What TSG Needs to Do in Spring 2019: 7 Calls to Action

By Isaac Miller MAGAM ’19, Guest Writer This is a long, (hopefully) constructive read. Here’s an outline: Opening Remarks on why I’m writing, and what TSG Leadership should do in Spring 2019. TSG-Specific Action Areas 1) Leverage the Hierarchy 2) Yearlong Terms Thunderbird-Wide Action Areas 3) Raise Admission Standards, Practices 4) Integrate More Travel 5) […]

If I Were a Leader of a Global Corporation

By Makarand Gawade, Staff Writer John Adam’s edifying words “if your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader,” epitomize the dynamism of leadership. If I were a leader, I would aspire to chart a new vision for an organization and strive to attain sustainable growth […]

Know Your TSG Spring 2015

By: Alina Buzgar, Features Editor Das Tor welcomes the fresh team of Thunderbird Student Government (TSG) for Spring 2015. Sabah Hussain, President As TSG President, Sabah is responsible for coordinating student affairs and events. You’ll be able to see me Fridays 1pm-2pm at TSG public meetings in LH 53. I am interested in your opinions […]

T-Birds in the Desert: Taking the Lead

Last Wednesday night, a caravan of T-Birds made the pilgrimage to ASU in Tempe to see Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of the #1 bestseller, Lean In, give the keynote speech for the Take the Lead Challenge Event. The event was also webcast from 6-8:30MT and in support of Take the Lead’s goal […]

Become a Leadapreneur

By Jessica Macias My name is Jessica Macias and I graduated from Thunderbird in May 2013. I’ve always pursued the entrepreneurial path, and after my MBA graduation, my path did not differ. I went on to expand my London-based business, Adepicos Ltd., to South East Asia with my partner. Adepicos is a leadership transformation consultancy […]

Working Towards a Better Future

By Martin Terrazas Between April 7-14, 2013, Americans officially remember what is accepted as the Holocaust. This year’s theme, Never Again: Heed the Warning Signs, will be discussed in community centers, corporations, military bases, religious institutions, schools, and small businesses nationwide. Two famous business cases written about leadership during World War II are IBM and Germany 1922-1941 and Degussa […]

TSG Chair Applications

TSG CHAIR APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE NOW! Applications for TSG Chair positions for the spring 2013 trimester are now available on the TSG MTB Page (under Elections), in the TSG Building, and attached to this weekly update. Please consider bringing your enthusiasm, knowledge, and talent to TSG. Applications are due Friday, November 30, 2012 at 1:00 […]

Thunderbird Ladies Gathering

By Jessica Macias Bochatay’13 In the evening of Friday, 12th October 2012, 30 female Thunderbird students came together to celebrate what’s great about being a woman. Elegantly dressed, the ladies took this opportunity to meet with other ladies they had not yet met, while others were happy to catch up with good old friends. Home-made […]

Behind the Brains of Foundations’12

By: Anirrban Mukherjii, Captain, Foundations team’12 It really feels surreal to pen down my thoughts on the past two weeks. Foundations Fall 2012 was an attempt by a humble and hardworking team of students, faculty and support staff to provide the perfect orientation for 230-odd students who were entering the Thunderbird family. A 7 day intensive […]

When Bosses Do Harm

By Kannan Ramaswamy, Ph.D., and Bill Youngdahl, Ph.D. Bad bosses don’t wake up in the morning and ask themselves: “How can I derail the corporate strategy today?” Our research, based on surveys and interviews with more than 250 managers in 37 countries, shows that most ineffective leaders remain blissfully unaware of the harm they do […]