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Research news from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Changing Business is the research newsletter of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School faculty. Each quarterly issue explores impactful, cutting-edge research that shapes business, policy, and society.

Carey is the business school of Johns Hopkins University, America’s first academic research institution. Using an interdisciplinary approach, Carey's faculty seeks to address the world's most pressing problems by applying a diversity of expertise in analytics, leadership, finance, marketing, and strategy to numerous topics including the business of health.

In this issue

Daniel Polsky


Business of health

‘Mobility matters’: Using remote tracking to predict hospital readmission
Dan Polsky analyzes patient activity levels using smartphones or wearable devices to find ways to reduce hospital readmissions. Read more about wearable tech.

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Management & Organization

Social and societal impact

‘Struggling well’: Lessons for the business world from adventure racing
Michelle Barton and Kathleen Sutcliffe use a unique model for understanding how resilience unfolds during adversity. Read more to learn how adventure racing informs the modern business world.

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Interdisciplinary research

Innovation and technology

For computer software developers, dependency brings risk
Angelo Mele takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying risks associated with interdependent software platforms used in business. Learn about the risks posed by software vulnerabilities.

Latest research

0DTE Option PricingFederico Bandi and Nicola Fusari

Nonmonetary Reward Systems, Counterproductive Behavior, and Responses to Sanctions in Open Collaboration EnvironmentsCassandra R. Chambers

Consumer Responses to Favorite Product Removal: Evidence from Beverage Vending MachinesAndrew Ching

Flattening Energy-Consumption Curves by Monthly Constrained Direct Load Control ContractsAli Fattahi

Empirical evidence of widespread exaggeration bias and selective reporting in ecologyPaul Ferraro

Carey research in the news

Barron’s, China de-risking is inevitable. To minimize the pain, supply chains need a revolutionTinglong Dai

New York Times, A huge threat to the U.S. budget has receded. And no one is sure whyMelinda Buntin

Toronto Star, Without Trump, debate gives Republican hopefuls rare chance to build some momentumSteven D. Cohen

Forbes, Amazon’s radical plan for healthcare: À la carte pricingGe Bai

Baltimore Sun, A downtown Baltimore office tower sold for $66M in 2015. It just sold for less than half that amount.Luis Quintero

Harvard Business Review, Overcoming your fear of competitionHaiyang Yang

NewsDay, Northwell has until Aug. 8 to respond to NYU Langone lawsuit over purple adsStacey Lee

NPR, The driving forces behind “tip-flationShubhranshu Singh

Recent books

Digital strategies and organizational transformationG. Reza Djavanshir (editor)

Improving processes for health care delivery: Lessons from Johns Hopkins MedicineChester Chambers, Maqbool Dada, and Kayode Williams

Awards and recognition

Suntae Kim’s article in the Academy of Management Journal earned the Best Paper in Entrepreneurship and Natural Environment award in the AOM Organizations and the Natural Environment (ONE) Division, as well as the ONE-SIM Division Outreach award. The paper was also a finalist for the journal’s Best Paper award for 2022.

Kim’s article in Administrative Science Quarterly earned the Organization and Management Theory Division Best Published Paper award.

Nagpurnanand Prabhala was elected a senior fellow of the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER). The ABFER is an independent network of high-quality academics, which aims to promote Asia-Pacific oriented financial and economic research at local, and to connect globally prominent academic researchers, practitioners, and public policy decision-makers on Asia-Pacific related financial and economic.

Xian Sun received Outstanding Paper for 2023 honors from the Emerald Literati Awards.

Upcoming Opportunities

Johns Hopkins Carey Finance Conference

October 26-27, 2023

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