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'Value instantiation' key to luxury brands' and social responsibility

January 20, 2020
Luxury brands and corporate social responsibility initiatives make for unlikely bedfellows, the former with their self-enhancement values, the latter with its ethos of self-transcendence.

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'Value instantiation' key to luxury brands' and social responsibility

Conservative boards more likely to dismiss CEO


Conservative boards more likely to dismiss CEO

January 13, 2020
When considering an organisation's long-term survival, existential threats that come to mind include external competition or technological disruption.

If you want to earn more money as CEO, hire new CFO

December 9, 2019
According to new research from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, it pays even more to be an incumbent CEO working with a newly hired chief financial officer (CFO).

Job interview questions everybody asks, yet nobody knows why

December 2, 2019
Job interviews are one of those things almost everyone hates. And with a reason.

Don't confuse luck with skill when rewarding performance

November 25, 2019
Managers and those who evaluate the performance of others, whether in the workplace or on the sporting field, are likely to be often confusing luck with skill, and over rewarding those who are just lucky, a study reveals.

More women on a company's board, the more market value is lost

November 18, 2019
A company with a gender-diverse board of directors is interpreted as revealing a preference for diversity and a weaker commitment to shareholder value, according to new research in the INFORMS journal Organization Science.

When managing a company, less is more

November 11, 2019
The research, published in the International Journal of Research and Marketing, found that the combination of a company's product portfolio breadth—or, the number of product categories—portfolio depth—the number of products within those product categories—and portfolio innovativeness, as well as a brand's portfolio size and quality were the key elements to success in marketing.

Are you a woman and want to be a CEO? Get to the board first

November 4, 2019
As more companies seek top positions, women have a problem: they have no prior experience because companies avoid the risk of hiring them. So, what to do?

Female CEOs judged more harshly than men for workplace failures

October 28, 2019
Female CEOs are more likely to be held accountable than their male counterparts for ethical workplace failures.

Men are harder competitors, women are more realistic

October 21, 2019
In competition situations, men invest more resources than women in reducing the performance of competitors. Men overestimate sabotage against them and respond accordingly, while women assess the sabotage efforts of competitors realistically, according to a laboratory experiment carried out at KIT.
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