The Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries has appointed a new think tank to change the food habits of the Danish population. Torben Hansen, Professor of consumer behaviour at CBS, will join the team. He knows how supermarkets can make life easier for the consumer.
For the first time, the cost of untreated ADHD has been estimated for society and the individual. According to a study by the Rockwool Foundation Research Unit conducted by a team of researchers that also included researchers from CBS, the annual cost for society is DKK 2.8 billion.
The first day at CBS for new students is once again characterized by responsibility. In the pipeline is an assignment about Danish chef Claus Meyer's business to give them an experience of the importance of responsibility from day one.
Does an organisation perform better through control of the employees or confidence in them doing their job? Denmark's largest HRM conference will attempt to answer this fundamental question through key notes and presentations from different HR specialists, among them Patty McCord, former Netflix Chief Talent Officer, Niels Duedahl, Business Leader of the Year 2013, and Jan Molin, CBS' Dean of Education.
To move parts of a company abroad to save money on pay checks sounds tempting to many companies. New research by Marcus M. Larsen, who has won prizes for his PhD thesis during the summer, shows that it is essential to do your homework if you do not want to risk negative consequences.
At the end of August, the Center for Financial Frictions will host a conference for the most brilliant minds working with the financial crisis and its consequences. David Lando, Director of Center, is proud to be able to attract international academic heavyweights to this conference. Researchers, research candidates, students, and practitioners will have a unique opportunity to learn from the best in the field.
As Dean of Research at a ‘business university’, Alan Irwin gets asked many questions. But one in particular keeps coming back. In this month's column from CBS' Senior Management, he addresses the question of how the research at CBS benefits our society as a whole.