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Dr. Baack, Larry, Lecturer, has a Ph.D. from Stanford University and was previously head of the Program in Business and International Affairs at the University of Nebraska. He is President of the Bay Area Economic Forum and has also been Senior Vice President and Principal at Solem and Associates. He is also Corporate Manager of Community and Local Government Relations at PG&E. His academic interests include Business, Government and Society, and Business Negotiation.

Dr. Carr-Ruffino, Professor, has a Ph.D. in Management from the University of North Texas. Her specialty field is Management in a Diverse Workplace and Marketplace. Her academic interests include: Women in Management and Leadership Positions, Managing Diversity, Multicultural Corporate Cultures that Tap the Power of Diversity, Trends in Affirmative Action, Managerial Stress, Glass Ceiling Issues. She has authored several books in her field.

Dr. Fox-Wolfgramm, Associate Professor, has a Ph.D. from Texas Tech University. Her research interests include: Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship. Her articles appear in several publications in the field and she has given presentations on Qualitative Research Methods, Strategic Issues Management, Social Issues Management and High Growth Companies at major conferences. Dr. Fox-Wolfgramm is a Price-Babson Fellow and a Samuel Moore Walton Free Enterprise Fellow.

Mr. Lambert, Lecturer, has a B.S. in Engineering from Iowa State University and an M.B.A. from Rutgers University with concentrations in Finance and Microeconomics. He brings 35 years of management experience in large and small businesses to the classroom. Lambert teaches undergraduate courses at San Francisco State University including BUS 682— Seminar in the Environment of Business and BUS 690—Seminar in Business Policy and Strategic Management. He has a special interest in assisting evening students complete their degrees while they work in the "real world."

Dr. McNier, Lecturer, has a J.D. from Washington University and is licensed to practice law before the United States Tax Court and other federal and state courts. His particular interests include employment discrimination, immigration, taxation and hospitality law.

Dr. Purser, Associate Professor, has a Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University. He has authored the following books, The Search Conference (Jossey-Bass, 1996), Social Creativity Volumes 1 & 2, (Hampton Press, 1998), and has a forthcoming book, The Self-Managing Organization, (Free Press, 1998), along with 40 academic journal articles and book chapters. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee for the Academy of Management's Organization Development and Change Division.

Dr. Silverman, Professor, has a Ph.D. from Stanford University. His research and teaching interests are dedicated to exploring the impact of business organizations on the natural environment and what they are doing and can do to contribute to environmental sustainability.