Dividend (Vol. 35, No. 1, Spring, 2004)
Table of Contents: FEATURES; p. 18 - Globalization: Transforming the Way America Works Workers in other countries are doing the same jobs better, less expensively and more reliably than can be done in the U.S. What challenges and opportunities does this create? Michigan Business School faculty experts discuss the ramifications for American business and MBAs. ; p. 24 - Sustainable Transportation: Twists, Turns and Potentially Huge Rewards Scholars, researchers, urban planners, government officials, corporate executives and environmental advocates are searching for a next-generation transportation system that is life-supporting, both ecologically and socially. Thomas N. Gladwin, MBA '71, PhD '75, describes it as "the grand challenge of our time." ; p. 30 - U.S. Tax System: A Study in Marketing Look no further than the IRS Form 1040 to find framing and other marketing techniques at work. ; p. 34 - Mining Money: How to Attract, Acquire Venture Capital Few people have all the characteristics that make a true entrepreneur, says Sam Zell, AB '63, JD '66.Meet Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year Rick Snyder, MBA '79, and others who do. ; p. 38 - Reunion 2003 More than 1,300 alumni and guests attended Reunion 2003. Many participated in Annual Business Conference workshops, including: Negotiating Tools and Traps: Phrasing Can Be a Powerful Tool How Executive Education Can Help You and Your Company INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL ; p. 11 - Hire and Fire without Getting Singed or Sued Managers tiptoe around personnel issues, fearful that legal restrictions will hinder their ability to select, evaluate and terminate employees. Learn to skirt potential pitfalls that can create legal headaches for you and your company. Plus: Separating Fact from Fallacy When Dealing with Employment Law. ; p. 3 - Across the Board A short news roundup, including Howard Ben Tre?'s "Column 36"; Strengthening Michigan's China connection; Showcasing student talent at Spotlight! 2003; Restoring America's image abroad; Honoring four outstanding alumni; and more. ; p. 9 - Quote Unquote Who is saying what- and where. ; p. 13 - Faculty Research Fishing for an Advantage on Wall Street Data snooping-an inevitable bias resulting from the endless slicing and dicing of finite sets of data-accounts for most gains forecast by empirical studies of equity prices, contends Gautam Kaul. Plus: What multinational business leaders can do to help women in developing nations and, closer to home, how cultural differences play out in the workplace. ; p. 15 - Ovation "Meet You in the Student Lounge" Ports and plugs are plentiful, thanks to gifts from the Classes of '02 and '77 and a new raised flooring system. ; p. 16 - Alumni at Large Tracking Trends on a Grand Scale: A profile of Sharon Reed Walker, BBA '74, MBA '81. Mastering Manufacturing in a Global Market: A profile of Andrew Masterman, MBA '93. ; p. 41 - Alumni Activities Club news from Boston, Frankfurt, Minnesota, Peru, San Francisco, South Florida, Toronto and Wisconsin. ; p. 43 - Class Notes The goings-on of friends, classmates and colleagues. ; p. 54 - Obituaries ; p. 55 - Alumni Network Update Strengthen ties with the University of Michigan Business School. <http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/50786>
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