December 24, 2013
People prefer old-fashioned voicemail messages to emails when receiving bad news.
December 19, 2013
New hires who receive positive support from their bosses and co-workers during their first 90 days on the job tend to have better long-term performance.
December 12, 2013
As GM’s new CEO, Mary Barra, may discover, many women who get to their company’s top spot find themselves facing yet more obstacles to achieving full power.
December 5, 2013
As consumers increasingly expect to be able to customize the products they buy, giving them creative control over the assembly process makes them value a product more.
November 27, 2013
Financial officers tend to overestimate their own abilities to predict the stock market, which can adversely affect their firms.
November 21, 2013
Business managers may think they’re fooling customers with a $4.99 price tag, but a new study shows most consumers would rather pay $5.00.
November 14, 2013
Borrowing clout gives large companies an edge in a financial crisis.
November 7, 2013
When planning large projects, managers should base their forecasts for costs and timelines not on their own optimism, but on statistical data from previous ventures.
October 31, 2013
When it comes to managing a company’s working capital, CFOs must balance the need to stock inventory against the need to provide value for shareholders.
October 24, 2013
New businesses may be tempted to expand as quickly as possible, but such rapid growth can doom a fledgling company.