Evan Apfelbaum, Associate Professor of Management & Organizations and Research Director of BU’s Human Resources Policy Institute, has been named a 2020 Fellow of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology for his extraordinary contribution to the field of Personality and Social Psychology.
Management & Organizations
Teamwork has gotten harder. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, there were few strategies in place for converting in-person teams to 100% virtual ones. “The conversion process—and the results—has differed substantially from team to team, even within the same organization. This variability puts tremendous strain on individual employees who are now navigating not just one whole new […]
Questrom Magazine Extra: In this Q&A, Questrom Magazine talks with Charles Tharp, a professor of the practice and former head of HR at Bristol Myers Squibb, about starting, maintaining, or resurrecting your career during turbulent times.
Questrom Professor in Management and professor of information systems Marshall Van Alstyne was honored with the Thinkers50 Digital Thinking Award along with his research partner, Geoffrey Parker, a professor at Dartmouth. The Thinkers50 awards, dubbed the “Oscars of Management Thinking” by the Financial Times, is a biennial event held in London that recognizes business thought leaders […]
Inside Higher Ed recently published a thoughtful analysis of Questrom’s new Online MBA. Questrom is proud to be a driving force of positive change in higher education and the MBA marketplace. Excerpt from 5 Reasons Why BU’s $24K MBA Is A Big Deal, from Inside Higher Ed, by Joshua Kim: The newly announced $24K BU […]
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.
A new research co-authored by Michel Anteby, professor of organizational behavior finds that increased employee monitoring in the workforce could definitely backfire.
What strategies do employees use to handle an environment that pressures them to be available at all times?
They get the job done, and spend time with their families under the radar—and are rewarded.