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Companies Located Near an IRS Office More Likely to Face an Audit and Avoid More Taxes

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Researchers examined tax records of public companies from fiscal years 1996 to 2012 and found a positive association between a company's geographic proximity to an IRS territory manager’s office and IRS audit likelihood as well as tax avoidance.

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diversity training, Workplace Issues, Cultural Differences, organizational bias, Cultural Awareness, business diversity, diversity programs

New Research Helps Organizations Deliver Stronger Diversity Training

While diversity training programs are a good way to build awareness of cultural differences, they usually are not as effective at changing attitudes and behaviors toward diverse groups in the workplace, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

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Money, credit unions, Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion , Bill Maurer

UCI Co-Launches Research Hub on Impact of New Technologies on Credit Unions

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Irvine, Calif., Feb. 15, 2017 — The Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion at the University of California, Irvine and the Filene Research Institute – a credit union and consumer finance think tank in Wisconsin – have launched a research hub at UCI dedicated to the study of how emerging technologies affect credit union business practices and clients.

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Banks, Investors, Business, Emerging Markets, University of Vermont, Data Access

Banks Hold Major Information Advantage Over Other Investors

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Maybe Gordon Gekko was right when he said that information was the most valuable commodity of all. A new study showing major investment advantages for banks in countries where public economic data is scarce seems to support that claim by the fictional corporate raider in the 1987 movie Wall Street.

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UVA Darden, UVA Darden School of Business, Jim Detert, Business Ethics, Leadership, Vulnerability, Courage, Workplace Communication, Fred Keller, Cascade Engineering, Voluntary Vulnerability

Workplace Courage: When Vulnerability Signals Strength

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UVA Darden Professor Jim Detert discusses workplace courage and a surprising behavior that makes for strong leadership: embracing voluntary vulnerability.

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UVA Darden School of Business, Ed Hess, Smart Machines, SMA, AI, Emotional Intelligence, Human interaction, Teamwork, Technology

To Excel in the Smart Machine Age, We Need Others

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An excerpt of Darden Professor Ed Hess’ new book, Humility Is the New Smart: Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age. In it, he explains why connecting with others and building trust will be so important to the workplace in the coming Smart Machine Age.

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Babson College Welcomes Newest Cohort of Posse Scholars and Awards Four-Year, Full-Tuition Scholarships

Ten high school seniors from New York City have been awarded Posse Scholarships at Babson College. The group, selected to be part of Babson Posse 14, will serve as the institution’s newest cohort of youth leaders joining the Class of 2021 in the Fall of 2017.

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Corporate accounting, Reporting, Corporate Sustainability, Corporate Sustainability Reporting, Shareholders, Accounting, Research, Guidance, Business

Study Finds Current Corporate Sustainability Reporting Misses the Mark

A new study finds that corporate sustainability reporting often focuses on issues that are unimportant to stakeholders, and offers specific suggestions to improve the content of future corporate sustainability reporting efforts.

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Why Better Choices Depend on ‘Libertarian Paternalism’

Nudging people toward better behavior through policy can be effective, but can face resistance if people feel their autonomy is threatened.

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Study Shows How Phishing Scams Thrive on Overconfidence

Overconfident e-mail recipients are helping phishing succeed

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Crisis Communication Experts Debate Samsung Galaxy Note7 Global Response

As holiday shoppers scurry to buy the newest electronic gadgets, crisis communication experts from the University of Georgia weighed in on the communication tactics of one of the most well-known global electronics brands-Samsung.

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Meeting Customer Expectations Critical in Response to Data Breach, Study Finds

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Compensation in response to a data breach is most effective when it meets customers’ expectations for what is appropriate, according to a new study by information systems researchers at the University of Arkansas.

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Companies Pushing 'Toddler Milk' Need Oversight, Experts Warn

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'A plumper baby is not necessarily a healthier baby'

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Bankruptcy Expert Studies Trump Casinos

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A new study by a Temple University professor shows that Donald Trump’s casinos in Atlantic City lost more jobs and money than competitors’ casinos, while also going through more bankruptcies than any other major business in America.

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Horrible Bosses

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Dr. Peter Harms enjoys the dark side of human behavior. The Culverhouse assistant professor of management likes it so much that his recent research delves into understanding the behaviors portrayed by leaders shown in movies like “Horrible Bosses” and “Horrible Bosses 2.”

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Transition From Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time Leads to Depressions, VA Tech Expert Advises on Clown Craze, Powerful People Are Less Decisive, and More in the Psychology and Psychiatry News Source

The latest research and features in the fields of psychology and psychiatry.

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AT&T, Time Warner, Media Merger, Economics, Media Buys, Media Content providers

Expert: AT&T/Time Warner Merger Puts More Pressure On Content Providers

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AT&T, Time Warner, Media deal, Telecommunications, FCC, FCC approval, Communications Law, First Amendment, mass communication

UGA Communications Professor Available to Comment on AT&T Buy

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National Communication Association Reaffirms Credos and Releases Publication Featuring Free Speech

NCA reaffirms its commitment to the teaching, research, and other professional activities that fuel best communication practices and that support ongoing interpretations of free speech, whether legal, historic, artistic, or political.

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Pepsico, added sugars, Obesity, George Washington University

Statement on PepsiCo Announcement to Reduce Added Sugars in its Beverages by William Dietz, Obesity, Nutrition, Physical Activity Expert







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