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Chicago GSB Podcast: Gordon Crovitz on Changes Affecting the Media Industry

3/3/2008
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This broadcast features a Gordon Crovitz, former publisher of the Wall Street Journal. Crovitz looks at the question of “How Will Newspapers Survive?” and discusses how identifying and exploiting change can make old media new again. He highlights five change that can help newspapers.

Duration:00:31:50

Chicago GSB Podcast: Former CMO of Coca Cola on the Truth About Marketing

11/28/2007
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When it comes right down to it, marketing is about making money, said Sergio Zyman, chairman and founder of Zyman Group and former chief marketing officer of the Coca-Cola Company. “My philosophy of marketing is the philosophy of business, which is to sell more stuff to more people more often for more money more efficiently,” Zyman said in a keynote address at a conference hosted by student-led Chicago GSB Marketing Group October 15 at the Harper Center.

Duration:00:33:37

Chicago GSB Podcast: James Kilts: Creating a "Constant Turnaround Mentality"

10/19/2007
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This broadcast features James Kilts, MBA '74 and former CEO of Gillette. Kilts shares advice from his new book Doing What Matters: How to Get Results That Make a Difference – The Revolutionary Old-School Approach at Chicago GSB Global Leadership Series.

Duration:01:04:38

Chicago GSB Podcast: Debunking Myths About the New China

7/31/2007
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The rise of capitalism in China doesn't mean they're becoming more like the West says Tom Doctoroff, '89, CEO of J. Walter Thompson's Greater China division and author of "Billions". He discusses common mistakes corporations make when doing business in China.

Duration:01:15:58

Chicago GSB Podcast: CEO Goalsetting

7/19/2007
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This broadcast features William McComb, '87, CEO of Liz Claiborne and Mary Ann Tolan, '92 (XP-61), founder and CEO of Accretive Health, moderated by Dean Edward Snyder. They discuss how to make goals specific and simple enough to enable the enterprise, teams and individual employees to implement them. The panel was part of the 55th Annual Management Conference.

Duration:01:16:51

Chicago GSB Podcast: Leader of the House of Lords on the Free Market

6/19/2007
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Despite fierce economic competition provided by such emerging countries as Pakistan and China, the developed world must resist the temptation to legislate economic security, according to Baroness Valerie Amos, leader of the House of Lords and lord president of the council of the United Kingdom.

Duration:00:26:31

Becker Brown Bag Series: Kevin Murphy on Wage Inequality

4/30/2007
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Increased demand for skilled workers has created wage inequality between those who have college degrees and those who don't in the United States, but the news isn't all bad, according to Kevin Murphy, George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics.

Duration:00:36:55

Using Microfinance to Break the Generational Cycle of Poverty

4/23/2007
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Microfinance is not as a suite of social products, it's a platform for social development through business, according to Alex Counts, president of the Grameen Foundation.

Duration:00:54:20

What Makes Demographics Drive Other Trends?

12/14/2006
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Demographics are the "sleeper driver" that will affect several other trends, according to Paul Laudicina, managing officer and chairman of the board for A.T. Kearney. The author of World Out of Balance, he put demographics at the top of the list of five drivers of change; others include the "new consumer" and natural resources and environmental regulation and activism. "Demographics is clearly driving lots of the other trends," he said. "Certainly in the last 50 years we've had greater...

Duration:00:50:30

Special Chicago GSB panel on the legacy of Milton Friedman

11/28/2006
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Former students and colleagues take a look at Friedman's intellectual contributions as well as his life.

Duration:01:27:33

Anne Mulcahy Tells How She Resurrected Xerox

9/29/2006
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Mulcahy spoke to students at the third USA Today CEO forum at the Hyde Park Center

Duration:01:04:40

Chicago's Road to China Presented by Linda Yu

7/4/2006
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Chicago ABC 7 News anchor Linda Yu discussed China's rapid growth - both its affect on global business as well as her own family's heritage - at a meeting of the International Roundtable.

Duration:00:59:40

General Peter Pace, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Offers Advice

6/28/2006
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In a Distinguished Speaker Series address May 18 at the Hyde Park Center, Pace endorsed making the most of any position.

Duration:00:48:27

Nuclear Proliferation: Gary Samore takes a look at the related commercial, economic, and geopolitical issues for the American business community

5/30/2006
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In the aftermath of President Bush's "axis of evil" speech, the North Korean and Iranian nuclear programs have become front page news in newspapers around the USA. Gary Samore, Vice President of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, speaks on the impact of nuclear proliferation on the American business community.

Duration:01:20:21

Buffett Is Wrong: Money Managers Are Worth Big Paychecks

5/5/2006
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Never mind what Warren Buffett says. Money managers who earn enormous paychecks deserve what they make, according to panelists discussing the market for talent in finance at the inaugural conference at the Gary S. Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory Founded by Richard O. Ryan, '66 at Hyde Park Center April 7. Panelists included Andrew Rosenfield, Nancy Zimmerman, Kevin Murphy, Dick Elden, and Steven Levitt.

Duration:01:01:08

JetBlue CEO David Neeleman Speaks on Becoming the Best Customer Service Company Anywhere

3/7/2006
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David Neeleman talks about setting a standard for all companies. January 20, 2006.

Duration:00:40:48