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Customer ExperienceExpert Opinion

Don't Let Me Down

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Think customers crave delightful extras? In fact, they report more satisfaction when firms simply avoid disappointing them.
EntrepreneurshipFeatures

Railroad Ties

Ed Williams, Professor of Entrepreneurship
Remembering Ed Williams, the person who laid down the tracks of entrepreneurship at Rice Business.
CreativityPeer-Reviewed Research

Outside The Box

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To come up with new ideas, it helps to think outside the box — but which box, exactly?
Oil & GasCommentary

Let It Go

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Anger over oil prices won’t change OPEC’s resolve.
Personal IdentityFeatures

Men In The Mirror

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Do the Latino boxers in a border gym know something other men don’t?
EthicsPeer-Reviewed Research

Straighten Up And Fly Right

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How to get corporations to agree on what’s right and what’s wrong.
LeadershipExpert Opinion

Under Pressure

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What happens when coercive leaders feel cornered?
Creativity and InnovationPeer-Reviewed Research

Child's Play

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Kids need play to develop their minds. Workplaces need creativity to develop their businesses.
EthicsPeer-Reviewed Research

Hand In Glove

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What values should businesses observe besides profits?
After HarveyFeatures

Act II

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Raising the curtain when your artistic vision has been swept away.
Comic ReliefPeer-Reviewed Research

Old Boys Club

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That glow from old school memories shines on ... in CEO pay.
BankingPeer-Reviewed Research

Crosscurrent

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How speedy loan-loss recognition can save banks billions.