Boston University School of Management

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Improving Workplace Conditions Through Strategic Enforcement

    The challenges facing the major agencies in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that regulate conditions in the workplace are daunting. Public policies on health and safety, discrimination, and basic labor conditions cover millions of workers, and have to be implemented in hundreds of thousands of disparate workplaces in differing...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Providing a Cloud Network Infrastructure on a Supercomputer

    Supercomputers and clouds both strive to make a large number of computing cores available for computation. More recently, similar objectives such as low-power, manageability at scale, and low cost of ownership are driving a more converged hardware and software. Challenges remain, however, of which one is that current cloud infrastructure...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Collaborative On Academic Careers In Higher Education

    One of the great strengths of an institution of higher education is its faculty. A consensus has emerged that college faculty are affected by their perception of the values and rewards in their workplace, and that supportive environments promote faculty satisfaction, which can lead to increased productivity and retention. With...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Accelerated International MBA Challenges And Delivers

    In this podcast, Boston University's International MBA Program Director Amanda Miller provides an overview of the program.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Get The BU Health Sector Advantage

    In this podcast, Mark Allan, Director of the Boston University School of Management's Health Sector Management Program, discusses the strengths of the program.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    The Impact Of Public Relations On Corporate Reputation

    In this podcast, Assistant Professor of Marketing Seema Pai discusses the impact of public relations and media relations on corporate reputation.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    The Financial Crisis At One Year

    In this podcast, Professor of Business Policy and Law James Post discusses the lingering effects of the financial crisis.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Executive Compensation Since The Financial Crisis

    In this podcast, Business Policy and Law Professor James Post discusses the issue of executive compensation since the financial crisis hit.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Why Mindset Metrics Matter

    In this podcast, Associate Professor Shuba Srinivasan explains why mindset metrics matter in marketing.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    MS In Investment Management: Career Preparation

    In this podcast, Scott Stewart, Director, MS in Investment Management, discusses the various career preparation elements of the program.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Benefits And Features Of Our MS In Investment Management Program

    In this podcast, Scott Stewart, Director, MS in Investment Management, describes the benefits and features of the program.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Anatomy Of A Job Search: Getting Started

    In this issue of Boston University's MBA Report, series host Alyson Blume interviews MBA students, faculty, and recruiters about how to launch a job search.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    First Mover Advantage, Services' Impact On Firm Performance, And Dynamic Capabilities

    Fernando Suarez, Chair, Strategy and Innovation Department, discusses his research background and some of his recent projects: his work on "First mover advantage" in rapidly changing markets; the importance of services in product firm performance; and dynamic capabilities.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    N. Venkatraman Speaks At Landor Associates Event: A Changing World-Rethinking The Brand Agenda

    This talk was part of the event "A Changing World - Rethinking the Brand Agenda," which took place in London on 22 May 2008. Guests from the United Kingdom and abroad were informed, stimulated, and engaged in debate with a diverse mix of speakers from business, academia, and the brand...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Make The Most Of Your BU Experience

    Full-time MBA student Tyler Altrup explains his goals in marketing and international management, his initial fears of confronting a homogeneous student body in business school, and his satisfaction at finding the wealth of diverse backgrounds represented by his classmates at Boston University School of Management. He also offers some advice...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Beth Goldstein Presents Eight Marketing Tips To Improve Your Bottom Line

    In this webcast, Beth Goldstein, Senior Associate for Distance Learning at the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC) and member of the Strategy and Innovation Department at the School of Management, provides Eight Marketing Tips to Improve Your Bottom Line. Ms. Goldstein runs the annual ITEC $50K Business Plan...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    The MS?MBA Difference

    Anthony Gyamfitalks about what drew him to Boston University and it's MS?MBA degree specifically, and the support he's found within the School of Management community.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    EMBA's Diversity

    In this webcast Melanie Bisaccio, SafePharm Laboratories (EMBA '20) talks about EMBA's diversity and the deep bonds it builds.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: The Admissions Process

    In this webcast Janice Dolnick, Director, Executive EMBA program at the School of Management discusses the EMBA admissions process and advice for prospective students.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    What Is Timberland's Product Nutrition Label?

