Monday, November 29, 2021
Shout or Discuss? Social Movements and Firm Collaborations
Firms are often targeted by social movements seeking to reform their behaviors. Think of the environmental destruction from fast-food packag...
Thursday, November 18, 2021
How to Use Authority: Peer Pressure Works Best
Have you encountered organizations with authority structures that don’t quite match the training and status of the people holding each posit...
Monday, November 15, 2021
Learning about Hardly Ever: The Role of Storytelling
Have you encountered the senior member of the organization who always tells stories? The one who is initially fascinating but who you gradua...
Friday, October 29, 2021
Networking for Success: Is It Only for the Successful?
Those who do research on social networks, and most of those who are in occupations where contacts with others give ideas, opportunities, and...
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Risk Taking in Venture Capital: Chasing Performance, using Networks, or Something Else?
Venture capital is all about risk. The firms find young ventures, or more often select from many ventures seeking funding. These ventures ha...
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
How Conservative is the CEO? Two Answers with Different Implications
Researchers have spent some time documenting that political ideology creeps into CEO thinking, and through that, influences firm decision ma...
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Jack of All Trades, Masterful One
I know that the title abuses the old adage “jack of all trades, master of none,” but it does so for a reason. First, as a small sidenote, th...
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