Management Science and Operations

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Managing best practice

Professor Chris Voss explains how firms can adopt best practice to succeed

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Does component sharing help or hurt reliability?

Kamalini Ramdas, Professor of Management Science and Operations, on the impact of component sharing on quality in the auto industry

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Car production lines and orthapaedic surgery

Kamalini Ramdas, Professor of Management Science and Operations at London Business School, has been helping orthopaedic surgeons learn from her research into how companies manage product quality and the effects of standardisation on quality

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Is IT your Achilles' heel?

Bruce Weber, Professor of Information Management discusses his research into company IT systems and the effect they have on internal financial control and the importance for corporate governance.

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The result is irrelevant... as a measure for decision and execution quality

In a new podcast, Zeger Degraeve, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Professor of Innovation discusses why the practice of managing to results leads to crisis and how people should be rewarded for decisions, rather than results.

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Research round-up: Highlights from London Business School

As the financial and economic agenda moves from crisis to recovery, four of our faculty members (Nader Tavassoli, Kamalini Ramdas, Richard Portes and Michael Jacobides) offer their insights on what lies ahead for 2011

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Accelerated Development Programme

Designed to faciltate the transition of senior functional managers into business leaders, the Accelerated Development programme equips you to become a highly effective general manager

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The dynamics of decision making in teams

"How individuals use shortcuts in making decisions, which differ not only among individuals but also among cultures..."

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Changes in today's financial arena

Bruce Weber, Professor of Information Management, discusses the trend toward customers taking charge of their investments and how today's financial markets are benefiting from technology.

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Decision making can not be left to intuition alone

Zeger Degraeve, Professor of Decision Sciences, talks about today's general manager and the Process of Decision Making