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From June 8 - 11 ISM's Director of Academic Affairs Matthew Andrews attended the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri. The theme of the conference was "Transforming Student Success through Recruitment, Retention, and Re-entry". This year, the ACBSP also celebrated 30 years in global business accreditation.

Earlier this year, ISM earned reaffirmation of accreditation with the ACBSP. On June 10, Matthew Andrews officially accepted the school's reaffirmation certificate at a gala dinner for the annual conference. 

ISM is a proud and active member of the ACBSP and will host the ACBSP Region 8 Conference in Paris, France this fall. Learn more here.

DBA candidate Iwuoha Sochi Chiwuike published an article in the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) Geopolitics of Energy Journal. The article titled "How Diversity Affects Business Performance in the Oil and Gas Industry" explores the opportunities and challenges of a diverse workforce in Canada's oil and gas sector along with insights on the how oil and gas companies can develop highly resilient employees and teams.
ISM Professor Michael Neubert published an article in Technology Innovation Management Review. The article titled “The Impact of Digitalization on the Speed of Internationalization of Lean Global Startups” examines how lean global startups develop new foreign markets more rapidly due to digitalization. Read the full article here.
ISM Professor Ivo Pezzuto was interviewed by This is Money for an article about the impact on the market caused by Italy’s political crises. According to Professor Pezzuto, “Italy would need to relax fiscal rules to a certain extent that would allow the country to invest in public infrastructure and new business.” Read the full article here.
ISM Professor Ivo Pezzuto was mentioned as a key source in an article in the Middle East Eye about the current currency crisis affecting Turkey and a number of other emerging markets. The article discusses how banks are putting gold into Turkey’s central bank to combat rapid inflation. Read the full article here.