Webinars: Global Network Connect

Global Network Connect is a series of webinars designed to bring together experts from Global Network schools to discuss important topics impacting global business. 

PAST Webinars


After Brexit?

April 12, 2019

Webinar Recap: A Frustrating and Illuminating Process: Global Network Experts Discuss the State of Brexit


Tim London, Head of Organisational Innovation and Senior Lecturer, University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business
Janet Smart, Reader in Operations Management, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
David Bach, Deputy Dean and Professor in the Practice of Management, Yale School of Management
Arturo Bris, Professor of Finance and Director of IMD World Competitiveness Center, IMD

On April 12, a panel of experts from the Global Network for Advanced Management considered what can be learned from the process to this point and what the future likely holds for businesses and citizens with ties to Britain. The discussion was held on a day that had been the second deadline to reach an agreement and avoid a chaotic no-deal withdrawal, until the EU granted the UK an extension until October 31. 


How Can We End Gender Bias in the Workplace?

January 19, 2019


Yunxia Feng, Associate Professor, Organization and Human Resources, Renmin Business School
Kumeshnee West, Director of Executive Education, University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business
Jennifer McFadden, Associate Director of Entrepreneurial Programs, Yale SOM
Darren Baker, Assistant Professor of Business and Society, University College Dublin

Women remain underrepresented in many industries, especially at the highest levels. The #MeToo movement illuminated the bias—and sometimes hostility and abuse—that women face in many organizations. And as a 2017 Global Network Survey showed, women face conflicting signals about their societal and professional roles. Our expert panelists from the Global Network for Advanced Management discussed the steps, large and small, that can contribute to gender equity in the workplace.