Harvard Business Review
How to Take the Bias Out of Interviews – 04/18/16
Article reports that studies are finding that unstructured interviews, while preferred by hiring managers, are the worst predictors of actual new hire performance. Professor Lauren Rivera’s research and findings that many interviewers looked for someone like themselves are referenced.
2 Tech Trends Every Company Should Watch – 04/08/16
Article focuses on two tech trends – the Internet of things and driverless cars – from a recent Deloitte list of trends that have implications for companies of all sizes and industries. Professor Brian Uzzi is quoted on the idea of “thought partnerships” as a potential form of commerce in the automobile industry.
The Wall Street Journal
What Happened When a Business School Made Tuition Free – 04/06/16
Article discusses how Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business’s offering free tuition has increased applicants and work for admissions. Professor Sandeep Baliga comments that an increased applicant pool will require more admissions manpower.
When can a few hundred dollars change your life? – 04/05/16
Article reports on a new trend in higher education in which schools provide students with small amounts of money to help cover tuition gaps or assist financial emergencies. Professor Paul Christensen likens these grants to traditional microfinance programs.