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Texas Tech Today: Texas Tech Rawls College Kicks off New Semester of Roundtable Speakers

September 10, 2012

September 10, 2012

Texas Tech University's Rawls College of Business hosts its first event in the Chief Executives' Roundtable (CXR) speaker series of the fall semester at 11:30 a.m. Friday (Sept. 14) at Valley of Lubbock Scottish Rite, 1101 70th Street.

The college's 10th dean, Lance Nail, will speak on "The Future of Business Education at the Rawls College of Business."

Nail came to Texas Tech in August from the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) where he was dean of the USM College of Business from 2008-2012.

On Oct. 3 the Rawls College will host Nick Vitalari, author, entrepreneur and managing director of Elasticity Labs. He will speak on "The Elastic Enterprise: Making Companies Competitive in the Twenty-first Century." His unique background led him to serve as an academic, corporate executive, advisor, educator, analyst, and as a public servant in local government. At Elasticity Labs Vitalari works with executives to instill new levels of elasticity into their strategies and operations.

His most recent book "The Elastic Enterprise," outlines new strategies and structures that give leading firms unprecedented flexibility and competitive advantage. He has published three other books and numerous articles in professional journals, and his work has been covered in The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Psychology Today and other media.

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