B-School Commencement 2013: US Airways' Doug Parker

Photograph courtesy of Vanderbilt University

W. Douglas Parker, the chairman and chief executive officer of US Airways, delivered the commencement address for Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management on May 10. Parker, a 1986 MBA graduate of Owen, used a not-very-flattering anecdote from his own commencement 27 years earlier to illustrate his main theme, which is that relationships matter.

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