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September 2022

Anderson MBAs Lead Learning at Deloitte

Eric Dingler (’95) is chief learning officer of Deloitte’s U.S. firm and Deb Johnson (’99) holds the same position at Deloitte Technology Academy. That two of Deloitte’s top L&D executives hold UCLA Anderson MBAs is no coincidence. “Culturally, Anderson and Deloitte are similar, in that they’re both highly collegial, collaborative environments. There’s a reason many Anderson grads choose Deloitte,” says Deb. Learn more about how Deb and Eric are leading the world’s largest professional services firm in its critical learning and upskilling efforts.

No Recession But Economies Continue to Slow

According to UCLA Anderson Forecast’s latest report, the U.S. economy is likely to muddle along with below-trend growth and continued high inflation over the next 12 months. While no recession is forecast at this time, Forecast economists say the possibility still exists that persistent inflation and aggressive interest rate policy will lead to a “hard landing” of the economy, potentially precipitating a recession. Read the latest U.S. and California forecasts.

Stuart Jablon (’89) leveraged his UCLA Anderson MBA skills to become a country director

An International Career Bookended by Peace Corps Service

As a 22-year old Peace Corps volunteer, Stuart Jablon’s (’89) goals were to get a Jamaican fishing village to take him into their community, listen to him, and work together to accomplish specific goals. Working under a country director—the person who manages the Peace Corps operations in a country—Stuart learned the importance of understanding people and treating everyone with respect equally. Following the Peace Corps, Stuart came to business school and entered a 30-year career in the produce industry. Finding himself at a crossroads at 58, he applied to be a Peace Corps country director. Now, as the country director in Peru he wears many hats. Read more about the “toughest job he’s ever loved.”
Examining How We and the World Work

Examining How We and the World Work

In the latest release of How the World Works podcasts, Anderson faculty discuss a variety of observations with Warren Olney:
UCLA Has a Department for Predicting the Future

For 70 Years, the UCLA Anderson Forecast has predicted the future of the economy. Jerry Nickelsburg, Faculty Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast; Adjunct Professor of Economics tells us what's in store. Listen Now

What If We Could Measure How Good A Corporation Is for Society?

Professor of Management and Faculty Director, Center for Impact, Magali Delmas' new transparency study shows change is possible when companies truthfully report ESG metrics. Listen Now

In a Nation of Increasing Extreme Behavior, a Case for Moderation

Aimee Drolet Rossi, Professor of Marketing; Marion Anderson Chair in Management, shares discoveries that indicate great potential for change. Listen Now

Buying a Car Since the Pandemic? It’s a Changed MarketProfessor of Finance Mark Garmaise looked to Japan’s post-tsunami used car market to illuminate the current one. Listen Now


Latest in Anderson Faculty Research

Gain research insights from Anderson faculty in this month’s Anderson Review.


Reconnect in Person at Worldwide Welcome Weeks

Connect with alumni and welcome the Class of 2022 to the UCLA Anderson Alumni Network at Worldwide Welcome Weeks (WWW) this fall! WWW events offer all Anderson alumni opportunities for networking and access to business leaders and faculty. Whether it’s a conversation with UCLA Athletics Director Martin Jarmond about The Business of UCLA Athletics or exploring The Power of Intention for a Happier Hour with Professor Cassie Holmes, join us for upcoming dinners, events, and webinars. 

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Inaugural Sports Business Forum at Pauley Pavilion

Join UCLA Anderson at UCLA’s historic Pauley Pavilion for the inaugural Global Sports Business Forum. The event will bring together an international cohort of decision makers and business professionals representing teams, leagues, media, talent agencies, brand partners and technology innovators, while showcasing the power of the sports community in Los Angeles — home to Super Bowl LVI, the 2022 MLB All-Star Game and the 2028 Summer Olympics.