Archive for September, 2010

The meltdown of Wall Street…will it happen again? This week, on Your Financial Editor.

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Did Wall Street become a self-serving and ultimately destructive profit machine?  Chasing Wall Street’s best player, Goldman Sachs has been the trend for the last two or three decades; should they continue to mimic the actions of the top players?  Find out this week with Chris and his guest, Suzanne McGee, author of Chasing Goldman Sachs, How the Masters of the Universe Melted Down Wall Street…and Why They’ll Take Us to the Brink Again.

Join us this this Saturday morning at 8am on AM 930 WFMD, or listen from anywhere on your pc by logging onto www.wfmd.com and clicking the listen live button.

About the author:

Suzanne McGee is the contributing editor at Barron’s.  Previously on staff for the Wall Street Journal, she is a veteran reporter on the financial markets, having also written for the New York Post, Institutional Investor, Portfolio.com, and the Financial Times.  McGee regularly appears on Bloomberg Television, and is a Loeb Award winner for a multimedia series on consumer culture in China.

Power – why do some people have it, and some people don’t? This week on Your Financial Editor!

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Power…some people dream about it , others achieve it on a grand scale and some gain it and then lose it in a big way.  Join Chris this week as he and his guest, Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, discuss how power is successfully built, managed and sustained within organizations.  Professor Pfeffer has written a book, Power, based on decades of insight, observation and research that will be an essential manual and new standard in the field of leadership and management.

Join us this this Saturday morning at 8am on AM 930 WFMD, or listen from anywhere on your pc by logging onto www.wfmd.com and clicking the listen live button.

About the Author:

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, where he has taught since 1979.  He is the author or coauthor of thirteen books, and has also held visiting professorships at the Harvard Business School, London Business School, IESE Business School in Spain, and other institutions.

Most of us know right from wrong…but do we actually speak out and act on our values? This week on Your Financial Editor!

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Tune in this week for some innovative steps to take when facing an ethical dilemma.  Chris and his guest, Mary Gentile,  author of the book, Giving Voice to Values, will discuss ways you can effectively stand up for your values when pressured by your boss, customers, peers, or shareholders to do the opposite.

Join us this this Saturday morning at 8am on AM 930 WFMD, or listen from anywhere on your pc by logging onto www.wfmd.com and clicking the listen live button.

About the Author:

Mary C. Gentile, Ph.D. is a ten-year veteran of Harvard Business School and a pioneer in both the fields of business ethics and diversity management.  Currently she is director of the Giving Voice to Values curriculum and senior research scholar at Babson College.