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Steven C. Currall is Dean and Professor of Management in the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis. He is the author of "Organized Innovation: A Blueprint for Renewing America's Prosperity."

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3 Myths Americans Still Believe About Innovation

(2) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 2:36 PM

For much of the 20th century, the U.S. outpaced the rest of the world when it came to innovation. Americans soared in aviation, put the first man on the moon, discovered DNA, pushed the envelope in plastics, and invented the personal computer, the Internet and social media.

From the perspective...

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A New Science of Pension Fund Management

(0) Comments | Posted December 16, 2013 | 10:49 AM

Public pension funds have become powerful and influential players in today's global equity markets, investing trillions of dollars of government employees' retirement nest eggs. Global pension assets are estimated at nearly $30 trillion, and these growing funds are managing an increasingly large proportion of the world's total wealth.

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Leadership Lessons: What Do Executives at Amazon, Citigroup and Whole Foods Market Have in Common?

(3) Comments | Posted March 27, 2013 | 3:07 PM

As chairman and CEO of Citigroup, Sandy Weill ran the world's third largest financial institution with 250,000 employees in 102 countries without a computer and barely knew how to use a cell phone.

Amazon.com soared from a $9 billion to a $70 billion company with Mark Onetto in charge...

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Still a "Boys' Club" at the Top of Corporate California

(6) Comments | Posted December 5, 2012 | 5:53 PM

There's good reason why Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer and Hewlett-Packard President and CEO Meg Whitman find themselves in the media spotlight and overly scrutinized for their performance while held up as role models for women aspiring to emulate their career success at top companies. There are so very...

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Stewarding the University of California Dream

(6) Comments | Posted December 1, 2012 | 12:37 PM

The dream of a University of California education has been a historical driver of the upward economic mobility of California's young people.

With the passage of Proposition 30, Governor Brown on Nov. 14 said the UC must think anew about how it does business.

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