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JULY/AUGUST 2013

Career Advice from Tim Cook
The Apple CEO returned to campus for his 25th reunion

Apple CEO Tim Cook drafted a 25-year career plan in 1988 while in Fuqua's Evening Executive MBA program. Cook was back on Fuqua’s campus talking about how that plan turned out very differently than he expected. Dean Bill Boulding also spoke with Cook about leadership, ethics, collaboration and intuition. Cook’s thoughts are highlighted in a series of short videos.  

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Tim Cook

 Intellectual Capital At Fuqua

Corporate Outlook

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CFO Survey
Chief financial officers in the U.S. are feeling optimistic about the economy. However, that's not necessarily translating into hiring and spending. These are just some of the results of this quarter's Duke University/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey.
ACCESS OVERALL RESULTS | LATIN AMERICAN RESULTS
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Sharon Belenzon

Why European Companies May Be Joining Corporate Groups
Professor Sharon Belenzon studied 140,000 companies in Europe to determine what caused firms to join corporate groups. He found in countries with less developed financial systems, some companies chose to partner because of a lack of access to capital.
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CONSUMER BEHAVIOR

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Researcher: Long Lines Hurt Business
Few people will tell you they like to stand in line. But, just how long does a line have to get before some customers walk away? Professor Andres Musalem was part of a team that analyzed video from a grocery store to determine the answer.
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The Politics of Buying a Light Bulb
Professor Rick Larrick discovered when it comes to deciding which light bulb to buy, a label touting the product's environmental benefit may actually discourage politically conservative shoppers. Instead, he suggests a new way of marketing energy-efficient products.
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CONSEQUENTIAL LEADERSHIP

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What is Consequential Leadership?
"Consequential Leadership", "Leaders of Consequence", and "LOC" are very familiar phrases for most Fuqua students. But what do these terms mean? Russ Morgan, Dean of the Daytime MBA program, explains.
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Aaron Kay

When Impact Investing Works Best  
Being a consequential leader means looking beyond the financial bottom line into how business can serve the greater good. Researchers at Fuqua's Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship examined how impact investing (returns geared toward both monetary and social outcomes) is working.
READ RESULTS

 Opinion

 
Croatia Under a Magnifying Glass

From Conflict Zone to EU Member

Professor Sasa Pekec, a member of the Council of Economic Advisors to the President of Croatia, explains what it means for Croatia to have joined the European Union both symbolically and economically.
READ OP ED

 
Voice and Your Career

How Your Voice Impacts Your Career

Can your voice really help you get to the c-suite? Can it inform capital markets? How about detect financial fraud? Professors Bill Mayew and Mohan Venkatachalam take a look at those issues in the latest Fuqua Faculty Conversations.
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Inside the Fuqua School of Business - Duke Magazine
Highlights from St. Petersburg International Economic Forum    Twitter

Our Regional Director for Russia/CIS @Daria_at_Duke participated in June's St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.  Overheard on Twitter:

@Daria_at_Duke Brent Wilton @ioebusiness advocates for a better dialog between end users of education [employers] and educators #SPIEF2013

@G20rus Vladimir Putin took part in the St.Petersburg International Economic Forum's plenary session #SPIEF2013 #G20 http://bit.ly/10G6bg1

@thinkRUSSIA "Russia has some of the highest advanced degrees in the world." - Microsoft Corporate VP Laura Ipsen #SPIEF2013

@KremlinRussia_E Meeting with leaders of energy companies #SPIEF2013: development of global oil markets and attracting investment http://bit.ly/17rXUiZ

RT @daria_at_duke: Lots of great data from #PwC http://factsforinsight.forumspb.com/ . Take a look even if you are not attending #SPIEF2013!

@CNBCWorld #SPIEF2013 coverage on CNBC kicks off in less than an hour with CEO of Ericsson @CNBC pic.twitter.com/yuG7g80Uku

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