By J Katherine Bahr Public universities in the United States are facing a stark financial future. Enrollment is dropping at record rates. State funding decreased dramatically in the last decade. Student expectations for campus and classroom facilities are rising, and their … Continue reading Does Government Oversight Help Public Universities Financially?
New research finds conflictive relations between two countries can negatively affect acquisition efforts. By Sarah Steimer Policy risk has a negative effect on whether firm acquisitions are completed, but the strength of that effect depends on how positive, negative, or ambivalent … Continue reading Considering an Acquisition in a Foreign Country? Watch Home-Host Country Relations
by Niloofar Abolfathi Industry changes that lower customer frictions can be surprisingly beneficial for companies. Building on the global telecommunications industry, we document how a reduction in customer switching costs following mobile number portability increases industrywide profitability. We explain this finding based … Continue reading Don’t Trap Your Customers
A new study finds that women can benefit from making innovation claims, especially in male-typed contexts like technology. By Sarah Steimer Male entrepreneurs have traditionally had the upper hand over their female counterparts when it comes to fundraising for their ventures. … Continue reading Innovation Language Pays Off for Women in Rewards-Based Crowdfunding Campaigns
This is an excerpted transcript of an SMS webinar on “Alliances in Sustainable Development & Environment Preservation” hosted by the SMS Cooperative Strategies Interest Group. It has been edited for grammar and clarity. Find the full recording at this link. … Continue reading What Fuels Reluctance on Climate Change Action?