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Tony Reed

Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) student at the Fisher College of Business

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Course Spotlight: Negotiations (BUSMHR)

Posted by Tony Reed on Nov 1, 2016 10:46:55 AM

It may be the most popular course for grad students at the Fisher College of Business and it's one of the most talked about: Negotiations with Associate Professor Robert Lount.  Professor Lount is nationally-regarded as an expert in negotiation and organizational behavior-- and he sat down with us to share more about his background, the course outline, and why he thinks the course resonates so strongly with students in all graduate programs at Fisher.

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Topics: FTMBA, WPMBA, MHRM

Course Spotlight: Managing Diversity (BUSMHR)

Posted by Tony Reed on Oct 31, 2016 2:14:21 PM

"Diversity" was not a word you'd hear-- or see with your eyes-- often in business schools when they were first established. Schools were filled with people holding similar backgrounds and viewpoints -- and no understanding of how attainment of diversity can help an organization succeed (let alone create greater good).

Fast-forward to 2016 at the Fisher College of Business. In addition to various recruitment and retainment efforts aimed at making the school representative of the world outside its doors, diversity is infused into the curriculum. A popular class, taught by Professor David Greenberger and Associate to the Dean Francisco Gomez-Bellenge, is Managing Diversity. Both are proud of this unique class and what it offers students-- and share their insight below. 

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Topics: FTMBA, WPMBA, curriculum, MHRM, diversity, academics

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