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Speaker: David Hollister, Former Mayor of Lansing, Michigan

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.

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.

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 similarity between the book and the film documentary.

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 similarity between the book and the film documentary.

Speaker: David Hollister, Former Mayor of Lansing, Michigan

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.

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.