Organizing for Marketing Agility
Sustaining Motivation in Customers, Employees, and YourselfSep 14, 2018 Szu-chi Huang, Stanford University
Customers can be fickle; they abandon great products and established brands. Employees will slack at work. And you—the future leaders—may procrastinate from critical work. Szu-Chi Huang will discuss research that provides key insights into motivating actions, and more importantly, sustaining these actions.
Manufacturer’s Entry in the Product-Sharing MarketSep 6, 2018 Baojun Jiang, Lin Tian, and Yifan Xu, 2018, 18-125-09
When should manufacturers respond to peer-to-peer product sharing with their own direct rental services? This game-theoretic model captures some key trade-offs for firms.
How to Succeed in Emerging MarketsAug 29, 2018
Jagdish Sheth, Emory University
Emerging markets including China and India are the next growth opportunities for most products and services, yet many companies fail in emerging markets despite great brands and high-quality products. This webinar will discuss eight marketing strategies for business success in these markets.
The Upside of Busyness: How Feeling Busy Can Increase ProductivityMay 16, 2018 Keith Wilcox, Columbia University
Keith Wilcox will discuss new research demonstrating that how consumers think about busyness has a dramatic impact on their motivation to pursue tasks (e.g., shopping). He will provide recommendations on how managers and policy makers can design interventions to make busy consumers more effective at accomplishing their objectives.
How Incentives Shape Strategy: The Role of CMO and CEO Equity Compensation in Inducing Marketing MyopiaMar 5, 2018 Martin Artz and Natalie Mizik, 2018, 18-105-03
Current incentives may tempt CMOs to engage in “myopic marketing management” for short-term results at the expense of long-term business performance. Analysis of public firms from 1993-2014 shows that CMO equity compensation is highly predictive of the incidence and severity of myopic marketing management.
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