Knott wins Olin Award for research quotient paper
Anne Marie Knott, the Robert and Barbara Frick Professor of Business at Olin Business School, has won the 2021 Olin Award for a forthcoming paper exploring research quotient in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
How WashU innovated its way through one of its greatest challenges
The Washington University community — administrators, faculty, students and staff — rose to the challenge of the unprecedented COVID-19 emergency, innovating every step of the way.
Price is ripe: Study finds increase in menu prices means decrease in restaurant ratings
Businesses beware: A price increase for carryout or delivery food means an increase in negative reviews — and a downturn in restaurant reputation, if not demand. And it’s notable that in these COVID-19 pandemic times, an exponential amount of business is being conducted via carryout or delivery. A pair of business researchers, from Washington University […]
The Right Way to Win
Making Business Ethics Work in the Real World
Full of entertaining examples, new book is guide to making business ethics work “in the real world.”
Research and new developments
The 2020 RQ50, highlighting the 50 companies whose R&D is most productive, were unveiled Sept. 8 at The Industrial Innovation Path to Economic Recovery Conference hosted by the Boeing Center at Washington University in St. Louis. The unveiling coincides with research forthcoming in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
‘Innovate or die’ has never been truer for businesses
During this critical transition as local economies are reopening, an organizational strategy expert at Washington University in St. Louis says businesses must be thinking about the appropriate mix of defense and offense if they are going to succeed in the long game.
Ways to find business opportunity from crisis
The coronavirus pandemic has shattered and shuttered businesses. As businesses gradually continue to reopen across the United States, three Olin Business School experts at Washington University in St. Louis offer insights into potential opportunities that could help businesses to emerge from the economic storm.
Olin faculty evaluate coronavirus on U.S. businesses, economy
Olin Business School faculty at Washington University in St. Louis offer perspectives on the economic, financial and everyday business reactions to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
The Innovation Stack
Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time
From the cofounder of Square, an inspiring and entertaining account of what it means to be a true entrepreneur and what it takes to build a resilient, world-changing company
Zhang wins Olin Award for research on Alibaba packing time
Dennis Zhang, assistant professor of operations and manufacturing management at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, has won the 2020 Olin Award for research that creates a human-focused algorithm to improve warehouse workers’ packing time while also reducing material costs.