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We asked Harvard Business School experts how the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to change business practice.
What gets workers to go the extra mile in creative problem solving? A field experiment and interviews with NASA employees finds that employees respond to managerial appreciation above other incentives.
New tools allow companies to innovate on an unprecedented scale, in every aspect of business. But the organization must also change.
Passion is supposed to be the secret sauce that transforms average managers into dynamic leaders. The reality is more complicated, says Jon M. Jachimowicz.
Nearly a third of US patents rely directly on government-funded research, says Dennis Yao. Is government too involved in supporting private sector innovation—or not enough?
Better ideas emerge when extroverts and people open to new experiences put their heads together, according to research by Rembrand M. Koni..
Letting independent workers choose their locations can boost companies, employees, and even the economy, according to research by Prithwir..
Jim Heskett asks whether West Coast managers are practicing their own style of management. Is a manager just a manager or does geography m..
Challenges related to managing religion in the workplace are on the rise, as are religious discrimination claims and monetary settlements…
To make the best decisions, managers must ask the right questions. This collection of past studies by Harvard Business School researchers ..