The issue of ever-changing health care, particularly drug discovery, care delivery and introducing new technologies, will be the topic of a morning-long symposium Jan. 23 at Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School as part of the David R. Calhoun Lectureship.
When 800,000 government employees eventually return to work after a shutdown that started Dec. 22, expect them to work less efficiently — or, at minimum, feel less engaged and far less respected, says an expert in government leadership and organizational strategy at Olin Business School.
As an economist, academician and researcher steeped in such data and assessments, one Washington University in St. Louis expert wants to press the pause button on the worst-case-scenario numbers related to the National Climate Assessment that was released the day after Thanksgiving.
A new study by a group of business school researchers, including Washington University’s Daniel Elfenbein of Olin Business School, used a computational model to interpret decision-making, learning and experiences that end in an entrepreneur’s success and failure in market entry and exit.
An Olin Business School analysis of more than 550 million items sold by individuals on eBay in 2015 and 2016 — transactions totaling $22.3 billion — signals that we’re more likely to buy goods from someone we perceive comes from a similar political persuasion.
A new study led in part by Olin Business School’s Todd Gormley finds that increasing numbers of passive investors is encouraging activism targeted at board makeup changes, proxy settlements and the sale of the business or its parts.
Olin Business School’s Daniel Gottlieb was part of a group of researchers conducting an economic behavioral study on how a consumer’s moral compass points him or her to repay debts. The group borrowed from Muslim teachings.
Thanks to a $500,000 gift from Cliff Holekamp and his father, Bill Holekamp, known as the Holekamp Seed Fund, Olin Business School now offers up to 20 grants a year of $1,000 to students who need a small injection of capital to get a startup business off the ground.
The question of what constitutes “naturalness” — and consumers’ attitudes about it — lies at the heart of Washington University in St. Louis research from lead author Sydney Scott, assistant professor of marketing in the Olin Business School.
The Waffle House index refers to a clue into the level of devastation wrought by a natural disaster — disasters like Hurricane Florence, which made landfall at Wrightsville Beach, N.C., early Sept. 14. Panos Kouvelis, director of the Boeing Center for Supply Chain Innovation at Olin Business School, has taught it for years.