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Voter ID Laws Don't Work (But They Don't Hurt Anything, Either)

Voter ID laws are often proposed as an antidote to election fraud. There's just one problem, according to Vincent Pons. They don't work. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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New Research and Ideas, February 19, 2019

These CEO types are more productive ... Does revising make it better? ... Rewards spur more productivity. [Author: Sean Silverthorne]
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The Business of Saving the Planet

Putting their operations in harmony with the environment might be the single largest challenge faced by organizations today. Here is the latest research around building sustainability into business processes and management practices. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Sports: Lessons for Managers

When people look to illustrate a great business idea or accomplishment, a sports metaphor usually isn't far away. Why Harvard Business School researchers look for teaching gold on the playing fields of the world. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Most Popular Stories and Research Papers of 2018

The most popular stories on Harvard Business School Working Knowledge in 2018 covered diverse topics. They ranged from working moms to retirement, from what it means to be a rebel leader to biases that creep into our negotiating. What do you think were the most powerful business trends of the year? [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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New Year, New Habits

You are resolved to turn over a new leaf in 2019. Maybe become a better boss or crank up the productivity. What are the best ways to put these good intentions into practice? [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Near Year, New Habits

You are resolved to turn over a new leaf in 2019. Maybe become a better boss or crank up the productivity. What are the best ways to put these good intentions into practice? [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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E-Santa: Is Retail Ready for Digital Christmas?

The retail industry is in such a spin over multichannel strategy, mall closings, and big brand shutterings, to name a few pressures, that even Santa can't keep track of it all. Here is recent Harvard Business School research on digital trends shaping how we shop. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Can the Global Food Industry Overcome Public Distrust?

The public is losing trust in many institutions involved in putting food on our table, says Ray A. Goldberg, author of the new book "Food Citizenship." [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Motivate Me, Please

People are often coin-operated when it comes to work, but managers can bring out their best performance by using other motivators. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Say Again? Uncommon Advice for Common Business Problems

Sometimes the right answer is far from obvious. Learn why an introvert may be the best choice to lead your team, taking a pay cut might make you a better manager, and why you should not trust your gut when the pressure is on. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Guts, Gall, and Good Luck: What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur

What are the ingredients that make an entrepreneur successful? Here is a collection of stories and research that shows the way to making a difference in industries as diverse as green technologies, beauty products, and outer space. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Developing a Strategy for the Digital World

A new book by Sunil Gupta, "Driving Digital Strategy," explores how traditional businesses can make the leap into the digital age. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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First Look at New Research and Ideas, August 14, 2018

Vote for me! ... Why are US central cities in such rough shape? ... Shifting into high gear at Shift Technologies. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Parmigiano-Reggiano, Jane Austen, and Other Things You Didn't Know About Finance

Why did Italian bank Credito Emiliano accept young Parmigiano-Reggiano as loan collateral? What can Jane Austen and Mel Brooks teach us about finance fundamentals? What's up with millennials and their Chase Sapphire Reserve cards? Our recent stories explain all. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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New Research and Ideas, August 8, 2018

Let’s shake on it ... Sowing seeds of democracy with economic integration ... How a company focused its relief efforts. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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The Latest Research and Ideas

Let’s shake on it ... Sowing seeds of democracy with economic integration ... How a company focused its relief efforts. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Henry Kissinger's Lessons for Business Negotiators

James Sebenius, co-author of a new book on Henry Kissinger's negotiation strategies and tactics, discusses what business negotiators can learn. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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That Costs HOW Much?

Beyond the attributes of the product itself, price is probably the leading determinant of success in the marketplace. What does it takes to get the price right? [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Think of it as Professors in Cars Having Coffee

In the new Harvard Business School podcast series After Hours, professors Youngme Moon, Felix Oberholzer-Gee, and Mihir Desai discuss issues ranging from gun control to voice-activated digital assistants. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Distance Still Matters in Business, Despite the Internet

The internet makes distance less a problem for businesses, but geography still matters in the digital age, explains Shane Greenstein. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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First Look at New Research and Ideas, May 8, 2018

We prefer advice given by machines ... The nurse who became hospital CEO ... Who pays for hospital-acquired infections? [Author: Sean Silverthorne]
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First Look at New Research and Ideas, May 1, 2018

What Works Better: Layoffs or Pay Cuts? ... An ethical person be an unethical negotiator ... Good news or bad? Presenting to the Chai Point Board. [Author: Sean Silverthorne]
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First Look at New Research and Ideas, April 24, 2018

Do online retailers need physical showrooms? ... When the founder disagrees with the management team ... Will advertisers become more transparent about user data. [Author: Sean Silverthorne]
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First Look at New Research and Ideas, April 18, 2018

In America, immigrants do get the job done ... Conservative financiers more likely to leave their jobs over political ideology ... Warning! Why these label warnings don't work. [Author: Sean Silverthorne]
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First Look at New Research, April 10, 2018

Religious shoppers spend less ... Innovating with corn flakes ... What online and offline stores can learn from each other. [Author: Sean Silverthorne]
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The Dark Side of Performance Bonuses

To motivate workers, employers often turn to incentives such as money or recognition. What's become clear is that these programs can also result in unintended consequences—like a financial crisis. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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New Research and Ideas, April 3, 2018

Why don’t more people spend on time-saving? ... Fixing compensation at nonprofits ... Surfacing the submerged state. [Author: Sean Silverthorne]
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First Look at New Research, March 27, 2018

Do CEOs matter? ... The incumbent's advantage in capitalizing on technology opportunity ... How successful are Europe's nonfinancial disclosure requirements? [Author: Sean Silverthorne]
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First Look at New Research and Ideas, March 20, 2018

What's wrong with compliance programs? ... How African American women become senior executives. [Author: Sean Silverthorne]
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