Archive for July, 2009

What’s on Your NOT-To-Do List?

Can’t see the above video? Click here to watch or you can read the transcript. In this video interview, Matthew May, supporting faculty at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, and author of the recently released book, In Pursuit of Elegance:Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing, discusses the four principles of elegance: symmetry, […]

July 27th, 2009 - By


Summer 2009 GBR now live!

In this issue: Offshoring May Slow Impending U.S. Economic Recovery When jobs return, they will likely be in developing countries where labor is more cost-effective. Fred Maidment, PhD To cut costs and ride out the recession, many U.S. companies are offshoring jobs at greater rates than in the past. Many of these jobs will not […]

July 22nd, 2009 - By


Values-Centered Leaders More Successful in the Long Term

Can’t see the above video? Click here to watch or you can read the transcript. In this video interview, Kevin S. Groves, PhD, Assistant Professor of Organizational Theory and Management at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, discusses his research on executive development and succession planning, managerial thinking styles, social and emotional intelligence, and […]

July 21st, 2009 - By


Learning on the Job

This op-ed first appeared in the Los Angeles Business Journal and is reprinted with their permission. In recent weeks there hasn’t been much data supporting sustained economic stability, much less a recovery. However, it does appear the economy is no longer in a freefall, and we are likely experiencing the depths of this downturn. Since […]

July 15th, 2009 - By


What’s Next LA: The Road to Economic Recovery (A Preview)

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July 10th, 2009 - By


Why Entrepreneurship Thrives During a Recession

Can’t see the above video? Click this link to watch or you can read the transcript. In this video interview, Larry Cox, PhD, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and director of the new entrepreneurship program at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, discusses how smart entrepreneurs take advantage of low opportunity and material costs during […]

July 7th, 2009 - By