Episode 104 – How Can Business Shape the Future of DEI
In this episode, three professors from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan tackle the question, “How can business shape the future of diversity, equity, and inclusion?” They discuss why business should concern itself with big social change, areas ripe for improvement, and roadblocks that get in the way of true progress.
At the end of the episode is a bonus research interview with Samantha Keppler, assistant professor of technology and operations, who describes her eye-opening research into the value of crowdfunding small projects in schools — and some broader implications of the results.
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About the participants
Episode Host and Producer: Bob Needham
Guests: Tamika Curry Smith, Dana Muir, Chris Rider, Samantha Keppler
Audio Engineer: Jonah Brockman