The process used to gather information in making decisions can be as important as the decisions. Do you rely more on sophisticated analytics or intuition?
Information Management/Technology (IT)
Imagine a management education learning environment where the student is fully engaged and where the instructor serves as a Play-by-Play-Man!
Analytics can, through the use of various Big Data-driven computer models, significantly enhance the decision-making process and, thus, hopefully performance.
While foolish for companies to spend money unwisely in managing human capital, growing research confirms that “high performance work systems” are worth the investment.
Crowdsourcing is one approach for meeting the challenges of the changing needs of the business community and the programs offered by the business management community.
Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) in management education are growing rapidly in response to exorbitant tuitions, tightening budgets, limited class availability, and globalization.
Business managers are encouraged to assess the value of social networking games for HR processes to enhance the organization’s performance and value of workers.
In today’s world of increasing complexity, unpredictability, and rapid pace there is more demand for innovation than corporations are currently able to meet.
Today business schools are under growing pressure to engage in significant reforms due to globalization, rising tuitions, and unprecedented economic uncertainty.
With the amount of data at Facebook’s disposal, can it accurately predict outcomes within the volatile financial markets? If so, can aalso manipulate or influence such predicted events?
An implicit challenge is to coordinate the efforts of groups with different interests to realize expected gains. This means that acquisitions quickly go from numbers to considering the impacts on people, as achieving synergy requires clear communication of the implications of an acquisition to those impacted.
Management in a connected, interdependent, and information intensive world requires new thinking and innovative approaches. The increasing interdependence and complexity of organizations and institutions call for transorganizational thinking.
Globalization is bringing about a radical rethink regarding the content and delivery of graduate management education.
Dr. George Westerman studies the impact of digital technology on the management of large firms. In this video interview, he discusses the changing role of CIO.