Lenovo's Superfish fallout: Can we forgive and forget? – 03/05/15
Article by Professor Brayden King argues that Lenovo’s good reputation is now a liability as customers turn against the company after the scandal over malware installation on their computers. Companies with good reputations are punished more severely than companies with weaker reputations when the evidence of their wrongdoing is stacked against them.
WNYC (New York Public Radio)
What to Do About Your Worst Work Enemy – 03/05/15
Article cites Professor Brian Uzzi’s steps to fixing relationships gone bad: redirect negative emotions, give the other person something to entice them to rebuild the relationship and set the terms of your new understanding.
Nightly Business Report – 03/03/15
Quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite on the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act. He said that adverse ruling out of the Supreme Court could cause the beginning of the end of the ACA in the states that chose to use the federal exchange rather than set up their own exchanges.
Poets & Quants
The Best MBA Programs In Marketing – 03/03/15
Article profiles Kellogg’s marketing program, which is the top-ranked program of its kind according to U.S. News & World Report. The program’s curriculum addresses the latest challenges for marketers by integrating global markets, general management and data analytics concepts.
Delta Sky Magazine
Big Business in a Small World – 03/01/15
Article discusses various options for adding an international component to an MBA education. Quotes Greg Hanifee, associate dean of executive MBA programs, on the benefits of an EMBA program. “No matter what you’re selling, your competitive advantage can be improved by understanding different cultures, perceptions and preferences,” he said.
Bloomberg Daily Tax Report
Focus at Medtronic’s Transfer Pricing Trial Turns to Product Quality – 02/23/15
Article reports on Professor Edward Hughes’s expert witness testimony, which focused on product quality of the medical devices. Hughes said, “It’s about life and death. It’s not about markets.”
Step Outside Yourself – 02/16/15
Article by Professor Adam Waytz reports on his research that found that people with stronger connectivity in the part of the brain responsible for mental simulation reported more meaning in life.