What is the future of work? Will robots take our jobs? How is your company using your data? During the first season of Catalyst, we answer these questions and many more. Catalyst is brought to you by Temple University’s Fox School of Business. With the help of expertise from Fox faculty and the greater business community, we decode business trends so that you can spark change in your field.
Hosted by Tiffany Sumner; Produced by Evo Terra, Megan Alt, Anna Batt, and Stephen Orbanek; with help from Karen Naylor and Parul Seth; and edited by Evo Terra
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.