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Cover The 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards

How four Chicago Booth alumni found success in the fields of consumer products,
ceramics manufacturing, socially driven enterprise, and health care policy to win the
2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards. 

Bart Becht, ’82, Distinguished Corporate Alumni Award

Tandean Rustandy, ’07 (AXP-6), Distinguished Entrepreneurial Alumni Award

Eric Weinheimer, ’94, Distinguished Public Service/Public Sector Alumni Award

Pat Basu, MBA ’05, MD ’05, Distinguished Young Alumni Award

By Erin O'Neill and Paula Wheeler |



Capital Ideas: Finding the Right Balance

When the quantity and quality of manufacturing output are highly uncertain, managers can satisfy customer demand while minimizing the cost of too much or too little inventory if they choose the right level of production, according to research by John Birge. 

By Vanessa Sumo |


Faculty Digest


The Perfect Score?

Research by Devin Pope questions the value of the ACT exam as an effective predictor for future college performance. Plus: faculty research on the roots of motivation, expecting the unexpected, interesting findings on self-reported hedge fund returns, and more.

By Erin O’Neill and Molly Schultz |

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Last Updated 1/11/12