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Using Employee Whistleblowing to Fight Frauds Understand

Using Employee Whistleblowing to Fight Frauds Understand  

Hong Kim Duong, Assistant Professor

School of Accountancy

  • Whistleblowing practices and policies
  • Factors that motivate or constrain employees from blowing the whistle
  • Whistleblowing costs and benefits for target companies

The Great Disruption: Approaches to navigate global supply chains in 2022 Learn

The Great Disruption: Approaches to Navigate Global Supply Chains in 2022 Learn  

Ricardo Ungo, Clinical Assistant Professor

Information Technology & Decision Sciences

  • Tips for improving the resilience of your supply chains
  • Mapping your supply chains as key for disruption readiness
  • Building your own resilience toolkit

The Challenge of China Inc.

The Challenge of China, Inc. 

Shaomin Li, Professor & Eminent Scholar

Department of Management

How China has evolved into a corporation and the world's response.


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Developing Psychological Resilience for Improved Personal and Organizational Well-Being 

Andrew Bennett, Assistant Professor

Department of Management

Overview of psychological resilience and the benefits to both individuals and organizations. Backed by emerging scientific research in the area, we will:

  • Explain two different types of resilience
  • Explore six ways to improve your personal resilience

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Renewable Energy Supply Chains Are Sparking a Transformation 

About: This webinar explains how renewable energy investments are changing the way we consume and produce electricity.

Key takeaways:

  • Learn how and why energy production is shifting from non-renewable to renewable sources
  • Learn how we, as individuals, community members, and businesses, can better plan for and manage these shifts
  • Learn how we can leverage renewable installations to improve eco-system management

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Open Innovation - Crowdsourcing 

Martin Goossen, Assistant Professor

Department of Management

Topics include:

  • Open innovation is based on openness instead of secrecy, sharing information instead of hoarding, and connecting markets and technologies
  • It allows firms to develop new products faster, more efficiently, and with a higher rate of success than the traditional innovation model
  • It permits firms to capitalize on the ideas and inventions of others

Screenshot from Crowdfunding 101 webinar

Crowdfunding 101 

Robert Pidduck, Assistant Professor

Department of Management

  • What are the major forms and platforms for crowdfunding and how do they work?
  • What are the typical campaign elements needed to launch a fundraising effort?
  • What does research tell us about the factors known to enhance funding success?

9/11 Lessons of Values and Teamwork 20 Years Later

9/11 Lessons of Values and Teamwork 20 Years Later 

Ron Carlee, Visiting Assistant Professor, Public Service

In 2001, Ron Carlee was County manager of Arlington County, VA which had command responsibility for the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon. In this webinar, he will recount how the events actually unfolded and draw lessons for communities and local governments facing the challenges of 2021. The presentation will focus on leadership, values, and inter-organizational relations.



Managing Supply Chain Resiliency Using Simulations video

Managing Supply Chain Resiliency Using Simulations  

Dr. Yuhong Li, Assistant Professor of Information Technology & Decision Sciences

Dr. Yuhong Li discusses:

  • Using simulation as an effective tool to conduct what-if analysis and
    support decision-making
  • Understanding supply chain disruptions and resiliency
  • Key factors that influence supply chain resilience


Win Before You Begin

Negotiations Workshop: Win Before You Begin

Dr. Aaron Arndt, Associate Professor of Marketing

Dr. Aaron Arndt shares how to prepare to negotiate so that you win before you begin. You will:
  • Identify negotiation objectives
  • Decide when to negotiate
  • Build negotiation power


from ports to maritime supply chains: the role of maritime digital ecosystems

From Ports to Maritime Supply Chains: The Role of Maritime Digital Ecosystems

Dr. Ricardo Ungo, Maritime and Supply Chain Management

Dr. Ungo shares:
  • Strategies for improving maritime supply chain visibility
  • Approaches to enhancing disruption readiness
  • Best practices in maritime digital ecosystems


