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Applying Business Theories to Create Meaning in Life

Author: Manish Shah

Monday, May 04, 2015

Clayton Christensen, a Harvard Business School professor, is a leading authority on innovation. In a commencement address he articulated how we can apply business theories to create a meaningful life.

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Business Leadership: Art or Science?

Author: Jill Anderson, LFGSM Faculty

Friday, April 24, 2015

Is business leadership an art or science? And, if it’s both, what comes first?

It’s a simple question often applied to specific business disciplines like strategy, operations or marketing and sales that seemingly tries to explain why some people are better at it than others.

When I ask these questions in Lake Forest Graduate School of Management classes there are always mixed opinions. Most people believe that it’s a combination, but that’s an empty explanation!

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Faculty Spotlight: Michael Baskin

Author: Barbara Siegel

Friday, April 17, 2015

Building on extensive past and current business experience, Michael Baskin is a faculty member who provides real world, vetted expertise and insights which prepare students with in-demand leadership and management skills. The business world is competitive, and an MBA program should reflect past practices, present trends and the future needs of an ever evolving workplace.


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