WDI News & Announcements

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Syndicated news feed for all of the William Davidson Institute.

News Item WDI's Gillett To Help Ross International Students Network Better by Dan Shine — last modified 09/16/14 11:24
WDI Director of Executive Education Amy Gillett will be a guest lecturer Sept. 16th and 17th for the Ross School of Business Strategy 425 course - American Business Immersion Study.
News Item London To Kick Off U-M International Career Series by Dan Shine — last modified 09/15/14 12:23
WDI Senior Research Fellow Ted London will kick off the University of Michigan’s 2nd Annual International Career Pathways series Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Ford School of Public Policy's Annenberg Auditorium with a keynote address focused on global careers and the developing world.
News Item Unclogging Bottlenecks At Tanzania Clinics by Dan Shine — last modified 09/12/14 10:54
Brittany Johnson, a WDI research associate specializing in global health supply chains, is in Tanzania field-testing an assessment tool to pinpoint bottlenecks that hamper product flow at health facilities.
News Item DCS' Latest PPP Workshops In Ukraine Built On Earlier Training Sessions by Dan Shine — last modified 09/09/14 12:14
Edward "Ned" White, WDI’s senior expert in public-private partnership (PPP) solutions, recently led a successful series of training workshops in Ukraine establishing PPP financial analysis modeling techniques and practical skills for key public sector management and PPP-related officials from the country.
News Item Development Consulting Services' Career Center Work Continues In The Philippines by Dan Shine — last modified 09/05/14 12:53
Four Development Consulting Services’ (DCS’) career center experts are in the Philippines to increase career services expertise at select Philippine universities as part of WDI’s Science, Technology, Research and Innovation for Development (STRIDE) project.
News Item WDI's NextBillion Editors Hit The Road by Dan Shine — last modified 09/01/14 21:05
NextBillion.net, an initiative of WDI, is serving as a media partner for two of the year's most influential and well-attended conferences on the global social investment and microfinance calendar.
News Item WDI's Arney Attends Reproductive Health Meeting by Dan Shine — last modified 08/28/14 09:46
WDI Healthcare Research Associate Leslie Arney is attending the Coordinated Supply Planning (CSP) group meeting in Copenhagen to present an overview of demand forecasting for health products and WDI’s experience and best practices in demand forecasting.
News Item WDI, LMI Team Up On Paper by Dan Shine — last modified 08/27/14 10:31
The use of more strategic contracting practices could result in substantial improvements in procurement efficiency and health commodity availability in developing countries, according to an article written by two members of the WDI Healthcare Research Initiative, along two supply chain experts from the government consulting firm LMI.
News Item WDI Summer Newsletter Is Published by Dan Shine — last modified 08/27/14 10:31
The summer 2014 issue of the Davidson Review, the biannual newsletter of WDI that examines the recent work done by the Institute, has been published.
News Item WDI BoP Paper Honored At AOM Meeting by Dan Shine — last modified 08/11/14 16:43
An academic article authored by Ted London, director of WDI's BoP research initiative, Heather Esper, manager of WDI's BoP impact assessment program, and Yaquta Kanchwala Fatehi, a BoP research associate, was named one of five finalists for “best paper” in the Social Issues in Management (SIM) division at the Academy of Management (AOM) meeting.
News Item Despite Ebola Outbreak, DCS Carries On In Liberia by Dan Shine — last modified 08/05/14 18:51
WDI’s work with the University of Liberia (UL) will continue, although an upcoming trip to the country by a WDI consultant has been canceled due to the Ebola outbreak travel advisory issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
News Item WDI's GlobaLens At AOM Annual Meeting by Dan Shine — last modified 08/04/14 14:44
GlobaLens, WDI's case publishing division, is exhibiting at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM) in Philadelphia. This will be the third consecutive year GlobaLens has exhibited at this global event for academics and scholars.
News Item 2015 NextBillion Case Competition Kicks Off by Dan Shine — last modified 08/01/14 12:47
The 2015 NextBillion Case Writing Competition, which recognizes and publishes the best-written case studies about business strategies aimed at alleviating poverty - especially at the base of the pyramid (BoP) – returns for another year. Last year’s competition attracted 52 entries representing 34 universities and 15 countries.
News Item DCS Work Continues In Ukraine by Dan Shine — last modified 07/31/14 14:53
Edward "Ned" White, WDI’s senior expert in public-private partnership (PPP) solutions, will return to Ukraine to conduct three training workshops beginning Aug. 4 for local and central government officials and staff tasked with supporting development and management of PPPs.
News Item Video Replay: July 18 Impact Assessment Webinar by Dan Shine — last modified 07/20/14 11:10
The third and final webinar presented July 18 by WDI’s Impact Assessment program is now available for viewing online.
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