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Connecting Charlotte business through one-on-one interviews with UNC Charlotte faculty, staff, alumni and industry partners. Presented by the Belk College of Business, the Office of Industry and Government Partnerships and produced in association with University Communications.

Connecting Charlotte business through one-on-one interviews with UNC Charlotte faculty, staff, alumni and industry partners. Presented by the Belk College of Business, the Office of Industry and Government Partnerships and produced in association with University Communications.

Location:

United States

Description:

Connecting Charlotte business through one-on-one interviews with UNC Charlotte faculty, staff, alumni and industry partners. Presented by the Belk College of Business, the Office of Industry and Government Partnerships and produced in association with University Communications.

Language:

English

Contact:

7046871178


Episodes

Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Charlotte

8/19/2020
The nation’s economic downturn from COVID-19 has been all-encompassing, impacting all sectors of the economy at a pace not yet seen in American history. To make sense of this proverbial roller coaster of economic change is John Connaughton, Director of the Barings/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast, and the Barings Professor of Financial Economics at UNC Charlotte.

Duration:00:23:17

Elevating Queen City Entrepreneurs

6/24/2020
There is a maturing market for entrepreneurial ventures in the Queen City. But can small business survive the COVID-19 pandemic? And what can Charlotte do to support entrepreneurs? For some perspective, we talk with Belk College alumnus and UNC Charlotte Foundation board member Bryan Delaney '03.

Duration:00:17:46

Driving Business in University City

6/24/2020
Charlotte's University City boasts an expanding business community with 75,000 employees, 11 million square feet of office space, and regional offices for 23 Fortune 500 companies. In 2018, the LYNX blue line extension was completed, connecting the area with light rail public transit. Darlene Heater, Executive Director of University City Partners, joins us to talk about this growing business district, the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and what lies ahead.

Duration:00:21:51

Family Businesses Amidst COVID-19

6/9/2020
The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every business in ways big and small, but none more so than those owned and operated by families. Joining us is Dr. Torsten Pieper, associate professor of management in the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte. He’s a founding editor of the Journal of Family Business Strategy, president of the International Family Enterprise Research Academy, and has authored many articles on the subject of family businesses. In addition, he is working on a...

Duration:00:20:08

Career Searching in the AI Age

6/2/2020
We talk with Dr. Patrick Madsen, Executive Director of the University Career Center at UNC Charlotte, to understand strategies for job seekers during a difficult economy, job interviews in the artificial intelligence age, and how the University is meeting students where they are during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:00:23:41

Leadership Amidst Tumultuous Times

5/13/2020
In our pilot episode, we talk with Dr. Janaki Gooty, associate professor in the Department of Management at the Belk College of Business and in the interdisciplinary organizational science Ph.D. program at UNC Charlotte. She has extensive research in how leaders and followers develop high-quality relationships, managing emotions in the workplace, and stress and well-being at work.

Duration:00:21:53