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Discovery: Research Impact
Finance and Accounting
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
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Why flexible offices do not always increase employee performance
Flexible workspaces do not magically make employees more productive and engaged. Research by Christina Wessels.
Disclosure checklists may not help to counter aggressive accounting
Disclosure checklists are intended to counter aggressive accounting. Research now finds, they put auditors in a less critical state of mind.
Middle managers, the unsung heroes of organisational change
Change that is initiated and executed by middle management is better supported by employees.
The bots: You can’t beat them. Better join them.
RSM Discovery Live explored how organisations and employees can stay relevant and survive in the digital workplace. Read the report here.
How the current electricity market design may keep fossil fuel alive
Surprise: adding more solar and wind power to the electricity mix may help to keep traditional power plants alive.
Why can’t China clean up its act?
The Chinese government controls up to 80 percent of the country's businesses. So, why can't it get them to be more environmentally friendly?
Why it’s harder for women to be seen as authentic, effective leaders
Combining a masculine and feminine leadership style makes women come across as less authentic and effective leaders.
The Netherlands strengthens position as European Innovation Leader
The Netherlands strengthens its position as innovation leader. Converting knowledge into products and services continues to be a weak spot.
Improving the supply chain in humanitarian logistics
How RSM researchers help Doctors Without Borders to organise their humanitarian aid logistics.
One size fits all? Four strategies for an effective corporate citizenship programme
Is your company considering putting its staff, knowledge and resources to work for a good cause? Lonneke Roza describes four strategies.
How best to market a crowdsourced product?
How crowdsourced products led to twenty percent more sales. Tips and tricks for effective crowdsourcing strategies by Christoph Fuchs.
How people care for others during reorganisations
Employees are not just looking after themselves in trying times. They care about colleagues and the organisation too.
Why a bad night’s sleep makes some people misbehave at work
For some people, a bad night's sleep makes it harder to keep their impulses in check. This can lead to unwanted behaviour at work.
What shareholders really mean when they vote ‘No’
Shareholders who vote against management proposals often do this to express their dissatisfaction with the company's management.
What makes new stock markets successful?
A successful financial market can help grow a developing economy. But what determines its success?
When should entrepreneurs join a co-operative?
What’s the best route to market for farming entrepreneurs? Research by Xiao Peng offers a model that can help entrepreneurs decide.
How retailers can influence the walking speed of customers
Floor markers can help retailers to influence how fast a customer walks through their shop. Research by Bram Van den Bergh
Brain scans reveal what makes a TV advert effective
Adverts are most effective when they highlight a product’s functional benefits, but also trigger the viewer’s imagination.
How container terminal operators can optimise their transport networks
How extended terminal operators can design the most profitable transport networks. Research by Panagiotis Ypsiliantis.
New indicators reveal diversification of stock portfolios
Researcher Ghassan Chammas developed a new toolbox that can reveal inadvertent concentration and specialisation of stock portfolios