enterprise at Kellogg creates even more value
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Diermeier, the IBM Professor of Management and Regulation,
left, and Professor of Social Enterprise Donald
Haider. Both are faculty members teaching in the SEEK
integrated curriculum at Kellogg reflects the converging challenges
that today's managers face in the business, government and
nonprofit arenas. The Social
Enterprise at Kellogg (SEEK) offering provides students
with "a coherent intellectual foundation that draws on many
of our existing assets," said Dean Dipak
SEEK unites the
Kellogg School's distinguished scholars in political economy
with its renowned experts in various departments - from psychology
to public policy and nonprofit management - who have a significant
research interest in social enterprise.
curriculum replaces and integrates the Business and its Social
Environment major and the Public/Nonprofit Management major.
Diermeier is directing the program in conjunction with
faculty who teach in it.
Diermeier: "SEEK helps us implement Dean Jain's vision to
create globally responsible business leaders. Traditionally,
business schools have segmented areas that have to do with
the social environment of business, dividing nonprofits, entrepreneurship,
ethics and so forth. What we have learned is that these divisions
are really not functional anymore."
creates opportunities for collaboration among related Kellogg
School research centers, including the Center
for Nonprofit Management, the Ford
Center for Global Citizenship and the Center
for Business, Government and Society.