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Fencing Off Silicon Valley: Cross-Border Venture Capital and Technology Spillovers

This study of foreign corporate investment transactions from 32 countries between 1976 and 2015 finds these investments pose a trade-off: While they support...

Where the Cloud Rests: The Economic Geography of Data Centers

This study quantifies how data center managers make a trade-off between the setup and operational costs of running a facility and capturing local...

Keep Your Weary Workers Engaged and Motivated

Humans are motivated by four drives: acquire, bond, comprehend, defend. Boris Groysberg and Robin Abrahams discuss how managers can use all four to...

Design and Analysis of Switchback Experiments

This paper by Iavor I. Bojinov and colleagues presents a framework for managers to design and run switchback experiments. Source link

Optimal Illiquidity

This paper evaluates the optimality of retirement savings systems, finding that the best mix is a three-account system with a perfectly liquid savings...

18 Tips Managers Can Use to Lead Through COVID’s Rising Waters

Here are recent ideas for managing through the pandemic on the topics of people management, strategy, marketing, and organizational design. Source link

Want to Be Happier? Make More Free Time

Enjoying life requires time, but too often we willingly give it away in pursuit of money and career. Ashley Whillans shows how to...

Are CEOs the Wrong Leaders for Stakeholder Capitalism?

A year after 181 CEOs pledged their companies to better serve social goals, critics find they have failed to do so during the...

What Can Economics Say About Alzheimer’s Disease?

This essay discuss the role of market frictions and "missing medicines" in drug innovation and highlights how frameworks and toolkits of economists can...

Employee Performance vs. Company Values: A Manager’s Dilemma

Employee Performance vs. Company Values: A Manager’s Dilemma Source link

Centrino and the Restructuring of Wi-Fi Supply

This study examines Intel’s launch of Centrino and interprets it as a platform leader’s attempt to restructure a supply chain. Source link

How Leaders Can Navigate Politicized Conversations and Inspire Collaboration

Francesca Gino discusses the psychology of conversation in politicized workplaces and how managers can improve their conversation styles to create higher quality collaboration. Source...
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