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
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.
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.