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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.
Crowdsourced consumer data: how do we make sure it's good?
Over 15.000 consumer behaviour studies have used participants on online marketplace MTurk. How do researchers make sure such data is good?
Multinationals and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals: what do first steps reveal?
The United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals: are multinationals using them?
Power turns people with high testosterone into narcissists
People in power positions often act like narcissists. Do narcissists get themselves into power positions, or does power create narcissists?
RSM Discovery Magazine 34: out now!
Crowdsourced consumer data, innovation is a team sport, power struggles, how big should small firms think, and the Chinese concept of Guanxi
Identifying strong brands in the brain
Marketeers no longer only have to rely on what consumers tell them about brand perception. We can now see it in the brain.
How to prevent power struggles in teams
Power struggles within teams can be harmful to organisations. When and why do they occur and how can they be prevented?
How independent research can improve investment decisions
Investment fund ratings are often based on the past. But a popular analytics firm rates expected future performances. Does that work well?
How good networking events can stimulate business innovation
Networking events and conferences can be great for discovering new business opportunities and even help companies to innovate together. But only if these events are designed the right way.