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Apr 14, 2020

Open Source or Closed? For (Some) Tech, It Really Doesn’t Matter

Does open-source tech spread through the marketplace faster? (Nope.) 

Apr 10, 2020

Data Analytics in a Time of Crisis

What data analytics can tell us about the coming months. 

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May 31, 2019

Politicians Walk the Walk, When It Comes to Financial Investments

Study of Congress finds that the more liberal a politician’s voting record is, the more likely the politician is to invest in socially responsible stocks. 

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Apr 2, 2019

U.S. CFOs Cite Talent Needs, the Economy and Social Media Among Top Risks

Almost half of CFOs said they are concerned about their organization’s ability to manage leadership and talent needs. 

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Oct 8, 2018

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. 

Sep 5, 2018

Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts Can Backfire for New Brands

Corporate social responsibility efforts may not always have the brand-building effects that companies want. 

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Jan 9, 2018

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. 

Jan 3, 2018

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. 

Mar 16, 2017

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. 

Mar 7, 2017

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.