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Article ID: 692740

Study: Hotels Need to Be Home Smart Home

University of Delaware

A new study by the University of Delaware has found that hotels need to be more than a "home away from home" in order to satisfy guests. The survey showed that when it comes to technology, hotels should be competing with their customers' homes, not other hotels.

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12-Apr-2018 3:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 690727

When Fee-Pressured Audit Offices Focus on Non-Audit Services, Financial Statements Suffer, Study Shows

University of Notre Dame

According to new research from the University of Notre Dame, as companies pressure auditors to lower their fees as a way to reduce costs, auditors place greater emphasis on more-profitable non-audit services, such as consulting, which can negatively impact audit quality.

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7-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689872

Psychopathic Employees Thrive Under Abusive Supervisors, Study Finds

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

A new study shows that individuals who possess high primary psychopathic characteristics appear to have distinct advantages over those who don’t, when working for an abusive supervisor.

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21-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 688655

Disclosing Weaknesses Can Undermine Some Workplace Relationships

Georgia Institute of Technology

Sharing personal information with friends and family has long been held by researchers as a way to build rapport and healthy relationships. But between coworkers, that’s not always true.

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30-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 688383

Research Asks Why Some Private Equity Firms Add Jobs After Buyouts

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

A University of Arkansas finance professor and his colleague at Purdue University found that some private equity firms, despite their reputation as job destroyers, increased employment following a buyout. Most of these firms had political connections, and the jobs they created or retained after buyouts were concentrated during election years in swing states or states that the researchers identified as having “high corruption.”

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24-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 688065

Blockchain Research Lab Director Explains Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Applications

Arizona State University (ASU)

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17-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 686814

Bosses Who “Phone Snub” Their Employees Risk Losing Trust and Engagement, Baylor Researchers Say

Baylor University

Supervisors who cannot tear themselves away from their smartphones while meeting with employees risk losing their employees’ trust and, ultimately, their engagement, according to a new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.

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13-Dec-2017 4:35 PM EST
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Article ID: 685986

Do You Know These 5 Ways to Protect Your Credit?

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

As you start your holiday shopping, San Diego State cybersecurity expert Dr. Steven Andrés offers his best advice on safeguarding your money and your identity.

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1-Dec-2017 5:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 685838

Researchers Trained Neural Networks to Be Fashion Designers (Sort Of)

University of California San Diego

Researchers from the University of California San Diego and Adobe Research have demonstrated how artificial intelligence and neural networks could one day create custom apparel designs to help retailers and apparel makers sell clothing to consumers based on what they learned from a buyer's preferences.

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28-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 685609

Black Friday Deals Can Make You Spend More

University of Delaware

New research co-authored by a University of Delaware professor suggests that certain types of these discounts may cause consumers to spend more than they realize.

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21-Nov-2017 3:55 PM EST
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