Posted 5.10.06Registration for Business as an Agent of World Benefit Forum is now open.
Plan to attend the first-ever gathering among the Academy of Management (16,000 management scholars in 95 countries), the United Nations Global Compact (2500 member companies in more than 90 countries) and Case Weatherhead School of Management by attending the Business as an Agent of World Benefit: Management Knowledge Leading Positive Change Global Forum, October 23-25, 2006, on the campus of Case Western Reserve University.
The Forum will explore the role of business in solving the world’s most pressing issues while increasing the bottom line. It will create a learning lab environment for 400 face-to-face participants and 3000 virtual participants to analyze the shifting trends in the field of management and the role management education can play in mobilizing significant social change.
The Forum will be highly interactive – offering dialogues, intimate high-level conversations and provocative plenary sessions designed to break new ground in transforming the field of management. Business leaders participating in the Forum include Bob Stiller, Founder and Chairman of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters in the U.S.A, Bertrand Collomb, Chairman of Lafarge in France. In addition C.K. Prahalad, Professor at the University of Michigan and Bottom-of-the-Pyramid Strategist, Stef Coetzee, Director of the Center for Development Policy & Partnership, University of Stellenbosch in South Africa and Warren Bennis, Distinguished Professor of Business Administration, Marshall School and Founding Chairman of The Leadership Institute at the University of Southern California will participate.
By attending the Forum, you will:
- Learn from the field’s top thought leaders on how to use cutting-edge models and techniques to transform your business into a sustainable and profitable operation;
- Share stories with thousands of participants, the media and the world’s business schools;
- Help redesign management education to mobilize future business leaders.
Be a part of the Business as an Agent of World Benefit Forum as a face-to-face or virtual participant.
Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University cultivates creativity, innovation, and purpose-driven leadership to design a better world.