In a growing number of settings, product development is based on standardized tools that make it easier than ever to create a product and bring it to market. In the context of software development, no-code or low-code tools are increasingly … Continue reading Development Tools: Enabling Innovation, but at What Cost?
Firms may be well-served to target an expanded breadth of government. By Sarah Steimer There’s been a lot of noise in recent years about lawmakers’ stock purchases and new research in the Strategic Management Journal found stock purchases by U.S. Senate … Continue reading Stock Purchases by U.S. Senators are More Valuable to Investors Than Information About Lawmakers’ Stock Trades
Corporate governance decisions, like CEO dismissal, can disrupt organizations. As a result, the board of directors treads with caution while making such decisions. Previous research suggests that boards rely on factors like financial performance and security analyst recommendations to decide … Continue reading New Study Describes How Employee Opinion Impacts CEO Dismissal
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?
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