Webinar still for Managing Customer Loyalty in the Retail Space

Managing Customer Loyalty in the Retail Space

Dr. Yuping Liu-Thompkins, Professor in Department of Marketing

Co-hosted with the Loyalty Science Lab, this webinar will present the key loyalty drivers in the retail channel based on scientific research.
The insights will help retailers develop their loyalty strategies based on the retail context, their customer composition, and the current retail environment. Key takeaways:

  • Earning customer loyalty through thinking, feeling, and social components of the retail experience
  • Balancing frictionless and delight in the retail experience
  • Strategic options for successful retail loyalty models


Webinar still for Marketing and Supply Chain Cyber-risks during disruptions

Maritime and Supply Chain Cyber-risks During Disruption

Dr. Ricardo Ungo, Clinical Assistant Professor in Department of Information Technology & Decision Sciences

Charlie Kirkpatrick, Lecturer in Department of Information Technology & Decision Sciences

This webinar focused on the COVID-19 impact on the current cybersecurity landscape in supply chain and maritime industries. Threats, vulnerabilities and mitigation strategies will be addressed, and maritime/supply chain specific challenges discussed.

  • Best practices for managing cyber security risks
  • Business continuity planning for cyber-attacks
  • Key factors in cybersecurity readiness


Webinar still for Reaffirming Your Vision

Reaffirming Your Vision: A Critical Component When Responding to Uncertainty

Dr. Jay O'Toole, Assistant Professor in Department of Management

Successful companies have a well-conceived vision. This webinar introduces practical tools that will help participants (re)affirm their vision, whether for themselves or for the company they lead. The webinar will discuss tools designed to help leaders, aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as those needing direction in their careers. Learn ways to identify and articulate your:

  • Core ideology
  • Envisioned future


Webinar still for U.S.-China Conflict

Understanding the U.S.-China Conflict

Dr. Shaomin Li, Professor in Department of Management

This webinar reviews the evolution of China's political economy and the U.S.-China relationship, explain the trade war and other frictions between China and democracies (especially the U.S.), and help American businesses and policymakers to navigate through the U.S.-China conflict. Topics include:

  • What went wrong with China, and where is it going?
  • What is the implication of the U.S.-China conflict for businesses?
  • What are the policy options for the U.S.?


Recovering from Covid-19

Adapting Agile Tools to Covid-19 Recovery Webinar

Adapting Agile Tools to Covid-19 Recovery

Dr. Ron Carlee, Assistant Professor in School of Public Service

Agile is a mindset for incrementally adding value to products and processes to meet customers' needs. The webinar introduces three practical tools adapted from Agile:

  • Sprints
  • Kanban
  • Daily standups


Adapting to Covid-19: Transforming Your Business Webinar

Adapting to Covid-19: Transforming Your Business

Dr. Martin Goossen, Assistant Professor of Management

Covid-19 changes customer preferences, which requires firms to adapt. The webinar presents two practical ways to guide this transformation:

  • Value proposition
  • Business canvas


Covid-Creativity: Cultivating Entrepreneurial Ideation in Virtual Teams

Covid-Creativity: Cultivating Entrepreneurial Ideation in Virtual Teams

Dr. Robert Pidduck, Assistant Professor of Management

Covid-19 has disrupted the way teams initiate newideas. Learn practical ways to leverage this virtual 'new-normal' to become more entrepreneurial. The webinar offers and introduction to:

  • Design thinking basics
  • Digital tools for each stage of design thinking


Strategy and Economic Tools for Covid-19 Recovery

Strategy and Economic Tools for Covid-19 Recovery

Dr. Robert McNab, Professor of Economics

COVID-19 is not only a public health concern, it is a decision-making challenge. Uncertainty, risk, and disinformation can influence the decision-making process and lead to undesirable outcomes. In this webinar, we will discuss biases in decision making and how to "think" about strategy in an uncertain economic environment. The webinar lets participants learn about:

  • How well do we evaluate risk?
  • Availability and recency bias
  • Asking the hard questions: strategy vs strategic planning