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Lasting Effects of Promoting Literacy - Do When and How to Learn Matter? 

Date: 07/2019 Author(s): Hirata, Guilherme; Rocha e Oliveira, Paulo Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) This paper analyzes the lasting impacts of a project aimed at teaching children how to read and write at age 6. Using a Difference-in-Differences methodology, the results show that it is not enough to get children literate at age 6 to secure lasting effects; the instruction process is also an important factor: Only pupils exposed to the Phonics method ... More information

Do Publications in Low-Impact Journals Help or Hurt a CV? 

Date: 20/05/2019 Author(s): Donnelly, Kristin; McKenzie, Craig R. M.; Müller-Trede, Johannes Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Using psychology professors as participants, the present study investigates how publications in low-impact psychology journals affect evaluations of a hypothetical tenure-track psychology job applicant. Are "weak" publications treated as evidence for or against a candidate's ability? Two experiments revealed that an applicant was rated as stronger ... More information

È una lotta tra tribù: le «fake news» svelano la nuova struttura sociale 

Date: 17/04/2019 Author(s): Maoret, Massimo Document type: Opinion Fake-news, post-verità, o semplicemente care vecchie bufale. Non è necessario essere degli esperti per percepire che negliultimi anni la struttura del dibattito e i meccanismi di generazione dell'opinione pubblica sembrano essere radicalmente cambiati. O forse no? Siamo realmente di fronte a un cambiamento permanente della nostra struttura sociale ... More information

A Better Way To Manage Conflicts In The Workplace 

Date: 25/02/2019 Author(s): Mehta, Kandarp Document type: Opinion Workplace disputes and conflicts are an inevitable fact of life for most managers. When not managed well, disputes can quickly sap morale, impact productivity and even lead to bigger conflicts. Yet many business leaders think they are expert negotiators because they have had a lot of practice at it. But negotiating a lot is not the same as negotiating ... More information

Multi-Sensory Creative Thinking: A Synesthetic Technique for Design 

Date: 03/02/2019 Author(s): Mehta, Kandarp Document type: Working Paper This conceptual paper introduces the concept of Multi-Sensory Creative Thinking based on synesthesia. In this paper, the concept is explained in the context of design however in future it may be extended to other spheres of creative thinking and problem-solving. Synesthesia is a healthy neurological condition in which a stimulus for one sense (sight, ... More information

Are we perceiving more polarization than there actually is? 

Date: 25/01/2019 Author(s): IESE Insight Collaborator(s): Barasz, Kate; Kim, Tami; Evangelidis, Ioannis Document type: Supplementary Material Are our inferences about Trump supporters or Brexiteers accurate? The more extreme the position, the more we may jump to faulty conclusions, says research by Kate Barasz. In an increasingly polarized world, understanding this cognitive bias is key. More information

Jak sie promowac w social mediach 

Date: 16/12/2018 Author(s): Rzeczpospolita Interviewee(s): Las Heras, Mireia Document type: Interview W ostatnich latach niejednokrotnie moglismy uslyszec czy przeczytac o karierach zlamanych przez nieprzemyslana aktywnosc w mediach spolecznosciowych, w tym zwlaszcza przez niepoprawne politycznie komentarze, które blyskawicznie, wirusowo, rozniosly sie po sieci. Wiemy wiec, ze social media moga zaszkodzic, natomiast znacznie mniej mówi sie o tym, jak ... More information

Networks, Institutions, and Uncertainty: Information Exchange in Early-Modern Markets 

Date: 12/2018 Author(s): Erikson, Emily; Samila, Sampsa Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) We analyze patterns of informal information exchange by the English East India Company’s captains to assess the role of relational and institutional governance systems and uncertainty in encouraging information exchange. Using archival data from the emerging early-modern global trade network, we show that uncertainty drove information exchange. ... More information

500 Tweets for better management 

Date: 12/2018 Author(s): Llopis, Jaume Translator(s): Gutiérrez Algaba, Manuel Document type: Book Can you say so much in a such small space? Yes, you can, a tweet can. Tweets have revolutionized communication, they are influencing political, social, and entrepreneurial events around the globe, and it?s just 280 characters. This book joins such a revolution by analyzing the economy and management. It does through the wisdom distilled in the Professor?s ... More information Read related article

Offshoring Innovation to Emerging Countries: The Effects of IP Protection and Cultural Differences on Firms' Decision to Augment Versus Exploit Home-Base-Knowledge 

Date: 12/2018 Author(s): Pisani, Niccolò; Ricart, Joan Enric Editor(s): Cátedra Carl Schroeder de Dirección Estratégica Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Developed-country multinationals (DMNEs) have increasingly engaged in the practice of offshoring innovation to emerging countries. In this article, we leverage and extend the institution-based view to further our understanding of this phenomenon. Specifically, we examine the differential effects of formal and informal institutions on DMNEs' strategic ... More information
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