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Is “Doing Good” Bad for a Company’s Bottom Line? Yes, Says FAU Study.

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Companies that try to “do good” are likely to find that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is bad for their bottom lines, according to a new study from FAU’s College of Business. CSR is defined as strategies that appear to foster some social good, including programs that benefit community engagement, diversity, the environment, human rights and employee relations.

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ASCB Comments on Trump FY18 Budget

The Trump Administration has released its final, detailed FY18 federal budget and it is just what was expected: short on funding. The Trump proposal calls for an 18% overall cut for the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) with individual cuts for NIH Institutes and Centers ranging from 18% to 23%. The only exception is the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), which only has a 12% cut to its budget.

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Law School Podcast: ‘Entrepreneurs Are the New Rock Stars’

Success after law school doesn’t always mean practicing law, and J.B. Pritzker, co-founder of the Pritzker Group and Illinois Democratic candidate for governor, and Howard Tullman, CEO of 1871 Chicago, are great examples of how a legal education can offer an advantage in the business world.

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Price Controls on Drugs: Striking the Balance Between Affordability and Innovation

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With a number of high-profile cases of prescription medication prices suddenly skyrocketing, people naturally start to wonder if perhaps some government control over the price of drugs might be a good idea.

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Babson VP for Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds Takes Trip to DC with Mayor Walsh and Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

On May 24, 2017, Babson VP for Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds, along with the Boston Chamber of Commerce President James Rooney, Mayor Marty Walsh, and 50 Boston business and civic leaders took a trip to Washington, DC to discuss issues of race and economic mobility.

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Study Uncovers Large-Scale Volatility Index (VIX) Manipulation

Newly examined aggregate evidence points to large-scale potential manipulation of the CBOE’s Volatility Index (VIX), according to a study from The University of Texas at Austin.

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WVU Experts: Federal Budget Cuts Undermine Investing in Innovation, Future Economy

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OADN Joins Nursing Colleagues in Opposing Cuts to FY 2018 Budget Proposal

OADN, as the Premier Organization for Associate Degree Nursing, joins with nurses and nursing organizations across the country, in opposing the FY 2018 Budget Proposal. OADN will continue to advocate for federal support for Title VIII and nursing education programs as critical to supporting the delivery of healthcare and positive patient outcomes.

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Chinese Cultural Concept Can Help Improve Business Management

"You don't talk about what you're going to do; you just understand each other and know to do it," says University of Iowa researcher, who says the concept is best described as "silent consensus."

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American Psychological Association Criticizes White House Budget Proposal

The budget proposed by President Donald J. Trump threatens critical health, scientific research and education programs that contribute to the social safety net for millions of Americans, according to the American Psychological Association.







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