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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.

At close to $900 billion, Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global is one of the largest investment funds in the world, holding approximately 1 percent of all equities around the world. On a per capita basis, it represents about $185,000 per citizen. The fund is remarkable not only for its size, but also for its commitment to socially responsible investing and transparency.

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Ideas at Work: Feature
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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June 24, 2014

Has “Say on Pay” Worked?

Shareholder voting on executive compensation has done little to curb CEO pay — but has brought transparency to governance.

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June 24, 2014

Rivalry's Poor Returns

New research suggests that, in some settings, ethnic loyalties trump productivity.

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June 24, 2014

No-Drama Deals

New research reveals how a common negotiation strategy can leave value on the table.

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Ideas at Work: Feature
April 24, 2014

One Book or Two?

The link between tax liability and internal pricing.

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