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Niko Matouschek

Alvin J. Huss Professor of Management and Strategy; Professor of Strategy; Chair of Strategy Department

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Take 5: How to Improve the Odds of Breakthrough Innovation

Thorny problems demand novel solutions. Here’s what it takes to move beyond incremental tweaks.

Researchers: Sara Moreira, Dimitris Papanikolaou, Niko Matouschek, Kieu-Trang Nguyen, Dashun Wang, Benjamin F. Jones and and coauthors

August 26, 2022

Innovation

The Desire to Be Acquired Is Stifling Innovation at Startups

The result is “more-conventional, less-radical, less-novel innovation,” adding a new wrinkle to antitrust debates.

Researchers: Steven Callander and Niko Matouschek

July 1, 2022

Innovation

How the Wrong Team Can End Up with Too Much Power in an Organization

Employee incentives that made sense at the time can lead to problematic power dynamics.

Researchers: Jin Li, Niko Matouschek and Michael Powell

December 1, 2017

Strategy

Video: Let Virtue Build Your Bottom Line

Trustworthiness pays off, especially in the midst of uncertainty.

Researchers: Niko Matouschek and Grover Wray

August 2, 2016

Strategy

Video: To Build Trust with Customers, Show That You Are in It for the Long Haul

A researcher and a trusted CEO share tips to boost loyalty.

Researchers: Niko Matouschek and Larry Rosen

April 7, 2016

Strategy

Managing Trust in the Workplace

The perils of breaking promises to employees

Researchers: Jin Li and Niko Matouschek

October 7, 2013

Leadership

Adding Friction to the Market

In employment, making hiring and firing easier is not always the way to go

Researchers: Niko Matouschek, Paolo Ramezzana and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud

August 1, 2011

Economics

When Does Coordination Require Centralization?

Contrary to expectations, decentralization might be the best strategy when the need for coordination among divisions is paramount

Researchers: Ricardo Alonso, Wouter Dessein and Niko Matouschek

October 1, 2008

Organizations