Leeds Business Insights is a series of speaking and networking engagements featuring today’s groundbreaking research that shapes tomorrow’s workplace. Come engage with your fellow alumni and our world-renowned faculty as they each share 15-minute thought-provoking and inspirational ways their research impacts business, the workplace and daily life.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
6:00 – 8:00pm EDT Appetizers & drinks will be provided
The business case for diversity is simple: The most demographically balanced organizations are best positioned to deal with an evolving global economy. But diversity is not enough-employees have to feel included as well. In this talk, Dr. Johnson shows how leaders can "inclusify" their teams and maximize the benefits of diversity
Disaster on the Horizon: The Price Effect of Sea Level Rise
If emissions are not curbed, NOAA projections indicate that over one trillion dollars of coastal residential real estate will experience daily tidal flooding by 2100. Are homebuyers aware of sea level rise (SLR) risk and do they demand a discount for facing it? Dr. Lewis’ research finds that, all else equal, houses exposed to future SLR risk trade at a lower price today.