Faculty Research and Honors
Professor of Marketing Alexander
Chernev is publishing "The Role of Purchase Quantity
in Assortment Choice: The Quantity-Matching Heuristic" in
the April issue of the Journal of Marketing Research.
This article examines how the number of items to be purchased
influences consumer choice among assortments.
Diermeier, the IBM Distinguished Professor of Regulation
and Competitive Practice, was honored in November by the Aspen
Institute's Center for Business Education with a 2007 Faculty
Pioneer Award. The award recognizes business school faculty
who teach, research, practice and otherwise advance the principles
of socially responsible leadership. Diermeier, the "Institutional
Impact" category winner, was one of 10 recipients selected
from a record 136 nominees.
Professor of Finance Andrea
Eisfeldt recently published three papers. "Smoothing
with Liquid and Illiquid Assets" appeared in the September
Journal of Monetary Economics. With co-authored Adriano
Rampini, Eisfeldt published "New or Used? Investment
with Credit Constraints" in the November issue of the same
journal and "Managerial Incentives, Capital Reallocation,
and the Business Cycle" in the Journal of Financial
Haider, professor of social enterprise and of management
and strategy, served on the advisory committee on self-regulation
of the charitable sector from 2006 to 2007. He notes that
its October report, "Principles for Good Governance:
A Guide for Foundations and Charities," has led to 57,000
copies being ordered and endorsement by 250 charities.
December, an international game science conference was held
in Jerusalem in honor of Ehud
Kalai. Corresponding with his 65th birthday, the event
was sponsored by the Center for the Study of Rationality at
the Hebrew University. The James J. O'Connor Professor of
Decision and Game Sciences and director of the Kellogg Center
for Strategic Decision Making, Kalai was recognized by attendants,
including Kellogg School colleagues Nabil
Vohra and Peter
Klibanoff, as well as Asher Wolinsky, professor of economics at Northwestern University.
Guthmann Professor of Finance Robert
Korajczyk published "Pricing the Commonality Across
Alternative Measures of Liquidity" (co-authored with Ronnie
Sadka '03). The article appeared in the January issue of the
Journal of Financial Economics.
fall 2007 edition of Directors & Boards features
a cover story interview with Harry
M. Jansen Kraemer Jr., clinical professor of management
Professor of Business Law Stephen
B. Presser has submitted
a manuscript for the second edition of his text An
Introduction to the Law of Business Organizations (Thomson/West). It is the first casebook designed
to be used by both law students and management school students.
D. Rucker has published "When Increased Confidence
Yields Increased Thought: A confidence-matching hypothesis"
in the January edition of Journal of Experimental Social
Psychology (co-authored with Zakary L. Tormala and Charles
R. Seger). The research qualifies past findings between confidence
and information processing by demonstrating that the depth
of consumers' information processing is affected by the interaction
between consumers' confidence and whether the message professes
to provide confidence. Rucker, an assistant professor of marketing,
also examines the role of power in persuasion in "The
Effects of Message Recipients' Power Before and After Persuasion:
A Self-Validation Analysis." Co-authored with Pablo Briņol,
Richard E. Petty, Carmen Valle, and Alberto Becerra, it was
published in the December Journal of Personality and Social
Schieffer, clinical associate professor of marketing,
co-authored "Customers at the Core" with Eric Leininger
in the January issue of Marketing Management, a publication
of the American Marketing Association.
Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences James
Schummer was elected to the Council of The Society for
Social Choice and Welfare for a six-year term.
Jay Gerber Professor of Dispute Resolution and Organizations
Thompson's new book, The Truth About Negotiation,
has won the Bookbuilders of Boston best professional non-illustrated
of Technology Industry Management Robert
C. Wolcott and McCormick Tribune Professor of Technology
Sawhney have published "Eight Myths of Innovation"
in the Peking University Business Review.