Events Archive

February 2011

Feb 25-26 – IESE Barcelona Conference / Doing Good and Going Well

Registration is open at: http://dgdw.iese.edu

Feb 21 – Erb Colloquium / Marlene le Ber

“Value Frame Fusion in Cross Sector Interactions.” 12-1:30 pm, Ross E0530. Pizza and salad will be served. Open to the University Community.

Marlene’s research is centered on the processes of social innovation that address the social, environmental and economic sustainability challenges facing society. She is interested in how social systems change and how market forces can address these sustainability challenges.
Her work has been published in Business & SocietyOrganization, andJournal of Business Ethics. Marlene completed her PhD in Business Administration (Strategy) in August 2010 at the Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario and is a SSHRC- supported (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council in Canada) postdoctoral fellow at the Erb Institute.
Her interest in social innovation stems from her earlier roots in health care/health research management and in mental health and community nursing. Marlene holds degrees in MScN(A) and BScN from The University of Western Ontario. She is an Erb post-doctoral fellow candidate.
View her CV
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Feb 21 – Panel on Climate Change in the Great Lakes Basin

Policy Options and Public Opinion
4-5:30pm, Betty Ford Classroom, 1110 Joan and Sanford Weill Hall, Ford School. Free and open to the public; sponsored by Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute, Ford School of Public Policy and (CLOSUP). Details

Feb 20 – Ring of Reciprocity

Tentatively scheduled for 4-6 or 5-7pm at Conor O’Neil’s. Confirmation and details to follow from Rich Grousset. Appetizers provided. Erb Community invited to attend.

Feb 14 – Erb Colloquium / Catalin Ratiu

Proactive sustainability strategies and capability development:
Insights from the public transportation industry

12-1:30 pm, Ross E0530. Pizza and salad will be served. Please bring your own beverage.
Open to the University Community.

Catalin Ratiu (MBA, LLB) is a PhD candidate at the John Molson School of Business. His research focuses on corporate strategies for sustainability and international management. He published in the Academy of Management Review, Management International, International Journal of Business Strategy, wrote book chapters, and co-edited a book published by Routledge. Catalin has previously held joint appointments at the universities McGill and Concordia teaching international business and organizational policy courses.

Catalin is an Erb Post-doctoral Fellow candidate.
Read More about Catalin Ratiu

Feb 14 – Ross Leadership Discussion: Evolution of a Brand

Merce Cunningham Dance Company. 5-6:30 pm, Ross 1220. Space is limited; pre-registration required:RossLeadershipInitiative@umich.edu

Feb 12 – Erb Dodgeball fundraiser for Skyline High School Crew Team

Feb 11 – Habitat for Humanity International Q&A with CFO Edward Quibell

Edward Quibell, CFO of Habitat for Humanity International will be presenting a Habitat for Humanity Q & A session. 1:30 PM Ross, R1240.

Feb 9 – “Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity”

Douglas Kysar, Joseph M. Field Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
“Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity.”
12:00 -1:00pm, 120 Hutchins Hall. Free admission; lunch provided. Sponsored by the Environmental Law & Policy and Program. Details

Feb 8 – Jane Dutton Workshop: “Booster Shots for Change Agents”

6:30-8:30pm, E1540. Interactive workshop using core Positive Organizational Scholarship ideas for developing self-strengthening tactics and for maximizing perseverance and resilience. Announcement
Please RSVP here
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