- Corporate charity campaigns and donations are popular marketing tools. But do they pay off?
- March 6, 2020 by Theodore KinniA short list of questions can help leaders avoid the potentially harmful consequences of flawed management studies.
- April 18, 2019 by Julia HobsbawmBig data is giving a soft science a hard edge, from which business can gain important insights — if those insights are properly put in context.
- December 10, 2018 by Marc SuidanThe key ingredients to success are smart deals, purposeful research and development, and a distinctive culture that is friendly to innovation.
- August 30, 2018 by Shellie KarabellResearch emphasizes the need to uncover old habits that are blocking transformation.
- November 28, 2017 by Carolin OelschlegelThere is still a great deal to learn about organizational behavior — and you can help make those discoveries.
- July 26, 2017 by Jeffrey RothfederDiscoveries surrounding a new class of impossibly small and improbably powerful compounds could reshape the materials industry — and the world around us.
- July 20, 2017 by Matt PalmquistAn informal social media style can backfire on an unknown company or boost trust among an audience that is already familiar with the firm.
- June 26, 2017 by Shellie KarabellUnder a microscope in business school and the workplace, women tend to withdraw. Here are ways to surmount that and other barriers to the C-suite.
- February 9, 2017 by Matt PalmquistCompanies that receive awards for product design see an immediate uptick in stock price.
- January 12, 2017 by Matt PalmquistAlthough manufacturers can derive some short-term benefits from unauthorized retailers, outright bootlegging is harmful to profits and reputation.
- December 22, 2016 by Matt PalmquistProfit warnings not only hurt a company’s domestic rivals, but also international competitors, and can cause industry-wide investor skittishness.
- December 15, 2016 by Matt PalmquistThe number of women presiding over large companies still lags far behind men, yet the firms they lead tend to be more risk averse and more profitable over the long term.
- December 1, 2016 by Matt PalmquistCompanies with employee-friendly policies produce more patents, which shareholders highly value and result in long-term financial benefits.
- November 17, 2016 by Matt PalmquistInternational partnerships can put parties at odds, but there are ways for smaller firms to avoid common conflicts and stick up for themselves.
- November 10, 2016 by Matt PalmquistThe use of humor in job listings posted on the Internet can grab people’s attention, but it may turn them off to the actual job and company being advertised.
- The world’s largest innovators are shifting the focus of their R&D investments from products to programming. See also “How Non-Tech Companies Are Joining the Software Revolution — in Pictures."
- October 13, 2016 by Matt PalmquistCustomers who don’t hit the target to qualify for a reward are apt to hold it against the company and make fewer subsequent purchases.
- October 6, 2016 by Matt PalmquistWith manufacturing put into the hands of small firms and even consumers, traditional value chains may no longer be as advantageous.
- September 22, 2016 by Matt PalmquistEmployees who push innovative products have a tough job, but can be encouraged by managers who grasp their motivations to succeed.
- June 30, 2016 by Matt PalmquistManufacturing and service firms differ in their approach to domestic and international philanthropy.
- June 7, 2016 by Deborah BothunDelving into comprehensive data on the world’s entertainment and media industries yields sharp insights into a future of eroding borders, changing behavior, and opportunities for growth.
- April 28, 2016 by Matt PalmquistLarge U.S. firms react to competition from high-quality foreign importers by investing more in their own R&D efforts and producing more patents.
- March 3, 2016 by Matt PalmquistA study describes how companies can adopt a flexible innovation strategy that is responsive to changes in rapidly shifting markets.
- January 21, 2016 by Matt PalmquistFlexible, adaptive supply chain management is an overlooked but vital component of a company’s overall innovation strategy.
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