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'Good Business' Author to Lecture on Campus

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi at Cal State Fullerton Feb. 22

Feb. 8, 2013

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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi of Claremont Graduate University, will discuss his book "Good Business: Leadership, Flow and the Making of Meaning" at a public presentation sponsored by Cal State Fullerton's Mihaylo College of Business and Economics and the University Business Institute in the Division of Administration and Finance.


Friday, Feb. 22
1:30 – 3 p.m.


Cal State Fullerton, Mihaylo Hall, Room 1406
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831


Csikszentmihalyi, the C.S. and D.J. Davidson Professor of Psychology and Management and director of the Quality of Life Research Center at Claremont Graduate University, is the author of six books, including "Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience," "Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement With Everyday Life" and "Good Business."

In his 2003 book, Csikszentmihalyi discusses how business leaders, managers and employees can find their "flow" and contribute not only to their happiness, but also to a just and evolving society.

He is a member of the American Academy of Education, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Leisure Studies. He holds a doctorate from the University of Chicago.


Joanne Hoven Stohs, CSUF lecturer in psychology, will lead the Feb. 21 University Business Institute "By the Book" discussion on "Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience" at noon in Room 804 of Cal State Fullerton's Langsdorf Hall. Csikszentmihalyi was Stohs' dissertation adviser at the University of Chicago.


Requested for both events and can be made by contacting Marian Sherman, 657-278-5107. Seating is limited. More info online.


$2 per hour or $8 for a daily permit. Details are available online.

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Pamela McLaren, 657-278-4582 

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