A randomized control trial in oral health on varying financial incentives and frequency of performance feedback for dental self-care

Funded Research Proposal

The burden of oral disease in the U.S. is high, and in need of novel approaches to improving preventive oral health behaviors. Almost half of U.S. adults have periodontal disease, while 92% of adults and 50% of children experience dental caries. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) put new emphasis on financial incentives in which financial rewards for patients and providers are linked to health decisions and outcomes.Read More

Competition, cooperation, and evolution in alliance networks

Funded Research Proposal

1) We examine the evolution of alliance networks by predicting ties and structure in the chemical and semiconductor industries. We compare our results to historical studies to determine how industry, timeframe, and method affect findings. 2) We explore the relationship between alliance networks and the locus of technological development which focuses on the standards-setting context.Read More

Managing Innovation in Hospitals: The Rise of the Chief Innovation Officer

Funded Research Proposal

Hospitals are increasingly facing market and regulatory pressures and the need to innovate is becoming ever more salient. One response has been the creation of the role of Chief Innovation Officer, or CIO.Read More

Divestiture Capability and Firm Performance

Funded Research Proposal

In order to sustainably innovate and grow, firms must, at times, shrink. This research is premised on the concept that the success of a firm’s innovation strategy relies not just on its ability to “grow smart,” but equally on its ability to “shrink smart.”Read More

Division of Relational Rents by Alliance Partners

Funded Research Proposal

How do alliance partners generate relational rents in the partnership? Many studies in the strategy literature have investigated the creation of value by strategy alliances. However, it is somewhat surprising that very few of them have explored the division of the value created between alliance partners.Read More

Designing Effective Financial Incentives with Start-up Technologies to Induce Long Term Health Improvements

Funded Research Proposal

Numerous technological devices are coming to market that permit for end-user but also remote tracking of health related choices (exercise, medication adherence, weight loss etc.). These devices are transformative as they can be used to inform firms and legislators on how to design financial and non-financial incentives to induce healthy choices.Read More