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Organizational Altruism Affects Whether Job Candidates Haggle On Salary

The Horizons Tracker

Altruistic organizations undoubtedly perform their good deeds for their own sake, but research from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin suggests it might also influence whether job candidates negotiate on their salary or not.

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Searching Google Prompts Us To Over-Inflate Our Knowledge

The Horizons Tracker

Research from the McCombs School of Business suggests this may have consequences, however, with it causing us to forget quite where our own knowledge ends and that of the internet begins. Google is undoubtedly a modern marvel, putting the world’s information at our fingertips. ” Our digital brain.

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Loyalty to a Leader Is Overrated, Even Dangerous

Harvard Business Review

I teach a course on ethics at the McCombs School of Business and have run the McCombs Speaker Series on Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility for the last seven years. Over time these stories lead to an implicit expectation that when loyalty prevails, so does success.

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Why Organizations Forget What They Learn from Failures

Harvard Business Review

My research with Pamela Haunschild (Professor Emeritus at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin) and David Chandler (Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Denver) examines this question. Why do organizations forget what they learn, even when stakes are so high?

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How to Manage an Insecure Employee

Harvard Business Review

Insecure employees are “hard to evaluate, hard to coach, and hard to develop,” says Ethan Burris, an associate professor at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin. And how do you deal with your own frustration around their insecure behavior? What the Experts Say.