In light of the conversation started by the Black Lives Matter movement, we’re starting a series of special edition podcasts focusing on how pro-equity social changes are affecting industries.
For the first episode, we’re looking at the nature of protest itself.
On the surface, it might seem that planning an effective protest and running a successful business might not have much in common.
But according to Associate Professor Dan Wang, demonstration organizers often have the same skills seen in CEOs: planning, communication, consensus-building, resource mobilization, and ultimately, leadership.
In this first half of a two-part episode, the newly tenured Wang, whose research was featured in a recent article in Ideas at Work, explains the similarities between businesses and protest movements and what they can learn from each other.
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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
The Phillips Pathway Program: Learning to Advocate for an Inclusive Workplace
Continuing the legacy of the late Professor Katherine Phillips.
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.
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.
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