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Are CEOs Overhyped and Overpaid?

Harvard Business

For example, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk enjoy cult-like status and are widely regarded as modern tycoons of innovation. My focus was on peer-reviewed journal articles (academic papers) that included reliable measures of CEO attributes (e.g., I came up with three major conclusions from this literature review: CEOs Do Matter a Lot. return on sales, return on assets, and market-to-book ratio) have been increasing with time , at least in the U.S.

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Simple Digital Technologies Can Reduce Health Care Costs

Harvard Business

Innovating for Value in Health Care. Digital therapeutics are being increasingly validated in clinical trials published in peer-reviewed medical journals and are available or are being developed for most chronic diseases. The health characteristics of your workforce are distinct and vary by industry and region, as well as by employee age, race, educational level, and many other factors.

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Why the Future of Social Science Is with Private Companies

Harvard Business Review

The Reproducibility Project found it could substantively replicate the results of fewer than 40% of 100 high-profile experiments published in peer-reviewed journals. Tomorrow’s most important discoveries into why people do what they do will most likely come from business innovation than university research. The incentives are such that research academics might be tempted to overstate outcomes in ways post-industrial researchers are not.

The Risks of Health Insurance Company Mergers

Harvard Business Review

But if history is any guide , mergers in the insurance industry should give consumers (indeed, all purchasers of insurance) cause for concern. Before addressing that question directly, let’s start with some basic premises: Consumers need an ample choice of innovative, well-priced insurance products. The pitch goes something like this: “Synergies will reduce overhead by eliminating duplicative management positions and spreading IT and marketing costs across more members.”