Study finds shifting mindset increases managers’ willingness to invest in new technology

Study finds shifting mindset increases managers’ willingness to invest in new technology

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.
Class Acts: The Makers

Class Acts: The Makers

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.
Journal names Kouvelis editor-in-chief

Journal names Kouvelis editor-in-chief

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.
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