Research & Opinion
Early in my career I was puzzled why everyone didn’t think like me. Why didn’t they focus on a problem, analyze it, come up with a solution quickly and act?
"Horrible things happen when complex technologies and procedures overtake humans...". Thus begins a briefing paper on the Gulf Oil Spill prepared by Prof. Tad W. Patzek for the U.S. House of Representatives.
The diocese of San Angelo, Texas covers 37,433 square miles, 29 counties and 72 parishes. But only 40 priests are available to serve the region. Add language barriers, temporary hires and an aging workforce to the mix, and you’ve got a formidable human resources challenge.
Everyone wants to buy "green" products, right? Well, research shows that while 40 percent of consumers say they are willing to buy “green products,” only 4 percent actually do so when given the option.
Just in time for Father's Day we have the latest example of corporate merry making from chief comedian (unofficial title) at Cisco Systems, Tim Washer, MBA '96. It seems the perfect gift for Dad is industrial strength telecom gear
As smaller public companies hold out hope that Congress will exempt them from compliance with the external auditor provision of Section 404(b) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, an academic paper may provide ammunition to the exemption's supporters.
With the rise of online shopping, social media interactions and other web activities, the Internet is quickly becoming a treasure trove of data that is rich in value. But sorting and using that information is a perplexing challenge for anyone hoping to take advantage of it.
OnCampus Research, a division of the National Association of College Stores (NACS), recently concluded a project with senior marketing students from The McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin (UT).
The Harvard Business Review print and online versions feature articles from Ethan Burris, assistant professor of management at McCombs. Burris studies how and why employees do or don't speak up at work.