January 12, 2006

Four Weatherhead faculty members to discuss their latest books at upcoming breakfast lecture

Event is third in year-long breakfast series sponsored by Crowe Chizek

Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management kicks off the second half of its 2005-06 series of breakfast lectures later this month when four Weatherhead faculty will discuss their most recent books.

The event, 'Conversations with the Authors,' will take place at 8 a.m. Monday, January 23 in the George S. Dively Building, 11240 Bellflower Road, with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. The breakfast series, all featuring Weatherhead School faculty, is sponsored by the public accounting and consulting firm Crowe Chizek.

Speakers and the books they will be discussing include:

  • Professor Richard Boland, Managing as Designing
  • Professor Sayan Chatterjee, Failsafe Strategies: How to Profit from Risks that Others Avoid<
  • Ernesto Poza, Professor for the Practice of Family Business and Director of the Partnership with Family Business, Building Family Companies that Last: Lessons from Centennial Family Businesses
  • Professor Betty Vandenbosch, Designing Solutions for your Business Problems

Each faculty member will give a brief summary of their book. After the presentations are concluded they will take questions from the audience.

The event costs $30 to attend and is open to the public, but pre-registration is required. The deadline for registration is Thursday, January 19. To register or obtain more information call (216) 368-6413, or visit http://www.weatherhead.case.edu/breakfast.

The Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management is an international center of management scholarship, committed to preparing and enhancing organizational leadership. The Weatherhead School is dedicated to making discoveries of enduring consequence, developing innovative educational programs, fostering strategic partnerships with students and organizations, and providing services to multiple communities.

For more information: Jeff Bendix 216-368-6070.

Posted by: Heidi Cool, January 12, 2006 04:16 PM | News Topics: Authors, Events, Lectures/Speakers, Weatherhead School of Management

Case Western Reserve University is committed to the free exchange of ideas, reasoned debate and intellectual dialogue. Speakers and scholars with a diversity of opinions and perspectives are invited to the campus to provide the community with important points of view, some of which may be deemed controversial. The views and opinions of those invited to speak on the campus do not necessarily reflect the views of the university administration or any other segment of the university community.