We examined the links between gender, citizenship and network development using a sample of over 200 MBA students. Sociometric data were collected at two points in time. Findings indicated that gender and citizenship status differences constituted significant barriers to the development of social ties. Weak ties and social ties created in the later time period were more likely to
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Dr Allison Konard is Professor of organizational behavior at the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Canada. She earned her Ph.D. in Applied Social Psychology at the Claremont Graduate University. She is a Fellow of the Eastern Academy of Management and a member of the Women's Executive Network (WXN) Advisory Board for Canada's Most Powerful
Informational price cascades and non-aggregation of asymmetric information in experimental asset markets
We report on experimental markets for a contingent claim asset that eight subjects traded for nine periods before the state was revealed. There is an informative binary signal that arrives after each of the first eight trading rounds. In our baseline treatment the realization of the signal is public information, and in another treatment, market participants are randomly sequenced and
Dr Anand Srinivasan is an associate professor in finance at the NUS Business School, NUS. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from New York University and MS in Aerospace from Cornell.
Analysis and Improvement of Information-Intensive Services: Evidence from Insurance Claims Handling Operations
Information-intensive services (IIS), such as financial services, business services, health care, and education, form a large and growing part of the service sector in the US economy. In this paper we present a classification of IIS based on their operational characteristics. We also
Prof. Uday Apte Naval Postgraduate School, USA
Fort Fantatstic is a group simulation in which 1 to 4 teams compete for the best organizational performance in maintaining operational availability of attracttions in a fun
Prof. Dr. Roland Böttcher University of Applied Science Bochum, Germany
We conduct a thought experiment of what would happen if a marketer were to really care about his/her customers' welfare (not merely because the customer brings revenue.) We examine a duopoly where one of the firms
Prof V Srinivasan, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
In this talk, Prof Ariff Kachra will be discussing the entire process of case writing and publishing.
Ariff Kachra is Assistant Professor of Strategy and General Management. In his first year at Richard Ivey School of Business, Dr. Kachra was the recipient of the David G. Burgoyne award for teaching
In this talk, we introduce the audience to Computational/On-line Advertising, which is a fast growing multi-billion dollar business, with an overview of this emerging field
Dr. Sachin Garg, Director Advertising Science, Yahoo Labs, India
Airports are the air transport system’s nodes and have major impacts on a region’s economy, social conditions and environment. An airport can only be considered to be operating sustainably if all three dimensions are balanced
Prof Andreas Wittmer, University of St Gallen, Switzerland
The paper explores the strategic effects of creditworthiness tests in a banking duopoly. It is shown that the acquisition of information about a borrower’s creditworthiness can be a strategic substitute or a strategic complement, depending on the ex ante expected quality of the borrower. In equilibrium, banks will acquire information of symmetric quality if they cannot observe the competitor’s screening effort
Prof Michael Troege, ESCP-EAP, Paris, France
Recent developments have made Latin America an attractive destination for potential investors and multinational corporations. Yet the region has not received the attention that it deserves in order to fulfill its potential in the global marketplace. This talk will try to address this issue by exploring in depth the major economies of the Latin American region.
Prof Sunder Narayanan, Stern School of Business, New York University