Kelley School of Business

Worked to death?

October 21, 2016

Previous academic research has found that having greater control over your job can help you manage work-related stress. But it’s never suggested that it was a matter of life and death — until now. New research from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business finds that those in high-stress jobs with little control over their […]

While the contributions and value added by star performers can be extraordinary and even legendary, companies today often overlook the influence those top employees can have on others around them, according to new and previous research by an Indiana University Kelley School of Business management professor. Writing in the journal Organizational Dynamics, Herman Aguinis, the […]

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The fallout from the financial crisis that began in 2007 is still being sorted out in the United States. In Europe it is not yet clear whether the crisis is over. The impact of the recent financial crisis on the health of banking systems in the United States and Europe, and how the crisis led […]

2014 Olympics

January 21, 2014

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With the 22nd Winter Olympic Games approaching, IU faculty bring their expertise to bear on topics from altitude’s impact to the threat of terrorism.

Shop smart(er)

May 24, 2013

Nearly 20 years ago, when I was living in Boston and marketing expert Raymond Burke was teaching at Harvard University, I participated in one of his lab’s experiments. Burke, who is now E.W. Kelley Chair of Business Administration and director of the Customer Interface Laboratory at IU Bloomington, has been using cutting-edge technologies to test what […]


NCAA number-crunching

March 20, 2013

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President Barack Obama may have picked IU to win it all in the NCAA, but IU professor Wayne Winston gives IU about a 12 percent chance of winning, according to a story from Indiana Public Media and IU’s public radio station WFIU. He should know. The John and Esther Reese Professor of operations and decision […]


Never too big to fail

September 6, 2012

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Dean Shepherd’s interest in entrepreneurial failure developed as he watched his father try to cope with the loss of his residential construction business. At the time, Shepherd was teaching classes on what it takes to be successful as an entrepreneur, including the importance of failure to innovation. “Opportunity exists only because there’s uncertainty, and failure […]


Aaron Barnes

May 14, 2012

A Cox Research Scholar from Kokomo, Ind., Aaron Barnes is confident that his field of study, marketing, will “never become obsolete,” and he plans on “climbing the administrative ladder to eventually become a university president.”

It’s graduation season. Scores of students leaving high school and college (and kindergarten, for that matter) are being told they can do anything, accomplish anything, achieve anything. They’re the best and the brightest, we say. But what if most of us are simply average … or below? “The Best and the Rest,” co-authored by Herman […]


Established in 1925, the Indiana Business Research Center, a part of the Kelley School of Business, provides and interprets economic information needed by the state’s business, government, and nonprofit organizations, as well as users of such information throughout the nation. The center also conducts original research. Research center & institute directory.