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Video: Sustainability Strategies Can Increase the Triple Bottom Line

Andrea Green, founder of Globally Green, a sustainable development and consulting firm, has transitioned into consulting after 20+ years in the licensed consumer products arena, both domestically and internationally.  She donated her time to come into speak to students in Dr. Margaret Phillips‘ “Designing and Managing International Organizations” class. In this video interview, she speaks … Continued

Lessons in Leadership: Robert D. Blackwell Drives Operational Performance in IT

Can’t view this video? Click here to open in new window. Robert D. Blackwell, Sr., is chairman and chief executive officer of Blackwell Consulting Services. As a former managing director of IBM’s Chicago Consulting Services Business, Blackwell has more than 35 years of computer industry expertise. He sits down with Kevin Groves, assistant professor of … Continued

Quarterly Economic Update: August 2010

Can’t view this video? Click here to open in new window. Chris Thornberg, founding principal of Beacon Economics and Editorial Review Board member of the Graziadio Business Report, fills in the GBR about the latest findings of Beaconomics, the quarterly forecast for the U.S. and California economies. Based on the latest statistics on U.S. unemployment, … Continued

Wall Street Flash Crash Brings Re-evaluation of the Dangers of High Frequency Trading

In a recent blog post, adjunct finance professor Davide Accomazzo discussed the serious structural deficiencies that exist in our financial markets, and the liquidity vacuum that may result. On May 6, 2010, the stock market took a drastic dive, resulting in the second largest point swing and the biggest one-day point decline in Dow Jones … Continued

How Are Industries Mismanaging the Future?

In this video, John Mooney, PhD, Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Associate Professor of Information Systems, interviews Chuck Morrissey, PhD, Associate Professor of Strategy on “managing what’s next,” a theme he’s developed over his more than 50 years in management, as an entrepreneur, and as an educator.

Quarterly Economic Update: Spring 2010

Christopher Thornberg is a founding principal of Beacon Economics and a member of the Graziadio Business Review Editorial Board. In this quarterly report, Thornberg reveals what lies ahead for the economy in the coming quarter and beyond based on Beacon’s extensive research as one of California’s leading economic forecasters. For a more in-depth analysis of … Continued

Paglia Reveals Key Findings from Private Capital Markets Project

John K. Paglia, associate professor of finance and senior researcher, has been receiving a great deal of buzz over the most recent findings of the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project. Detailing the 2010 outlook for private capital providers and privately-held businesses, the project performs ongoing research into the true cost of capital and the behavior … Continued

The State of the New Economy

Can’t see the above video? Click this link to watch. In this video interview, David M. Smith, PhD, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Economics at the Graziadio School of Business and Management discusses the impact of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act so far, the fate of female and older workers … Continued

The Danger with High Frequency Trading

Can’t see the video above? Click here to watch or read the transcript. In this video interview, Davide Accomazzo, MBA, Adjunct Professor of Finance at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, discusses the dangers of high frequency trading. This interview is a follow-up to Professor Accomazzo’s essay for the GBR blog on the same … Continued

The Art of Strategy During a Recession

Can’t see the video above? Click here to watch or you can read the transcript. In this video interview, Kurt K. Motamedi, PhD, Professor of Strategy and Leadership at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, discusses strategy, strategy execution, leadership styles (including neurotic managers and their impact), keeping employees motivated, and the shift away … Continued