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Ideas at Work: Feature

Ideas at Work: Feature
July 23, 2014

To Reap Innovation’s Rewards, Team Up

Why does new technology spread so slowly in many industries?

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Ideas at Work: Feature
June 19, 2014

What Makes an Idea Creative?

If you want your idea to be innovative, you need to hit the right mix of novelty and familiarity, a new study shows.

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Ideas at Work: Feature
May 15, 2014

Option for Control

CEOs use their options to fight proxy battles.

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Ideas at Work: Feature
May 15, 2014

Friendly Influence

A new study sheds light on how the structures of social networks help or hinder the spread ideas, fashion, and even social movements.

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Ideas at Work: Feature
May 29, 2014

The Vikings Return to America

A new report on Norway’s pension fund points toward a Canadian model for active investment management.

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April 3, 2014

Competing With Bias

Research shows how discrimination works in the hiring process and suggests that science and tech firms that leave it unaddressed may overlook talented female candidates.

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January 24, 2014

Save or Be Selfish?

A new model can help economists understand how spouses make financial decisions — and why many couples struggle to save.

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September 24, 2014

In Mobile Marketing, the Value Is in the Journey, Not the Destination

New research in location-based mobile marketing shows it’s not who you know or where you’re going that matters, but how you get there.

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September 24, 2014

How Do Credit Default Swaps Affect Bond Prices?

Credit default swaps may lower a firm’s borrowing costs under certain conditions, new research shows.

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September 24, 2014

Dealing with the Hold-Up Problem

Investing in the relationship and sharing information can help firms enforce informal contracts with suppliers.

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