Turning ambiguity into findings
Research doesn’t fit into a neat category. Management challenges deal with real people working in complex, rapidly changing economies and communities. At SMG faculty are teacher-scholars who work with you across disciplines to seek answers to management problems—problems that solve relevant organizational issues and take into account the larger effects on our communities.That’s what sets Boston University School of Management apart—an open atmosphere where we tackle the big questions, together.
- PhD in Management, Accounting
- PhD in Management, Information Systems
- PhD in Management, Marketing
- PhD in Management, Operations & Technology Management
- PhD in Management, Organizational Behavior
- PhD in Management, Strategy & Innovation
- PhD in Mathematical Finance
No matter the program, you’ll learn multiple inquiry methods and how to craft your questions, structure your inquiry process, and analyze the date. With 7 PhD specialty areas and hundreds of ways to break out of that area you’ll be prepared to tackle the most challenging questions that matter most to you and our society.
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It all comes together in Boston
The best universities in the world. Startups and industry leaders in biotech, digital technology, sustainability, social enterprise, health care. You’ll find the best of everything here. Boston has an entrepreneurial spirit and the expertise to make ideas a reality. Coming to BU means putting yourself in the heart of a thriving intellectual community. This is a place where you work across disciplines, industries, and borders to understand the forces transforming our world, be challenged by the brightest minds, and make invaluable connections everyday.
Research Projects & Opportunities:
Designing and analyzing large-scale randomized experiments in digital, platform and online social network environments to understanding economic and behavioral processes, such as measuring social influence and estimating the dynamics of contagious phenomena. Contact – Dylan Walker
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