globalEDGE Business Beat

Hosted by Tomas Hult
9:00 AM every Wednesday

Replay: 9:00 AM, 3:00 PM, 9:00 PM, 3:00 AM

The globalEDGE Business Beat is on the Michigan Business Network and available worldwide on globalEDGE. gBB is hosted by Tomas Hult.

globalEDGE Business Beat is your source for global business knowledge on the airways (via internet radio broadcasts and PodCasts). gBB covers discussions with a wide range of global leaders in business, government, and academe to spread the word about the latest thoughts, tools, and markets to succeed globally. The show is hosted by Dr. Tomas Hult from the International Business Center in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University (http://ibc.msu.edu). The podcasts are available on the Michigan Business Network and globalEDGE.

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Ray Tadgerson Shares His View Of The Inside Story Of The Keep GM Movement In Lansing

Speaker: Ray Tadgerson, Tadgerson Consulting

Air Date: September 15, 2016

Tadgerson who served as the project director of the Blue Ribbon Committee to retain GM in Lansing, Michigan. He is also the former CEO and President of C2AE. Tadgerson together with David Hollister, David Closs, and Tomas Hult recently released the book Second Shift: The Inside Story of the Keep GM Movement. This book – and the accompanying film documentary (Second Shift: From Crisis to Collaboration) – discusses a six-dimensional collaborative problem-solving approach called the Second Shift Model that can apply to any business or community, large or small, to maintain the communities global competitiveness. In this segment, Hult and Tadgerson dialogue about the learning experience other communities can take from Lansing’s experience with GM, the value to Lansing of having two of the newest GM plants in town, and the key takeaways for communities and multinational corporations.

Ray Tadgerson Talks About Second Shift, GM, And Lansing

Speaker: Ray Tadgerson, Tadgerson Consulting

Air Date: September 15, 2016

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Ray Tadgerson who served as the project director of the Blue Ribbon Committee to retain GM in Lansing, Michigan. He is also the former CEO and President of C2AE. Tadgerson together with David Hollister, David Closs, and Tomas Hult recently released the book Second Shift: The Inside Story of the Keep GM Movement. This book – and the accompanying film documentary (Second Shift: From Crisis to Collaboration) – discusses a six-dimensional collaborative problem-solving approach called the Second Shift Model that can apply to any business or community, large or small, to maintain the communities global competitiveness. In this segment, Hult and Tadgerson dialogue about the background of the Second Shift project, the most important component of the Second Shift Model, and the complementarity between the book and the film documentary.

David Closs Talks About Second Shift, GM, And Lansing

Speaker: David Closs, Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University

Air Date: September 15, 2016

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with David Closs who is Professor, McConnell Endowed Chair, and Chairperson of the Department of Supply Chain Management in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Closs together with David Hollister, Ray Tadgerson, and Tomas Hult recently released the book Second Shift: The Inside Story of the Keep GM Movement. This book – and the accompanying film documentary (Second Shift: From Crisis to Collaboration) – discusses a six-dimensional collaborative problem-solving approach called the Second Shift Model that can apply to any business or community, large or small, to maintain the communities global competitiveness. In this segment, Hult and Closs dialogue about the background of the Second Shift project, the most important component of the Second Shift Model, and the complementarity between the book and the film documentary.

Dave Hollister Shares His View Of The Inside Story Of The Keep GM Movement In Lansing

Speaker: David Hollister, Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth

Air Date: September 15, 2016

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Dave Hollister, former mayor of Lansing, Michigan, from 1994 to 2003, after which he served as Director of the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth. Hollister together with Ray Tadgerson, David Closs, and Tomas Hult recently released the book Second Shift: The Inside Story of the Keep GM Movement. This book – and the accompanying film documentary (Second Shift: From Crisis to Collaboration) – discusses a six-dimensional collaborative problem-solving approach called the Second Shift Model that can apply to any business or community, large or small, to maintain the communities global competitiveness. In this segment, Hult and Hollister dialogue about the learning experience other communities can take from Lansing’s experience with GM, the value to Lansing of having two of the newest GM plants in town, and the key takeaways for communities and multinational corporations.

David Closs Shares His View The Inside Story Of The Keep GM Movement In Lansing

Speaker: David Closs, Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University

Air Date: September 15, 2016

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with David Closs who is Professor, McConnell Endowed Chair, and Chairperson of the Department of Supply Chain Management in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Closs together with David Hollister, Ray Tadgerson, and Tomas Hult recently released the book Second Shift: The Inside Story of the Keep GM Movement. This book – and the accompanying film documentary (Second Shift: From Crisis to Collaboration) – discusses a six-dimensional collaborative problem-solving approach called the Second Shift Model that can apply to any business or community, large or small, to maintain the communities global competitiveness. In this segment, Hult and Closs dialogue about the learning experience other communities can take from Lansing’s experience with GM, the value to Lansing of having two of the newest GM plants in town, and the key takeaways for communities and multinational corporations.

David Hollister Talks About Second Shift, GM, And Lansing

Speaker: David Hollister, Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth

Air Date: September 14, 2016

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with David Hollister, former mayor of Lansing, Michigan, from 1994 to 2003, after which he served as Director of the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth. Hollister together with Ray Tadgerson, David Closs, and Tomas Hult recently released the book Second Shift: The Inside Story of the Keep GM Movement. This book – and the accompanying film documentary (Second Shift: From Crisis to Collaboration) – discusses a six-dimensional collaborative problem-solving approach called the Second Shift Model that can apply to any business or community, large or small, to maintain the communities global competitiveness. In this segment, Hult and Hollister dialogue about the background of the Second Shift project, the most important component of the Second Shift Model, and the complementarity between the book and the film documentary.

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