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How to structure teams for optimal performance - HEC Paris Professor Sri Kudaravalli ©Fotolia-adrian_ilie825

Should teams be hierarchical, with clear task delegation, or should they be flexible and self-organizing? So far, literature and practice offer as many examples as counter-examples in favor of each model. By distinguishing between the types of tasks and the coordination each require, a new study of software development teams is able to recommend the best configuration for successful teamwork – a (...)

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The largest international accounting firms have no trouble attracting applicants despite the (...)

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Micro-economics8 December 2016

Making Sense of Economic Models

Economics is not considered the most successful scientific discipline, to say the least. There are (...)

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Micro-economics7 December 2016

Do people manage their time like their money?

Time and money are two valuable and scarce resources that individuals try to manage optimally in (...)

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Micro-economics7 December 2016

How should we decide in the face of uncertainty?

How should governments decide in the face of radical uncertainties, such as those concerning (...)

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Business Strategy14 November 2016

Resource-rich firms make attractive business allies

A business partnership is much like a marriage. Both parties bring something to the table and join (...)

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As far removed as they seem to be from executive boardrooms, civil rights campaigners and (...)

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In their recent examination of a multinational enterprise¸ Rodolphe Durand and Anne Jacqueminet (...)

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