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Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
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Why some brands lose their value after an acquisition
An acquisition can undermine brand identity and popularity with consumers. Keeping the founders on board helps. Research by Elisa Maira.
Lessons from KFC's chicken shortage: responsiveness versus cost efficiency
'Where's my chicken?' What supply chain research teaches us about the shortage that forced KFC to close 750 of its 900 outlets.
Sustainable – but ‘disgusting’ – products become more attractive in a second language
Insect cookies, artificial meat and recycled water sound less repulsive to consumers when presented in a second language.
How to promote car-sharing to people who love their own cars
Car-sharing schemes can reduce the environmental impact of driving. But how do you entice car owners that are really attached to their cars?
Minority groups may underperform because colleagues share less information with them
People whose nationality has the biggest cultural distance to that of the majority hear the least from their colleagues.
Why people distrust companies that make profit
Companies that seek profit are often seen as immoral and harmful, even when they make positive contributions to society. Why is this?
When do people pay taxes voluntarily?
When trust in authorities is low, fair decision-making procedures become an even more important tool to increase tax revenue.
How to regulate international banks
In banking supervision, a one-size-fits-all approach is neither desirable nor realistic, says professor Wolf Wagner.
Our five best-read articles of 2017
Here's our countdown of what you liked best in 2017.
Extraverted CEOs do more and bigger M&A deals
Extraverted CEOs want to do big things. `Consequential strategic decisions such as mergers and acquisitions fulfill that desire.
Predicting the stock market with big-data analysis of tweets
"The big challenge was to determine what all the emoji, slang expressions and negations in tweets actually say about stock sentiment."
Making diversity policies work
Often there is a mismatch between how organisations design diversity policies and how they implement them.
How ten minutes of mindfulness could make you more creative
How do you come up with innovative ideas in a stressful work environment? Ten minutes of mindfulness meditation can boost your creativity.
RSM Discovery Magazine 32: out now!
Regulation of international banks, diversity policy and extravert CEOs. RSM Discovery Magazine is out now!
‘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.