The Bellwether Foundation Inc. has awarded Olin Business School and the Brookings Institution a $750,000 grant to improve the quality of life for people in St. Louis and across the country.
When faced with a cutting-edge technological idea, business leaders who approach the idea in more concrete “how” terms – rather than in abstract “why” terms – are less likely to be deterred by its novelty and more likely to recognize its utility, which increases their propensity to invest in the idea, according to new research from the Olin Business School.
Welcome to Class Acts, a celebration of remarkable graduating students. In our first installment, Class Acts showcases three incredible makers — artist Erin Lewis, engineer Alex Levy and pop-up market founder Noor Bekhiet.
After a friend started a church in Australia, Professor Thakor wondered: what impact can a higher purpose have on your business?
In the mid-1990s, Lise Shipley helped bring the Internet to the masses.
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.
Washington University in St. Louis alumnus and emeritus trustee Arnold B. Zetcher and his wife, Ellen, have made a significant commitment to establish an endowed scholarship for undergraduate students, announced Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.
Panos Kouvelis, director of The Boeing Center for Supply Chain Innovation and the Emerson Distinguished Professor of Operations and Manufacturing Management at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, has been appointed editor-in-chief of Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management.
With the specter of COVID-19 and daily twists and turns, last fall’s unusual presidential election served as an exciting live case study for a new Washington University course.
Although brick-and-mortar companies like GameStop and AMC Theaters have given investors reason to count them out of stock market success, a huge surge via a “short squeeze” was both predicted and expected in recent research by an expert at Washington University in St. Louis.
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