Wednesday, April 9, 2014Strategic Human Resource Management BlogStriking for Gold: Understanding How Entrepreneurs Bring an Idea to Lifeby: Phillip Kim

In the “lore” of entrepreneurship, many of the notions that make up our conventional wisdom are untested. This is where I come in as a researcher. The unifying theme of the research I... Read More

Wednesday, April 2, 2014Risk Management and Insurance BlogBusiness Analytics: Setting Insurance Rates Tailored to Individualsby: Edward Frees

Insurance rates have traditionally been set based on relationships observed in broad classes of people, at the population level. For instance, on average, young men are more likely to get into car... Read More

Tuesday, March 25, 2014Forward Thinking Faculty BlogUsing the Business Model Canvas for Customer Co-Created Product Developmentby: Neil Lerner

The Business Model Canvas (BMC) has been popularized as a tool to help start-up firms. One of the driving needs was to help emphasize that it wasn’t enough to have a product or service that... Read More

Tuesday, March 18, 2014Strategic Human Resource Management BlogWho Makes a Good Entrepreneur? It’s Time to Update the Stereotypeby: Joseph Raffiee

When we hear the word entrepreneur, often what comes to mind is the stereotype of the brave maverick striking out on his own, taking a chance and quitting his day job to pursue his dream of founding a... Read More