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Business leaders from all over the world are gathering at Michigan Ross to share their secrets for fostering purpose, passion, performance, and profit at their organizations –– and you can have a front row seat for every discussion.

Main stage presentations for this year’s Positive Business Conference will be available via live stream on May 11-12.

Ross researchers, along with executives from Microsoft, KPMG, Whole Foods, and PepsiCo, will share the positive business approaches that yield extraordinary results. Attendees will participate in practical hands-on workshops and leave with a plan to implement positive business practices in their own organizations.

 

 

Watch sessions above, or click the links below to get reminders.

Thursday, May 11 at 9:30am

This session will feature:

  • The Global Impact of Positive Business with Scott DeRue, Dean of Michigan Ross; and
  • The Power of Work's Higher Purpose in Driving Employee Engagement and Business Results with Bruce N Pfau, Partner, Advisory; Human Capital Strategy and Culture Transformation at KPMG

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Thursday, May 11 at 2:00pm

This session will feature:

  • Bridging the Issues that Divide Us with Michigan Ross professors Achyuta Adhvaryu, Andy Hoffman, and Ted London.

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Thursday, May 11 at 3:45pm

This session will feature:

  • The Power of Corporate Citizenship to Create Positive Business with Mary Snap, President of Microsoft Philanthropies; and
  • The Revitalization of Detroit - A story of commitment, creativity, and partnerships with Maurice Cox, Planning Director of the City of Detroit; Susan Mosey, Executive Director of Midtown Detroit; Jerry Norcia, President; Chief Operating Officer, DTE Energy; Keith Owens, Senior Editor, Michigan Chronicle.

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Friday, May 12 at 9:00am

This session will feature:

  • Creating a Stronger Culture Through Diversity and Inclusion with Danielle Mastrangel Brown, Vice President, Human Resources; Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Intel; and
  • The Power of Positive Partnerships with Dr. Mehmood Khan, Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer at PepsiCo

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Friday, May 12 at 2:00pm

This session will feature:

  • Achieving Extraordinary Positive Business Results with Mental Models with Melissa Kirmayer Eamer, Vice President of Customer Experience at Amazon; and,
  • Building Positive Business In a Rapidly Changing World with Walter Robb, Chairman of Whole Kids and Whole Cities Foundations, and member of the Board of Directors of Whole Foods Market.

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The Center for Positive Organizations at Michigan Ross is the leading center of global excellence in positive business. Ross faculty have pioneered positive organizational scholarship and continue to lead research that applies positive business practices across all functions, ranging from marketing to supply chain management.

Learn more about the 2017 Positive Business Conference