Dividend (Vol. 37, No. 1, Spring, 2006)
Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Table of Contents: FEATURES: p. 28 - Building the Learning Community of the Future, The Ross School is on a fast track to replace the aging half of its physical plant by 2008 while not disrupting normal operations. ; p. 16 - Sam Zell: Portrait of the Entrepreneur As a Young Man, Of all the entrepreneurs who trace their roots to the University of Michigan, Sam Zell is perhaps the most famous and flamboyant. What propels this business superstar? PLUS: Read how the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute is training the next generation of entrepreneurs. ; p. 24 - Students Design, Build Real Products for Real Market Students in the Integrated Product Development course strive to create products that are functional, beautiful and provide value in excess of their cost. The market determines the winners. ; p. 30 - Telling Stories in School, Ann Arbor is a popular stop for corporate executives eager to meet tomorrow's business leaders. For students, the encounters are a valuable part of their Ross School education. ; p. 36 - Off the Clock, What Makes the Self-employed Tick? Professor Susan J. Ashford and doctoral student Ruth Blatt examine how independent workers build successful work lives outside formal settings. PLUS: Ross School alumni share stories about work environments they create. ; p. 40 - Historian Richard Tedlow: What We Can Learn from the Titans, Johnson & Johnson CEO Jim Burke knew the value of customers' trust when the company was racked by tampering crises in the 1980s. Learn how Burke saved Tylenol. ; p. 8 - Human Resources Playing Bigger, More Strategic Role To survive and thrive, HR must shift focus and create bottom-line value. ; INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL ; p. 3 - Across the Board, A short roundup of news, including Paul McCracken celebrates 90th birthday, new blog focuses on offshoring, Ross School marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day, conference shines spotlight on women in business and Executive Education hosts crime lab development symposium. ; p. 10 - Faculty Research Catastrophes, Faulty Communications Linked Kathleen Sutcliffe examines how information handling within complex systems affects people's abilities to manage the unexpected. PLUS: Read the latest on the role of emotions in bargaining and about who loses when mutual funds add B and C class shares. ; p. 13 - Quote Unquote, Ross School of Business faculty members talk on the record about breaking news and business trends. Who is saying what-and where. ; p. 14 - Alumni at Large, Thriving on Crises, A profile of Susan Stillings, MBA '87, managing director of Ogilvy Financial. Offering Life and Hope A profile of Philippe Prufer, MBA '88, president of Eli Lilly Brazil and the Southern Cone. ; p. 43 - Alumni Activities, Club news from Chicago, Kansas, London, Minneapolis, New York, Seattle, Shanghai and Southeast Michigan. ; p. 45 - Class Notes, The goings-on of friends, classmates and colleagues. ; p. 53 - Obituaries ; p. 56 - Alumni Network Update. <http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/50790>
Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
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