Responding successfully to disruptions needs to become a habit, says new book co-authored by Carroll School professor
Uber might be a good thing, at least in the short term, for laid-off workers. That’s the conclusion of a research team including Associate Professor of Finance and Hillenbrand Family Faculty Fellow Vyacheslav Fos and Assistant Professor of Finance Jordan Nickerson.
Richard Spinello's new textbook Business Ethics explores quandaries in corporate purpose and decision-making
A January 2016 Journal of Finance article by Jeffrey Pontiff, holder of the James F. Cleary Chair in Finance, has been hovering at the top of the journal’s prominent list of its 25 articles most cited over the past five years.
A new book from Business Law & Society professor Rita Owens, Communication for Consultants, helps to "promote excellent business communication." Here's an excerpt.
With its recent acquisition of Red Hat, IBM expects to gain competitive advantage in the cloud computing industry, says a new article from associate professor of management and organization Mohan Subramaniam.
’Tis the season to be not so jolly about stressful waits at airport checkpoints. But before lashing out at TSA agents, travelers might want to hear some of what Professor Curtis Chan has learned about the work woes of these agents.
Associate Professor Joy Field has received the highest honor bestowed by the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), a global society of more than 1800 scholars dedicated to fostering knowledge that improves managerial decisions.
Financial infidelity in marriages. Negative online reviews that consumers see as a threat to their identity. Luxury consumption that makes people feel inauthentic. These were among topics aired at the third annual Boston Judgment and Decision Making Day, hosted by the Carroll School of Management.
And the winner is … Ralph Lauren. Or is it Urban Outfitters? Nailya Ordabayeva (Marketing) explains how liberals and conservatives make choices that reveal their ideologies—not at the ballot box, but while shopping.
Remembering James Gips, who died in August 2018 after pancreatic surgery. The John R. and Pamela Egan Professor of Computer Science, Gips was perhaps best known as the co-inventor of EagleEyes and Camera Mouse, technologies that have given voice to the voiceless.
MIT SMR: In an annual survey for the MIT Sloan Management Review, Sam Ransbotham (Information Systems) and co-authors identify the Pioneers—the one-fifth of companies polled that are scoring big with artificial intelligence.
A Carroll School professor’s report finds that established companies are finally making digital progress.
A new study by Nailya Ordabayeva shows how consumers vote with their wallets, without even realizing it.
Carroll School professor leaves an inspiring legacy for students, colleagues, and many who used his assistive technologies.
NEWS HIT: Do Americans want smart toilets? U.S. News & World Report sought the expertise of Associate Professor of Management and Organization Mary Tripsas to flush out the answer.
In clinical experiments, two people working together were more likely than individuals to act unethically. Why? Professor Hristina Nikolova, who led the experiments, has answers.
How does growing up rich or poor affect what kind of leader a person might become?
More and more, people at all levels of corporate life realize they can “create not only more economic value but more social and environmental value” too, says the Center for Corporate Citizenship’s Katherine Smith, in a video introducing her recent book.
President Trump has taken to asking crowds, “How’s your 401(k) doing?” The responses from his most enthusiastic supporters have been mixed, and Alicia Munnell of the Center for Retirement Research explains why, in a Bloomberg News story.
CBS NEWS: A report by the Center for Retirement Research says life expectancy for women in the U.S. has stalled, leaving American females at the bottom of the list of the wealthiest nations.
MITSMR: Rather than focus on finding jobs in the gaps left by machines, individuals and organizations would be smart to prepare themselves to adapt to a changing digital business environment, writes Professor Jerry Kane for Sloan Management Review.
Meet the Carroll School’s newest tenure-track faculty members, who come to the Heights with a breadth of scholarly passions ranging from the meaning of work to the valuation of stocks and the vagaries of data.
FORBES: Will a media outlet slant its coverage of a company because it doesn’t like the political leanings of the firm’s top executives? Vishal P. Baloria and a coauthor explore how Democratic-leaning firms use different strategies to avoid negative coverage by Fox News.
MITSMR: New report on artificial intelligence and business strategy, led my information systems professor, included a broad survey of business executives around the globe
DISCOVER MAGAZINE: New research from Boston College is showing that color saturation—how pure a color is—affects how we perceive an objects’ size.
“It’s easy to talk about all the positives of technology, but there’s a lot of negatives, and we need to think about and mitigate those, too.”
If there’s a theme that threads through all of Professor Kay Lemon’s work—her research, her teaching, even her service to the marketing profession—it’s the quest, she says, “to make marketers better marketers.”
This is the story of Dick Keeley, his relationship to Jane Jacobs, and how this woman who distrusted experts and academics came to love Boston College.
The ideas of Dean Andy Boynton are cited frequently in the new book Woo, Wow, and Win: Service Design, Strategy, and the Art of Customer Delight. Boynton was interviewed on such topics as customer-driven innovation and design, and how to test ideas for maximum impact.
After 26 years of helping to invigorate the academic life of the Carroll School, Professor Billy Soo will now be well situated to do the same for the broader University—as Boston College’s new vice provost for faculties.
G. Peter Wilson—holder of the Joseph L. Sweeney Chair in Accounting at the Carroll School—has been honored in many ways as a master teacher.
Research overflows at the Marketing Department's first annual "Judgment" Conference
“The Big Ideas programs are research initiatives that look at large-scale phenomena that are influencing management practice,” says David Kiron, Sloan Management Review's executive editor. “We wanted people with intellectual heft as guest editors, and Sam and Jerry brought that.”
New faculty members join the Carroll School of Management with the departments of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management and Organization, and Operations Management.