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How The World Works with Warren Olney

 

Warren Olney and key Anderson faculty members uncover some of the most fascinating aspects of business and how we work

 

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Want to Save the Environment? Hope for a Global Treaty

As Ivo Welch and Brad Cornell tell Warren Olney, doing your part will mostly save money

Featuring:  Ivo Welch, Distinguished Professor of Finance, J. Fred Weston Chair in Finance and Brad Cornell Professor Emeritus
 

 
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When Something We Need Goes Scarce, How Do You Decide Who Has Dibs?

Warren Olney interviews Franklin Shaddy about how to allocate precious items, even vaccines

Featuring: Franklin Shaddy, Assistant Professor of Marketing and Behavioral Decision Making

 
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What's the Key Ingredient to a Successful Startup?

As Olav Sorenson tells host Warren Olney, it's your longtime location

Featuring: Olav Sorenson, Joseph Jacobs Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies; Professor of Strategy; Faculty Research Director, Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

 
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Forecasting the Economy When The President is Sick and Unpredictable

The director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, Jerry Nickelsburg, talks with Warren Olney about how they forge ahead with predictions in a time of sheer unpredictability.

Featuring: Jerry Nickelsburg, Adjunct Full Professor, UCLA Anderson Forecast

 
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The Systemic Suppression of Native Americans’ Economic Outcomes

Warren Olney interviews Christian Dippel, who found that the property rights on reservations have cost generations of our indigenous peoples their fair shot at economic opportunity.

Featuring: Christian Dippel, Assistant Professor of Economics

 
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How Politicians Handle Uncertainty

Professor Craig Fox caught up with Warren Olney, explaining that when leaders can discern situations with random variables from those with knowable variables, they can better influence and communicate the outcomes.

Featuring:  Craig Fox, Harold Williams Chair and Professor of Management
 

 
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What Baseball Teaches Us About Our Own Performance

As Warren Olney examines with Hengchen Dai, the data gleaned from baseball shows that instances of “fresh starts” boost performance – and can be applied to our lives as well.

Featuring:  Hengchen Dai, Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations and Behavioral Decision Making
 

 
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If You Think Time Is Money, You’re Forfeiting Happiness

Warren Olney interviewed Sanford Devoe about his critical research on hourly versus salaried earners, and how both look at their time off. The findings are simple — but explain a great deal about our behaviors.

Featuring:  Sanford Devoe , Associate Professor of Management and Organizations
 

 
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Organizations Have Committed to Better Representation, But Really?

Warren Olney speaks with Miguel Unzueta, expert on equity, racial discrimination, biases and microaggressions in the workplace. At a time of higher consciousness about these issues, how can we make our organizations better?

Featuring:  Miguel Unzueta, Senior Associate Dean of MBA Programs; Professor of Management and Organizations
 

 
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The Power of the Immigrant Mindset in America

Warren Olney learns from Paola Giuliano, economist and researcher, how different waves of immigrants to the U.S. have leaned politically and have actually influenced policy.

Featuring:  Paola Giuliano, Professor of Economics, Justice Elwood Lui Endowed Term Chair in Management

 
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The Housing Shortage and Homelessness: A Researcher’s Perspective

Warren Olney and leading real estate researcher Stuart Gabriel look at how the housing shortage and homelessness in California has been exacerbated by redlining, systemic failures and now, COVID-19. What are possible solutions?

Featuring:  Stuart Gabriel, Arden Realty Chair, Professor of Finance and Director, Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA
 

 
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It’s Not Just What You Say or How You Say It

Warren Olney and assistant dean of equity, diversity and inclusion Heather Caruso discuss how listening to understand is the key to averting conflicts, particularly among people of different backgrounds and cultures.

Featuring:  Heather Caruso, Assistant Dean, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations and Behavioral Decision Making
 

 
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Leadership (Or The Lack Thereof) In This Global Crisis

Warren Olney and Sebastian Edwards look into the failures of leadership (and one success) as different leading nations navigate the pandemic.

Featuring:  Sebastian Edwards, faculty director of the Center for Global Management
 

 
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The Global Economic… Recession?

Warren Olney and Ed Leamer look into what’s ahead in the wake of this pandemic, from an economic and sociological perspective.

Featuring:  Ed Leamer , renowned economic forecaster and Professor Emeritus
 

 
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Happiness In COVID Times

Warren Olney and Cassie Mogilner Holmes examine happiness during the COVID-19 crisis. Is it achievable? How does research show happiness is within your control?

Featuring:  Cassie Mogilner Holmes , professor of behavioral decision making and marketing
 

 
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The Difference Between Thinking You’ll Do Something And Doing It

Warren Olney and Hal Hershfield delve into our consumer and life decisions. Hershfield’s research uncovers valuable nuggets about why we decide to make changes — but often never follow through.

Featuring: Hal Hershfield, professor of behavioral decision making and marketing

 
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