Occupy, Economic Inequality and Business: Setting the Agenda
On August 4th, 2012, Dr. Ana Maria Peredo, Associate Professor Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria and Director, Centre for Co-operative and Community-Based Economy is an expert panelist at the Occupy, Economic Inequality and Business: Setting the Agenda Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management in Boston. Panelists along with Ana Maria include: Dr. Gerald Davis, University of Michigan, Dr. Paul Shrivastava, Concordia University and Dr. Hugh Willmott, Cardiff University.
The expert panelists will discuss topics such as: What does economic inequality in society, as highlighted by the recent Occupy movement, mean to business? What is the effect of economic inequality on business and vice versa? Should business respond to economic inequality, and if so, how? Should policy makers respond to this issue with a focus on regulating business practices? The session concludes with roundtable discussions and feedback on participants’ ideas on this topic. For further details please visit: www.beif.net