Archive for October, 2008

GBR Fall 2008 now online!

Read about: What Happened to the U.S. Housing Market? As the U.S. financial system struggles to regain stability, Peggy Crawford, PhD, and Terri Young, PhD, examine the role that subprime mortgages and the fall of Fannie and Freddie played in the crisis. Peggy Crawford, PhD, and Terri Young, PhD U.S. Could Adopt International Financial Reporting […]

October 27th, 2008 - By


The Global Entertainment Market

This is the second in a series of posts reporting on the hot button issues discussed at the 2008 Entertainment Supply Chain Academy Conference. See the first post here. Since 2004, when the Czech Republic, Poland, and Hungary became members of the European Union, these countries have seen the emergence of an ever-growing middle class. […]

October 22nd, 2008 - By


How Blu-Ray is Driving the Entertainment Industry

This is the first in a series of posts reporting on the hot button issues discussed at the 2008 Entertainment Supply Chain Academy Conference. Over 140 executives of the European and U.S. entertainment industries assembled in Prague, Czech Republic, in early October to address “The Future of Packaged Media in the Emerging Digital World.” Leaders […]

October 17th, 2008 - By


Life is (still) Good

Once more in my lifetime we are going through an upheaval. This time it is the financial markets and economic condition. There is a great deal of pain and many of our students and communities are fearful and suffering. I would like to share with you an experience of the past and request your reply. […]

October 10th, 2008 - By


Questions on the Financial Meltdown Answered (1)

Listeners from across the country submitted questions to Graziadio School faculty during the conference call on America’s Financial Crisis this Tuesday. With over 200 participants on the call, there were too many questions for the panel to answer in the short time. Below are responses from panelist, Dr. Joetta Forsyth, Assistant Professor of Finance, to […]

October 6th, 2008 - By


Why I’m Against the Bailout

  The recently approved bailout is yet another attempt to prop up the markets with an election around that corner that will only delay and worsen the inevitable pain ahead… There is definitely a lack of trust and confidence in the markets, but it is due to the blatant lies and unethical representations. How many […]

October 3rd, 2008 - By


David Callen, MSOD, wins First Annual Student Paper Competition

  David Callen, MSOD Congratulations to David Callen, MSOD, the $1,000 winner of the First Annual Graziadio School Student Paper Competition presented by the GBR and the Graziadio School of Business and Management of Pepperdine University. The competition challenged Graziadio School students from all programs to submit a well-researched original article on any business thesis. […]

October 2nd, 2008 - By


Listen: Pepperdine Faculty Answer Questions on America’s Financial Crisis

On Tuesday, September 30, 2008, members of the Graziadio School community came together from New York to Los Angeles on a conference call to hear about America’s financial crisis from a distinguished panel of professors. During the 45 minute conversation, moderated by the Graziadio School’s Associate Dean of Executive Education Dr. Ron Ford, listeners from […]

October 1st, 2008 - By