Insights for Business
Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Why do some firms willingly take on multifaceted, complex projects? Companies that set speed and efficiency as their goals eventually get to the same level. Why, then, do some companies perform better than the rest, year after year after year?
New research finds that companies that do well frequently rely on heuristics – simple rules of thumb.
Managing a virtual team requires a different form of leadership than the command-and-control method that would work with people working in a shared location.
The aerotropolis, a concept created by John D. Kasarda, is a new form of airport-centric commercial development that has transformed city airports into airport cities.
Sumit Vohra (MBA Evening ’07), CEO of LoneRider Brewing Co., is leveraging Web 2.0 marketing and a strict adherence to the brewery’s business model to tap the Triangle market.
While many IT start-ups have built their ventures in a garage, Carolina Launch Pad is giving UNC Chapel Hill faculty and staff a more nurturing environment.
When Ryan MacCauley (EMBA ’06), brought up the idea of launching a business during his admissions interview, the interviewer suggested he talk to Ted Zoller, executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.