Vanderbilt University

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Tim Gardner Discusses How Executives Can Win The War For Talent

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Tim Vogus On Improving Hospital Safety

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Nicole Jenkins On The Language Of Business

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Miguel Palacios On The Value Of Human Capital

    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...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Kimberly Pace On The Art Of Business Communication

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    William Christie On Learning How To Teach

    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...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Luke Froeb: Economic Modeling Is For More Than Just Counting Cow Chips

    Before returning to Owen's faculty in 2005, the presenter served as Director of the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission for two years where the presenter managed over a hundred civil servants dedicated to tearing down barriers to competition. It was during this time that the presenter became...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Jacob Sagi On The Creation Of Nasdaq Alpha Indexes

    The presenter is an expert on financial economics and decision theory. In October 2010, the presenter and Owen Professor Robert Whaley unveiled Alpha Indexes, a series of indexes developed for Nasdaq that measures the relative performance of two major assets such as Apple stock compared to the S&P 500. In...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Bart Victor On Helping Students Answer The Big Questions Of Business Ethics

    The presenter's research interests lie in the practical and moral dimensions of enterprise approaches to the alleviation of poverty, the ethical foundations of business, and the social and moral consequences of new organizational forms. The presenter also helps lead Project Pyramid, an interdisciplinary student organization that aims to alleviate world...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Debra Jeter On Accounting~s Entertainment Value

    A certified public accountant with a distinguished record of professional achievement and participation in the activities of the American Accounting Association (AAA), Professor Jeter has also won numerous accolades for her teaching excellence. In addition to her research and teaching roles, Professor Jeter wrote the screenplay for the film Jess...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Hans Stoll On The Role Of The Financial Markets Research Center

    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...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    William Christie On The Real-World Consequences Of Research

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    What We Can Learn From 4th Down Decisions

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Ray Friedman On Doing Business In China

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Tim Gardner Discusses How Executives Can Win The War For Talent

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Tim Vogus On Improving Hospital Safety

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Nicole Jenkins On The Language Of Business

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Miguel Palacios On The Value Of Human Capital

    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...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Kimberly Pace On The Art Of Business Communication

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    William Christie On Learning How To Teach

    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...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Luke Froeb: Economic Modeling Is For More Than Just Counting Cow Chips

    Before returning to Owen's faculty in 2005, the presenter served as Director of the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission for two years where the presenter managed over a hundred civil servants dedicated to tearing down barriers to competition. It was during this time that the presenter became...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Jacob Sagi On The Creation Of Nasdaq Alpha Indexes

    The presenter is an expert on financial economics and decision theory. In October 2010, the presenter and Owen Professor Robert Whaley unveiled Alpha Indexes, a series of indexes developed for Nasdaq that measures the relative performance of two major assets such as Apple stock compared to the S&P 500. In...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Bart Victor On Helping Students Answer The Big Questions Of Business Ethics

    The presenter's research interests lie in the practical and moral dimensions of enterprise approaches to the alleviation of poverty, the ethical foundations of business, and the social and moral consequences of new organizational forms. The presenter also helps lead Project Pyramid, an interdisciplinary student organization that aims to alleviate world...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Debra Jeter On Accounting~s Entertainment Value

    A certified public accountant with a distinguished record of professional achievement and participation in the activities of the American Accounting Association (AAA), Professor Jeter has also won numerous accolades for her teaching excellence. In addition to her research and teaching roles, Professor Jeter wrote the screenplay for the film Jess...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Hans Stoll On The Role Of The Financial Markets Research Center

    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...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    William Christie On The Real-World Consequences Of Research

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    What We Can Learn From 4th Down Decisions

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Ray Friedman On Doing Business In China

    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.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University