The Achievement Index

Welcome to the School of Management's Achievement Index blog. Email your ideas and questions to us at kteleish@nyit.edu.

Owned: When Consumers Feel a Brand Is “Theirs”

Feature | Sep 17, 2018

According to Colleen P. Kirk, D.P.S., when consumers feel psychological ownership of a brand, they are happy to spend more for it; but businesses should be aware that these devoted customers also feel entitled to wield some control over the brand.
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Q&A with Ajay Yadav: Roomi to Grow

Feature | Sep 13, 2018

In 2017, The Box interviewed Ajay Yadav, former NYIT management student and founder of Roomi, about being named one of Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30. We recently caught up with him again to find out how his company has changed in the last year.


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News Brief: NYIT Welcomes New EMBA Students

Feature | Sep 07, 2018

Leaders, faculty members, industry professionals, and others welcomed a group of new students to NYIT's EMBA program in the School of Management.
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New Faculty Receive New York Welcome

Feature | Aug 30, 2018

The latest faculty members joining the university were welcomed by NYIT President Hank Foley, Ph.D., at the New Faculty Reception on August 28 at NYIT de Seversky Mansion.


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Welcome Back!

Feature | Aug 29, 2018

As the fall 2018 semester begins, students are invited to a Week of Welcome events to kick off the new school year.


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A Globetrotter Working in the Entertainment Capital of the World

Blog | Aug 29, 2018

Melody Cora Fong (B.P.S. ’15), born in Hong Kong and raised in New York began her journey within the hospitality industry in high school. Her eagerness to constantly learn opened up doors for her to seek opportunities around New York City.
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Student Profile: Brijal Patel

Profile | Aug 23, 2018

NYIT student Brijal Patel may have gotten his start as an electrical and electronics engineer on a cargo ship, but his travels led him to a new career: energy management.


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NYIT Day at Yankee Stadium: Get Your Tickets Now

Hotel Etiquette: Dr. Koenig shares his insights in Washington Post

Blog | Aug 16, 2018

What can you take home with you from your stay at a hotel? And to what extent can you get away with before a hotel staff finds out?
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Alumni Profile: Riyaz Akhtar

Profile | Aug 08, 2018

Riyaz Akhtar (M.B.A. ’91) is executive vice president of the Dream Hotel Group (DHG) and founder of the Riyaz Akhtar Family Scholarship and the Riyaz Akhtar Endowed Experiential Education Program.
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