Research

A Dynamic Pricing Model for Non-Clairvoyants
Setting prices for trendy items requires guesswork — unless you’re clairvoyant. For everyone else, professor Zhi-Long Chen has a dynamic model.
May 16, 2018
Understanding Industry Incubation
Who needs products? Many startups thrive below ground, according to research from the Smith School's Rajshree Agarwal.
May 14, 2018
Beware of CFOs with Large Signatures
There's more to signature size than meets the eye. As it turns out, chief financial officers with large signatures are more willing to exploit others and bend the truth in their favor.
May 11, 2018
When Traditionalism Helps Innovation
New research from Smith School professor Debra L. Shapiro finds that innovation teams benefit when they include traditionalists and mavericks.
May 10, 2018
The Value of Opposing Viewpoints
Team members aren’t always going to agree with leaders’ goals and strategies. And sometimes, having disagreement among teams is actually ideal for dealing with complex problems.
Apr 30, 2018
A New Approach to the Supply Chain Cash Flow
There are benefits to a fairly recent supply chain innovation: Rather than leaving small suppliers on their own to obtain financing, influential buyers are stepping up as intermediaries.
Apr 25, 2018
Transformational Leadership Artistry
Scholars point to transformational leadership as being one of the more useful leadership skills, and two Smith School researchers reveal why.
Apr 18, 2018
Business Gets Personal For CFOs
New research suggests that CFOs have a significant influence on firms’ disclosure decisions and respond to personal litigation risk over and above corporate litigation risk.
Apr 16, 2018
When Life Interrupts Your Daily Checklist
Some people fail to plan. Others plan the wrong way for the modern workplace. New Smith School research identifies the planning technique that might be better suited for fast-paced environments.
Apr 09, 2018
A Learning Curve for Using Online Reviews
Do online ratings and reviews actually help consumers make better decisions about doctors, hotels, schools, restaurants, movies and other purchase options? The answer may surprise you.
Apr 04, 2018

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