Lions and Hippos and Opportunity, Oh My!

By Torie Klocko, Guest Writer While I’m open to new experiences, as I’ve gotten older, I find myself becoming more discriminating in the risks I’m willing to take. At best, I like to think of myself as “quasi-adventurous.” In fact, before March, I never would have considered Sub-Saharan Africa as a realistic career option. The […]

Faculty Column: Entrepreneurs (Corporate Entrepreneurs) are Important

By Professor Robert Hisrich Being an entrepreneur and creating value by establishing a new organization plays an important role in profit and non-profit organizations, in medicine, religion, science, the arts, and in the growth and prosperity of regions and nations. Large-scale outcomes in each of these areas can have quite humble beginnings: the entrepreneurial opportunity […]

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 […]

Sustaining Growth in the Gap: The Challenge of African Governance

By Djoudie Etoundi Africa’s Lions are indeed on the move, per McKinsey&Co’s highly successful characterization of Africa’s recent economic performances (the most cited report in history according to Lanre Akinola, editor of “This is Africa”). But although the Lions’ movements have been acknowledged, the route they must travel onward still remains murky to most observers. So […]

State of the School – Town Hall 9/28

This past week, Ambassador Barbara Barrett held the Tri’s first  Town Hall meeting regarding the current state of the school. Thunderbird is currently seeing MBA enrollments on the decline that has been extending financial pressures on our school. Ambassador Barrett expressed to the students that Thunderbird is rising to meet these growing challenges. “Now, is […]

Net Impact Service Corps Opportunity

By Stacey Goodman Apply to the Net Impact Service Corps Projects! The project types include Marketing, Business Development, and Strategy. Anyone can apply. Applications are due by 11:59PM on September 28th. Please email me at if you have any questions. How to Apply: Go to MTB Search Clubs under the Site Map Choose Net […]

Brazilian Consulting Firm CEO Speaks to Students at Thunderbird

By Matt Serafin, MS ’12 Thunderbird students had the opportunity on Sept. 14, 2012, to see Dr. Daniel Motta, CEO of Brazilian Management Institute, a leading Brazilian niche consulting firm. Dr. Motta and BMI are global business partners both of Thunderbird as well as MIT, and they work all over Latin America including with well […]