New research shows how open-source software and commercial firms can work for one another.
Can the principles of small modular infrastructure free us from the electrical grid — and make large-scale power failures in the aftermath of weather catastrophes like Sandy a thing of the past?
At the OCSAMSE conference in July, sponsored by the School's China Business Initiative, Professor Fangruo Chen awarded the Best Paper Award to research on channel stuffing.
Will a new bubble form in 2010? What will happen to the retail market? Faculty members share their predictions for the year ahead.
Fair process is good for firms and employees, says Professor Joel Brockner. But it may come with a downside.
An easy-to-implement policy allows firms to determine the effect of future financing and performance milestones on pricing decisions, even when firms face uncertain market conditions.
Build professional relationships slowly and consistently over time for stability, robustness, and value.
Is it time to reconsider economies of scale?
Why are firms' most productive employees the most likely to get pink slips when a recession hits?
Find the best tradeoff between customer service capacity and pricing by calculating the extent to which long lines affect sales and revenue.
How municipal governments can use incentive programs to create a shorter commute and improve welfare for all.
Boost revenues — and profits — from sporting event ticket sales by offering options for seats at playoff games.
The closing of thousands of car dealerships underscores just how over-extended the U.S. system has become. My research shows that an inefficient distribution network may have been a factor.
A framework for studying advertisers’ bidding behavior in online ad exchanges can help publishers better manage this emerging channel.
Auctions can reduce costs for vendors and buyers, even in complex businesses.
Determine when making price changes will — and won’t — pay off.
Stereotypes and bias affect judgment in the subtlest of ways. New brain imaging research shows just where these biases are experienced deep within grey matter.
In a video interview, Nancy Barry, CEO of Enterprise Solutions for Poverty, shares her thoughts about how the private sector can be used to help low-income countries build businesses.
A good teacher’s influence can affect student test scores and long-term success in life.
Research from Peter Kolesar, a professor emeritus in the Decision, Risk and Operations Division, has been nominated for the 2010 Franz Edelman Prize.
Interconnections among different firms and sectors may spread small shocks throughout the economy, creating business cycles.
From the Archive: Research from Marina Halac evaluates the dynamics of informal contracts and predicts how long they are likely to last.
New research shows why top management teams have grown over the last two decades, and how firms can strategically navigate the trend.
From the Archive: A new decision model could help ICUs treat more patients without adding beds or sacrificing quality of care.
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The article discusses research by Prof. Federgruen that finds fast food customers place considerable value on the length of time that they have to wait.
Prof. Federgruen talks about how global automakers, like Renault, are focusing more on manufacturing in Africa.
The article features research by Prof. Green that examines how physician shortages could be eliminated.
Columbia Business School’s W. Edwards Deming Center for Quality, Productivity, and Competitiveness recognized the winners of the third annual Deming Cup at a dinner reception on Tuesday, October 23.
Annual award recognizes contributions to the field of operations made by leaders in various industries
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