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Olin Praxis

Research that impacts business.

Olin Praxis features executive summaries of timely faculty work in all areas of business management. MBA students collaborate with the editors on the production of videos and articles.

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Strategy
http://youtu.be/y7qi3nQowZ4

The Follower's Dilemma (pdf)

Authors:
Nicholas S. Argyres | Jackson A. Nickerson | Lydia Bigelow, University of Utah

Oct. 1, 2014

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Organizational Behavior
http://youtu.be/f_Ume0Zifdo

Take a Stand (pdf)

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Oct. 1, 2014

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Accounting
http://youtu.be/vCHfJZ9Z13s

True Numbers (pdf)

Authors:
Xiumin Martin | Matthew T. Billett, Indiana University | Chen Chen, University of Auckland | Xin Wang, University of Hong Kong

Oct. 1, 2014

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Marketing
Operations and Manufacturing Management
http://youtu.be/LVGV1yRlihI

Dueling Supply Chains (pdf)

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Oct. 1, 2014

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Marketing
http://youtu.be/SC3T6vx7Jv4

Shelf Appeal (pdf)

Authors:
Stephen M. Nowlis | Iana A. Castro, San Diego State University | Andrea C. Morales, Arizona State University

Oct. 1, 2014

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Marketing
http://youtu.be/e1XnIRjeNqY

Win Win (pdf)

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Oct. 1, 2014

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Strategy
http://youtu.be/csDsv8ZKTvg

The Positive Side of Workplace Surveillance (pdf)

Authors:
Lamar Pierce | Daniel Snow, Brigham Young University | Andrew McAfee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Oct. 1, 2014

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Strategy
Economics
Finance

Keeping Score among Credit Rating Agencies (pdf)

Authors:
Todd T. Milbourn | Bo Becker, Harvard Business School

Oct. 1, 2013

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Marketing
http://youtu.be/br5BMykWzGk

When Good News Is Bad (pdf)

Authors:
Baojun Jiang | Kannan Srinivasan, Carnegie Mellon University

Oct. 1, 2013

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Organizational Behavior
http://www.olin.wustl.edu/EN-US/Faculty-Research/PublishingImages/emotional-intelligence.jpg

Testing for Emotional Intelligence (pdf)

Authors:
Hillary Anger Elfenbein | Sigal Barsade, University of Pennsylvania | Noah Eisenkraft, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Oct. 1, 2013

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Organizational Behavior

Managing Teams with Diverse Values (pdf)

Authors:
Andrew P. Knight | Katherine J. Klein, University of Pennsylvania | Jonathan C. Ziegert, Drexel University | Beng Chong Lim, Ministry of Defence Singapore and Nanyang Technological University | Jessica L. Saltz, PepsiCo Inc.

Oct. 1, 2013

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Marketing

When Consumers Don't Want Choices (pdf)

Oct. 1, 2013

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Organizational Behavior

Management: A Calling or Just a Job? (pdf)

Authors:
J. Stuart Bunderson | Jeffery A. Thompson, Brigham Young University

Oct. 1, 2013

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Marketing
http://youtu.be/OTWy4UMekf8

Hidden Value of Google Search Ads (pdf)

Authors:
Tat Y. Chan | Ying Xie, PhD, Olin Business School | Chunhua Wu, PhD, Olin Business School

Oct. 1, 2012

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Finance
Strategy
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Pay Day: Pitfalls of Performance-Based Pay (pdf)

Authors:
Lamar Pierce | Ian Larkin and Francesca Gino, Harvard University

Oct. 1, 2012

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Organizational Behavior
Finance
http://youtu.be/I7wPpxyJZ64

Short Sellers: Villains or Visionaries? (pdf)

Authors:
Matthew Ringgenberg | Adam Reed, University of North Carolina | Joey Engelberg, University of California–San Diego

Oct. 1, 2012

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Marketing
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Who Uses All Those Bells and Whistles? (pdf)

Authors:
Joseph K. Goodman | Caglar Irmak, University of South Carolina

Oct. 1, 2012

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Finance
http://youtu.be/vRI_ptfxAAI

ERM: Prepare for the Worst (pdf)

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Oct. 1, 2012

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Strategy

When to Call It Quits (pdf)

Oct. 1, 2012

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Finance
Organizational Behavior
http://youtu.be/obgqpH7aVbQ

Location in Negotiation: Is There A Home Field Advantage? (pdf)

Authors:
Markus Baer | Graham Brown, University of British Columbia

Oct. 1, 2011

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Operations and Manufacturing Management

Contingency Strategies in Managing Supply Systems With Uncertain Lead-Times (pdf)

Authors:
Panos Kouvelis | Jian Li, College of Business and Management at Northeastern Illinois University

Oct. 1, 2011

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Accounting
http://youtu.be/9ES957iYk34

Do Bank-Affiliated Analysts Benefit From Lending Relationships? (pdf)

Authors:
Xiumin Martin | Ting Chen, Baruch College, The City University of New York

Oct. 1, 2011

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Economics

Estimating the Willingness to Pay to Avoid Violent Crime: A Dynamic Approach (pdf)

Authors:
Kelly Bishop | Alvin Murphy, both formerly assistant professors at Olin Business School

Oct. 1, 2011

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