Business & Economics

Multiresolution forecasting for commercial processes

Dr Michael Thrun and colleagues Tino Gehlert and Quirin Stier investigated data-driven forecasting techniques for commercially relevant processes, using statistical and machine learning models to investigate future uncertainties in supply chains or call centre management. They found that the new methods, using a so-called wavelet approach – which is able to take varying seasonality into account – performed well compared […]

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Business & Economics

Managing digital talent: A 21st-century challenge

With an increasing level of market activity transitioning online, and organisational processes increasingly predicated upon ‘black box’ wizardry, the people who understand these things have a special place in the competitive armoury of modern business. These people increasingly require sensitive and intelligent management which recognises the singularity of their skillset. In their new book Digital Talent Management (2021), Dr Sorin […]

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Business & Economics

Leading a board: What makes an effective chair?

Being the chair of a board is a great responsibility and a great challenge which requires something of a balancing act. On the one hand, the chair is arguably the most important person inside the company. On the other hand, board chairs have no instruments of organisational power, such as unilateral decision-making authority, investment budgets, or a pyramid of subordinates. […]

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Business & Economics

Towards more equitable money creation

Money creation should be governed with an eye on ethics, but its current path follows an unfair formula that entrenches injustice. Philosopher and economist Professor Peter Dietsch of the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, points out a number of biases in the current monetary system. He suggests a normative framework for assessing what a more equitable money creation system […]

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Business & Economics

A canvas for a digital ecosphere

Digital Hub Denmark attracts digital talents, investors, and customers to Denmark. Digital Hub Denmark Professor, Claus A Foss Rosenstand, from Aalborg University, is helping organisations achieve exponential growth by leveraging digital disruptive technologies. While still in its early stages, this action research programme has produced a canvas to support digital ecosystems made up of digital tech-businesses in areas that are […]

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Business & Economics

Gene-environment interplay: A revolution for social science research?

Dr Hans van Kippersluis (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Dr Stephanie von Hinke (Bristol University; Erasmus University Rotterdam), and Dr Pietro Biroli (University of Bologna), argue that recent developments in genetic studies and data availability make a great addition to social science and economics research. They argue that the analysis of gene–environment interplay can help test economic theories, uncover economic or behavioural […]

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Business & Economics

Corporate sustainability: Benefits and drawbacks in the implementation of green business initiatives

As the public becomes increasingly cognisant of its effect on the environment, companies are progressively looking for green initiatives to implement and improve their corporate sustainability strategies. Dr Roberto Sarmiento at the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí, and his team, examined potential trade-offs that could occur during the implementation of a green initiative at an SME in Mexico. The […]

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Business & Economics

Social enterprises: Essential players in sustainable social development?

Creating the strong social bonds that are essential to achieving high levels of social cohesion cannot be left to pure commercial interests or interventions by civil authorities, either local or national. Tony Marshall and June-ho Jang from Anyang University, South Korea, have studied the role that social enterprises – committed to achieving both profit and social objectives – play in […]

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Business & Economics

The role of values in social innovation transfer

What role do values play in knowledge transfer between social enterprises, and what are the factors which facilitate or inhibit the exchange of innovative practice? Those are the questions behind new research by Imran Chowdhury of Wheaton College in Massachusetts, USA. Looking at social entrepreneurship through the lens of a partnership to transfer a model of affordable eye-care services from […]

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Business & Economics

Piggy in the middle: Backing the right horse in China vs USA

The focus of global geo-political power sits squarely within the Asia-Pacific region, but China’s rise has resulted in face-off with the United States. Canadian foreign policy has three main options in light of China’s rise to dominance: pivot to China, place itself equidistance between Beijing and Washington, or align with the US strategy. Professor Kenneth Holland of O.P. Jindal Global […]

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