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Creating the 21st-Century Ceo [electronic resource]

How must tomorrow's CEOs adapt themselves to thrive in the continually evolving world of big business? In this program, Jim Clark, co-founder of Netscape, and broadband warrior Thomas "TJ" Jermoluk, former chairman of Excite@Home, meet at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business to answer that question while speculating on the continuing impact of the Internet on commerce. In addition, MBA students and faculty ask questions about staffing during corporate growth spurts and coping with rising demands on a CEO's time.
Online
2005; 1999
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Challenges of the 21st-Century Ceo [electronic resource]

In this program, The Dow Chemical Company, the past and present of America's venerable chemical industry, catches a glimpse of the industry's possible future in Chemdex, an online B-to-B exchange, as chairman William Stavropoulos and former Chemdex CEO David Perry find common ground in their assessment of the hurdles facing tomorrow's CEOs. In addition, MBA students and faculty from the University of Michigan Business School ask questions about the triple bottom line, the role of the Web as a business information conduit, and what concerns keep Stavropoulos and Perry up at night.
Online
2005; 1999
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Internet Shopping in the 21st Century [electronic resource]

This program, filmed at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, links two innovators who really know e-commerce: Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos, standard-bearer for all companies operating solely online, and David Dyer, president and CEO of Lands' End, who expanded his brand into cyberspace as well as into the clothing department of Sears to make his business a leader in the apparel arena. Together they address the challenges of e-tailing in the post-New Economy world while MBA students and faculty ask questions about Internet privacy, the commercial digital divide, and consumer demands for very rapid delivery.
Online
2005; 2000
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Cutting-Edge Technologies [electronic resource]

Biotechnology and telecommunications define, in part, the cutting edge of research, as William Haseltine, founder and CEO of Human Genome Sciences, and David Huber, founder and CEO of Corvis Corporation, well know. In this program, business meets science as Drs. Haseltine and Huber stress the rewards of working at the forefront of technology. In addition, MBA students and faculty from Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management ask questions about what Haseltine and Huber are doing to educate the public about their findings and what helps them maintain their focus.
Online
2006; 2000
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International Branding in the 21st Century [electronic resource]

Although America still holds the lead when it comes to e-commerce, Europe is catching up-fast. Filmed at the London Business School, this program brings together Jim Rose, CEO of QXL.com, the UK's Euro-centric answer to eBay, and Kevin Roberts, CEO of advertising giant Saatchi & Saatchi. Topics of discussion focus on the CEO and corporate culture, international branding, and old versus new media. In addition, MBA students and faculty ask questions about retaining online customer loyalty, managing merger risk, and stimulating employee commitment.
Online
2005; 2000
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Mastering the Art of Corporate Reinvention [electronic resource]

Chairman and CEO Gordon Bethune engineered the turnaround that moved Continental Airlines from worst to first. Former Honeywell International CEO Michael Bonsignore brokered a merger with Allied Signal to create a
Online
2006; 2000
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The Search for Talent in the 21st Century [electronic resource]

In this program filmed at Carnegie Mellon's Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Gary Goldstein, chairman and CEO of staffing service Headway Corporate Resources, and Jeff Christian, chairman and CEO of executive search firm Christian and Timbers, talk about the challenges of recruiting top talent in a market where the demand has outstripped the supply. In addition, MBA students and faculty ask questions about the power of stock options to attract potential employees and whether entrepreneurial drive is a good quality in job candidates.
Online
2006; 2000
8.

Major League Entrepreneurs [electronic resource]

Filmed at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, this program teams up Mark Cuban, billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks and cofounder of Broadcast.com, and Daniel Snyder, owner of the Washington Redskins, who made his team one of the most valuable franchises in sports history. Together they discuss being an entrepreneur in the world of professional sports, while MBA students and faculty ask questions about management styles, the lure of owning a sports team, and the impact of salary caps.
Online
2005; 2000
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Entertainment in the Digital Age [electronic resource]

Is show business a contradiction of terms? In this program, CBS Television's president and CEO, Leslie Moonves-named Most Powerful Man in Hollywood by Entertainment Weekly-and Alex Yemenidjian, chairman and CEO of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, tell all as they consider the evolution of entertainment as Hollywood goes digital. In addition, MBA students and faculty from The Anderson School at UCLA ask questions about increasing the racial diversity among TV/film executives, dealing with actor and writer strikes, and career options for MBA graduates in the movie industry.
Online
2005; 2001
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Creating New Categories, Businesses, and Markets [electronic resource]

Filmed at USC's Marshall School of Business, this program, guest-hosted by CNBC's Stuart Varney, partners two innovators from opposite ends of the retail supply spectrum: Thomas Stemberg, chairman and CEO of Staples, and Carl Yankowski, former CEO of Palm, a market leader in hand-held computers. Topics of discussion include creating categories, looking forward and staying ahead, and distribution, from shelf space to cyberspace. In addition, MBA students and faculty ask questions about mentors, managing Wall Street expectations, and maintaining focus.
Online
2005; 2000
11.

