It’s now down to four. With the merger between American Airlines and USAir now approved by the Department of Justice, just four airlines—American, Delta, United and Southwest—will account for over 80% of the domestic airline industry. The merger—which follows mergers between Delta and... More →
Pinpointing the Value in CSR
The unexpected link between CSR spending and financial performance
Managing Managers’ Reputations
How managers’ concern for their reputations influences their disclosure of earnings forecasts
More than Risk Management
Non-hedging derivatives broadly used, but also broaden risks
Doing Business in the Middle East
Americans and Middle Easterners approach negotiations differently
The Risks and Rewards of Experience Abroad
Do past international investments help or hurt a company’s chances of succeeding in a new market?
Who Does Better Business in China?
Foreign investors can do just fine
Leaders Do Matter—But When Does Their Gender Matter, Too?
Countries with high levels of ethnic diversity often suffer from slow economic growth—unless there is a woman in charge
The Games Companies and Activists Play
When is corporate activism most effective?
Corporate Culture—Not Lip Service—Counts
Establishing a bona fide “culture of integrity” can be costly for a corporation, but the economic returns are real
When Seeing Leads to Buying
Recent research indicates that seeing a new vehicle on the road can help sway some drivers to buy.
When Two Products Are Less Than One
Why Bundling Can Sometimes Hurt Sales
Good Customers, Bad Reviews
Deceptive product reviews aren’t always written by the enemy—or even in anger