Failsafe Strategies: Profit and Grow from Risks that Others Avoid by Sayan Chaterjee, PhD
Posted 11.15.04Announcing a new book by Weatherhead professor Sayan Chatterjee: Failsafe Strategies: Profit and Grow from Risks that Others Avoid. Today, many companies have become powerfully averse to taking the risks that are essential to long-term success. Dr. Sayan Chatterjee shows how to identify high-risk, high-return opportunities, and then systematically mitigate those risks up front, as you design your initiative...
Professor Kalle Lyytinen elected AIS Fellow.
Posted 11.2.04Kalle Lyytinen has been elected an AIS (Association for Information Systems) Fellow in recognition of his many contributions to the field of Information Systems.
National Institute for Health Care Management Research and Educational Foundation Awards Weatherhead Professor
Posted 11.1.04The National Institute for Health Care Management Research and Educational Foundation (NIHCM Foundation), a nonpartisan research and educational organization, presented an award for excellence in original and creative health care research at its Eleventh Annual Health Care Research Award dinner November 1, 2004. The judges selected Weatherhead Professor James Rebitzer's (collaboration with M. Gaynor and L. Taylor) "Physician Incentives in Health Maintenance Organizations," Journal of Political Economy, 2004, vol. 112, no. 4, in the General Health Category
Finding Fertile Ground: Identifying Extraordinary Opportunities for New Ventures by Scott Shane, PhD
Posted 11.1.04Announcing a new book by Weatherhead Professor Scott Shane: Finding Fertile: Identifying Extraordinary Opportunities for New Ventures. "The first complete framework for successful high-tech entrepreneurship! Most efforts at starting a new business fail. But yours can succeed if you find the right market and understand the key success factors. This book shows how. Drawing on compelling new research, Dr. Scott Shane reveals the drivers behind the world's successful knowledge-intensive startups, and helps you align the same drivers behind yours. Discover thow to identify business opportunities that can support high-growth tech-based businesses, and refine your concept for even greater potential. Learn how to predict demand for products that don't exist yet... measure adoption and diffusion patterns... protect intellectual property... create high barriers to entry... exploit competitors' weaknesses... manage risk in high-risk ventures... and much more