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Innovator

SUMMER 2012

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U C Dav i s G ra d uat e S cho o l o f m a nage m e n t

C ONTENTS C OV E R S TO R Y

2 I Our Global Trailblazers

5 I Want to Fight Poverty? Give Someone a Stage 6 I MBAs Experience Eurozone Crisis Up Close F A C U LT Y FO C U S

8 I Emerging Markets Foretold Financial Crisis

9 I Moneyball Hits a Home Run

10 I “Normal” Organizational Wrongdoing DI S TIN G U I S H E D S P E A K E R S

17 I Amory Lovins Says Farewell to Fossil Fuels 18 I Patagonia’s Prescription for a Healthy Planet 19 I Bernhard Tyson Offers Cure for Health Care

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A L U MNI S P OTLI G H T S

20 I Peter Buggy Charts Healthcare Strategy 21 I New Ventures: Revolights and Ruhstaller S P E C I A L S E C TION

NetWorks Newsletter: Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship S C H OOL N E W S

22 I Big Bang! Business Plan Competition

24 I Alumnus of the Year Mark Otero 26 I Student Scholars Honored

28 I MBA Ranked among Best in U.S. 17th Year 29 I Orlando Harris Brings Corporate Relations to Next Level

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30 I Will Snyder Leads Master of Professional Accountancy 31 I Meet Bill Sandefer, Lana Wickliffe and Leigh Ann Hartman B E Y OND C L A S S

32 I Business with Buffett

33 I Ignite Sparks Student Entrepreneurship 34 I GoodKoz Wins Walmart Challenge 35

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S T U D E NT S P OTLI G H T S

38 I N E W S TI C K E R IN A P P R E C I A TION

41 I Update: The Campaign for UC Davis

42 I Our Top All-time Donors

43 I Thank You: Dean’s Advisory Council and Business Partners 44 I Craig Hall Redefines Making a Difference

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C L A S S NOT E S

22 Graduate School of Management

Dean

University of California, Davis One Shields Avenue Davis, CA 95616-8609 (530) 752-7362

Steven C. Currall

innovator@gsm.ucdavis.edu

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Associate Deans

Hemant Bhargava Paul Griffin Assistant Dea n – Student Affairs

James R. Stevens

Assistant Dea n – Development & External Relations

Judy Nagai Managing Editor

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