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Spriggs Family Lecture Series – Peter Klein Presents: Why Entrepreneurs (and Managers) Matter

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm MST

We are please to have Professor Peter Klein as the speaker at the annual lecture sponsored by Spriggs Family Endowment for Free Market Studies and the College of Business and Economics. At the event, Monday, February 13, Klein will present “Why Entrepreneurs (and Managers) Matter at 6:30 p.m. in the Simplot Ballroom of the Student Union Building.

Among may roles, Klein is the W. W. Caruth Endowed Chair and professor of entrepreneurship at Baylor University. He applies economic theories and research methods to key issues about the emergence, boundaries and internal organization of firms, how individuals and groups engage in entrepreneurial and innovative activity, and the ways organizations structure themselves to create and capture value. He is particularly interested in applications of entrepreneurship, strategy, and organization to innovation, diversification, vertical coordination, health care and public policy.

Klein has authored or co-authored more than 70 refereed journal articles and three books: “Organizing Entrepreneurial Judgment,” winner of the Foundation for Economic Education Best Book Prize, “The Capitalist and the Entrepreneur,” and his newest book, Why Managers Matter: The Perils of the Bossless Company.

Learn more about Peter Klein.