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Shocker Lecture 2007

Ninth Annual
Allan D. Shocker Lecture
on Product Development


Design and Business: Why Can’t We Be Friends?


Roger L. Martin is the dean of the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and holds the Premier's Research Chair in Productivity and Competitiveness. He was appointed to a seven-year term as the dean that commenced on September 1, 1998 and was recently reappointed to a second five-year term that commenced on July 1, 2005. He is also the director of the AIC Institute for Corporate Citizenship. He serves on the Boards of Research in Motion, The Thomson Corporation, Tennis Canada, the Canadian Credit Management Foundation, and the Skoll Foundation. He is a Trustee of the Hospital for Sick Children.

Roger L. Martin

Dean of the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto

Monday, November 26, 2007
3:15–5:00 p.m.
Reception Follows

3M Auditorium
Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota


The Shocker Lecture is presented by the New Product Design and Business Development Program, a joint venture between the Institute of Technology and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, and collaborating companies working together to create new products.