James Mulva, CEO and Chairman of ConocoPhillips, was the guest of former McCombs Dean George Gau at the McCombs Leadership Forum on October 8. Mulva spoke about his 36-year career in the energy industry and his passion for it. He stressed the importance of work ethic and integrity in ConocoPhillips’ corporate culture. “It’s not enough [...]
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Dr. Leeds, senior finance lecturer at McCombs School of Business, reviews a myriad of entities who are to blame for the subprime crisis, among them – homebuyers, mortgage brokers, bankers, the Federal Reserve, U.S. Treasury and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Marketing professor Eli Cox spoke on whether America is in moral decline at the TexasExes Alumni College in June 2009. He believes it is and is writing a book about it. In his lecture to alumni, Dr. Cox reviewed several relevant books. He explained the economic concept of marginal utility in depth and its effect [...]