The seminar—Rise of the imponderables: Challenges for the world and management—is an exploration by Gettler of the twenty-five ‘imponderables’ facing the world today.
These imponderables range from the end of low inflation to the rising cost of capital, water shortages, terrorism and its relationship with the nation state, nanotechnology and the transformation of inanimate matter, governance and the growing challenge to corporations in a globalised world.
The seminar series is held at La Trobe University’s Melbourne campus in Bundoora and are free for the public to attend.
When: September 15, 11am – 12pm
Where: La Trobe University, Bundoora, Peribolos West, room 219
For bookings and catering contact Sheilagh Shannon:
About Leon Gettler
Leon Gettler is an award-winning senior business journalist, writing for The Age, BRW, CFO and AFR Boss magazine and for the green lifestyle focused G Magazine. Leon writes about management issues and covers strategy, globalization, leadership, entrepreneurship, innovation, executive education, IT, marketing and human resources. He also has a strong interest in regulatory issues, including Sarbanes-Oxley, corporate governance and ethics. Leon manages six blogs: www.soxfirst.com
focuses on American business, corporate governance, ethics and broader business and social issues. The Age and Sydney Morning Herald’s Management Line
focuses on management, workplace and career issues. The Business of Green
, published by G Magazine, tackles sustainability issues in the corporate world. Other blogs are Let's Go Economics
, Let's Go Environment
, and the AMCRC blog
. Leon received a National Book Council Prize for his book An Unpromised Land, and has also focused on the forces that lead smart executives into making dumb decisions in the book Organisations Behaving Badly. Leon also does a weekly podcast with commentator Garry Barker – Talking Business – for RMIT University's College of Business.
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