The Irish Times | March 31, 2020
David Hirshleifer was mentioned in a piece about a study suggesting that robo-analyst firms’ stock advice is more profitable than that of their human counterparts.
The New York Times | March 31, 2020
Jonathan Haidt had his research on “moral foundations” in politics mentioned by columnist Ross Douthat in a piece on coronavirus and the conservative mind.
The Prof G Show | March 26, 2020
Jonathan Haidt and Scott Galloway discussed the social and psychological impact of COVID-19.
Science | March 26, 2020
Dolly Chugh spoke to Science magazine about Jennifer Eberhardt’s research on unconscious bias, specifically the “other-race” effect.
PRI | March 26, 2020
Robert Frank spoke to PRI for an article about how COVID-19 is changing the way people think about fighting climate change.
WBUR | March 25, 2020
Dan Ariely discussed how, in uncertain times, irrational behavior can feed on itself like a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Psychology Today | March 23, 2020
David Sloan Wilson’s research on religion and cultural evolution was mentioned in a piece about how pathogens affect society.
Scientific American | March 21, 2020
Dan Ariely—along with Francesca Gino, Max Bazerman, and others—wrote about how they tried to reproduce their work on an ethical-behavior intervention, and ended up refuting it.
The Bulwark | March 21, 2020
Ann Tenbrunsel’s research on ethical fading was mentioned in a piece about how too many instructions leads to less compliance.
Compliance Week | March 17, 2020
Alison Taylor spoke about how several businesses have decided it is worth going above and beyond to help customers and employees.
The Wall Street Journal | March 15, 2020
Max Bazerman’s new book, The Power of Experiments, discusses the effectiveness of A/B testing, which is baked into product development, along with other empirical trials and judgments.
The New York Times | March 13, 2020
Adam Grant wrote a piece explaining how addressing procrastination isn’t about avoiding work; it’s about avoiding negative emotions.
Cheddar | March 12, 2020
Andrea Bonime-Blanc talked about Boeing’s struggles during the pandemic.
Quartz | March 4, 2020
When reading a corporation’s sustainability report and then comparing it to its risk disclosures—or worse, its media coverage—wrote Alison Taylor, we might as well be reading about entirely distinct companies.
Quartz | March 3, 2020
Dorothée Baumann-Pauly talked about the flawed auditing methods in China that allow systemic labor abuses to go unchecked.
Inc. | February 28, 2020
Adam Grant does not worry about managing his time. He manages his attention instead.
Fortune | February 26, 2020
Ann Tenbrunsel’s decision-framing research was mentioned in a discussion about how the pro-baseball team deserves criticism for its cheating scandal.
The Harvard Gazette | February 24, 2020
Jonathan Haidt debated neuroscientist Lisa Feldman-Barrett on whether hate speech is violence at Harvard Law School.
The New Yorker | February 24, 2020
Large-scale social experiments are now ubiquitous, and conducted without public scrutiny. Has this new era of experimentation—which Max Bazerman examines in his new book, The Power of Experiments—remembered the lessons of the old?
ThinkAdvisor | February 20, 2020
Daylian Cain spoke about the tactics companies can use to judge the rightness of their decisions.
Forbes | February 19, 2020
Caterina Bulgarella wrote about how, for Google—which has always crafted a narrative of exceptionalism—the emerging storyline around a more complex and controversial yet more realistic workplace experience may be disappointing but, also, uniquely enlightening.
NPR | February 17, 2020
Dan Ariely discussed the behavioral science of honesty—dishonesty, he said, is often not about character but opportunity.
Harvard Business Review | February 13, 2020
Francesca Gino wrote about how, contrary to our intuition, simply being yourself makes a better impression than catering to another person’s interests and expectations.
The New York Times | February 11, 2020
Nicholas Epley spoke about why we often do not listen when we think we know what someone will say.
Women’s Health | February 10, 2020
Caroline Webb went on the Women’s Health podcast Going for Goal to talk about how to be less busy yet more productive.
Forbes | February 10, 2020
Ron Carruci wrote about how leaders persevere during periods of extreme adversity.
The Atlantic | February 5, 2020
Robert Frank explains how, when our peers take actions to preserve the planet, we’re more likely to follow suit—the human instinct to conform could help us address the climate crisis.
Quartz | February 5, 2020
Amid growing anger over corporate hypocrisy, greed, and social and environmental impacts, wrote Alison Taylor, employees are now openly questioning C-suite decisions about where companies do business—and with whom.
The New York Times | January 24, 2020
With activists mobilized and dug in on the left and right, there is increasing pressure on people in the middle to choose sides, part of what Jonathan Haidt calls “mob dynamics.”
Harvard Business Review | January 23, 2020
Francesca Gino and Adam Grant’s research has helped highlight that all too often, instead of giving people a meaningful sense of appreciation, employee-recognition programs become just another box for managers to check.
Inside Business | January 22, 2020
Dolly Chugh’s book, The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias, was read in a book club created by city employees in Norfolk.
Forbes | January 13, 2020
Having your actions play out publicly as if on a jumbotron is a huge responsibility, Ron Carruci wrote, but unfortunately too many teams don’t take this responsibility as seriously as they should.
Poets & Quants | January 8, 2020
Ann Tenbrunsel was selected as one of P&Q’s favorite business school professors of 2019.
The Washington Post | January 6, 2020
Adam Grant spoke about how tweens can be encouraged to be more prosocial without becoming exceedingly altruistic.
Forbes | January 6, 2020
As we look back at 2019, Caterina Bulgarella wrote, it is not a coincidence that the leaders who left enduring legacies strove for far greater objectives than their own success or their own group’s survival.
Washington Monthly | January 3, 2020
Dan Ariely’s book, The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone—Especially Ourselves, was mentioned in a discussion about how Donald Trump’s perverse brand of B.S. took over American politics.
The Washington Post | January 2, 2020
Nicholas Epley and his collaborator were mentioned in a piece about not letting technology and corrosive politics control our behavior.