For Wineries, Competition Boosts Profits From Sustainability
An international study finds that the more sustainability practices a winery has in place, the better its financial performance – and the effect is enhanced when a winery perceives significant pressure from competitors.
Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts Can Backfire for New Brands
Corporate social responsibility efforts may not always have the brand-building effects that companies want.
Study Finds Diversity Boosts Innovation in U.S. Companies
A recent study finds taking steps to foster diversity makes a company more innovative, in terms of product innovations, patents created and citations on patents.
Combining Experiments, Models Boosts Social Behavior Research
Researchers are outlining a new approach to behavioral research that draws on experimental studies and computer models to offer insights into organizational and group behavior.
Survey: Corporate Risks Rising – But Risk Management Efforts Not Keeping Pace
New research finds most executives see risks increasing in both number and complexity – but those same executives say their organizations’ risk management efforts may not be staying abreast of those risks.
Crowdfunding Innovation: It’s Backers – Not Money Raised – That Predicts Market Success
Research finds that the number of backers a new product attracts during crowdfunding predicts the financial success of the product when it reaches the marketplace – but the amount of money raised during crowdfunding does not.