This week on Into the Intro, we’re giving you a sneak peek at Wall Street Values, the book that outlines Wall Street’s changing business model and explains why it is a threat to the American economy.
The Financial Times recently ranked the Darden School’s executive education (EE) faculty #1 in the world for the eighth straight year. Collectively, we are honored by such recognition and individually, we are honored to be a part of such a faculty cohort. We take pride in designing, developing, and delivering learning experiences for executives that are dynamic, memorable, and value-added.
Author of Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics, Yasheng Huang believes the time is right for workers to fight for wage increases in China.
Recently, marketing associate Abby Lindquist and I sat down with Timothy M. Devinney: an Australian-American business guru/consultant/professor who flies about 380,000 miles a year, has offices on several continents, and is known for solve countless business and marketing issues. He explained how businesses and companies market a product that is both good for business and the environment that doesn’t rely entirely on consumer’s guilt, but rather taps into their spending habits, values, and needs.
Pity the college football coach. With all those talented student-athletes, how much energy and time should he spend on the student versus the athlete?
For any coach at the 120 universities playing big-time football, the choice is easy if he does what the school’s contract rewards.Contracts specify “performance-based” bonuses, and so we examined coaches’ contracts to answer the question: How do football coaches’ rewards for winning games, attending to the athlete, compare with their rewards for advancing the student toward graduation? There’s no contest.
No one is surprised when a corporation talks about its devotion to the social good but then pays its CEO bonuses for raising profits. Likewise, it should be no surprise that despite talk about education, coaches are paid to win games. But it may be surprising how clear the contracts are in specifying what it takes for a coach to get bonuses.