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Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
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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.
Let customers deliver packages to reduce transport costs
When online retailers let customers deliver packages for them, they can cut variable delivery costs by up to 25 percent.
Losing status hurts more than losing power
Losing status hurts more than losing power. Here’s why.
Why people find it hard to forgive leaders who say ‘sorry’
Sometimes saying 'sorry' is ineffictive. Duped employees are less likely to forgive when a violator with higher power apologises.
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.
How the brain's sensitivity for emotions causes accounting fraud
Being sensitive to emotions makes some controllers vulnerable to social pressure from managers promoting their own personal interests.
How to get more comments in a LinkedIn discussion
Here’s what you should and shouldn’t do to get people to contribute to LinkedIn corporate discussion groups
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.
Foreign leaders bring out the best in multicultural teams, and locals can learn
Multicultural teams flourish under foreign leadership, and local leaders can learn.
Why customers stay loyal to service providers that mistreat them
What does self-esteem have to do with staying loyal to a service provider?
How to encourage more women to become leaders
Here’s what firms can do to enhance female leadership aspirations through organisational changes.
Post-merger integration and the role of language fluency
Beware of the march of English as the lingua franca of the international commercial world
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.
Turning electric vehicles into profitable virtual power plants
Car rental companies that rent out EVs can increase profits with 7% by running ‘virtual power plants’.
Want to innovate effectively? Look beyond R&D
How to innovate effectively? Kevin Heij’s study shows that non-technological innovations can bring about competitive advantages.
How to connect with culturally diverse consumers
How can you connect with consumers in ethnic minority groups?
Colleagues who know ‘who knows what’ are beneficial for business
Meta-knowledge specialists understand the specialties of their colleagues. They are important for every organisation.
Smart maths helps rail passengers and train personnel
How can smart algorithms help restore rail services for travellers? Why isn’t it effective just to have a simplified train schedule with a limited number of routes?
Political preference predicts movie choice
What predicts whether a movie will become a box-office success or a flop?