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Center for Future of Management

Strategic Management Initiative
Speaker Series

Past Events

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Nov 30 - How Radically Human Technology Is Shaping the Future of Work & Business

Digital technologies from the blockchain to the metaverse are rapidly advancing at a time when enterprises face more pressure than ever. H. James (Jim) Wilson, Accenture Technology leader and co-author of Radically Human, will reveal how business leaders can flip the script on basic business fundamentals and use an actionable IDEAS framework (Intelligence, Data, Expertise, Architecture, Strategy) to approach innovation in a completely new way.

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James Bessen

Nov 17- NYU CFM- LMU ISTO: Book Talk The New Goliaths

In his book The New Goliaths, James Bessen argues that capitalist competition has fundamentally changed thanks to a new generation of information technology. Join us as we hear from James Besson on this topic. ***A recording of this event is available.***

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Ronnie Chatterji, Karen Mills, and Javier Miranda

Oct 6 - NYU CFM- LMU ISTO Panel on Business Dynamism & Entrepreneurship

Over the past 40 years we’ve witnessed declining business entry rates in the US economy. Does this also imply a decline in entrepreneurship? What explains the drop in business entry rates? What policies, in the US and EU, can help address declining entry rates? Join us as we hear from Ronnie Chatterji, Karen Mills and Javier Miranda on this topic. ***A recording of this event is available.***

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Tommaso Valletti and John Van Reenen

June 16 - NYU CFM- LMU ISTO Panel on Superstar Firms and Innovation

Over the past decade we’ve witnessed the growth of so-called “Superstar Firms” in the economy. Is this good for innovation? What will be the impact of recent policies proposed and passed in the EU, UK and USA on these firms and on innovation? Join us as we hear from Tommaso Valletti and John Van Reenen on this topic. ***A recording of this event is available.***

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May 3 - CFM-FOWO Panel on the Future of Workforce Engagement

How has workforce engagement changed over the past few years? What are employers doing to attract and retain high quality talent? Join us as we hear from two experts: Julia Lamm, Partner at PWC, and Aiwa Shirako, lead of Google's People Innovation Lab. This event is co-sponsored by the Center for the Future of Management and the Future of Work & Organizations Initiative. ***A recording of this event is available.***

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AI Panelists

April 7 - NYU CFM-LMU ISTO Panel on The Organizational Economics of AI

Firms are increasingly using AI in a variety of areas including recruiting, evaluation, sales & marketing and others. What are the tradeoffs involved when using AI for these business needs? How is the use of AI changing how firms do business? Are new business models required? Featuring Professor Daron Acemoglu of MIT, Professor Jacques Bughin of the McKinsey Global Institute and Solvay Brussels School, and Professor Raffaella Sadun of Harvard. ***A recording of this event is available.***

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Francis Hintermann

March 2 - Virtual Chat with Francis Hintermann

Accenture Research’s Francis Hintermann joins NYU Stern Professor and Vice Dean J.P. Eggers for a virtual discussion about Accenture Research’s Tech Vision 2022. Their discussion will cover new technologies, including Metaverse, 5G, AI/ML, Cloud and others, and how these technologies affect the relationship between humans and machines.  ***A recording of this event is available.***

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December 15 - Professor Dan Levinthal

Wharton Professor Daniel A. Levinthal joins NYU Stern Professor Christina Fang for a virtual "fireside chat" to share insights and answer questions from his new book Evolutionary Processes and Organizational Adaptation: A Mendelian Perspective on Strategic Management. ***A recording of this event is available.***

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