    In this webcast, Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, addresses Timberland's product "Nutrition label," its efforts to increase the percent of energy coming from locally sources renewable energy sites used in manufacturing, and carbon management.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    MBA Report: Women In Business School

    In this installment of the MBA report, Alyson Blume meets up with the Women's MBA Association as they host their annual conference for students, alumni, and female business professionals.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Blue Cross Blue Shield's Innovations In Insurance Payments: Quality Vs. Complexity

    In this webcast, Andrew Dreyfus, Executive Vice President, Health Care Services, Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts, participates in the panel discussion at the event Innovation and Health Sector Transformation. Dreyfus discusses innovations in the healthcare insurance industry, including Blue Cross Blue Shield's new payment method, focused on quality of...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Team Learning

    In this webcast, Eiu Kim, Biogen Idec (EMBA '20) explains why EMBA's team-learning emphasis has been an invaluable experience.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: A Program Apart

    In this webcast Louis E. Lataif, the Allen Questrom Professor and Dean of tge School of the Boston University School of Management, talks about what sets BU's EMBA program apart.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Global Management And Curriculum

    In this webcast Sushil Vachani, Professor, Executive MBA program at the School of Management, discusses how global management infuses EMBA's entire curriculum.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Curriculum

    In this webcast Susan Samuelson, Faculty Director, Executive MBA program at the School of Management, describes how this program's completely integrate curriculum sets them apart.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Faculty

    In this webcast Susan Samuelson, Faculty Director, Executive MBA program at the School of Management, shares her perspective as a faculty member who "Particularly enjoys teaching in the EMBA program."

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: The First Step In Applying

    In this webcast, Janice Dolnick, Director, Executive MBA program at the School of Management discusses the first step in the EMBA application process.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Why I Choose An EMBA Degree

    In this webcast, Nivedita Mehra (EMBA '20) discusses her main reasons for getting an EMBA degree.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: A Typical Student

    In this webcast, Janice Dolnick, Director, Executive MBA program at the School of Management talks about what the profile of a typical EMBA student looks like.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Teaming Skills

    In this webcast, Bill Kahn, Professor, Executive MBA program at the School of Management provides insight on how BU's EMBA program builds exceptional teaming skills.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Four Features

    In this webcast, Janice Dolnick, Director, Executive MBA program at the School of Management goes over the four features that sets the BU's EMBA program apart.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Are You A Good Fit For Boston University School Of Management?

    In this webcast Chris Storer, Director of Graduate Admissions, and Dana Dubovik, Associate Director of Graduate Admissions, reviews the qualities of a successful MBA program candidate.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA

    In this webcast Susan Samuelson, Faculty Director, Executive MBA program at the School of Management, describes the typical EMBA student and how the EMBA program at the School of Management propels students to new levels in their careers.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    EMBA Is All About Teams

    In this webcast Melanie Bisaccio, SafePharm Laboratories (EMBA '20) talks about how BU's EMBA program is all about teams.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    What Drew Him To EMBA?

    In this webcast Noel Brinkley, BHA Group LLC (EMBA 20) goes over what drew him to BU's EMBA program.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    What I Know Now: Advice For First Year MBAs

    In this inaugural issue of Boston University's MBA Report, series host Alyson Blume interviews second-year MBA students to get their best advice for their first-year colleagues.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    What Can An MBA Do?

    In this issue of Boston University's MBA Report, series host Alyson Blume interviews MBA students and faculty about incorporating social responsibility into one's career path.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Building A Holistic And Strategic View

    In this webcast, Susan Darnell, State Street Corporation (EMBA '20) discusses how the EMBA program enabled her to have a more holistic and strategic view.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Sarah Tamale, Assistant Commissioner, Ugandan Ministry Of Education And Sports, On BU's Graduate Diploma In Entrepreneurship

    Sarah works for the Ugandan Ministry of Education and Sports, where she Assistant Commissioner in charge of business education. Sarah came to the BU Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship program to help her organization develop strategies for better business, and in particular entrepreneurship, educational programs. Her favorite class: business plan writing,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Providing a Cloud Network Infrastructure on a Supercomputer

    Supercomputers and clouds both strive to make a large number of computing cores available for computation. More recently, similar objectives such as low-power, manageability at scale, and low cost of ownership are driving a more converged hardware and software. Challenges remain, however, of which one is that current cloud infrastructure...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Improving Workplace Conditions Through Strategic Enforcement

    The challenges facing the major agencies in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that regulate conditions in the workplace are daunting. Public policies on health and safety, discrimination, and basic labor conditions cover millions of workers, and have to be implemented in hundreds of thousands of disparate workplaces in differing...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Collaborative On Academic Careers In Higher Education

