MBA@Dayton Blog


A Surge of Startup Growth in the Midwest

Between lower costs of living, affordable tech talent and a growing number of investment opportunities, Midwestern cities are drawing venture capital. We explore how Ohio compares to other larger Midwestern states in growth of entrepreneurship, as well as how Ohio’s cities rate in key areas of entrepreneurship growth.

Investing in the Public Good is Good for Employees and Investors

David P. Yeager is a University of Dayton alumnus who serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Dayton and is the CEO of Hub Group, one of North America’s largest transportation management companies. Yeager advocates that companies that promote stewardship see internal rewards, ranging from increases in employee retention to higher investor returns.

Managing Risk During the Retail Apocalypse

The retail industry is undergoing a devastating onslaught of declining sales and bankruptcies that has recently been dubbed the Retail Apocalypse. As a result, retailers must identify, evaluate and mitigate risk to remain afloat.

From the President: Reimagining the MBA

Last week culminated with more than 100 students enrolling in 10 online MBA classes in the new MBA@Dayton program. President Eric Spina reflects on how Dayton’s faculty are reimagining learning and teaching in the digital age.

Middle Managers: On the Front Lines of Business Ethics

Middle managers are the people most employees report to, and they’re the face of management seen by clients and the public. That position on the front lines means they are indispensable for a company realizing its ethical goals.

John D. Mittelstaedt is the New Dean of the School of Business Administration

With more than 20 years of experience as an administrator, scholar and teacher, John Mittelstaedt brings a wealth of experience in macromarketing to his new role as dean of the School of Business Administration at the University of Dayton.