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Business in a Political Age

Bernanke - Advice 2

Political actors have a strategy for your business
Do you have a strategy for them?

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Breaking Through Gridlock

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Opposing forces have multiplied
Force multipliers are required to make democracy work

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Maximizing Benefits of Trade


Unleashing trade's power to ignite growth and reduce friction

Spreading its benefits

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Foreign Policy

Leading a Multipolar World

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A flatter world requires wider vision, narrower focus, closer friends

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IsBusinesses Engaging Governments and Society

Course at Koc Graduate School of Business


Photo (© Kennedy) - Finding common ground with Greenpeace supporters!

September 1-2, 2014

It was wonderful to return to the Koc University Graduate School of Business to teach a course on Business - Government relations to their 55 EMBA students.  This is my third year teaching EMBA's at Koc.  I find the students highly engaging is exploring opportunities for businesses to engage with in a manner that benefits both the bottom line and society.

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GDigital Campaigning - 2012 and Beyond

CSPAN Covered Seminar

Washington DC

August 27, 2014

Great discussion on digital campaigning with senior representatives of Romney and Obama campaigns, Zac Moffatt and Michael Slaby, co-sponsored by the school I lead -  George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management. For full CSPAN Coverage:

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IPolitical Management Students Examine Advocacy in Turkey

Article - GW Today

Photo with GSPM Students - Istanbul, Turkey

August 18, 2014

"Ms. Hunt and seven other GSPM students spent their first week of August in Istanbul, where they met with high-powered decision makers in an examination of advocacy in the Turkish Republic. The global perspectives residency is one of a series GSPM Director Mark Kennedy has led since arriving at the George Washington University in 2012. Those trips have led to the creation of a new master's program, Advocacy in the Global Environment, which includes immersion residencies similar to the stand-alone trips currently offered."

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IBuilding Bridges - USA and Turkey

George Washington University Alumni

Istanbul, Turkey

August 5, 2014

It was wonderful to welcome a large crowd of George Washington University Alumni to a gathering on the Bosphorus in Istanbul. Building bridges between GWU and alums in Turkey strengthens both countries.

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IStrengthening the United States - Turkey Relationship

Turkey's Global Relationship Forum

Istanbul, Turkey

August 5, 2014

My class from George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management and I enjoyed a healthy exchange on Turkey's role in the region and its relationship with the United States during our visit with Memduh Karakullukçu, the Vice-Chairman and President of Turkey's Global Relations Forum.

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