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Knowledge@Wharton: January 29, 2019

Host Dan Loney is joined by William Resh (Associate Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California), Paul C. Light (Professor of Public Service, New York University), Timothy Hubbard (Assistant Professor of Management, University of Notre Dame), Anne Greenhalgh, Janice Madden (Professor of Regional Science and Sociology, The University of Pennsylvania), David Reibstein (Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School), and Katherine Klein (Edward H. Bowman Professor of Management, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, January 29, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

Air Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

Hosted By

Katherine Klein and Janice Madden

Air Time: 10:00 am
Featuring: Janice Madden, Katherine Klein

David Reibstein

Air Time: 10:30 am
Featuring: David Reibstein

Dr. Anne Greenhalgh and Timothy Hubbard

Air Time: 11:00 am
Featuring: Timothy Hubbard, Anne Greenhalgh

Dr. Paul C. Light and William Resh

Air Time: 11:30 am
Featuring: William Resh, Paul C. Light

Featured Guests

William Resh

Associate Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

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Bill Resh earned his doctoral degree at the American University’s School of Public Affairs in 2011. He was a tenure-track assistant professor in public management at Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs from 2011 to 2014. Bill joined the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy in 2014. His research focuses on public management and executive politics. A common theme in his work is how administrative structure and political environments affect the behaviors, perceptions, and working relationships of civil servants.

Bill has received several awards for his scholarship from the American Political Science Association, the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), and the Academy of Management. His work has been published in respected peer reviewed journals and academic presses across the fields of public administration, political science, and public policy. His recent book, Rethinking the Administrative Presidency (Johns Hopkins University Press), was awarded the Best Book in Public Administration Research award by ASPA in 2017. In this book, he uses combined strains of political and organizational theory to argue that appointee-careerist relations in the federal executive branch are critical to understanding which efforts at political control might harm agency performance and undermine presidential policy prerogatives.

 

Twitter @USCPrice
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Paul C. Light

Professor of Public Service, New York University

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Dr. Paul C. Light is NYU Wagner’s Paulette Goddard Professor of Public Service and founding principal investigator of the Global Center for Public Service. Before joining NYU, Dr. Light served as the Douglas Dillon Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, founding director of its Center for Public Service, and vice president and director of the Governmental Studies Program. He has served previously as director of the Public Policy Program at the Pew Charitable Trusts and associate dean and professor of public affairs at the University of Minnesota’s Hubert Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.

Light is the author of 25 books, including works on social entrepreneurship, the nonprofit sector, federal government reform, public service, and the baby boom. His most recent book is Government by Investigation: Presidents, Congress, and the Search for Answers, 1945-2012 (2014).  His award winning books include The President’s Agenda: Domestic Policy Choice from Kennedy to Clinton (1998),  Thickening Government: Federal Hierarchy and the Diffusion of Accountability (1995), The Tides of Reform: Making Government Work, 1945-1995 (1997), and A Government Ill Executed: The Decline of the Federal Service and How to Reverse It  2008).  A Government Ill Executed received the American Political Science Association’s Herbert Simon Award for the most important book on public administration in the preceding three-to-five years upon publication.  Light is also a co-author of a best-selling American government textbook, Government by the People. His research interests include: bureaucracy, civil service, Congress, entitlement programs, executive branch, government reform, nonprofit effectiveness, organizational change, and the political appointment process.

 

Book- https://www.amazon.com/Government-Investigation-Congress-Presidents-Answers/dp/0815722680
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Timothy Hubbard

Assistant Professor of Management, University of Notre Dame

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Tim Hubbard is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Mendoza College of Business. Tim’s research focuses on strategic leadership, with a particular emphasis on behavioral strategy. He leverages experimental methods to better understand executive behaviors. Some specific topics he researches include CEO personality, CEO dismissal, corporate social responsibility, and firm reputation. Prior to entering academia, Tim worked in a number of positions for Caterpillar and as a Senior Strategy Consultant for IBM, where his clients included General Motors, DuPont, and Royal Dutch Shell—among others. His research appears in top journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, the Strategic Management Journal, and the Journal of Management Studies. His research has been featured in over 40 media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio (NPR), Financial Times, Market Watch, and Fox Business News. Tim teaches undergraduate Strategic Management courses. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, and also holds degrees from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and the University of Illinois.

