Three prominent business authors to speak at Drury

For Immediate Release: October 1

Media Contact:
Bill Noblitt
Executive Director of University Communications
Office: (417) 873-7276
E-mail: bnoblitt@drury.edu

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Oct. 1, 2009 — Business authors Jack Stack, Bo Burlingham and Norm Brodsky will speak to Drury students on Friday, Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. in Lay Hall. Their talk is titled “Great Ideas: A Conversation with Jack Stack, Bo Burlingham and Norm Brodsky.”

The three authors have worked together and will appear later in the day at the Missouri Literary Festival in Springfield.

Stack, a member of the Drury board of trustees, wrote A Stake in the Outcome that outlines the concept of open book management. Stack co-wrote that book with Burlingham along with The Great Game of Business. Burlingham is the author of Small Giants and an editor-at-large at Inc. magazine. Burlingham and Brodsky co-authored The Knack a how-to book on entrepreneurship.

In addition, a few Drury students will attend “Business by the Book” at the Missouri Literary Festival on Friday. During the luncheon discussion the three renowned authors will discuss everything from finances to family.

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