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The benefits of combining drones and trucks for deliveries
Does using delivery drones make sense? Yes, if you combine them with trucks.
Brain scans reveal what makes a TV advert effective
Adverts are most effective when they highlight a product’s functional benefits, but also trigger the viewer’s imagination.
How container terminal operators can optimise their transport networks
How extended terminal operators can design the most profitable transport networks. Research by Panagiotis Ypsiliantis.
New indicators reveal diversification of stock portfolios
Researcher Ghassan Chammas developed a new toolbox that can reveal inadvertent concentration and specialisation of stock portfolios
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.
BLOG: Why we can’t assess Super Mario Run’s performance only by its revenues
Mobile games like Super Mario Run can affect Nintendo’s long-term success in the console industry. Blog by Joost Rietveld.
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
Hyperactive people are more often self-employed
People with hyperactivity – one of the symptoms of ADHD – are more likely to be self-employed, according to new research from Ingrid Verheul
Sharing knowledge in the hospital across status barriers
Who in the hospital is in the best position to share valuable knowledge across the status barriers between nurses and doctors?
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.
Who benefits when a brand disappears?
How do loyal customers react when a brand or product is no longer on sale? And how can remaining brands benefit from such exits?
More realistic computer models to solve train disruptions
Train disruptions are like chess problems. Joris Wagenaar has added more realism to models that help train dispatchers solve them.
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.
Companies are an effective gateway to volunteering
Corporate volunteering programmes inspire younger people and those with a higher education to volunteer.
RSM Discovery Live - 22 September 2016
Explore the future of work in this event on 22 September. What does digitisation of the workplace mean for your corporate strategy?
Ignoring customers’ opinions can lead to more successful products
Research by Prof. Jan van den Ende shows when your customers might have something useful to add during the design process.
Leaders who ‘walk their talk’ improve performance and profits
Behavioural integrity is effective, because it improves your communication. And you can develop it! research by Hannes Leroy.
During times of crisis, a leader's language should not reflect fear
In economic hard times, don't project fear as a leader! Instead, use words like 'progress', change and 'ideals' to gain support.
For valuable inventions, combine old knowledge with new discoveries
The most lucrative inventions? Those that combine existing knowledge with new research. How? Create teams of six!