Marshall Van Alstyne’s winning paper shows network effects fuel business value and upend strategy

Author: Supriya Manot

New rankings recognize BU and Questrom

Boston University achieved its first ever placement in the Most Innovative Universities list, while Questrom School of Business ranked 42nd in the overall national universities category.

Occasional breaks can make groups smarter

A new research by prof. Jesse Shore and his colleagues found that groups that intermittently saw the attempted solutions of their teammates proved to have both the highest average performance and were also most likely to come up with an ideal solution to a problem.

When regulation doesn’t throttle risk-taking

A recent study by accounting professor Ana Albuquerque and Fudan University’s Julie Lei Zhu found that SOX 404 compliance requirements encouraged investment activities among firms rather than causing a hindrance.