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Erb Faculty, Andrew Hoffman Honored With Distinguished Scholar Award at Academy of Management

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Each year, the Academy of Management recognizes four outstanding individuals, who have made significant contributions to the field of management through their service, research, innovative teaching methods, breakthrough developments, and more over the course of their career. The 2018 Career Achievement Awards were presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

One of four Distinguished Scholars, Erb Institute faculty member, Andrew Hoffman was awarded this honor in the Organizations and the Natural Environment Division.

Steady as a Rock: VMware's Pat Gelsinger Leads The CRN 2018 Top 100 Executives Pack

By Joseph Tsidulko
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As VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger prepared last month to raise funds for charity by climbing one of the world's highest peaks, he had already been scaling another mountain of sorts in his efforts over the past two years to transform the company.

Like Mount Kilimanjaro, which Gelsinger successfully hiked to help fund the construction of a girls' school in Kenya, the summit he was aiming for was high: reshape the company's public cloud strategy, transition its go-to-market strategy and solidify its relationship with parent company Dell Technologies.

4 Reasons Companies from BP America to Unilever are Thanking Rep. Curbelo for Leadership on Climate

For the first time since 2010, a Republican has introduced a climate bill. Business leaders are welcoming its market-based approach to fighting climate change.
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Tri-State Diversity Council Highlights Leadership Excellence at 2018 Diversity & Leadership Conference

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NEW YORK, August 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - the Tri-State Diversity Council will be hosting the 2018 Diversity and Leadership Conference on August 23, 2018, at the New Yorker Hotel. The conference will feature multiple speakers presenting on a variety of topics regarding the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. In addition, top business leaders will be recognized with a series of awards highlighting their commitment to effective and progressive leadership. This year’s theme is “Inclusion: The Source of Innovation.”

Sodexo Names Brett Ladd As New CEO of Government for North America

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, today announced that Brett Ladd will serve as the new CEO of the Government for North America and will be a member of Sodexo’s North America Regional Leadership Committee. Previously, Ladd led growth and client retention initiatives as Senior Vice President of Sales for Government North America.

Eastman Celebrates Women in Athletics

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Eastman recognizes that sports can be a powerful platform to foster gender equality, empower young girls and women, and build leaders today and in the future. For us, this isn’t a new concept.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Red Conger Named 2018 Copper Man of the Year

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June 29, 2018 - The Copper Club Inc. has honored Red Conger, Freeport-McMoRan’s President and Chief Operating Officer-Americas, with its 2018 Ankh Award, also known as the Copper Man of the Year, for four-plus decades of leadership and service to the copper industry.

Recipients of the Ankh Award are chosen for their outstanding individual achievements in and contributions to the copper industry.

Video: Purpose and Corporate Social Responsibility

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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and company purpose might sound similar, but they’re not the same thing.

How do you balance the two? How can company purpose inform your giving decisions? How do directives from leadership fit into your employee volunteer program goals? Last (but certainly not least), how do you create a program that engages your employees?

Forbes Women’s Summit: Pfizer Shares ‘The Way Forward’ to Driving Social Impact

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In today’s increasingly complex world, businesses – and the visionary leaders behind them – are playing an important role in catalyzing the new, innovative and inclusive approaches needed to solve pressing global challenges and create more equitable, just and healthy communities.

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