As automation and artificial intelligence technologies proliferate, Darden experts explore what the technology revolution means for the future of work and the role humans will play from the factory to the C-Suite and the need for responsible disruption.
From examinations of specific policies around the world to research on potential policies and impacts, Darden experts are leading conversations that can provide business practitioners with key insights to see around the corner to future policy impacts or look back and understand those of the past.
From the basics to advanced strategies, there’s almost infinite information in the market that can overwhelm any investor. Darden experts are here to distill what’s most important so investors at any level can glean the insights needed to understand the market and the forces moving it.
Led by the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management and a deep roster of leading finance professors, Darden’s experts provide the research and connection to practice that deliver key insights into the current and future of asset management around the world.
Effectuation is the logic of thinking used by expert entrepreneurs to build successful ventures. Darden Professor Saras Sarasvathy discovered the method through scientific research and has built a global movement of experts expanding research on and examining applications of the five principles of effectual action.
Led by the Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s Business Innovation and Climate Change Initiative and leading professors studying sustainability, Darden experts explore what is happening — and what is needed — in business’ efforts to innovate to save the planet.
Stakeholders look to businesses more than ever to make a positive impact on society — from leading important social conversations to building the communities where they operate. Darden experts examine leading ways business can make an effective social impact and shine a light on those organizations leading the way.
Businesses, nonprofits and government institutions all bring unique strengths and skills to issues impacting society. When they come together in the form of public-private partnerships (P3s), the result is often a solution more powerful than any could achieve on their own.
Stakeholder theory is based on the principle that a firm should create value for all stakeholders, not just shareholders. It stresses the interconnected relationships between a business and its customers, suppliers, employees, investors, communities and others who have a stake in the organization.
In a world where understanding important cultural details can be the difference between business success and failure, Darden experts help unlock the door for managers who need to navigate cultural differences and understand the nuances of global business contexts.
We are on the leading edge of a Technology Tsunami that will transform how we live and work. In the workplace, humans will need to do the tasks smart technology won’t do well. How do individuals overcome natural cognitive and emotional proclivities in order to excel in uniquely human ways? And what work environment best enables human excellence?
A major driver of growth, marketing is a powerful business function. To help practitioners build effective marketing strategies in a dynamic marketplace, Darden experts explore important elements of this multifaceted area, including consumer psychology, customer relationship management, strategy, behavioral economics, marketing metrics and brand.