    One of the great strengths of an institution of higher education is its faculty. A consensus has emerged that college faculty are affected by their perception of the values and rewards in their workplace, and that supportive environments promote faculty satisfaction, which can lead to increased productivity and retention. With...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    How To Collaborate With Competitors On Social Change

    Jeffery Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, discusses how he engages with the competition as a business leader working towards climate change. He reviews the challenges, the high level of accountability, and potential impact companies have on social change.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Nation, Culture, Geography: Impact On Innovation

    In this interview, Associate Professor of Strategy and Innovation Jeffrey Furman disscusses his work on how innovation is impacted (or not) by nation, culture and geography.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Smart Grid As A Business Platform: Innovation, Adaptation, And Systems Challenges In The Clean Energy Market

    Webcast from the event "Smart Grid as a Business Platform: Innovation, Adaptation, and Systems Challenges in the Clean Energy Market," hosted by Boston University School of Management at the Time & Life Conference Center, NYC, on October 7, 2009.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Anatomy Of A Job Search: Getting Started

    In this issue of Boston University's MBA Report, series host Alyson Blume interviews MBA students, faculty, and recruiters about how to launch a job search.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Full-Time Quality, Part-Time Delivery

    Find out more about the Professional Evening MBA program: its relationship to the full-time MBA program, the two convenient locations, and the different delivery options.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    First Mover Advantage, Services' Impact On Firm Performance, And Dynamic Capabilities

    Fernando Suarez, Chair, Strategy and Innovation Department, discusses his research background and some of his recent projects: his work on "First mover advantage" in rapidly changing markets; the importance of services in product firm performance; and dynamic capabilities.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Brazil Field Seminar: Sustainability As A Business Model

    In this webcast, you will hear an overview of the Brazil Field Seminar, offered to all MBA students at the Boston University School of Management. The course takes place in three different cities in Brazil each year, and focuses on issues of sustainability, social impact, and entrepreneurship. Speakers featured in...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    N. Venkatraman Speaks At Landor Associates Event: A Changing World-Rethinking The Brand Agenda

    This talk was part of the event "A Changing World - Rethinking the Brand Agenda," which took place in London on 22 May 2008. Guests from the United Kingdom and abroad were informed, stimulated, and engaged in debate with a diverse mix of speakers from business, academia, and the brand...

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  • Webcasts // May 2008

    David Weil At FTC Conference On The Mortgage Crisis

    Professor David Weil participated in a conference hosted by the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics on May 29th. The conference highlighted and assessed the role of consumer information in the current mortgage crisis from an economic perspective. In this webcast from C-SPAN, David Weil discusses the "Promise and Pitfalls...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Make The Most Of Your BU Experience

    Full-time MBA student Tyler Altrup explains his goals in marketing and international management, his initial fears of confronting a homogeneous student body in business school, and his satisfaction at finding the wealth of diverse backgrounds represented by his classmates at Boston University School of Management. He also offers some advice...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2008

    University And City Resources For Entrepreneurs

    Pete Russo, director of entrepreneurial programs at the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC), discusses the unique campus- and area-wide assets that ITEC provides students at Boston University School of Management: from incubators to medical laboratories across campus, to resources available throughout Boston, a word-class center of innovation.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Beth Goldstein Presents Eight Marketing Tips To Improve Your Bottom Line

    In this webcast, Beth Goldstein, Senior Associate for Distance Learning at the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC) and member of the Strategy and Innovation Department at the School of Management, provides Eight Marketing Tips to Improve Your Bottom Line. Ms. Goldstein runs the annual ITEC $50K Business Plan...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    The MS?MBA Difference

    Anthony Gyamfitalks about what drew him to Boston University and it's MS?MBA degree specifically, and the support he's found within the School of Management community.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Have Consumers Made A Change?

    In this webcast, Kristen McCormack asks "Have consumers made a change?" Jeffery Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, discusses consumers' impact on sustainability, as well as the company's responsibility to listen to their consumers.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    EMBA's Diversity

    In this webcast Melanie Bisaccio, SafePharm Laboratories (EMBA '20) talks about EMBA's diversity and the deep bonds it builds.

    Provided By Boston University School of Management

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: The Admissions Process

    In this webcast Janice Dolnick, Director, Executive EMBA program at the School of Management discusses the EMBA admissions process and advice for prospective students.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    What Is Timberland's Product Nutrition Label?

    In this webcast, Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, addresses Timberland's product "Nutrition label," its efforts to increase the percent of energy coming from locally sources renewable energy sites used in manufacturing, and carbon management.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    MBA Report: Women In Business School

    In this installment of the MBA report, Alyson Blume meets up with the Women's MBA Association as they host their annual conference for students, alumni, and female business professionals.

