Vanderbilt University

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  • Hans Stoll On The Role Of The Financial Markets Research Center

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by Vanderbilt University

    A renowned scholar in the field of options research, Professor Stoll came to Vanderbilt in 1980 from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, where he had been on faculty since 1966. In 1987, he founded Owen's Financial Markets Research Center, which seeks to connect researchers and practitioners on pressing issues ...

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  • William Christie On The Real-World Consequences Of Research

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by Vanderbilt University

    The presenters concluded that Nasdaq market makers were implicitly colluding to maintain artificially high trading profits at the expense of investors. The result: The SEC ordered a $1 billion settlement against Nasdaq, while Christie and Schultz won first prize for outstanding papers published in the prestigious Journal of Finance.

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  • What We Can Learn From 4th Down Decisions

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by Vanderbilt University

    Owen professor Ranga Ramanujam and other researchers studied 22,603 fourth-down decisions over five NFL seasons to understand when teams were more likely to attempt a seemingly risky fourth-down conversion. The goal is to apply this research to organizations. These findings are reported in a forthcoming study in Organization Science.

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  • Ray Friedman On Doing Business In China

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by Vanderbilt University

    The presenter specializes in negotiation, conflict resolution, Chinese management, and diversity. A widely quoted and published expert, the presenter taught at Harvard Business School, where the presenter served as a faculty member of the Program on Negotiation.

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  • Tim Gardner Discusses How Executives Can Win The War For Talent

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by Vanderbilt University

    The presenter is a recognized expert on strategic human resource management, including aligning HR systems with firm strategy, employment branding, unorthodox sourcing and recruiting techniques, as well as employee retention. The presenter's research interests include labor market rivalry and the organizational impact of human resource systems.

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  • Tim Vogus On Improving Hospital Safety

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by Vanderbilt University

    The presenter's research focuses on understanding and improving processes through which organizations build capabilities for learning and resilience. The presenter is especially interested in these dynamics in health care settings and their effects on the incidence of medical error at the point of care delivery.

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  • Nicole Jenkins On The Language Of Business

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by Vanderbilt University

    Professor Jenkins is a leading authority on financial accounting and corporate governance, and has had extensive experience at one of the world's top accounting firms. Prior to joining Owen, Jenkins served as assistant professor of accounting at the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • Miguel Palacios On The Value Of Human Capital

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by Vanderbilt University

    Professor Palacios' primary research interests lie in the areas of asset pricing and labor economics, particularly as they relate to human capital. In 2001, Professor Palacios co-founded Lumni Inc., which structures and manages innovative investment vehicles for financing education in which students agree to pay a percentage of their future ...

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  • Kimberly Pace On The Art Of Business Communication

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by Vanderbilt University

    The presenter says effective communication is one of the most valuable tools for a successful business career. A former communications consultant, the presenter led marketing and communications efforts for two international non-profit agencies based in Nashville prior to coming to Vanderbilt.

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  • William Christie On Learning How To Teach

    Webcasts // Jan 2011 // provided by Vanderbilt University

    A world-renowned researcher, Professor Christie received a Vanderbilt Chair of Teaching Excellence in 1996, and the James A. Webb, Jr. Award for Excellence in Teaching on three occasions between 1994 and 1998. Professor Christie is a five-time recipient of the Executive MBA Teaching award and was ranked either first or ...

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