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Poole College of Management

April 3, 2023


Monthly newsletter with short, actionable insights stemming from research and teaching at the NC State Poole College of Management.

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What Caused the Silicon Valley Bank Failure and Should We Be Concerned?

On March 10, the nation’s top bank regulator, the FDIC took over control of the failing Silicon Valley Bank, resulting in the second largest (by assets) bank failure in US history.


Richard Warr, Poole College associate dean for faculty and research, weighs in on this catastrophic failure in the following article.

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Bringing Leading Economics Research to Triangle Area

With three Tier One research universities, the Triangle area is a hub for world-class research, innovation and scholarship. So, when Luca David Opromolla joined NC State Poole, he looked for opportunities to grow the university’s field of international economics by collaborating with neighboring Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Examining the Impact of Membership-based Free Shipping

There’s just something about that “free shipping” offer that entices online shoppers. In fact, shipping fees are the top reason that drives around half of customers to abandon online shopping carts, leading to an $18 billion revenue loss annually. So should all companies switch to a free shipping model? Not necessarily.

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In his new book, Unbreakable, Brad Kirkman shares the keys to building resilient teams

In his latest book, Brad Kirkman, General (Ret.) H. Hugh Shelton Distinguished Professor of Leadership in the Poole College of Management, and co-author Adam C. Stoverink, director of Walton MBA Programs, provides insight into the importance of building resilient teams.

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Poole College Transforms Research Into Real-World Impact

Faculty in the Poole College of Management leverage research expertise and business know-how to drive thought leadership that meets the needs of the modern market. Read more about our research impact in our 30 Years of Poole Spring 2023 Digital Magazine.

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Business Analytics Initiative: Annual Roundtable

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April 26 9:15 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Hunt Library, NC State Centennial Campus

The Roundtable will feature thought leaders from academia, firms, and organizations that are working on state-of-the-art analytics and the transformational power of those analytics.


Enterprise Risk Management: Roundtable Summit

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April 27 | 8:30 a.m. | Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel


The Summit will feature real-world examples of top-down enterprise-wide risk oversight from ERM leaders.

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Lifelong Learning Virtual CPE Summer Series

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Friday, May 19 | 12-1 p.m. ET (online)

Friday, June 23 | 12-1 p.m. ET (online)

Friday, July 21 | 12-1 p.m. ET (online)


Sharpen your skills and earn CPE hours. The Virtual CPE Summer Series is open to any interested accounting professionals—including MAC alumni and their colleagues, public accounting and industry partners. Lifelong Learning programs are delivered in collaboration with NC State Executive Education.


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