Search Results

1112 items match your search criteria. Click here for tips on how to optimize your results.
New search Refine search
Sorted by date

Oversight and Efficiency in Public Projects: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis 

Date: 04/2019 Author(s): Calvo, Eduard; Cui, Ruomeng; Serpa, Juan Camilo Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) In the U.S., four in ten public infrastructure projects report delays or cost overruns. To tackle this problem, regulators often scrutinize the project contractor's operations. We investigate the causal effect of government oversight on project efficiency by gleaning 262,857 projects that span seventy-one U.S. federal agencies and 54,739 contractors. ... More information

DJ World Conference 

Date: 21/03/2019 Author(s): de Santiago, Rafael Document type: Case Tokyo Music School (TOMS) has prepared some of the best disc jockeys (DJs) in the world for almost two decades. At the beginning of 2019, the school decided to organize an event that would bring together recent alumni with a selection of world-renowned DJs. The long-term vision was to make this event grow into a global DJ convention. A number of world-famous ... More information

Working for a Healthy Society | 25th Healthcare IESE Industry Meeting 

Date: 13/03/2019 Author(s): Interviewee(s): Nueno, Pedro; Mas, Núria; Editor(s): IESE Document type: Report (Video) The Industry Meeting offers top executives in healthcare firms, healthcare professionals, academics and field experts a distinguished platform to share their experience and insight on the industry’s current situation and its future, and to continue the search for innovative ways to respond to the enormous challenges faced by the healthcare industry. ... More information

Back to the Future | 33 IESE AUTO Industry Meeting 

Date: 08/03/2019 Author(s): Document type: Report (Video) In this year’s 33rd edition of our annual meeting of the automotive industry, IESE AUTO, we  shed some light on these questions while also addressing the issues related to the Spanish, European and global markets. We continued our tradition of providing a premier platform for senior executives from the automotive industry, industry experts ... More information

Learning and Hierarchies in Service Systems 

Date: 01/03/2019 Author(s): Bimpikis, Kostas; Markakis, Mihalis Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Motivated by diverse application areas such as healthcare, call centers, and crowdsourcing, we consider the design and operation of service systems that process tasks with types that are ex ante unknown, and employ servers with different skill sets. Our benchmark model involves two types of tasks, Easy and Hard, and servers that are either Junior or ... More information

Amazon and mybabyallergy.com 

Date: 19/02/2019 Author(s): Jané, Joan Document type: Case Going on Amazon usually acts as a real spur for any firm's business, since sales tend to shoot up. But it is also true that it involves downsides that cannot be overlooked. Amazon, the undisputed leader in online sales of all kinds of products, has become a unique platform for the positioning and sales development of thousands of companies-especially ... More information Read related article

Roche: The Investment Decision Dilemma 

Date: 18/12/2018 Author(s): Serrano, Alejandro; Kraiselburd, Santiago Document type: Case In 2015, Roche launched an internal improvement program aimed at reducing the cost of its products, with the emphasis on manufacturing costs. Paul de Wit, the group head in charge of product supply-chain management, was assigned the task of figuring out the appropriate production batch size for each product, with the help of two representatives from ... More information

¡Consiguiendo realidades! 

Date: 07/12/2018 Author(s): Muñoz-Seca, Beatriz Document type: Book Lograr que suceda lo que se ha ideado para la empresa es el reto al que empresarios y directivos se enfrentan cada día. Descubra en este libro cómo el rojo pasión, los cerebros de obra y el conocimiento pueden lograr que suceda, aportándole un esquema para lograr autonomía y proactividad, así como las herramientas ... 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 ... More information Read related article

Buyer Intermediation in Supplier Finance 

Date: 12/2018 Author(s): Tunca, Tunay; Zhu, Weiming Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Small suppliers often face challenges to obtain financing for their operations. Especially in developing economies, traditional financing methods can be very costly or unavailable to such suppliers. In order to reduce channel costs, in recent years large buyers started to implement their own financing methods that intermediate between suppliers and ... More information Read related article
PAGE 1 of 112
Go to page