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BLOG: Human rights in businesses and in business schools
The UN's guiding principles on business and human rights and sustainable development are rapidly becoming more relevant for businesses.
Large discounts hurt sales
The larger the discount, the better! Or not? Dr Zike Cao researched what effects large discounts on daily deal websites have on consumers.
BBC World News interviews Jan van den Ende
BBC World News interviewed Jan van den Ende about his research into the input of customers in the design process of new products.
The power of love in organisations
Expressed as trust, compassion, friendship and creativity, love shapes our working environment. We often ignore that, but examining it, makes a lot of sense.
BLOG: Do footballers return to form after a torn cruciate ligament?
A torn cruciate ligament is a serious football injury. Otto Koppius used advanced data analytics to see if players return to form after it.
BLOG: Corporate philanthropy is more than a tool
Companies give 2 billion euro's to charity annually. Dr Lonneke Roza explains the different motives corporations have to do this.
Digital community currencies for global challenges
Digital community currencies are on the rise. They can be great tools for achieving social goals. There are key factors to take into account.
Strategic renewal in institutional contexts
Organisations have to balance stability with innovation. For this, it's crucial to identify the innovation behaviours of employees.
Teams generate better ideas than individuals
Even tiny teams of two develop better ideas than individuals. Yet, many people want to generate ideas alone. Dirk Deichmann researched why.
BLOG: Nobel Laureates and RSM faculty make climate change issues clear
Dirk Schoenmaker's blog on how the 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics shows that a sustainable economy is possible, if we put our minds to it.
Corporate illusionists: socially but not politically responsible
Corporate social responsibility has gone mainstream. But behind the scenes some corporations act quite differently on the political stage.
How big promises from start-ups influence potential investors
Start-ups often communicate a ‘disruptive vision’ to attract investors: their product will change everything. How effective is that?
Does climate change affect global innovation?
In history, surges of innovation often suddenly occurred after long uneventful periods. Did climate change pressure people to innovate?
RSM Discovery Magazine 35: out now!
Love in organisations, climate change and innovation, why customers reject your innovations and more. RSM Discovery Magazine is out now!
Middle Managers Find Walking the Talk Is Not Easy Without Top Management Support
To be an inspirational middle manager you need behavioral integrity. But how do you do that if you are undermined by higher management?
How big should a young firm think?
More and more companies are “born global”. Instead of starting just in their own market, they see potential customers whole world.
When theories become self-fulfilling, companies had better pay attention
Sometimes scientific theories become self-fulfilling. When that happens companies better pay attention. Read the award winning paper.
BLOG UPDATE: Brexit – the simple way out. A business perspective
The UK might leave the Single Market without proper alternatives. Henk de Vries takes a business perspective: there could be a way out.
The effects of guanxi on employee voice
We look at work relationships from a western perspective, but it may be beneficial to understand the Chinese concept of guanxi.
How does the human brain respond to injustice?
People are very sensitive to injustice. Do we rather punish violators or compensate victims? The hormone oxytocine plays a remarkable role.