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Satellite Assisted Pastoral Resource Management: A Public-Private Partnership

By Peter Debaere and Maggie Morse ,

Public-Private Partnerships That Are Changing the World The Darden School of Business’ Institute for Business in Society partners with Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships to present the annual P3 Impact Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This year’s award will be presented... CONTINUE READING

How Consumers Think: A Model to Predict What They’re Willing to Pay

By Manel Baucells and Jenny M. Abel

You’ve done the math. Accounting for everything from gas to insurance to repair costs, you find that taking Uber and other forms of mass transportation represents significant overall cost savings compared to owning your own car. Logically, you should sell your car. So why don’t you? In his 2010 New York Times best-seller Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our... CONTINUE READING

MTV Shuga: A Public-Private Partnership

By Lalin Anik and Maggie Morse ,

Public-Private Partnerships That Are Changing the World The Darden School of Business’ Institute for Business in Society partners with Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships to present the annual P3 Impact Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This year’s award will be presented... CONTINUE READING

Three Things: Work Smarter

When you’re so busy you don’t have time to think, it’s time to work smarter. And if you spend all your time putting out fires, you’re living on the fire grounds; it’s time to build a firehouse. First, get a firehouse. A “firehouse” is time or space in which you gain perspective, build relationships, learn and reflect. It could be a period of time you don’t check your email or... CONTINUE READING

Transparent Operations: The Financial Impact of Social Impact

By Tim Kraft and Carlos Santos ,

In 2007, Patagonia launched “The Footprint Chronicles,” a website dedicated to disclosing its business practices to consumers, including the network of suppliers it uses and their treatment of workers who make its outdoor gear. Patagonia says the website’s mission is to use “transparency about our supply chain to help us reduce our adverse social and environmental impacts — and on an... CONTINUE READING

Credit Where Credit Is Due: Creating Teams Without a Self-Serving Bias

As employees spend an ever-growing proportion of their time in teams at the workplace, companies and psychologists the world over have long been trying to decode the ideal mix of individual qualifications and group traits that make those teams operate as optimally as possible. It came as surprise, then, that a company as data-driven and analytical as Google recently found that it wasn’t a... CONTINUE READING