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The Workplace, Social Impact

Inspiring and Exhausting: Reporting on Political Campaigns

What is it like for a journalist to cover the final days of a political campaign, right before an election?

Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to the Obama Foundation

The Intersection of Business, Politics, and Society: A Conversation with Valerie Jarrett

Part of the KPMG Peat Marwick/Stanley R. Klion Forum, hosted by the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics

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Leadership, The Workplace, Social Impact

The Phillips Pathway Program: Learning to Advocate for an Inclusive Workplace

Continuing the legacy of the late Professor Katherine Phillips.

Leadership, Social Impact, The Workplace

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Goldman Sachs: Erika Irish Brown '98

Brown shared some of the measures she’s put into place that address racial injustice and help move the organization toward a place of equity.

Leadership, Strategy, Social Impact

What Can Businesses Learn from Protesters? (Part 2 of 2)

Bizcast is continuing our conversation with Management Professor Dan Wang about the connections between protests and business.


What Can Businesses Learn from Protesters? (Part 1 of 2)

A look at the nature of protest itself.

How the New Normal is Changing Brand Communications

Marketing Professor Elizabeth Friedman and Matthew Quint, director of the Center on Global Brand Leadership, offer insights on ways companies communicate both that they are open for business, and that they care about the well-being of their customers and employees.


Tommy Hendrix ’17, Fighting COVID-19 as an Alumnus and a Green Beret

Exploring the gray markets of personal protective equipment.

Setting Policy for What Comes After COVID-19: Dr. Faheem Ahmed ’20

Like many of his classmates, Dr. Faheem Ahmed started the spring semester, primed to put the finishing touches on his MBA. But after COVID-19 began to spread, he relocated to his home in London to complete his degree remotely and work on the frontline of the crisis.

Building Ad Hoc COVID-19 Testing Sites STAT: Jacquie Henderson ’17

Jacquie Henderson ’17 works in strategy and operations for a seven-hospital health system that serves communities in New York's Hudson Valley and in Western Connecticut.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Inflection Points in the New World of Business

Professor Rita McGrath outlines some scenarios that could help firms cope -- and eventually thrive.

Economics & Policy

Beyond CARES: Economist Glenn Hubbard on Government Response to COVID-19

Hubbard asks: Can we design a more effective plan, in case of a next time?

A World of Hurt: The Impact of COVID-19 On Retail

Director of Retail Studies Mark Cohen offers his view on the changes coming to large retailers, many of which had already seen declining sales and store closures before the pandemic hit.

Investing in the Time of the Coronavirus Crisis

Michael Mauboussin discusses the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and how to use the expectations infrastructure to analyze companies.

Rise to the challenge.

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world of business, while bringing historical inequities and injustice into sharp relief.

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