There are six nearly inevitable land mines a newly arriving executive will contend with whether they arrive from within or outside the organization.
Studies show members of the Millennial generation appear less interested than previous generations in starting their own businesses…
The new issue of the Graziadio Business Review includes a variety of articles written by knowledgeable authors that we believe you will find informative, insightful, and engaging. While women make up half the workforce in nearly every country, women do not comprise half of the leadership. In “A Values Approach to Advancing Women in Leadership,” … Continued
The Graziadio Business Review published “The Case of Microsoft’s Surface Tablet: Going Behind the Strategy with SWOT” in 2013 Volume 16, Issue 2, an article by David R. King, PhD, and Todd Peterson. This post contains some updated thoughts. The analysis examining “The case of Microsoft’s Surface Tablet” was developed in the Spring of 2013, but … Continued
The Graziadio Business Review published a newly released 2nd annual report “CEO Performance of 100 of Southern California’s Largest Companies” by Patrick Furtaw, Steve Chopp, and John K. Paglia, PhD.
Present age organizations face a very complex and uncertain environment. In order to remain innovative and viable in the long run, many organizations are turning to “intrapreneurship.” However, what is intrapreneurship? How different it is from entrepreneurship? What can an organization do to promote intrapreneurship? In the Graziadio Business Review article “Implementing Intrapreneurship: A Structural … Continued
In the fall issue of the Graziadio Business Report we have published five great articles. Facilitating the Inventor – Entrepreneur Interaction: Super-Charging the IP Commercialization Process By Larry William Cox, PhD According to leading economists, entrepreneurs are those individuals who both identify and exploitcommercial opportunities. This article proposes that more technologies could be commercialized and with greater economic … Continued
Dr. Chun explains how today’s successful CIOs must not only use technology as a tool to reduce costs, but also as a means to generate revenue for the business.
In this video, Kevin Groves, assistant professor of organizational theory and management, makes a case for why talent management matters now more than ever.
Four days after the disaster in Japan, we are starting to see the break-down in trust amongst the Japanese public, media, and government.
In this episode, CEO Insights features Ed Hogan, who founded Pleasant Holidays with his wife, Lynn, and grew the business to approximately $500 million annually.
Can’t view this video? Click here to open in new window. CEO Insights is a production of Pepperdine University that spotlights the life and contributions of prominent business leaders. In this episode, CEO Insights turns the lens on Eli Broad. As the child of immigrant parents, Eli Broad was instilled with the values of hard … Continued
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
November 19th is management pioneer (now deceased) Peter Drucker’s 100th birthday. To celebrate the life and teachings of this remarkable man, the Drucker Institute hosted a weeklong event, Drucker Week, featuring some of the most respected business academicians (a paradox?) of the world at Claremont University. Ken Blanchard (author of The One-Minute Manager and Know Can … Continued
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