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William Starbuck, ITT Professor of Creative Management at New York University's Stern School of Business, will be the guest speaker for the Old Dominion University Economics Club of Hampton Roads luncheon Wednesday, April 26.

Co-sponsored by Old Dominion's College of Business and Public Administration, the luncheon will begin at noon at the Norfolk Marriott Waterside Hotel in downtown Norfolk. The cost is $30 for non-members. Due to limited space, reservations are required and can be made by calling 683-4058.

Starbuck's speech entitled "How a butterfly upset an industry . . . and changed American society," will focus on the origins and development of America's most successful corporate law firm.

Starbuck holds degrees from Harvard University and the Carnegie Institute of Technology. He has held faculty positions at Purdue University, the Johns Hopkins University, Cornell University, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, New York University and numerous institutions abroad. Starbuck has published over 130 books and articles on a wide range of topics including accounting, business strategy, computer programming, computer simulation, decision-making, human-computer interaction, organizational growth and development, scientific methods and social revolutions.

This article was posted on: February 20, 2006

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