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Anne Greenhalgh

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As deputy director of the Wharton Leadership Program, Dr. Anne Greenhalgh is responsible for the design and delivery of the School’s foundation leadership course for undergraduates, Management 100: Leadership and Communication in Groups. An award-winning teacher, Greenhalgh was voted the Best Lecturer in the Social Sciences by the entire student body at the University of Pennsylvania in 2005. Anne has served as an advisor and consultant to a number of academic institutions and corporations, including the School District of Philadelphia, Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges, Merrill Lynch, and Banc of America.
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Janice Madden

Professor of Regional Science and Sociology, The University of Pennsylvania

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Janice Madden is the Professor of Regional Science, Sociology, Urban Studies, and Real Estate at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research deals with the influence of demographics and/or spatial structure on the workings of the labor market, concentrating on the study of discrimination and of spatial immobility in the labor market. Her research can be grouped into the following topics: (1) the influence of discrimination and of government policies to eliminate discrimination on labor market outcomes; (2) the extent and effects of spatial immobility in local labor markets; and (3) differences in growth in income and earnings inequality in American cities.

Education:

Ph.D., Economics, Duke University, 1972

M.A., Economics, Duke University, 1971

B.A., Economics, University of Denver, 1969
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David Reibstein

Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

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Professor David J. Reibstein’s research focuses on competitive marketing strategies, marketing metrics, and product line decisions, among other issues. Most recently, Professor Reibstein’s research on competitive marketing strategies addresses competitors’ reactions to marketing actions, offering companies insight into ways to anticipate these reactions and use them as a part of strategizing. His marketing metrics work has focused on linking marketing metrics to financial consequences resulting in his most recent book, entitled Marketing Metrics: The Definitive Guide to Measuring Marketing Performance, 2nd ed.

Professor Reibstein is the Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Marketing Association. A former Executive Director of the Marketing Science Institute, he consults extensively with companies worldwide, including GE, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Rohm and Haas, and others.

His research has been published in top-tier academic journals including Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing Research, and the International Journal of Research in Marketing. Professor Reibstein is also the author or co-author of numerous books and chapters in books on subjects including competitive marketing strategy, global branding, and marketing performance measurement, among others.

Professor Reibstein is a dynamic, award-winning teacher who has been honored with more than 30 teaching awards. In 2005, he also received the John S. Day Distinguished Alumni Academic Service Award of Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, an honor given to a graduate whose service within the academic community reflects the spirit and service of former Krannert Dean John Day. His teaching interests include Marketing Strategy in the MBA Program, as well as teaching Competitive Marketing Strategy, Marketing Metrics, Pricing Strategies, and various other programs for Wharton’s Executive Education Program.

Professor Reibstein received his PhD from Purdue University and his BS and BA degrees from the University of Kansas.

Professor Reibstein has conducted a series of in-depth interviews wtih CEOs and CMOs on the topic of marketing measurement. You can view the video series below.  And, he currently has his own radio show on SiriusXM, Channel 132.
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Katherine Klein

Edward H. Bowman Professor of Management, The Wharton School

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Professor Katherine Klein is the Edward H. Bowman Professor of Management at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her B.A. from Yale University and her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to coming to Wharton, Katherine was on the faculty of the University of Maryland and a visiting professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

An award-winning organizational psychologist, Katherine has conducted extensive field research regarding a range of topics including team leadership, climate, conflict, social networks and effectiveness; organizational change and technology implementation; employee diversity; and employee responses to stock ownership and stock options. She has taught executive education, studied, and consulted with a variety of for-profit and non-profit organizations including Charles Schwab, Rohm and Haas, North American Scientific, Medtronic, The Baltimore Shock Trauma Center, Penn Vet, the U.S. Census Bureau, and the Korean Management Association.

Her research has been published in numerous top journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, the Academy of Management Journal, and the Academy of Management Review. A former associate editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology, she is currently an associate editor of Administrative Science Quarterly. Katherine is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Psychological Science.

Katherine’s current research interests include race in organizations; leadership succession and social network change; and Rwanda’s reconciliation and reconstruction following the 1994 genocide.
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