Confronting Capitalism: Real Solutions for a Troubled Economic System
With the fall of the Berlin Wall, one economic model emerged triumphant. Capitalism – spanning a spectrum from laissez faire to authoritarian – shapes the market economies of all the wealthiest and fastest-growing nations. But trouble is cracking its shiny veneer.
In this Soundview Live webinar, Confronting Capitalism: Real Solutions for a Troubled Economic System, Philip Kotler, with piercing clarity, explains 14 major problems undermining capitalism. Amidst its dire assessment of what’s ailing us, Kotler delivers a heartening message: We can turn things around. Kotler identifies the best ideas, linking private and public initiatives into a force for positive change. Combining economic history, expert insight, business lessons, and recent data, this webinar elucidates today’s critical dilemmas.
About the Speaker
Philip Kotler is the S.C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He received his Masters degree at the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. at MIT, both in economics. He did post-doctoral work in mathematics at Harvard University and in behavioural science at the University of Chicago.
Philip Kotler is widely acknowledged as the father of modern marketing and the world’s foremost expert on strategic marketing. He was voted the first Leader in Marketing Thought by the American Marketing Association and named The Founder of Modern Marketing Management in the Handbook of Management Thinking. Professor Kotler holds major awards including the American Marketing Association’s (AMA) Distinguished Marketing Educator Award and Distinguished Educator Award from The Academy of Marketing Science. The Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI) named him Marketer of the Year and the American Marketing Association described him as “the most influential marketer of all time.”