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Researchers Identify Why 'Agility' In Strategic Plans Is so Hard to Execute

Media Mentions | April 30, 2015 | Forbes

Professor Ava Seave discusses the need for agility when executing a company’s strategy and cites research by Professor Rita McGrath.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

CEO Pay: SEC Rules Would Require Companies to Compare Executive Pay with Performance

Media Mentions | April 29, 2015 | International Business Times

Professor Fabrizio Ferri says philosophically everyone agrees pay for performance is desirable, where it gets complicated is how to define pay.

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

Customer Retention Efforts Can Often Backfire

Media Mentions | April 29, 2015 |

Research by Professor Eva Ascarza found contacting customers with proactive retention campaigns can have the opposite effect and encourage customers to switch companies.

Topics: Marketing, Strategy | Read Article

How to Improve Communication with Others

Media Mentions | April 28, 2015 | CBS News

Heidi Grant Halvorson, associate director, Motivation Science Center discusses her book “No One Understands You and What to do About It” on CBS This Morning.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

9 Ways to Make More Money at Work

Media Mentions | April 28, 2015 | Money

Research by Professors Daniel Ames and Malia Mason shows providing a range instead of a single figure during salary negotiations garners better results.

Topics: Marketing, Strategy | Read Article

McDonald’s Axes Seven Sandwiches in Push to Get Menu Right

Media Mentions | April 28, 2015 | Bloomberg News

Professor Michelle Greenwald says McDonald’s should go for quality not quantity and cut their burger number in half because if you have a really, really good burger, you don’t need a million.

Topics: Operations, Strategy | Read Article

“We Checked off the Box”: How Token “Diversity Hires” Can Actually Work against Gender Equality

Media Mentions | April 24, 2015 | Salon

Research by Professor David Ross found a woman’s chances of being hired to an executive position decreases more than fifty percent if the company already has a woman on the top management team.

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

Blue Bell Creameries: What It Can Learn from past Recalls

Media Mentions | April 22, 2015 |

With Blue Bell Creameries struggling to find its public footing in the face of a possible listeria contamination, Professor Michelle Greenwald advises them to take a page out of Tylenol’s 1982 playbook.

Topics: Leadership, Operations | Read Article

Trader’s Arrest in 2010 Plunge Renews Fears

Media Mentions | April 21, 2015 | The New York Times

Research by Professor Larry Glosten shows that modern stock market advances have not necessarily led to an increase in foul play or market manipulation.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

Good Times are Rolling at Investment Banks

Media Mentions | April 20, 2015 | Marketplace Radio

After the 2008 financial crisis a false narrative of investment banking developed says Professor Charles Calomiris.

Topics: Corporate Finance | Read Article