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Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
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High-status leaders’ projects can be hit-or-miss
High status project leaders easily gather supporters, but results often are hit-or-miss. Research by Balazs Szatmari.
How unethical behaviour spreads through a company’s social network
Unethical behaviour doesn’t happen in isolation. Causes, links and how it spreads in new PhD research by Franziska Zuber
Beautiful and engrossing games lead to more learning
Give educational games an engaging story and make them look good - players will learn more from them. Research by Andreas Alexiou.
How high-performing companies design their digital workplaces
Digital workplaces are more successful when managers trust employees and dare to learn from their mistakes.
Bias makes every forecaster either a ‘smoother’ or a ‘chaser’
There are two types of personal style for forecasters: ‘smoothers’ and ‘chasers’. How can the company overcome their biases?
More efficient order picking for the online shopping rush
How warehouses can prepare for the unpredictability of online ordering customers by optimising their order picking system.
Smart charging of electrical vehicles can bring down electricity price
How to avoid blackouts when everyone charges their electric vehicle at the same time – new research by Konstantina Valogianni
Which board members contribute most to company performance?
Experience & social capital makes good board members & better performance. New PhD research from Philip Fliers
What drives firms to report transparently?
Transparency in financial reporting – PhD candidate Henry van Beusichem investigated what makes a difference.
Text analysis puts investment value on corporate social behaviour
Andy Moniz demonstrates how analysis of online texts can help investors put a value on a company's corporate social behaviour.
Losing status hurts more than losing power
Losing status hurts more than losing power. Here’s why.
Using big data from road sensors to improve transportation planning
Big data from traffic cameras can make transport planning more accurate. New research from Yinyi Ma.
Big data predicts who will be invited for a job interview
Recruiters take note! PhD researcher Colin Lee automates the search for the best candidates for a job interview.
How to encourage more women to become leaders
Here’s what firms can do to enhance female leadership aspirations through organisational changes.
Understanding what drives people improves safety and productivity in logistics
Safer and more productive workplaces - what motivates logistics managers and employees? New PhD research from Jelle de Vries
Stimulating innovation in ports: what can firms, port authorities, and business associations contribute?
What can firms, port authorities, and business associations do to innovate and make an entire port more competitive?
For better sales forecasts, reward those that get it right
For more accurate sales predictions, let all departments produce a joint forecast and reward them for being right.
Arbitrageurs help stock markets function better
Arbitrage in stock markets has more positive than toxic effects . PhD research from Dominik Rösch.
From viral video to pandemic: how information spreads through networks
PhD researcher WouterVermeer explains how knowledge spreading through businesses can be better managed.
How leaders can find morality in themselves
Morality cannot be imposed by codes of conduct; leaders must grow it from within. PhD research from Kyrill Goossef.