In season two of Catalyst, the podcast from Temple University’s Fox School of Business, we’re diving deep into topics that permeate our present and could transform our future.
By tapping into the expertise of the Fox School and the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) faculty, we explore how COVID-19 is affecting the economy, why the #MeToo movement has failed to reach professional sports, what makes a leader credible and much more.
Hosted by Tiffany Sumner; Produced by Milk Street Marketing, Megan Alt, Anna Batt, Stephen Orbanek and Karen Naylor; edited by Dustin Dellinger.
Goodbye, Black Friday
The holiday shopping season is upon us! But with a global pandemic, disrupted supply chains and more online shopping than ever—what will this season hold?
If you lead, will they follow?
What makes a manager, a CEO or a president a leader that people will follow? According to Lynne Andersson, associate professor of Human Resource Management, it all hinges on credibility.
COVID-19 and Your Finances
Steve Casper, PhD ’10 and associate professor of finance, and Dennis Martin, DBA ’18 and CFO of a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, shed light on all parts of the complicated financial situation associated with COVID-19.
Sports Blinders and #MeToo
Fans are often hesitant to hold their favorite athletes accountable for their actions. In this episode of Catalyst, Professor Elizabeth Taylor draws on her expertise to detail why fans are often eager to wear “sports blinders.”
The Business of Social Issues
In a collaboration between Temple’s medical school and Fox Business School, a sustainable path to change the impact of gun violence has been identified.
Tourism: Today vs. Tomorrow
Yang Yang, an associate professor at Temple’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management discusses why tourism has been hit so hard and when the industry might return to a new normal during COVID-19.
Patrick McKay, a diversity, equity and inclusion researcher, shares insights into what “cultural climate” is and what are the hard questions that companies and organizations should ask about their diversity and inclusion efforts.
Work is Watching
Associate Professor of Legal Studies Leora Eisenstadt takes a deep dive into the world of employee information tracking on this episode.
In this episode of Catalyst, Professor Sunil Wattal sheds light on the spectrum of fake news, from satire to deliberate misinformation.
Tariffs, Trade Wars and You
In this episode of Catalyst, we tap into the expertise of Kevin Fandl, associate professor of Legal Studies at the Fox School of Business, to gain a closer look at the trade war between the U.S. and China.
Breastfeeding in the Workplace
In the second episode of Catalyst, Sabrina Volpone talks about the hypersexualization of the female body that has led to the stigma of pumping breastmilk in a professional environment.
AI for evil. AI for good.
Catalyst’s first episode unfolds the layers around Artificial Intelligence. Our host, Tiffany Sumner, and our SME, Bertrand Guillotin, discuss the pros and cons of AI and explore which countries are excelling in the global AI race.