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Study Shows What Business Leaders Can Learn From Formula One Racing

Formula One racing teams may have a lesson to teach business leaders: Innovation can be overrated. That’s the conclusion from academic researchers who pored over data from 49 teams over the course of 30 years of Formula One racing.

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Study Finds Racial Disparity Exists Between What Black and White Borrowers Pay for Home Mortgages

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Racial disparity in mortgage rates is widespread between black and white borrowers, according to a newly published study which found more financially vulnerable black women suffer the most.

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Hispanics More Confident of Personal Finances and the U.S. Economy Compared to a Year Ago, Latest FAU Poll Says

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Hispanics have grown steadily more confident in their personal finances over the past year, as well as the U.S. economy as a whole, according to the latest survey conducted by the Florida Atlantic University's College of Business.

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Iowa State Professor Weighs Pros and Cons of Mergers for Business and Consumers

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Investment in research and development is dwarfed by the money corporations spend to acquire other firms. And the return on that investment is not always beneficial for business or consumers, said David King, with Iowa State University’s College of Business.

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New Study Shows Like-Kind Exchange Tax Provision Benefits U.S. Economy

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A groundbreaking new economic study of the U.S. commercial real estate market released last month highlights the critical role the “like-kind exchange” tax provision plays in strengthening our economy, safeguarding property values and stabilizing rents.

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Trial by Fire: Wildfire Fighting Offers Lessons in Performing Well in Unpredictable Situations

As continued drought and unusually high temperatures raise alarm over the severity of this year’s wildfire season in western states, a Johns Hopkins University researcher’s study of wildland firefighting has uncovered lessons in performing under uncertainty that should benefit workers in a variety of contexts.

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​Sex and Violence May Not Really Sell Products

If there’s one thing advertisers think they know, it is that sex and violence sell. A new analysis, however, provides some of the best evidence to date that this widely accepted adage just isn’t true.

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Consumers Prefer Meat Products Labeled From the U.S., Study Shows

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While Congress considers repealing a law requiring country-of-origin labels on packages of beef, pork and poultry, marketing researchers at the University of Arkansas have found that such labels influence consumer perceptions about food safety and quality.

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It’s Official: Workplace Rudeness Is Contagious

Rudeness in the workplace isn’t just unpleasant: it’s also contagious.

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Still No Job After Graduation? Here’s What You Should Be Doing Right Now

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It’s been two months since you walked across the stage with your diploma. You scour the want ads and send out your resume, but no one is calling you back. Frustration is setting in. What should you be doing right now?