2011 Volume 14 Issue 1

Editor’s Note

GBR Academic Editor Nancy Dodd introduces Volume 14, Issue 1 of the Graziadio Business Review, announcing new audio interviews with article authors, to be featured in the GBR blog.


A Consequence Analysis that Needs to be Shared

The Federal Reserve continues a tradition of sharing little information with practitioners, increasing uncertainty and further hindering economic growth.

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Family Business Succession

Passing a business to the next generation requires the appropriate legal tools and a well-designed succession plan.

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The Quest for Distinctiveness in Trademark and Trade Dress Law

An overview of the critical issue of distinctiveness in trademark law and how a company’s marks and dress can be made as strong as possible.

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Self-Organizing Conversation as an Invitation to Serendipity

In a relentlessly changing world, self-organizing conversation can enable learning, adaptation, influence, and co-evolution for the firm.


The ABC’s of Effective Feedback

The ABC model offers a three-step process for providing and receiving feedback effectively.

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“Spiritual Capital and Virtuous Business Leadership” with Yale’s Ted Malloch

In this video, Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, PhD, speaks with Samuel L. Seaman, PhD, on the subject of spiritual capital and virtuous business leadership.


“The Role of the CIO” with Harvey Koeppel

In this video interview, Center for CIO Leadership Executive Director Harvey Koeppel discusses the changing role of the CIO based on his experience in the financial services industry.


The Book Corner

The Book Corner offers reviews by Graziadio School faculty on a variety of books on business topics.