March, 2016

MBA Students Explore Growing Businesses and Economy in Mexico City

Author: Bryan J. Watkins, Ed.D.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Through Lake Forest Graduate School of Management’s (LFGSM) Global Focus Program, 15 students spent the Winter 2 term studying the Mexican economy and the week of January 25 in Mexico City. This immersive program offered the students an opportunity to focus on the Mexican business environment using a two prong approach: an innovative and flexible framework of traditional classroom experience coupled with a structured in-country experiential learning.

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Lake Forest Honors Patricia A. Coffey with Distinguished Director Award

Author: Barbara Siegel

Friday, March 18, 2016

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM) is proud to honor Patricia A. Coffey with the 2015 Distinguished Director Award. Pat is recognized for her nearly decade-long involvement on the School’s Board of Directors, generously sharing her time, extensive business knowledge and leadership with LFGSM.

 

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Breaking Down Obstacles for Female Executives

Author: Carrie Buchwald

Thursday, March 03, 2016

There are 500 CEO positions across the Fortune 500. Currently, only 26 of those offices are occupied by female executives.

Women’s share of managerial and professional positions has been steadily increasing – from 30.6% of such positions in 1968 to over half of them in 2013. Still, the same pace is not reflected in the upper echelons of senior corporate leadership. Why are less than 5 percent of these prestigious and powerful positions held by women? Clearly, corporate America still has a long way to go in terms of gender equity.

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