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C-Suite Insights With Scott Beardsley: McKinsey’s Dominic Barton

Darden Dean Scott C. Beardsley recently sat down with Dominic Barton, global managing partner of consulting powerhouse McKinsey & Co. Barton leads the firm’s focus on the future of capitalism and the role of business leadership in creating social and economic value. The two discussed global business trends, the importance of a global mindset, and exciting and worrisome issues in the world... CONTINUE READING

Leadership in the Smart Machine Age: The 4Es

In the next five to 10 years, we will see businesses of all sizes impacted and challenged by a combination of technology advances, including artificial intelligence, global digital connectivity, the Internet of Things, Big Data, increasing computer power, Cloud AI SaaS Services, 3D manufacturing, smart robotics and the beginning of artificial emotional intelligence. These technology advances... CONTINUE READING

Hamilton Star’s Voice Rings True on Social Media

The musical Hamilton has grossed more than $75 million to date and regularly sells out. But even before it premiered on Broadway in July 2015, it was connecting with the public through an active social media presence, particularly on Twitter. Not only does the show connect with people via @HamiltonMusical, but its creator (and star of the original Broadway cast) Lin-Manuel Miranda’s @Lin_Manuel... CONTINUE READING

Energize the Chain: A Public-Private Partnership

Public-Private Partnerships That Are Changing the World The Darden School of Business’ Institute for Business in Society partners with Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships to present the annual P3 Impact Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This year’s award will be presented... CONTINUE READING

Project Nurture: A Public-Private Partnership

By Tim Kraft and Maggie Morse ,

Public-Private Partnerships That Are Changing the World The Darden School of Business’ Institute for Business in Society partners with Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships to present the annual P3 Impact Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This year’s award will be presented... CONTINUE READING

The Long or the Short of It: Life Philosophies at Work (and Beyond)

By Lalin Anik and Sarah Barry James

Seventeenth century philosopher Thomas Hobbes famously described the natural state of human life as “nasty, brutish and short.” A study co-authored by a Darden professor examines whether the layperson agrees with the Hobbesian view of life.  Working with a team of three other colleagues, Professor Lalin Anik of Darden’s Marketing area wanted to know whether most people viewed life as short... CONTINUE READING