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Archive for Summer 2013

Language Lessons

Feature | August 30, 2013

How cultural images from home can impair second-language skills.

Topics: Organizations, World Business | Read Article

Why Do We Tip?

Viewpoints | August 30, 2013

An economist argues that restaurant patrons and waiters would be better off if restaurants adopted no-tipping policies.

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

Music Makers and Market Breakers

Off The Shelf | August 30, 2013

In a new book, Damon Phillips dives deep into the history of jazz to share often surprising lessons about how new markets rise and fall.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

Does Inequality Make You Happier?

Feature | July 29, 2013

New research shows that the relationship between income inequality and life satisfaction is not as simple as it seems.

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

Why Did the Home Affordable Modification Program Underperform?

Feature | July 29, 2013

New research suggests that the effectiveness of the Home Affordable Mortgage Program was severely limited by loan servicers’ low capacity to negotiate modifications.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Real Estate, Risk Management | Read Article

Uncertainty, Risk, and Climate Change

Feature | July 29, 2013

In this podcast, Geoffrey Heal discusses one of the biggest questions businesses and society face today — and tomorrow: how to make decisions about a future that's certain to be shaped by climate change.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Risk Management, World Business | Read Article

Should Derivatives Be Privileged in Bankruptcy?

Research Brief | July 29, 2013

Reconsider derivatives’ privileged status in bankruptcy.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Corporate Finance | Read Article

Why Are There So Few Women in Corporate Leadership?

Feature | June 26, 2013

A study suggests the answer is linked to the behavior of both men and women at the top.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

Finding the Fit That Makes Us Tick

Off The Shelf | June 26, 2013

In a new book, E. Tory Higgins shares the keys to understanding what motivates people — and how to unlock success and influence others.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

Mining Social Media for Marketing Insights

Feature | June 26, 2013

Data mining yields many returns for marketers.

Topics: Marketing | Read Article

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