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History’s Top Innovators: Genius or Luck?
Strategic Management Journal
In the early automobile industry, what separated the greats, like Henry Ford, was quite a bit of luck,
Jun 17, 2020
When Disaster Strikes, Stockpiling Surges
Production and Operations Management
New research offers keys for how retailers and suppliers can prepare and plan for runs on essential stock to reduce shortages during a crisis.
Jun 11, 2020
The Problem Plaguing Academic Research
Academy of Management Review
In most cases, when scholars turn to research, what they actually get is the testimony of an author’s interpretation of that evidence – and that’s a big issue, says new research.
Jun 10, 2020
How To Make Rule-Followers Think Outside the Box
Journal of Applied Psychology
With the right person in charge, finds new research, it’s possible to be the type of employee companies want: ethical and creative.
Jun 03, 2020
How Campaigns Can Get Voters to the Polls
Marketing Science
New research breaks down the most effective ways for campaigns to spend their marketing budgets to sway voters and get them to the polls to vote, this year likely to show up as polarized social media messaging.
Jun 02, 2020
How To Guard Against Cyber Attacks
Journal of Management Information Systems
Can centralized IT decision-making protect an organization from cybersecurity breaches?
Jun 01, 2020
The Work Habits of Highly Effective Teams
Organization Science
New research detects a common thread among high-functioning teams – members who understand how colleagues see things.
May 20, 2020
Do Innovative Firms Communicate More?
The Accounting Review
New research finds that successful innovation, measured in patents, leads firms to issue more voluntary management forecasts, which can then spur more investment in the firm.
May 07, 2020

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