This video series is designed to teach bench researchers how scientists in scientific enterprises structure business deals to achieve strategic goals. Content covers an overview of the business development process and includes identifying gaps, deal types and structure, and defining success. Concepts will be reinforced using practical examples from academic and industry settings.
As the child of Cambodian refugees resettled in the US, Christine Thach grew up in a tight-knit community of former refugees that taught her the value of collective success and interdependence. She credits her community's success to their readiness to embrace a team mentality and to creating a culture of empowerment. Thach argues that the collective success mindset so often seen in refugee communities, and today's competitive capitalist business culture are not at odds -- in fact, they are complementary.
What is it about unfairness? Whether it's not being invited to a friend's wedding or getting penalized for bad luck or an honest mistake, unfairness often makes us so upset that we can't think straight. And it's not just a personal issue -- it's also bad for business, says Marco Alverà. He explains how his company works to create a culture of fairness -- and how tapping into our innate sense of what's right and wrong makes for happier employees and better results.
How should companies navigate a world of rapid change? Rich Lesser, CEO of Boston Consulting Group, and head of TED Chris Anderson discuss a three-phased approach: flatten, fight, future. In the wake of so much uncertainty, Lesser shares how he's advising business leaders to plan around these phases -- to keep employees safe while continuing to build strong businesses.
Companies worldwide are pledging to play a more meaningful role in the well-being of their employees, customers and the environment. How can they turn their promises into action? From creating a representative boardroom to committing to measurable sustainability goals, business leader Dame Vivian Hunt discusses the necessary changes companies can make to embrace stakeholder capitalism -- and shares how it could change business for good.