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4 Things Target’s New CEO Brian Cornell Needs To Do

Media Mentions | July 31, 2014 | USA Today

Prof. Mark Cohen says in order to recoup business, Target needs to get back to offer cutting-edge apparel and home merchandise that defined and differentiated the brand a decade ago.

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

Hong Kong Popping Housing Bubbles London Can’t Handle

Media Mentions | July 30, 2014 | Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. Chris Mayer says the recent New York City mayoral election is just the beginning of increased attention around housing affordability as an election issue.

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

Shining a Light on Self-Awareness

Media Mentions | July 30, 2014 |

Prof. Daniel Ames’s research finds that the way we see ourselves is, at times, completely opposite of how others see us.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article

Rhode Island Treasurer Gina Raimondo Wants to ‘Minimize Attention’ to Wall Street Managers’ Compensation

Media Mentions | July 30, 2014 | International Business Times

Prof. Michael Weinberg argues that secrecy in pension funds allows for better deals that can be negotiated privately and, in turn, optimize returns for beneficiaries.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

Shareswell Tries to Take the Bull Out of Bridal Registries by Adding Bulls and Bears

Media Mentions | July 28, 2014 | New York Business Journal

Sighting the trend of married couples returning wedding gifts in exchange for cash, Emily Washkowitz ’14 launched an online platform where people can gift shares of stock instead of household items.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership | Read Article

‘Broken Windows’ Is Good in Theory, Troubling in Practice

Media Mentions | July 27, 2014 | The New York Times

Donnel Baird ’13 argues that instead of more policing and criminalizing of minorities, the NYPD should offer alternative ways of protecting the community, such as providing training and employment to offenders of minor violations.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership, Social Enterprise | Read Article

The Power of Music Fuels Business School Research

Media Mentions | July 24, 2014 | Financial Times

Prof. Adam Galinsky’s research finds that different types of music can have powerful effects on the psyche, making individuals feel more creative, confident, or decisive.

Topics: Strategy | Read Article

Facebook’s Next Battle Is Wrestling Your Credit Card Number from Amazon

Media Mentions | July 24, 2014 | Money

Prof. Oded Netzer says more and more companies are realizing that it’s an uphill battle to make advertising profitable on social networks.

Topics: Marketing, Media and Technology | Read Article

A Step-by-Step Guide to Networking for Business Professionals

Media Mentions | July 24, 2014 |

Tricia Baione, senior associate director of the Career Management Center, says instead of approaching networking as a direct route to employment, students should take a meaningful approach to explore options and build lasting connections.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

Starbucks Brews Positive Earnings While Dunkin’ Brands Melts

Media Mentions | July 24, 2014 | Yahoo Finance

Prof. Rita McGrath says Starbucks is sending a signal to its competitors by committing to lower prices on its bags of coffee.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Strategy | Read Article