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January 7, 2019
How to Navigate a Vertical Merger after the AT&T and Time Warner Ruling
Here’s what companies can do to minimize antitrust concerns in an uncertain regulatory environment.
December 4, 2018
Why Do Trainees Get Stuck with So Much Grunt Work?
There must be faster ways to get them up to speed. Yet grueling apprenticeships persist in medicine, law, and the trades.
Drew Fudenberg and Luis Rayo
October 2, 2018
The Blockchain Revolution Has Reached a Crossroads. What’s Next?
Bitcoin and its ilk need to become more efficient without losing their trademark decentralization.
February 2, 2018
New Cryptocurrencies, Same Old Problems
Why we won’t see a Bitcoin takeover any time soon.
January 5, 2018
What’s Behind the Current Wave of Vertical Integration?
From Amazon–Whole Foods to CVS–Aetna, companies are reconfiguring for an uncertain future. Four strategy professors discuss.
Craig Garthwaite, Meghan Busse, Amanda Starc and Mark McCareins
December 1, 2017
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.
Jin Li, Niko Matouschek and Michael Powell
September 7, 2017
When Picking the Wrong Person for the Job Is the Right Move
Sometimes building credible relationships with your employees and suppliers is more important than finding the “perfect” fit.
Daniel Barron and Michael Powell
September 6, 2017
Want to Improve Your Sales Forecast? Check Your Company’s Facebook Feed.
Social media data can help predict consumer demand.
Ruomeng Cui, Santiago Gallino, Antonio Moreno-Garcia and Dennis J. Zhang
September 6, 2017
The Science Behind the Growing Importance of Collaboration
Plus, ideas for designing spaces that encourage employees to team up in unique ways.
Benjamin F. Jones
August 3, 2017
Take 5: How to Empower Employees to Be More Creative
Creativity is a potent engine for business. Nurture it without letting office divas run the show.
Maryam Kouchaki, Leigh Thompson, William Ocasio, Edward (Ned) Smith and Loran Nordgren
August 2, 2017
What Happens to Quality When One Company Builds the Tracks and Another Runs the Trains?
Governments looking to improve their infrastructure will want to know the answer.
David A. Besanko and Shana Cui
July 6, 2017
STEM Degrees Are Good for Careers. But Do They Lead to More Innovation?
Science, technology, engineering, and math education helps job prospects, but hurts the likelihood of becoming an inventor.
Nicola Bianchi and Michela Giorcelli
June 19, 2017
Is an Unpredictable Leader Good for National Security?
Think the goal is to keep your enemies guessing? Game theory suggests otherwise.
April 14, 2017
Using Cell Phone Data to Predict the Next Epidemic
Whom you call is linked to where you travel, which dictates how viruses spread.
Pierre Deville, Chaoming Song, Nathan Eagle, Vincent D. Blondel, Albert-László Barabási and Dashun Wang
March 9, 2017
How Bell’s Became So Many People’s Local Beer
A Q&A with CEO Laura Bell on preserving company culture while growing aggressively.
Michael J. Mazzeo and Laura Bell
February 3, 2017
Finding the Right Partner Can Make or Break Your Startup
A Q&A on why you should “date before you marry” with an entrepreneur who took the plunge.
Benjamin F. Jones and Nicole Staple
October 10, 2016
Finding the Right Performance Incentives to Motivate Employees
Some incentive schemes encourage hard work—others reward those who game the system.
Daniel Barron, George Georgiadis and Jeroen Swinkels
October 5, 2016
How to Use Data Visualization to Improve Your Business
Understanding how our minds read visualizations can help answer your organization’s most important questions.
Steven Franconeri and Joel K. Shapiro
October 4, 2016
Video: When Expectations Clash, Is the Problem Cultural?
You’ll do well to understand where others are coming from.
Jeanne M. Brett and Sanford Goldberg
September 13, 2016
Remaking Marketing Organizations for a Data-Driven World
A Q&A with United Airlines’ CMO on how to avoid becoming “an artifact of a prior era.”
Thomas O'Toole and Eric Leininger
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