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Why Traditional Values May Not Be Beneficial to the West Michigan Economy

March 24, 2004
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Sweet House
254 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

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Organized by:
Jeff Seaver
Phone: (616) 892-9300
Email: jeff@cfimichigan.org


The thrust of Professor Rudolph’s presentation to us was in regards to making our part of Michigan more attractive to businesses by adopting a different attitude, he maintained that such a change in business practices here would not only benefit business and the local economy but also be the moral, ethical and “right” thing to do. Ben Rudolph laid out five main challenges to economic growth that we face that are directly related to our traditional values mindset.

About Ben Rudolph, Dr

Professor of Marketing at GVSU's Seidman School of Business, Grand Valley State University.

Bennett Rudolph, Professor of Marketing at GVSU’s Seidman School of Business is an expert on marketing strategy and management, and is the past president of the West Michigan Chapter of the American Marketing Association. Other accomplishments and involvements, including but not limited to his monthly column in Michigan Business magazine, his research in market management and strategy, and his earning of the Teacher of the Year award in Marketing.