In researching collaboratively with her colleagues, Francesca Gino has reached some conclusions about organizational and individual behavior.
Explaining irrational decision-making has been an ongoing challenge for social scientists.
At 3 p.m. Saturday in the Hall of Philosophy, David Kozak will return to the podium for his 27th consecutive season. Titled “The Political Climate and Mid-Term Elections 2014” his lecture is part of the Contemporary Issues Forum.
Between the events in “All the President’s Men” and “Frost/Nixon” there’s a little-known yet gripping tale worthy of making a motion picture trilogy out of the Watergate cover-up.
At 3 p.m. Saturday in the Hall of Philosophy, Jonathan Zimmerman will raise the fundamental issue of teacher speech rights in the classroom while giving the fifth lecture in the Chautauqua Women’s Club’s Contemporary Issues Forum series.
Information has long been equated with power. Since 9/11 and the dot-com bubble bust, it has been collected on a massive scale by the United States government, businesses and criminals alike.
Sometimes, an idea can change a community or the world. But when it comes to optimally transmitting that idea from one’s mind to a larger audience, a person can get stymied, and simply let the idea go.
In her probing analysis and poignant memoir of love, death and politics, Two Weeks of Life, Eleanor Clift has applied her award-winning journalistic expertise to a subject that most people neglect.
For more than 20 years, Chautauqua Institution has hosted a Middle East Update, an annual program that brings in foreign policy experts to help Chautauquans understand the tightly wound and highly complicated knot of conflicts and relationships in the Middle East.
This year’s Middle East Update begins at 4 p.m. today in the Hall of Philosophy and will continue on Aug. 12 and 13 at the same time and place. Today, Geoffrey Kemp, director of regional security programs at the Center for the National Interest, will moderate a discussion with Dennis Ross, diplomat and counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Ross is also speaking at today’s morning lecture.
Attitudes toward corporate decision-making have dramatically shifted in the last 20 years. Dov Seidman believes that although the 1990s echoed a “just do it” employee mentality, millenium work environments are more focused on the details, with the journey of getting to an end being as important as the end itself.
Seidman is the Week Three Contemporary Issues Forum speaker for the Chautauqua Women’s Club and will present at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Hall of Philosophy. His talk will be titled “HOW: Why HOW We Do Anything Means Everything.”