Mahendra R. Gupta, dean of Olin Business School, recently announced a four-year, $1.09-million gift from Roger and Fran Koch and Paul and Elke Koch that will launch the Olin Family Business Program.
After learning that local veterans were facing long waits for mental health services, a team of medical and engineering students at Washington University in St. Louis wanted to help in some way. The team created an app that measures a user’s stress and suggests steps to take to alleviate it.
Journalists continue to sort through and process the so-called “Panama Papers,” millions of financial documents offering a look at how politicians and public figures hide massive amounts of money in offshore accounts. A faculty member at Washington University in St. Louis says the case offers proof of the difficulty of government economic intervention.
Companies often pride themselves on creating a collaborative culture that encourages the free-flow of ideas between colleagues. But a recent study co-authored by Olin Business School’s Markus Baer shows that territorial marking in the office can quickly squash much sought-after workplace creativity.
When a publicly traded company meets a pay-for-performance target, it may be lauded by Wall Street investors, however, new research from Washington University in St. Louis shows it can also be cause for concern.
Olin Business School’s Executive MBA cohort recently traveled to Washington, D.C., for a four-day immersion program focused on policy entrepreneurship, hosted by Brookings Executive Education.
Former Google VP Jonathan Rosenberg tells Washington University community what he learned during a 13-year stint at the giant tech company.
StEP, Washington University in St. Louis’ Student Entrepreneurial Program, gives undergraduates the ultimate entrepreneurship experience: creating and running their own businesses.
FoodShare, the brainchild of Washington University juniors Andrew Glantz and Jacob Mohrmann, and Dartmouth junior Aidan Folbe, is riding a wave of success — from recent wins at the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards to the Startup Madness finals at SXSW March 14.
While scheduling might help keep people on track when it comes to tasks, new research from Olin Business School shows it can derail all-important leisure time, making fun feel like a chore.