School of Engineering
Professor Eisenhardt’s research focus is strategy and organization, especially in technology-based companies and high-velocity industries. She is currently studying the use of heuristics and other cognitive strategies, strategic interaction in new markets and novel ecosystems, and strategy making by boards of directors.
|In the next five years, the blockchain will have a transformative effect on finance in emerging markets.||Neither Agree nor Disagree||8||“This is such a wide-open space — so hard to predict. I’m on the conservative side though.”|
|In the absence of a carbon tax, industry self-regulation can help mitigate the worst fallout from climate change.||Disagree||8||“Climate change is a commons problem that needs some sort of government intervention — tax, regulation, etc.”|
|Restrictions on skilled immigration will cause US firms to to shift more operations overseas.||Did Not Answer|
|Uber has to develop self-driving cars in the next 10 years in order to remain viable.||Disagree||7||“Others are developing self-driving cars, Uber can obtain them from others.”|
|A trade war will be more disruptive to business than to consumers.||Agree||6||“A trade war will be particularly disruptive to businesses as they scramble to reconsider and perhaps reconstruct supply chains. By contrast, consumers will be stuck — they will either pay or not.”|
|Concern over consumer privacy will fundamentally limit businesses’ ability to use big data.||Did Not Answer|