Aggressive Listening: The Key to Employee Warnings
Given the possibilities for organizational disasters, managers need a new perspective on how to elicit employee concerns. Far more effective than suggestion...
Cost Leadership, Differentiation or Focus: A Study of Corporate Financial Strategy at Levi Strauss
Strategic management involves acquiring and sustaining intrinsic advantages over rival firms in order to ensure long-term success and profitability. While few...
Supply Chain Management
Managing the Disruptive Effects of 3D Printing
As an effective alternative to mass production, 3D printing is capable of economically producing small quantities in local markets, making goods to order based...
How Emerging Market Firms Like Xiaomi and Narayana Hrudayalaya Use Componovation Approach to Innovate
Componovation is a semi structured path of innovation prevalent in many emerging markets. Firms in emerging markets often face severe resource constraints, are...
Strategically Pay Your Customers for Their Productivity
Your customers want to work for you. They are willing to help you with everything from innovation to generating additional revenue. The question is how. From 1...
Is New Product Development Impacted by the Manager’s Gender? The Case of Motion Pictures
The authors examine differences in movies directed by men versus women. Drawing from a broad sample of almost 5,000 movies, the authors conduct an in-depth...
The Potential Impact of COVID19 on Financial Reporting for Oil and Gas Reserves as Listed in the Supplemental Disclosure Notes
In this paper, we address the potential implications and trends in valuation of oil and gas reserves post COVID-19. As we discuss in this paper, the recent...
Executive Insights: An Interview with William Rumpke, Jr., CEO, Rumpke Waste and Recycling
I interviewed William Rumpke, Jr., CEO of Rumpke Waste and Recycling based in Cincinnati, Ohio. As the world is creating more garbage and thus making disposal...
Design Thinking and Startup Incubators: Towards a Co-Creation Model for Humanizing the New Product Development Process
This study examines the application of design led co-creation practices in new product development by startups at incubators. In recent times, organizations...
Strategies for Coping with Global Disruptions: Diversify, Transform, Disengage, or Bypass?
Global disruptions have a dramatic effect on international trade and often come as a shock to businesses. The consequences of disruptive events lead to...
Sustaining a First Mover Advantage in a Fast-Growing Meat Substitute Market
With the demographic and social changes, and increasing concern for animals and sustainability of planet earth, there has been great interest in consumption of...
Expecting the Unexpected: Force Majeure Clauses and the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic profoundly disrupted the performance of business contracts around the globe. But does COVID-19 meet the requirements of a force majeure...
The 2020 Rutgers Business School General Impact Index for Business Journals
We present the 2020 Rutgers Business School (RBS) General Impact Index for academic business journals. The RBS General Impact Index is derived from the...