~ April 9, 2020  ~
Spotlight On Teaching
The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program: Nicholas McGuigan, Allesandro Ghio, Robert Sroufe, Regina Abrami, Jadranka Skorin-Kapov, Melissa Bradley, Jerry Davis, Sarah Birrell Ivory

How can educators help prepare leaders for challenges like our current crisis? In the second of our four-part series, a selection of our Ideas Worth Teaching Award winners weigh in. (also see our growing collection The Coronavirus and Business Education: Resources for Teaching)
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Worth: Tensie Whelan, Sophie Rifkin

"Should well capitalized companies lay off workers (which would benefit shareholders) or should they figure out how to support their workers and society while managing a radically changed world?" And how should business schools educate students to face a future of such questions?
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Time: Katy Steinmetz

"Brands are really going to be judged for a long time by how they behave through this": What are the best ways for brands to respond to this crisis? (also see CEOs: Think of Coronavirus Response as 'First Line of Your Obit' and CEOs Cutting Their Own Pay Is an Important Move-but It's Only the First Step)
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The New York Times: Eduardo Porter

Resource allocation, asymmetric shocks and alternative incentives: How can economists (and other academics) pivot to help design immediate, practical approaches to coronavirus challenges?
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Harvard Business Review: Megan Tobias Neely

Do the unprotected workers risking their lives deserve the same protections as the people they serve? (also see How Will COVID-19 Reshape the Gig Economy? and Bail out Workers, Not Shareholders)
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It's time for individuals, companies and countries to ask, "who do we want to be when we emerge from the worst of this?"
Our Ideas Worth Teaching Awards recognize faculty providing the skills and mindsets needed to navigate and thrive even in difficult times. We've extended the nomination deadline to May 8, 2020. Learn more and nominate now!
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