Dynamics of Multi-Feature Product Usage: Carryover, Spillover, and Social EffectsDec 9, 2014 Tingting Fan, Peter N. Golder, and Eitan Muller, 2014, 14-118
Examines multi-feature product usage after purchase; develops a structural model to simultaneously address incidence and duration of feature usage on smartphones and an online social network.
Marketing: On the Cusp of a New “Golden Age”Nov 18, 2014 Jesko Perrey, Senior Partner & Global Knowledge Leader, McKinsey & Company
The coming period of marketing progress will depend on a critical balance of five elements: substance, story, science, speed, and simplicity. McKinsey’s Jesko Perrey shares insights and anecdotes on these five topics based on rich experience, detailed McKinsey analysis, and a series of CMO interviews.
Why Retailers Are Key to New Product SuccessSep 11, 2014
“In the consumer packaged goods industry, manufacturers that develop and launch a great innovation can no longer be sure that it will also become a commercial success,” says Barbara Deleersnyder.
Consumer Panels Can Be Better Than Experts at Predicting Good IdeasAug 29, 2014
Predictions with samples as small as 20 consumers were found to be reliable.
Two Centuries of Epochal Innovation and Stock Market BubblesJul 8, 2014 Alina Sorescu, Sorin M. Sorescu, Will J. Armstrong, and Bart Devoldere, 2014, 14-106
Examines the potential role of epochal innovations as catalysts for stock market bubbles; compiles a census of 16 epochal innovations commercialized by the private sector in the U.S. and U.K, and measures the path of stock prices and dividends for firms involved in their commercialization.
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