Corporate America Activism, Talent Magnet, Politically Stressed Youth
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1465
- Mar 31, 2018 5:00 pm
- 2:00:34 mins
Corporate America needs to get back to thinking about more than just profits (13:25) Marina Whitman, Ph.D., is Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. She is the author of many articles and several books, including New World, New Rules: The Changing Role of the American Corporation. Should companies be doing more to make the world a better place? Some people believe that corporate America should get back to thinking about more than just profits. Dr. Whitman explains this movement in corporate America. Talent Magnet (54:04) Mark Miller is the Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness at Chick-fil-A. Mark began his Chick-fil-A career working as an hourly team member in 1977. In 1978, he joined the corporate staff working in the warehouse and mailroom. Since that time, he has provided leadership for Corporate Communications, Field Operations, Quality and Customer Satisfaction, Training and Development, and Leadership Development. More than vision, strategy, creativity, marketing, finance, or even technology, it is ultimately people that determine organizational success. That's why virtually every organization wants more top talent. But do you know what they're looking for? Mark Miller is the author of the new book Talent Magnet and talks about how to attract and keep great people in a business. Politics Stressing Youth (1:33:10) Melissa DeJonckheere, Ph.D., is a Research Fellow with the Michigan Mixed Methods Research & Scholarship Program. She recently completed her Ph.D. in Educational Studies at the University of Cincinnati, where she worked on qualitative and mixed methods projects in both the education and health fields. With as divided as it is, the current political climate has been difficult for Americans of all political stripes. The focus has been on adults, yet teens and college-aged Americans are exposed to the same headlines. Are the polarized headlines and political events causing unhealthy levels of stress for our youth? Dr. Melissa DeJonckheere shares her research.