Archive for Fall 2013

Maxing Out on Primary Care

Research Brief | November 27, 2013

The projected physician shortage can be averted by tapping non-physician medical staff and electronic communications.

Topics: Healthcare, Operations | Read Article

The Value Trap

Research Brief | November 27, 2013

Assess the risk associated with the growth of a so-called value stock by considering both its book-to-price and earnings-to-price ratios.

Topics: Accounting, Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

Five-Star Pricing

Feature | November 27, 2013

A new model helps firms make the most of online review sites.

Topics: Marketing, Operations | Read Article

Choosing Health — and Wealth

Feature | November 07, 2013

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Decision Science, Healthcare, Marketing | Read Article

Do Delays Undermine Discounts?

Feature | November 07, 2013

Price promotions can be a double-edged sword, new research shows.

Topics: Marketing | Read Article

Observations from the Real World

Feature | November 07, 2013

A new statistical method provides a way to better approximate lab settings when analyzing data.

Topics: Data Analysis, Healthcare | Read Article

Share a Little, Save a Lot

Feature | November 07, 2013

New research shows that when low-skilled employees tap the knowledge of their better-skilled peers, productivity increases.

Topics: Organizations | Read Article

Did Flexibility Compromise No Child Left Behind?

Feature | September 30, 2013

New research shows that subtle differences in implementation led to wide discrepancies in measured outcomes.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Organizations | Read Article

Go Shop or No Shop?

Feature | September 30, 2013

Retaining the option to open up a firm’s sale to other bidders after signing the merger agreement, can incur unnecessary costs without offering offsetting benefits

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Reversing the Brain Drain

Feature | September 30, 2013

Skilled foreign workers who return home may find transferring knowledge to be surprisingly difficult — but there are remedies.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Strategy, World Business | Read Article