WMU News

Fall speakers for business breakfast series announced

Sept. 7, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- Western Michigan University and Keystone Community Bank have announced the speakers and topics offered in their business breakfast series for the fall semester of the 2001-02 academic year.

The Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Series at WMU's Haworth College of Business features University faculty and alumni speaking about their research and teaching on a variety of timely business issues. The company and college formed the partnership last year to offer monthly presentations that are free and open to the public.

Presentations take place from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. on the WMU campus in Room 2150 of Schneider Hall. Topics and speakers for the fall semester include:

Friday, Sept. 28, "American Depositary Receipts from the East Asian Region," Dr. Ajay Samant, associate professor of finance and commercial law;

Friday, Oct. 26, "A Cognitive Perspective on Executive Decision Making," Dr. Timothy Palmer, assistant professor of management;

Friday, Nov. 16, "Unlocking the Secrets of World-Class Work Teams: An Interactive Learning Session," Dr. Peter Saunders, associate professor of business information systems and director of WMU's Center for Teaching and Learning; and

Friday, Dec. 14, "What Keeps a Small Business from Getting Bigger?" Dr. Trudy Verser, associate dean for external affairs and associate professor of management.

To reserve a seat for any of the presentations, contact the Haworth College of Business dean's office at (616) 387-5050.

Media contact: Jessica English, 616 387-8400, jessica.english@wmich.edu

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