Prabhudev C. Konana
Prabhudev Konana is the Chairman of the Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management and is a University Distinguished Teaching Professor. He also holds the William H. Seay Centennial Professorship on Business. Konana received his B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Mysore (India) and his MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. His research and teaching interests are in global sourcing, e-business value assessment, supply chain management, virtual communities, design of next generation electronic brokerages, and online investing.
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This holiday shopping season, as the retail wars heat up between storefront sellers and online ones, don’t count out bricks and mortar. New research identifies advantages for retailers that connect with customers in person and on the web.
Millions of investors flock to message boards to share tips and hunches on investments. But to what end? Four researchers now say that the sites actually cause investors to make bad decisions. "Just ignore the boards, it's as simple as that."