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Thought leadership, innovative perspectives and real-world impact from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. Faculty and staff weigh in on relevant issues and discuss how their work makes an impact – illuminating how and why, Broad matters.

Broad Matters Broad College of Business - Michigan State University

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 12 Ratings

Thought leadership, innovative perspectives and real-world impact from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. Faculty and staff weigh in on relevant issues and discuss how their work makes an impact – illuminating how and why, Broad matters.

    Thirty Years of International Business

    Thirty Years of International Business

    Broad Matters talks with two members of the International Business Center (CIBER) team, Director Ahmet Kirca and Associate Director Irem Kiyak.  For 30 years, the IBC has provided superior education, research and assistance to businesses, public policy makers, academics, and students on international business and trade. Ahmet and Irem reflect on three decades of excellence, as well as discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect the IBC and also international business trade in the coming years.
    Find out more about the International Business Center (IBC) at ibc.broad.msu.edu. Also, you can connect with the IBC on Twitter, @msu_ibc!
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    Music: “Tidal Wave" performed/produced by BRASKO via Soundstripe.com
    “Nature of Things” performed/produced by Sounds Like Sander via Soundstripe.com

    • 14 min
    Tomorrow's Education, Today

    Tomorrow's Education, Today

    The COVID-19 pandemic forced a monumental transition to remote teaching and learning for Michigan State University. Leading the charge was the Broad College's Director of Learning Technology and Development, Jeremy Van Hof. Broad Matters hosts Shana Redd and Ken Szymusiak talk with Jeremy about how this transition challenged him and his team, while also creating opportunities for university-wide collaboration and new innovations in learning.
    Find out more about the Enhanced Digital Learning Collaborative at edli.msu.edu. Also, you can connect with JeremyVan Hof on LinkedIn and Twitter!
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    Music: “Tidal Wave" performed/produced by BRASKO via Soundstripe.com
    “Nature of Things” performed/produced by Sounds Like Sander via Soundstripe.com

    • 19 min
    Why Broad Matters

    Why Broad Matters

    This season, the Spartan Bizcast has a new name: Broad Matters. Join our returning co-hosts, Shana Redd and Ken Szymusiak, as Broad College of Business faculty and staff weigh in on relevant issues and discuss how their work makes an impact on a diverse range of topics that face the business world today- illuminating how and why, Broad matters.
    Music: “Tidal Wave" performed/produced by BRASKO via Soundstripe.com
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    • 1 min
    Disrupting Global Wildlife Trafficking

    Disrupting Global Wildlife Trafficking

    In this special episode of Broad Matters (formerly the Spartan BizCast), Shana and Ken explore interdisciplinary research as they welcome not one, but two guests to the podcast. Stanley Griffis, John H. McConnell Professor of Business Administration in the Department of Supply Chain Management at the Broad College of Business, and Meredith Gore, Associate Professor in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University, are collaborating on research to disrupt a massive supply chain: wildlife trafficking. This pair is striving to weaken the value stream of these illicit networks using social science tools and supply chain mapping. 
    Find out more about Stanley and Meredith's NSF grant for their research on Global Wildlife Trafficking at these online resources:
    Conservation Criminology: Meredith L. Gore Spartan Alumni Magazine - Winter 2020 "Not For Sale" by Caroline Brooks, pg 7. Music: "Upbeat Energetic Uplifting Pop" by pinkzebra
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    • 16 min
    Building A Culture Of Success For Students

    Building A Culture Of Success For Students

    Shana and Ken sit down with Programs Coordinator and Academic Advisor, Ann Crain. Ann talks about the Broad College's Multicultural Business Programs and the drive of MBP to create student success. Serving more than 650 students currently enrolled in business or pre-business majors, Multicultural Business Programs (MBP) provides continuing student support to help ensure graduation, with individualized academic advising, tutoring, career development and placement. 
    Find out more about Multicultural Business Programs (MBP) and their available student organizations at: https://broad.msu.edu/undergraduate/opportunities/mbp/
    Music: "Upbeat Energetic Uplifting Pop" by pinkzebra
    For more from Broad Matters and the Broad College of Business, subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts. 

    • 20 min
    Excellence In Team Management

    Excellence In Team Management

    Broad Matters (formerly the Spartan BizCast) welcomes Eli Broad Professor of Management John Hollenbeck to talk about his 35 years of research in team performance. Ken and Shana talk in depth about the best compositions for teams, and the Broad College's facilities that are helping support his research. From MBA students to athletics to the military, John's studies drive the future of success for tomorrow's teams.
    Find out more about John's work at MSU's Faculty Spotlight about his work: https://broad.msu.edu/profile/jrh/
    Music: "Upbeat Energetic Uplifting Pop" by pinkzebra
    For more from Broad Matters and the Broad College of Business, subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts. 

    • 17 min

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