Maximizing shareholder value and increasing profits is the “old story” of business. During his presentation as part of the Centennial Virtual Speaker Series, R. Edward Freeman, professor of business administration at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, said that we need to create a new story.
Trust in money is implicit, but when money is manipulated, trust is lost, leading to economic and social instability and human suffering. Such is the basis of an award-winning PBS documentary, “In Money We Trust?,” which was screened at Fordham’s Gabelli School of Business Lincoln Center campus in a program presented in partnership with the Museum of American Finance on November 11th.
On Sept. 25th, at the McNally Amphitheater, his biographer, James Grant (founder and editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer), explained why he and quite a few other historians call Bagehot “the greatest Victorian.”
Mihir Desai, the Mizuho Financial Group Professor of Finance at Harvard Business School and a Professor at Harvard Law School, has long inspired his students by demystifying the complex world of finance by blending his business acumen with a sense of wonder.
Joseph Stiglitz, Ph.D., a winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics, made the case for a radical departure from the traditional, hands-off approach of the U.S. government toward business at an April 24 event at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus.