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Motivation Profiles: Pay and Reward Vs Fulfilling Work

Idea posted: May 2016

Institutions: Clark University Graduate School of Management    Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®)   

Self-determination theory describes four types of motivation, moving on a spectrum from other-directed to self-directed. External motivation is at the other-directed end of the spectrum. Motivation is based on what…

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Ten Steps for New Executives: Understand the Culture before Implementing Change

Idea posted: May 2016

Institutions: IESE Business School   

Implementing change is never easy, but for a newly hired executive working with new people in a new culture, the challenge is even greater. Understanding the current culture of the…

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Beware of Over-Optimistic Investors Skewing High-Risk Stock Prices

Idea posted: September 2015

Institutions: Warwick University Business School    UCLA Anderson School of Management    Old Dominion University   

In finance, a capital asset's sensitivity to risk is often represented by the quantity beta (β), and investment opportunities that have a high risk profile are known as ‘high beta’…

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When Does Downsizing Hurt Customer Satisfaction?

Idea posted: April 2015

Institutions: ESMT European School of Management and Technology    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology   

Research has shown that downsizing will often have a direct negative impact on customer satisfaction, and this negative impact results in a decline in business performance. This causal chain seems…

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A Lesson from China: Growth Is Not Eternal So Be Prepared

Idea posted: March 2015

Institutions: ESMT European School of Management and Technology    Tongji University   

Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC), a company that specialized in the large-scale cranes used to load containers onto ships, burst on the heavy machinery landscape in 1992. At that time,…

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Training Knowledge Workers Pays Off for SMEs

Idea posted: December 2014

Institutions: Indian School of Business    University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management    University of Connecticut School of Business   

Given the pace of technological change, universities have difficulty teaching students the applied knowledge they will need in the workplace. The gap between education and real-world knowledge is only exacerbated…

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Why Increasing Demand Is Not Always the Answer to New Competition

Idea posted: October 2014

Institutions: University of Michigan Ross School of Business    University of Chicago Booth School of Business    University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School   

Using the movie exhibition industry as its central case study, a team of researchers studied how the entry of a new movie theatre impacts an incumbent’s theatre movie choices. From…

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Outsourcing Vs Reshoring: The Case for Local Manufacture

Idea posted: August 2014

Institutions: HEC Lausanne    MIT Sloan School of Management   

For the past 20 years, like a herd of stampeding buffaloes, companies have been moving en masse their manufacturing to low-labour-cost countries. Despite the occasional bad publicity as working conditions…

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Do Your Managers – Responses to Market Results Damage Profits?

Idea posted: July 2014

Institutions: London Business School    University of St. Gallen    ESADE   

Many managers believe that quality is something that they as managers and decision-makers can control. Quality is internal and stable, unlike prices, which are subject to changing market conditions. Although…

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