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Discovery: Research Impact
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Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
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‘Large power companies can play a leading role in the energy transition’
Incumbents' influence in the energy sector goes beyond investing in sustainable technology: they have a big say in the public debate.
Managing the supply and demand of creativity
Creativity is something that every manager recognises as important, but very few know how to manage or generate it.
Team creativity: individual brilliance versus group collaboration
Should you give your creative star employee a bigger say in the final outcome? Research by Yingjie Yuan.
How managers can turn their biases into a strength
Being human, managers bring their biases to decision-making. But under the right circumstances this can be an advantage.
World Science Day: why business researchers now make brain scans
Business schools do a surprising amount of brain research! To celebrate world science day. Here's an overview of recent RSM studies.
Brain activity can forecast success of crowd-funded projects
Brain scans, performed on a small number of people, can forecast if crowd-funded projects will be successful, weeks or even months later.
Why some companies survive for centuries
The average lifespan of Standard & Poor 500 firms is just 18 years. How can some companies last for centuries?
Consumers spend less time and money on ‘freemium’ video games
Make players pay before they play. Offering games as a 'freemium' only undercuts commercial potential of a game. research by Joost Rietveld.
Selling flowers with analytics
How an experiment with big data analysis led the Dutch flower auction to achieve more stable prices.
Sticks don't work. But which carrot does it take to increase performance?
What makes people perform better? Instruction, combined with social pressure and financial incentives do the trick, prof. Hartmann found.
Should you open up to your workplace friends, or is it better to be diplomatic?
Are you a diplomat who links different friendship networks at work? Then being open and spontaneous makes your work friends trust you less.
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How to identify the most effective influencers in social networks
Social influencers can help with spreading new ideas through networks. Researcher Xi Chen discovered how to select the most effective ones.
Why you should tell others how much you donate to charity
Do you really want to support a charity? Then you should tell others about your donations, says Pamala Wiepking.
Dutch economy once again the most competitive economy in the European Union
The Netherlands still the world's fourth most competitive economy, according to WEF's Global Competitiveness Report 2017.
Why saying ‘Sorry’ is more effective than an expensive gift
Gifts are ineffective as an apology. Brands should not market their products as apology gift. Research by Laura Straeter.
Weather forecast and Google reviews make car sharing more profitable
Car-sharing rental companies can be more profitable by anticipating demand peaks at popular spots in the city or as a result of bad weather.
TTIP could harm the European standards system, and business
Under TTIP, European companies could lose the many benefits of our current system of standards and regulation.
What businesses can learn from the high reputations of museums
People love art museums more than companies. What can companies learn from this to improve their reputation management?
Tweets contain valuable information for boosting tourism
Tweet analysis can point to emerging touristic hotspots and help businesses with their marketing.