Professor Richard Freeman, Herbert Ascherman Professor of Economics at Harvard University delivered the 31st Annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture, “Return of the Public: Why Market Fundamentalism Failed and What Labor Can Do About It to Save the World.” Kimberly Didier, Executive Director, Workforce Innovation and Regional Economic Development, Iowa Association of Business & Industry, and Donald Kennedy, Director, High Performance Work Organization Department, International Association of Machinists provided commentary on the lecture.
The annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture is sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law's Institute for Law and the Workplace. It is presented by the Kenneth M. Piper Endowment, which was established by a gift from Mrs. Kenneth M. Piper in memory of her husband. Mr. Piper was a distinguished executive with Motorola, Inc., and Bausch & Lomb, Inc., who made important contributions in human resources and labor relations for more than two decades.
Freeman, Richard B., "Return of the Public: Why Market Fundamentalism Failed and What Labor Can Do About It to Save the World - The 31st Annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture" (2009). Institute for Law and the Workplace Lectures. 19.