Ideas at Work: Off The Shelf

Converging on Startup Success

Off The Shelf | October 07, 2014

In conversation, Damon Phillips and Evan Rawley discuss why entrepreneurship resists easy study and how their research is tackling some of the biggest questions in the field.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Innovation | Read Article

Fragile by Design

Off The Shelf | August 21, 2014

In his new book, Professor Charles Calomiris shows how unlikely political coalitions have contributed to banking crises in some countries, and helped create stability in others.

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

Insights Gained

Off The Shelf | March 21, 2014

In his new book, Mark Broadie illustrates the value of developing a fresh approach to a pursuit mired in tradition, and brings analytics to golf.

Topics: Data Analysis | Read Article

Lessons from Asia in Financial Development

Off The Shelf | January 24, 2014

Hugh Patrick discusses the liberalization of financial systems behind the remarkable economic development of China, Japan, and Korea.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Finance, International Business and Finance, World Business | 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

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

Competitive Advantage's End

Off The Shelf | May 28, 2013

In a new book, Rita McGrath explains how companies can thrive in what she calls the 'transient advantage economy'.

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

Risk, Innovation, and Social Value

Off The Shelf | January 30, 2013

Bruce Kogut, the director of the School's Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, discusses the center's latest perspective about making the financial sector work for Wall Street and Main Street after the financial crisis.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Leadership, Organizations, Risk Management, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

From Intuition to Creation

Off The Shelf | December 28, 2012

Bill Duggan explains how innovations are made, from idea to implementation.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Strategy | Read Article

The Perils and Promise of Public-Private Partnerships

Off The Shelf | May 31, 2012

Lynne Sagalyn, director of the School’s Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate, lays out the benefits and challenges facing the private and public sectors when they team up to undertake large-scale development and infrastructure projects.

Topics: Real Estate | Read Article