Topic: Management research

Study Examines Why Organizations Repeat Big Mistakes

Jan. 27, 2016
Space shuttle take off

On the 30th anniversary of the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle, recent research from the McCombs School of Business examines why large organizations as diverse as NASA and BP repeat the same mistakes.

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Companies that quiet employee opinions alienate workers and miss out on big ideas

Sept. 7, 2009

There's a scene in an episode of the television series "The Office" in which the incompetent boss Michael Scott (played by Steve Carell) tries to impress his supervisor by sharing employee ideas from a suggestion box, which he claims to sort through regularly.

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