    Provided By Boston University School of Management

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Blue Cross Blue Shield's Innovations In Insurance Payments: Quality Vs. Complexity

    In this webcast, Andrew Dreyfus, Executive Vice President, Health Care Services, Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts, participates in the panel discussion at the event Innovation and Health Sector Transformation. Dreyfus discusses innovations in the healthcare insurance industry, including Blue Cross Blue Shield's new payment method, focused on quality of...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    What Is The Smart Grid?

    In this webcast, the panelists define the "Smart grid," a better alternative to clean energy.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Smart Energy: A Marriage Of Two Industries

    In this webcast, Professor Nalin Kulatilaka discusses how smart energy creates a marriage between two very different kinds of industries - and the opportunities this marriage affords.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    The Smart Grid: The Key To Less Usage & Cleaner Technologies

    In this webcast, Brian Dumaine explains how - and why - the smart grid is the glue holding together the two fundamental aspects that the world's rich nations will depend on to cut their carbon emissions: less energy usage and cleaner technologies.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Introductory Remarks: "Smart Grid As A Business Platform"

    Introductory remarks from the event "Smart Grid as a Business Platform: Innovation, Adaptation, and Systems Challenges in the Clean Energy Market," held at the Time-Life Center in New York and hosted by Boston University School of Management.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Team Learning

    In this webcast, Eiu Kim, Biogen Idec (EMBA '20) explains why EMBA's team-learning emphasis has been an invaluable experience.

    Provided By Boston University School of Management

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: A Program Apart

    In this webcast Louis E. Lataif, the Allen Questrom Professor and Dean of tge School of the Boston University School of Management, talks about what sets BU's EMBA program apart.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Global Management And Curriculum

    In this webcast Sushil Vachani, Professor, Executive MBA program at the School of Management, discusses how global management infuses EMBA's entire curriculum.

    Provided By Boston University School of Management

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Curriculum

    In this webcast Susan Samuelson, Faculty Director, Executive MBA program at the School of Management, describes how this program's completely integrate curriculum sets them apart.

    Provided By Boston University School of Management

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    A Look At EMBA: Faculty

    In this webcast Susan Samuelson, Faculty Director, Executive MBA program at the School of Management, shares her perspective as a faculty member who "Particularly enjoys teaching in the EMBA program."

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    The Smart Grid As Rich Playground For Small Businesses

    In this webcast, the panelists explain the opportunities for entrepreneurship and technical innovations that the smart grid presents.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Clean Energy, The US, And China: Are We Falling Behind In Global Competition?

    In this webcast, the panelists discuss the possibility of the US lagging behind other countries such as China in creating and supporting clean energy initiatives.

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Clean Energy: Incentivizing The "Nega-Watt"

    In this webcast, the panelists discuss strategies for making smart energy more tangible to the consumer.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    How Does Timberland Differentiate Itself In The Sustainability Space?

    A student from the audience brings up the issue of "Commoditization" of sustainability and how companies can set themselves apart. Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, responds by pointing out product accountability as a key point of distinction and some of the issues surrounding it.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    What Is The Government's Role In Promoting Sustainability?

    In this webcast Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, addresses the issue of government's role in promoting sustainability and good business practices. He talks about the importance of real leadership from government and the need for a collaborative model of problem solving for a three-dimensional solution for sustainable change.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    What Steps Is The Industry Taking Towards Sustainability?

    In this webcast, Kristen McCormack raises the topic of industry-wide sustainability and sourcing. Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, talks about how the Nike's effort to switch to a non-carcinogenic water-based adhesive has caused the shoe industry to develop similar practices.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    What Is Timberland's Business Model?

    A student from the audience challenges Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, to address the issue on American materialism and the justification for marketing shoes based on sustainability, He explains Timberland's business model and how it fits in the nature of materialism in society and efforts towards sustainability.

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2009

    Two-Sided Markets

    Dean's Research Fellow and Professor of Information Systems Marshall Van Alstyne discusses the effects of two-sided markets in this podcast, and how they are different from traditional markets.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Why Do Quarterly CSR Reports?

    In this webcast, Kristen McCormack brings forth Timberland's unique quarterly CSR reporting and what the future of company reporting on sustainability. Timberland President & CEO Jeffrey Swartz discusses his belief in the idea of commerce and justice, as well as his thoughts on reporting more frequently to stakeholders and Wall...

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