Discovery at Carlson

Carlson School's Supply Chain Department on Decision-Making that Improves Organizational Performance

Fri, 11/15/2019

Recently published Carlson School research on behavioral operations looks closer at how recalls were done in the medical industry and whether the performance of contestants participating in innovation...

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Associate Professor Evan Rawley on the Cost of Streamlining a Business

Fri, 11/15/2019

When a multi-business company underperforms, conventional wisdom says they should streamline operations by reducing the number of businesses they operate. But research by Associate Professor Evan Rawl...

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Professor Alok Gupta Helps Define How Much Data Companies Should Review

Fri, 11/15/2019

Is more information always better? Research by Professor Alok Gupta shows that too much information is a disadvantage.

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Professor Kathleen Vohs Explains Why You Should Mind Your Mindfulness

Fri, 11/15/2019

The modern corporate world is hectic, but business leaders think they’ve found their cure-all: promoting “mindfulness” through meditation. But research by Professor Kathleen Vohs and her partner finds...

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Professors Connie Wanberg and John Kammeyer-Mueller Extol the Benefits of Extraversion

Fri, 11/15/2019

Wanberg and Kammeyer-Mueller found that the personality trait of extraversion is a persistent advantage in the workplace.

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Associate Professor Xiaoji Lin Explains How Wages Impact a Company's Credit Risk

Fri, 11/15/2019

A new study conducted by Associate Professor Xiaoji Lin and fellow researchers found that wage obligations had a first-order effect on credit risk.

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Assistant Professor Gaoqing Zhang Reveals Pressure to Manipulate Financial Reports

Fri, 11/15/2019

Peer pressure looms large when we're young, and it turns out it can loom pretty large for grownups, too. As Assistant Professor Gaoqing Zhang found that one firm’s practices can have an impact on othe...

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Carlson Faculty Show The Dark Side of Corporate Philanthropy Reputation Insurance

Wed, 03/13/2019

Professor Jiao Luo's research in Strategic Management Journal shows that might not be the case and pinpoints one industry where corporate giving serves as cover for larger problems: the U.S. petroleum...

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Assistant Professor Tjomme Rusticus Weighs the Benefits of Competition for the Banking Industry

Mon, 03/04/2019

The financial crisis of 2008-2009 provided a perfect opportunity for Assistant Professor Tjomme Rusticus to test the connection between bank competition and financial stability, as well as its impact ...

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Professor Kingshuk Sinha Optimizes Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Operations in Remote Underserved Communities for Nonprofits

Mon, 03/04/2019

Throughout his career as a research professor of supply chain and operations management, Kingshuk Sinha has learned that whenever you have a demand problem, you have to look at the supply chain.

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