Innovators of Silicon Valley [electronic resource]

Home to thousands of IT-related companies, Silicon Valley generates approximately
Online
2006; 2001
12.

The Built-to-Order Revolution [electronic resource]

One pioneered the built-to-order method of mail-order. The other set the standard for just-in-time delivery. Together, they have changed the way the world does business. In this program, Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell Computer Corporation, and Frederick Smith, chairman, president, and CEO of FedEx Corporation, discuss their business models. In addition, MBA students and faculty from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin ask questions about crisis management, successfully growing a company, and balancing work with personal time.
Online
2005; 2001
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Challenges of Leadership [electronic resource]

With a softening economy reducing revenues and stiffening competition in the high-tech sector, a time comes when even the most successful business plans must be adjusted. This program filmed at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, brings together Carly Fiorina, chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard, and John Chambers, president and CEO of Cisco Systems, to confront the challenges of leadership during times of change. In addition, MBA students and faculty ask questions about Fiorina's and Chambers' successes and failures.
Online
2005; 2001
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Defense, Aerospace, and Cyberspace [electronic resource]

Filmed at The Anderson School at UCLA, this program teams up Philip Condit, chairman and CEO of The Boeing Company, and Kent Kresa, chairman and CEO of Northrop Grumman, to describe the future of the aerospace and defense industries. Together, they reveal some of the plans that will likely affect travel and warfare in the coming decades. In addition, MBA students and faculty ask questions about the complexities of satisfying the needs of the consumer, commercial, and defense markets, as well as important lessons Condit and Kresa have learned.
Online
2006; 2001
15.

Building Multilevel Global Brands [electronic resource]

For Nicolas Hayek and Domenico DeSole, image is everything. In this program, Hayek, chairman and CEO of Swatch Group, and DeSole, chairman, president, and CEO of Gucci Group, give their views on building multilevel global brands, the vital importance of image, and American versus European business theory. In addition, MBA students and faculty from the International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland, ask questions about how to reinvigorate tired brands and the effects of saturating markets with brands that thrive on uniqueness.
Online
2005; 2001
16.

Jack Welch [electronic resource]: Icon of Leadership

This program, guest-hosted by CNBC's Stuart Varney, profiles Jack Welch, dubbed Most Admired CEO of the Century by Forbes and lauded by Fortune as "perhaps the most admired CEO of his generation." General Electric's former chairman and CEO shares his commonsense philosophy and the leadership initiatives that transformed GE and revolutionized the world of business. In addition, MBA students and faculty from the University of Michigan Business School ask questions about the difference between creating an edge and creating fear, whether the GE leadership model can be transferred to governmental agencies, and Welch's worst professional decision.
Online
2005; 2001
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Staying on Top in Turbulent Times [electronic resource]

Pharmaceuticals and banking are among the most profitable industries in the world. What are these companies doing to remain profitable during the post-9/11 economic downturn? In this program, Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of Bank One Corporation, and Raymond Gilmartin, chairman, president, and CEO of Merck and Company, talk about leadership during turbulent times; the outsider as insider, when a CEO is tasked with operating a business that was previously family-run; and what lies ahead for corporate America.
Online
2005; 2002
18.

Dynamic Leadership in Turbulent Times [electronic resource]

If terrorism and scandal have undermined the strength and credibility of American business, so too have they stimulated a new determination to improve the way business is done. In this program, two of the New York region's top executives-Charles Lee, chairman and co-CEO of Verizon Communications, and Arthur Ryan, chairman, CEO, and president of Prudential Financial-reflect on corporate America after September 11th, business ethics in a post-Enron world, and industry regulatory issues.
Online
2005; 2002
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Leadership in a Fast-Paced Economy [electronic resource]

Both were founded in 1927. Both are still going strong. And both are counting on their abilities to implement new technologies and to react quickly to changing customer tastes to stay ahead of the competition. This program pairs up James Keyes, president and CEO of 7-Eleven, and Donald Carty, chairman, president, and CEO of AMR Corporation and American Airlines, to comment on the CEO as a catalyst for change and to share how they serve customers on the go and stay ahead of cost-cutting competitors.
Online
2005; 2002
20.

Customer-Driven Success [electronic resource]

In the post-Enron and -WorldCom era, the spotlight of scrutiny is shining ever more sharply on corporations and their chief executives. In this program, Robert Nardelli, chairman, president, and CEO of The Home Depot, and Michael Eskew, chairman and CEO of United Parcel Service, discuss the white-hot issues of corporate governance and ethics as well as the special challenges they face as newcomers to the top job. What are they doing to expand their customer bases in the face of fierce competition? And how are they training the new leaders who will help them take their companies-tops in their respective industries-into the future?
Online
2005; 2002