This broadcast features Steven Kaplan, Neubauer Family Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, speaking at the 2008 Management Conference. He shares his research on how successful CEOs are efficient, proactive, and persistent. Chicago GSB Podcast
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Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business defends the idea of libertarian paternalism—how government might use the insights of behavioral economics to help citizens make better choices. Host Russ Roberts accepts the premise that individuals make imperfect choices but challenges Thaler on the likelihood that government, in practice, will improve matters. Along the way they discuss the design of Sweden’s social security system, organ donations and whether professors at Cornell University are more or less like you and me.
The What’s Next Lecture Series continues its five part Innovation program with a fireside chat between Reed Hastings and Sarah Lacy on October 5, 2010 at the Del Mar Theater. Sarah Lacy, technology reporter for TechCrunch, interviews Reed Hastings, founder and CEO of Netflix about his company’s successful use of crowd sourcing for innovation. The lively conversation between Lacy and Hastings covers a wide range of topics including the company’s recent $1 billion streaming deal, its TV content approach and the unique Netflix corporate culture.
"The New Reality" will present cutting edge ideas, strategies and solutions designed to help your business compete in the ever-changing world of marketing. Learn how to attract the attention of more customers, get the jump on the latest trends and technology that your competitors don’t know about yet and open the door to more lead flow and greater sales. Experts and leaders from across all areas of business and marketing will appear as guests on the show to offer their insights into what strategies have worked for them and how to avoid the ones that don’t.