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Why well-reasoned theories are more important than crunched numbers

Creating a new and viable business strategy requires seeing the world in new ways, and asking novel questions that lead to fresh insights, according to Todd Zenger, chair and presidential professor of strategy and strategic leadership here at the David Eccles School of Business. Zenger contends that even the most sophisticated algorithms or data sets cannot generate this type of outlook. Zenger makes the [...]

2021-03-03T10:00:25-07:00January 22nd, 2018|

Being transparent about pay can do more harm than good

There's a lot of talk about the desire for companies to be transparent about how much they pay people. Proponents argue it will end discrimination and boost morale at the organization. But Todd Zenger, N. Eldon Tanner Chair in Strategy and Strategic Leadership and Presidential Professor at the David Eccles School of Business, argues that it can actually do more harm than good. Read his latest [...]

2018-02-27T17:23:37-07:00October 4th, 2016|