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Reducing the Risks of ‘Offshore’ IT

Idea posted: August 2013

Institutions: HEC Paris    NUS Business School   

New technologies and the digitization of the economy have extended the use of offshore outsourcing beyond manufacturing to services. India, which has its own ‘Silicon Valley’ in Bangalore, has become…

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Severe Weather: Moderating Its Impact on Productivity

Idea posted: June 2013

Institutions: Columbia Business School    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania   

Does bad weather reduce productivity within factories and other workplaces? This is the question that the latest research from Marcelo Olivares of the Columbia Business School and Gérard Cachon and…

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Why Scaling Up Is No Longer the Only Strategy

Idea posted: March 2013

Institutions: Columbia Business School   

Sooner or later, any engineer working on new technology or infrastructure will hear a familiar question from investors: Does it scale up? There are few axioms in business as simple…

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How Evolving C-Suite Structures Affect Performance

Idea posted: February 2013

Institutions: Harvard Business School    INSEAD    MIT Sloan School of Management   

What do we know about the structure of a typical C-Suite? Most corporations are run by one, but the formation of them and the roles that comprise the C-Suite have…

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