A conversation on intuition in executive decision making?

Featuring Douglas West, Professor of Marketing King’s College, London Thematiks: On Research presents brief conversations with the authors of the most-viewed posts featured in the newsletter.  In this episode, I speak with Douglas West, Ph.D. about his research into the role that heuristics play in decision making under uncertainty. The original post is linked below. Can intuition yield…

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Does innovation create more value when based on science? Yes, but…

A new study concludes that corporate innovations built on scientific discoveries create more value but also entail more risk  For as long as there have been corporations, there has been a relationship between them and researchers. Indeed, the Dutch East India Company — one of the most important precursors of today’s corporations — hired scientists and maintained a strong knowledge…

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A conversation on the psychology of cybersecurity success and failure

Featuring Dennis Galletta and Greg Moody Thematiks: On Research presents brief conversations with the authors of the most-viewed posts featured in the newsletter. In this episode, I speak with Dennis Galletta, Ph.D. (Professor of Business Administration, University of Pittsburgh) and Greg Moody, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Lee Business School, University of Nevada Las Vegas) about their…

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Where is the eBay of data?

New research examines the issues that have hindered the growth of data markets and the models that could soon accelerate their development One of the internet’s most profound social and business impacts has been the change in how many things are bought and sold. The rise of Amazon and eBay, for example, revolutionized consumer marketplaces.…

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