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Rick Nason

Rick Nason PhD, CFA is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Rowe School of Business teaching Financial management. He has been awarded the Manulife Award for Teaching Excellence,  A. Gordon Archibald Award for Teaching Excellence and the MBA Professor of the Year award from Dalhousie University. His Selected publications include "It's Not Complicated: The Art & Science of Complexity in Business" and "Rethinking Risk Management".

The Sputnik Effect

In 1957, the Russians threw a two-foot diameter ball into outer-space and the world was forever changed. Sputnik was the first man-made object to conquer space and thus opened the potential for a virtually limitless set of explorations....