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Monday, January 22, 2018

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Why Some of Your Old Work Commitments Never Seem to Go Away

You can quit work commitments if you want – but some of them never really leave you, new research suggests. In a study of 420 employees representing a wide variety of occupations and work settings at three organizations, researchers found that comm...

– Ohio State University

Academy of Management Discoveries


Study Says Some Nursing Homes Gaming the System to Improve Their Medicare Star Ratings

A new study of nursing homes in California, the nation’s largest system, found that some nursing homes inflate their self-assessment reporting to improve their score in the Five-Star Quality Rating System employed by Medicare to help consumers.

– Florida Atlantic University

Production and Operations Management,

CEO Fame Is Not Always Good News, ASU Research Finds

A new theoretical paper by an Arizona State University professor looks at why CEOs who become celebrities frequently see a drop in their company’s performance.

– Arizona State University (ASU)

UVA Darden Students Advise a Startup a World Away

University of Virginia Darden School of Business students Stewart Gray and Mathew Reiss, both Class of 2018, have never been to Macedonia and knew little of its culture and business climate when a Peace Corps volunteer reached out looking for MBA stu...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

BizWire Announcements

American Academy of Home Care Medicine Names Brent T. Feorene as Acting Executive Director

The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) Board of Directors has appointed Brent T. Feorene, MBA, to serve as acting Executive Director for the AAHCM, effective January 1, 2018. He will take over this role from Suzanne Simons, MS, who retire...

– American Academy of Home Care Medicine

Babson College Names Gustavo Trindade MBA’17 Director of Miami Campus

Babson College has appointed Gustavo Trindade MBA’17 Director of Babson Miami—the institution’s newest global hub. Trindade will join Katherine Craven, Babson’s Chief Administrative and Finance Officer, and Kevin Sullivan, Vice President of ...

– Babson College

Dash, Arizona State University Elevate Blockchain Research, Offer Graduate Course and Scholarships

Arizona State University and Dash, a top digital currency for payments, today announced a partnership designed to accelerate research, development, and education in ways that advance blockchain transaction speed, efficiency, security, and expand its ...

– Arizona State University (ASU)

UVA Darden Launches Online Course in Managerial Accounting

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is launching a new massive open online course (MOOC), “Managerial Accounting Fundamentals,” taught by Darden Professor Luann Lynch.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

IEEE GlobalSpec Unveils Enhanced Reference Library on

IEEE GlobalSpec, the leading provider of digital media solutions designed to connect industrial marketers with their target audience of engineering and technical professionals, announced today the launch of its new Reference Library on Engineering360...

– IEEE GlobalSpec

DHS S&T and Israeli Partners Call for Proposals on Advanced First Responder Technologies

Applications are now being accepted for the NextGen First Responder Technologies solicitation, an opportunity for a maximum conditional grant of up to $1 million, jointly funded by DHS S&T and the Israel Ministry of Public Security (MOPS).

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

New Academic and Residential Complex Breaks Ground at UIC

With enrollment hitting record-setting levels at the University of Illinois at Chicago this fall and projected numbers of new students climbing by as many as 10,000 over the next decade, a new “living-learning” community will be built to provide ...

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Gonzaga Launches Rebuilt Website, First-Ever Intranet

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University recently unveiled a completely rebuilt public website,, featuring an abundance of new features and content, as well as the University’s first intranet, called myGU. Developed with input from u...

– Gonzaga University





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