan and eventually moving to the United […]

CMC Update

By Guy Groff To all: As the summer is about to start, I wanted to update you on the state of the Career Management Center and let you know about both current and future initiatives and a few accomplishments. Career Connections in China: The past three weeks have been extremely successful in regard to our […]

Ethics Corner

By Rahul Garg Dear T-birds, Welcome to the Ethics Corner sponsored by the Thunderbird Honor Council. In an effort to better educate our student body on ethical business practices, we will present to you an article, news link, or story from our own students that helps to showcase what is going on in the business […]

Update 4-19-13

Thunderbird Students: Just announcements this week Thunderbird Global Council on Campus on Monday Wi-Fi Assessment Update Global Gala information       Global Gala volunteers needed TSG Awards survey Opportunity to participate in Exec Ed program  with Executives   Thunderbird Global Council on Campus on Monday The Thunderbird Global Council will be on campus this Monday, April 22 […]

It’s Not Just Business. It’s Family Business!

By Shigehiro Suzuki A wonderful event is going to take place this summer, and it is a story that is truly Thunderbird in spirit! In June this year, two of our alumni – one from Thailand and the other from Taiwan – are going to enter into a collaborative partnership to seek out new opportunities […]

Ethics Corner

By Rahul Garag Dear T-birds, Welcome to the Ethics Corner sponsored by the Thunderbird Honor Council. In an effort to better educate our student body on ethical business practices, we will present to you an article, news link, or story from our own students that helps to showcase what is going on in the business […]

Tea Talk!

The Thunderbird Chinese Entrepreneur Network (CEN) held their first ever Tea Talk event this past Thursday, February 28th, co-sponsored by China Club. It was an evening filled with culture, business, and of course, tea! The event found its name from the Chinese tradition of discourse and information exchange accompanied by a traditional service of tea; […]

The Winterim Journey on Wall Street

By Jade Tantidilokkul Professor John Mathis accompanied 17 Thunderbird Students on a Winterim journey to Wall Street in New York City as part of their Thunderbird Global Experience (TGE). Winterim on Wall Street is a ten day program packed with a series of company visits, topics discussions, and executive management meet-ups. The program provides an […]