Join Us for Sasin Impact Entrepreneurship Week 2024!

The Sasin School of Management, Chulalongkorn University, cordially invites all to join “Sasin Impact Entrepreneurship Week 2024 (SasinIEW)” from June 19-23, 2024. This event aims to foster collaboration among entrepreneurs, startups, investors, policymakers, businesses, and the public to promote entrepreneurship, innovation, openness, positive impacts, and sustainability.

UAH researcher’s paper is cited in new FTC ruling banning noncompete agreements for entrepreneurs nationwide

On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a ruling banning most noncompete agreements (NCA) nationwide which cites a paper co-authored by a researcher at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). Dr. Ege Can in the College of Business at UAH, a part of the University of Alabama System, studied the impact of NCAs on entrepreneurship, highlighting how banning NCAs could boost business innovation.

Researchers develop new method to help investors predict firms’ decision-making, optimize portfolios and generate greater returns

New research from Notre Dame Marketing Professor Andre Martin introduces a novel method to help investors predict myopic marketing spending —reducing marketing as well as research and development expenses to boost earnings, which increases current-term results at the expense of long-term performance — up to a year in advance.

Filling out an NCAA Tournament bracket? Research points to how and why we make our picks

Jackie Silverman, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Delaware, co-authored a study in Management Science that could offer potential insights into how and when we fill out NCAA Tournament brackets. In the study, she found people are more risk seeking (more…

Chulalongkorn Awards 14th ASEAN and Thailand’s Top Corporate Brands to Companies with Highest Brand Value in 2023

Prof. Emeritus Dr. Guntalee Ruenrom and Asst. Prof. Dr. Ake Pattaratanakun, representing the Master in Branding and Marketing Program, Department of Marketing, Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University, joined forces with The Stock Exchange of Thailand and Manager Group of Media in organizing “ASEAN and Thailand’s Top Corporate Brands 2023,” an event to award organizations with the highest brand value in Thailand and ASEAN of the year 2023, which marked the 14th year of propagation of corporate brand valuation research.

Expert shares advice on the most effective strategies for tax season

Navigating tax season can be a source of stress for many individuals. Virginia Tech finance expert Jesse Lineberry shares ways to stay ahead on tax season to avoid being overwhelmed as the April 15 deadline approaches. Get organized early. “With so many details to account for it’s essential to retrieve all information from previous employers and bankers,” said Lineberry.

The 3rd World Marketing Forum “The New Marketingverse: Meta Mitri Meetang.”

Marketing Association of Thailand, in partnership with Asia Marketing Federation, is delighted to present the prestigious “3rd World Marketing Forum.”

Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan Partners with Financial Times on Economic Poll Ahead of 2024 Presidential Election

The Financial Times and Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan are partnering on a new monthly poll to track how American voters perceive financial and economic issues in the lead up to the 2024 U.S. presidential election.

Michigan Ross Professor Challenges White-Collar Crime Enforcement

In a recent MSNBC News op-ed, Will Thomas, assistant professor of business law at the Ross School of Business, explores the flaws in white-collar crime enforcement. Thomas challenges the representation of white-collar crime through the lens of former President Donald Trump’s recent civil fraud case, particularly the perception that business misconduct crimes such as bribery, money laundering, insider trading, tax fraud, etc., are less harmful or victimless.

Study finds that AI benefits workers more than bosses

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Researchers Gordon Gao and Ritu Agarwal published a new report on Wednesday, October 11 that explores how knowledge workers (workers whose main capital is knowledge) with different levels and types of experience team with AI for productivity gains.   The primary findings…

The advantage of digital-native brands setting up physical brand stores—and the challenge of preventing sales losses in existing channels

Researchers from Erasmus School of Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, KU Leuven, Universität zu Lübeck, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, and FoodLabs published a new Journal of Marketing article that investigates the multichannel impact of brand stores by digital-native FMCG brands.

Innovation Thrives Here: New Report Names Boston a Top Food Tech Hub

In a report released from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, researchers say New England is where a majority of food tech pioneers are flourishing. In the Greater Boston area, which includes the inner and outer suburbs of the Massachusetts capital, more than 130 companies and organizations are quietly revolutionizing nearly every aspect of the food added-value chain, from production to trading to diner’s plates.

Enter Sandman: Study shows dreams spill over into the workplace and can be channeled for productivity

Studies show that on any given morning, about 40 percent of the working population recalls its dreams. New research from Casher Belinda, assistant professor of management at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, shows that when dreams are first recalled, people often draw connections between their dreams and waking lives, and the connections they draw alter how they think, feel and act at work.

Professors Publish New Book on how Positive Communication Can Help Leaders

Dr. Julien Mirivel, a professor of applied communication at UA Little Rock, has written a new book that teaches people how to become effective leaders using positive communication. Co-written with Dr. Alexander Lyon, a professor of communication at the State University of New York, Brockport, the book provides a practical model of positive communication that will build unity, inspire change, and create positive relationships in organizations.

Automate or informate? Firms must invest in specific types of IT to improve working capital management

New research from Sarv Devaraj, management professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, shows that information technology represents a critical investment that firms must make in order to make informed, objective and firm-specific working capital decisions that would result in improved performance.

CSII Students Set the Bar High with Stellar Performance in Startup Contests

Students of the Chulalongkorn School of Integrated Innovation (CSII) continue to dazzle global and regional startup communities with their talent and innovation prowess. Enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts and Science in Integrated Innovation (BAScii) program, these young minds have consistently achieved extraordinary success in myriad competitions.

Being proactive alone is not a shortcut to good leadership

New research from the University of Adelaide demonstrates that being proactive could earn an individual a leadership position, but merely being proactive alone does not make for a good leader. Individuals must be aware of their own leadership competencies to avoid the traps of the Peter Principle, which acknowledges that employees tend to be promoted to leadership positions based on their past performance as employees, not their competence in leading.

APA poll reveals toxic workplaces, other significant workplace mental health challenges

A new survey from the American Psychological Association revealed that 19% of workers say their workplace is very or somewhat toxic, and those who reported a toxic workplace were more than three times as likely to have said they have experienced harm to their mental health at work than those who report a healthy workplace (52% vs. 15%).

JMU expert can offer insight into what the Supreme Court affirmative action ruling means for DEI in business.

The Supreme Court has ruled against race-conscious admissions in higher education. While affirmative action laws are different for educational and other settings, the court’s decision is raising questions about diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts broadly. JMU business professor Laura…

Financial transparency index helps track the flow of “dark money” in politics

Not all nonprofits are created equal — and some exist mainly to capitalize on a tax law loophole that allows them to anonymously funnel donations to political causes. New University of Oregon research proposes an index that rates the financial transparency of social advocacy nonprofits to give people more awareness of organizations that are funneling anonymous donations, or “dark money,” into politics.

American University’s Kogod School of Business Students Launch New Publication to Highlight Issues in Sustainability

American University’s Kogod School of Business announced the launch of the Kogod Sustainability Review, a student-led publication that will highlight cutting-edge research from industry leaders, identify and discuss new trends, and further advance progress in the field of sustainability.

Two small businesses added to Sandia National Laboratories’ Mentor-Protégé program

Sandia National Laboratories grew its Mentor-Protégé program from three companies to five with the addition of Dynamic Structures and Materials, LLC of Franklin, Tennessee, and Compunetics Inc., of Monroeville, Pennsylvania. The program not only helps small businesses develop and grow, but also helps foster long-term relationships that help Sandia achieve its mission.