Companies that reveal their struggles to increase racial diversity in their workforces are perceived as more trustworthy and committed to diversity than companies that remain silent, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
Standardized and overly simplistic questionnaires are only scratching the surface of what employees think of their leaders, according to new research from the School of Management at Binghamton University, State University of New York, and negative behavior may be slipping through the cracks.
Two studies find that regulations aimed at improving the transparency of corporate accounting practices appear to have driven down the amount of money companies spent on innovation, capital improvements, and mergers and acquisitions.
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.
When employees share a great idea but wind up getting assigned even more more work to make it happen, they keep future great ideas to themselves. Managers can keep communication open by providing support and assistance to help employees bring their great ideas to life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How people initially react to organizational change depends on their placement within their work groups’ status hierarchy, according to new research from Elijah Wee, assistant professor of management in the University of Washington Foster School of Business.
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.
It is only natural that, when students consider career options, they ask friends, family, and colleagues in their prospective fields for advice. They may hear about job opportunities, wage expectations, career paths, hiring processes, and more. In the end, that information may inspire and excite, or it may turn students off from the field entirely.
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%).
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…
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.
Highly experienced industry executive Dr Fedor Zeyer has been appointed Digital Science’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
A stable economic and political environment is necessary for firms to feel secure while making long-term investment decisions, such as those related to investing in foreign countries (also known as foreign direct investment or FDI).
If we’ve learned anything from HBO’s smash hit Succession over the last four years, it’s that, as the authors of a new Strategic Management Journal article state, “Even the most powerful individuals do not work alone.”
Beginning in Fall 2023, UWF will offer a new online Executive Master of Business Administration: Leadership Practice and Purpose.
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.
The Kogod School of Business at American University announced today it has received the Page Grand Prize, which recognizes excellence in sustainable business education.
This week, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said he sees the end of Google Search, Amazon and Shopify if artificial intelligence continues to evolve at its current pace. According to Quartz, Gates believes these tools will soon be outdated, as AI is…
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.
Job seekers looking to land a role with an altruistic organization may feel too guilty to ask for higher pay, according to a new study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
Sunshine levels have a significant impact on the bidding behaviour of stock market investors, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth in England, and several Chinese universities.
Researchers from Duke University, University of Notre Dame, and Microsoft published a new Journal of Marketing article that examines using “true normal prices” during a sale as a way to reduce deceptive pricing tricks.
People leave jobs all the time, whether they’re laid off, fired, or just quit. But how do their departures affect coworkers left behind? According to a new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business, those exits can lead many others to call it quits.
The Yang-Tan WorkABILITY Incubator, recently launched through the ILR School’s Center for Applied Research on Work (CAROW), will support innovative applied research projects and collaborations that bring together two or more parts of the university to address important societal issues linked to work.
Researchers from University of Notre Dame and The Ohio State University published a new Journal of Marketing study that examines how the use of unconventional spellings of a brand name impacts consumers’ inferences about and willingness to support the brand.
Black artificial intelligence chatbots were perceived as more competent and more human by consumers than White or Asian AI bots during a marketing simulation, according to a new study.
Researchers from NC State University and Texas A&M University published a new Journal of Marketing article that examines membership fee shipping programs and the effect on consumers’ purchase behaviors and company net revenue.
A new study from Dean Shepherd, the Ray and Milann Siegfried Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business considers meaning-making in the face of difficult dirty work by examining the “ragpickers” in Mumbai, India. These members of the lowest caste in Indian society live in the slums and dig through trash for food and necessities. And yet, they manage to embrace hope, destiny and survival.
With National OverTip Day coming up March 10, new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York reveals that employees at public companies tip their taxi drivers more on days when their companies perform well in the stock market.
The fires of passion can propel employees toward success but can also cause them to flame out, a study by a Florida State University researcher has found. Wayne Hochwarter, the Melvin T. Stith Sr. Professor in Business Administration at FSU’s College of Business, said passion is a definite plus in employees, but it doesn’t guarantee results.
New research shows that identifying the drivers of unequal pay is the fastest and fairest way to close gender pay gaps.
During the housing boom of 2022, homes were selling for well above list price and buyers had to compete for what little was available, but that boom has gone bust, brought low by high interest rates, or so the headlines…
The buzz was all about “quiet quitting” — the notion that workers are doing the absolute minimum required of them when they are on the job. Now, the trending term is “quiet hiring” — the practice of companies filling vacancies…
From classroom to market, students belonging to the SIFE club, Chulalongkorn Business School, have collaborated with a community in Nakhon Sawan to develop “Nalin,” a healthy lotus tea that has won the first prize for business plans that promote sustainable community business based on human development and mutual learning.
New research from Weili Ge, professor of accounting at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, found that CEOs who engage in prosocial behavior — activities that primarily help others — are more likely to make decisions that benefit people and increase company value.
University of Notre Dame expert responds to the recent trend among states that are pursuing and supporting bills to prevent Chinese citizens and companies from purchasing U.S. land
Join us at our Virtual Open House 2023 to learn more about our international graduate programs (Master’s and Doctoral Programs), the admissions process, and the benefits of studying at Chula.
517,000 jobs were added in the U.S. in January and the unemployment rate fell slightly to 3.4 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It’s a surprisingly strong report despite widespread layoffs in the tech industry recently and…
Researchers have successfully split seawater without pre-treatment to produce green hydrogen. The international team was led by the University of Adelaide’s Professor Shizhang Qiao and Associate Professor Yao Zheng from the School of Chemical Engineering. “We have split natural seawater into oxygen and hydrogen with nearly 100 per cent efficiency, to produce green hydrogen by electrolysis, using a non-precious and cheap catalyst in a commercial electrolyser,” said Professor Qiao.
Ochsner Health leaders joined with Jefferson Parish officials today to celebrate the opening of Ochsner Medical Complex – Clearview (4430 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA 70006). The new patient-centered healthcare destination features state-of-the-art technology and a comprehensive suite of services, amenities and wellness offerings.
U.S. News & World Report again has ranked two of Salisbury University’s online graduate programs among the nation’s best. For the sixth year, the publication rated SU’s online M.B.A. Program one of the top in the U.S. SU’s online M.S. in Nursing Program also was ranked among the country’s best.
A faculty member of Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Science has researched and developed high-protein, gluten-free pasta noodles for gluten-intolerant health-lovers.
It is a popular takeaway choice at fish and chip shops, but new research has revealed threatened species of shark are being sold as flake at some outlets across South Australia. The University of Adelaide study is the first of its kind to examine flake fillets sold at South Australian fish and chip shops.
Tufts University researchers have found that dollar stores are now the fastest-growing food retailers in the contiguous United States—and have doubled their share in rural areas. Households with more purchases at dollar stores also tend to be lower-income and headed by people of color.
Doppler radar, the Consumer Price Index, quarterback rating – these and many other measuring tools have refined the way performance is both documented and predicted in weather, the economy and sports.
Likewise, Cornell University researchers have developed a new method to better understanding mutual fund returns, which could impact both performance rankings and fund managers’ career trajectories.
New research finds that corporate executives are more likely to increase their profits from insider trading when individual state income taxes go up, presumably because the executives are attempting to offset the increased taxes they will be paying.