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May 27, 2016
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Why the Most “Cultured” Among Us May Be the Most Resistant to Change

A professor finds that so-called cultural leaders aren’t leading at all.

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May 10, 2016
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Pedro Gardete: The Real Price of Cheap Talk

Do customers benefit from highly targeted online ads?

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April 25, 2016
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Nick Karnaze: “Life’s a Team Sport”

How the death of fellow Marine inspired a veteran to start his own business.
Learn to build management teams, encourage professional development, and create a productive culture within your corporation or business.

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Elizabeth Blankespoor: How Twitter Can Improve Your Market Liquidity

Elizabeth Blankespoor explains how smaller firms can use Twitter to deliver company news directly to investors, improve market liquidity and compete with bigger companies.
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Why Do Some Ideas Spread?

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February 7, 2013
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Why Consumers Don't Always Take Advantage of Sales

Research from Stanford's Stephan Seiler says time constraints keep supermarket shoppers from finding best prices.
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A Fine Wine: Do Labels Make a Difference?

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Research shows that too much information about products can be a mixed blessing for buyers and sellers alike.