Strategy

The Cost of Slashing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Media Mentions | August 31, 2016 | The Wall Street Journal

Research by Professor Geoffrey Heal found that the prerequisite for achieving reduction in U.S greenhouse gas emissions by 80% from 2005 levels by 2050 is to make electricity generation carbon-free.

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The $8 Trillion Fight Over How to Rid America of Fossil Fuel

Media Mentions | August 30, 2016 | Bloomberg

Professor Geoffrey Heal’s research on what would it take to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions to 80 percent below their 2005 level by 2050 is featured.

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18 Surprising Negotiating Tricks to Help Boost Your Salary

Media Mentions | August 30, 2016 | Business Insider

Research by Professors Malia Mason and Daniel Ames that found using a range, including and above your desired target, as the best way to get results in a negotiation is cited.

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Do Differences Unite Us?

Media Mentions | August 28, 2016 | The Hindu (India)

Senior Vice Dean Kathy Phillips says that diversity compels people to work harder because we expect others to think differently from us, and are more prepared to address alternative viewpoints which can lead to better outcomes.

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Amazon is Piloting Teams with a 30-Hour Workweek

Media Mentions | August 26, 2016 | The Washington Post

Professor Rita McGrath says Amazon is constantly pushing and trying new things as a company and its latest initiative to pilot a 30-hour workweek has the potential to attract top talent.

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Post-Olympics Lesson: You Have Two Options in Life

Media Mentions | August 23, 2016 | Inc.

Professor Joshua Spodek authors article using the example of Olympic athletes returning from Rio to simplify life’s decisions into two choices, to try or to not try.

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An Important Lesson from Ryan Lochte’s Olympic Mistake

Media Mentions | August 22, 2016 | Money

Professor Adam Galinsky examines Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte’s poorly executed apologies and cites three elements needed to deliver an effective apology.

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Six Keys to Winning Any Tough Negotiation

Media Mentions | August 19, 2016 | Observer

Research by Professors Dan Ames and Malia Mason that found during negotiations offering a range instead of a specific number resulted in a better result is cited.

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McDonald's Serving up Fitness Trackers in Happy Meals

Media Mentions | August 18, 2016 | USA Today

Professor Michelle Greenwald says the decision by McDonald’s to include activity trackers with Happy Meals is wholesome, gets consumers to reframe their thinking, and pushes back at critics who say the company peddles junk food to kids.

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McDonald's Pulls Fitness Trackers from Happy Meals amid Reports of Rashes

Media Mentions | August 18, 2016 | USA Today

Despite McDonald’s decision to pull fitness trackers due to reports of skin irritations from the wristband, Professor Michelle Greenwald says offering fitness trackers was a way to reframe how customers think about the brand.

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