The first installment of the one-hour interview program will be posted on Friday, May 13, 2011, on the Public Radio Exchange, an online marketplace for distribution, review and licensing of public radio programming. A new edition of “Drucker on the Dial” will then be available for free on the PRX the second Friday of every month.
“Drucker on the Dial” will feature a wide range of well-known guests—executives, authors, academics and others—discussing topics that spring from the headlines. At the same time, the show will be informed by the teachings of Peter Drucker, hailed by BusinessWeek as “the man who invented management.”
“The tagline for ‘Drucker on the Dial’ is ‘where timely issues meet timeless principles,’ and that’s exactly the lens we plan to use,” said Phalana Tiller, communications manager at the Drucker Institute and the show’s host. “Our aim is to attract an audience that goes well beyond those steeped in business. Rather, we’re hoping to engage a general listenership that implicitly understands the role of effective management and responsible leadership in a healthy society.”
On the first show, Tiller talks with Roger Martin, dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, on a variety of subjects, including his new book, Fixing the Game: Bubbles, Crashes, and What Capitalism Can Learn from the NFL. And she chats with James Quigley, global CEO of professional services giant Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, about his book As One: Individual Action, Collective Power.
About the Host
Phalana Tiller, the Drucker Institute’s communications manager, knows her way around a microphone. She is a veteran of stage and screen, and recently starred in a Directors Guild of America award-winning film, “Shoegazer.” She has worked as a DJ at WTJU, a public radio station in Charlottesville, Va., and as a VJ on MTV-2 in the late 1990s. In her post at the Drucker Institute, she is responsible for producing the blog the Drucker Exchange and overseeing the Institute’s presence on Twitter and Facebook, in addition to hosting “Drucker on the Dial.”