News

Millions of people are turning to walk-in health clinics, including CVS’s MinuteClinic, because they’re more convenient than a doctor’s visit. But new research from Timothy Hoff, who is a professor of management, healthcare systems, and health policy at Northeastern, shows that we don’t really know whether these retail clinics are as effective as a doctor.

A new Northeastern-Gallup poll shows that more than 70 percent of Americans believe automation will downsize workforces and eliminate jobs. Lifelong learning could be the answer. Raj Echambadi and Mark Bernfeld discuss these changes for News at Northeastern.

There can be no perfect model for working motherhood, Jamie Ladge points out in her new book, because each case is unique to the circumstances of the parents and their children.

Northeastern researchers in business, health sciences, engineering, and public policy are working together to curb opioid addiction before it starts.

An illustration of new research by Venkat Kuppuswamy, who is an assistant professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at Northeastern University, highlights Kuppuswamy’s key finding: Customers are less willing to pay top dollar for a product made by a black entrepreneur than they are for the same product made by a white entrepreneur.

Dunton Family Dean of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business Raj Echambadi revisited his previously published research in his new study examining why employees quit their jobs to start their own ventures. His findings may surprise you – it’s not always about the money!

Professor Nada Sanders studies successful companies to pinpoint traits that have enabled them to thrive. Those most likely to endure, she says, exhibit characteristics of what she calls the ‘humachine’—a fusion of technological innovation and human talent.

3D printers and cloud-based design programs have created the “perfect storm” for companies to expand their ability to innovate according to “The Innovation Navigator,” a new book written by Tucker Marion and Sebastian Fixson.

Here’s what two Northeastern students found.

Mary Steffel, Assistant Professor of Marketing at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business was recently named to the Poets&Quants for Undergraduates Top 50 undergraduate business professors list. Steffel is currently a fellow at the United States Office of Evaluation Sciences, has work published in numerous top-tier journals and publications, and teaches a wide variety of business students in her classes.