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Los Alamos National Laboratory Positively Impacts Region’s Economy in 2017

Los Alamos National Laboratory's efforts to stimulate new business growth, strengthen existing companies, create jobs and contribute to a diverse economy in northern New Mexico's communities saw notable progress across the board in 2017.

– Los Alamos National Laboratory


New Study: Distance Education Up, Overall Enrollments Down

A new report, Grade Increase: Tracking Distance Education in the United States, by the Babson Survey Research Group, reveals distance student enrollments have increased for the fourteenth straight year in 2016.

– Babson College

Tulane School of Medicine Launches Immersion Program for Biotech Execs and Investors Visiting the Big Easy

Tulane University School of Medicine has launched a new In-Residence Immersion Program that offers biotech executives, venture capitalists, scientists and entrepreneurs visiting New Orleans from across the country a fully functional on-the-go workspa...

– Tulane University

Study Says Community Involvement May Entice Consumers to Shop in-Store

Local retailers should find ways to get involved in the community to help boost business, according to a UAB study.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham


New Research Describes, Analyzes Consumers’ Territorial Behavior

Researchers have uncovered territorial reactions when consumers feel psychological ownership of products that don’t technically belong to them, and marketers should take care not to offend such customers.

– New York Institute of Technology

Journal of Consumer Research

The Future of Grocery Shopping: Faster, Cheaper, Smaller

Walmart was once considered the future of grocery shopping, offering consumers a slew of discounted choices, compared to the competition. Yet, market trends point toward a faster, cheaper, smaller and more streamlined experience. The result: One o...

– Case Western Reserve University

Searching for a New Job? New Study Says Talking to Friends and Family Boosts Chances of Success

A new study co-authored by an American University professor found that job seekers who share their ups and downs with family and friends are more active than job seekers who don't.

– American University

Career Development International

Net Neutrality: The Importance of Open and Equal Access to the Internet

Nearly three years after the Federal Communications Commission approved “open internet” rules aimed at ensuring fair access to the web, the FCC reversed the decision last month, saying it was “restoring internet freedom.” Rutgers Today asked ...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers Today


Study Finds Diversity Boosts Innovation in U.S. Companies

A recent study finds that taking steps to foster diversity makes a company more innovative, in terms of product innovations, patents created and citations on patents – meaning the relevant innovations are also used to develop new technologies.

– North Carolina State University

Financial Management, Dec-2017


Companies’ Online Waiting Lists That Offer Priority Access for Referrals May Succeed Only Under Limited Conditions

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School researcher who has examined "referral priority programs" cautions that companies should use the program only under limited circumstances. As trendy and easy to implement as it may appear, it can backfire by drawing...

– Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Management Science

Would You Pay $20 a Day to Lease a Luxury Car?

Frequent payments can make consumers feel better about the benefits they are receiving from their purchase. More frequent payments can help people appreciate recurring pleasures and increase the likelihood of purchasing. The findings has implications...

– University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Journal of Consumer Research Jan-2018

Corporate Innovation: How to Fund and Execute the Next Big Thing

This is the sequel to last month’s piece on corporate innovation: “Corporate Innovation: How to Find the Next Big Thing,” which explores how corporations can systematically identify innovative new ideas to drive organic growth. Here we’ll wal...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

BizWire Announcements

Mayo Clinic Recibe Altas Calificaciones Por Su Calidad Hospitalaria

Los Centros para Servicios de Medicare y Medicaid en Estados Unidos otorgaron calificaciones con estrellas a 14 hospitales de Mayo Clinic en Arizona, Florida, Rochester y el Sistema de Salud de Mayo Clinic por su calidad general.

– Mayo Clinic

Fox School of Business Online MBA Earns No. 1 National Ranking From U.S. News for Fourth Straight Year

The Fox School of Business at Temple University in Philadelphia remains a national leader in the delivery of online business programs.

– Temple University

Eccles School MBA Online program ranked Top 25 by U.S. News & World Report

The MBA Online program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings, landing at No. 25. The program was ranked No. 5 in the West.

– University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business

New Book From UVA Darden Professor and Batten Fellow Offers Road Map for Businesses to Navigate Era of Radical Transparency

In their new book Reset: Business and Society in the New Social Landscape, University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor James Rubin (1951-2016) and Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fellow Barie Carmichael provide a s...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Humboldt State-Based Small Business Development Center Expanding with $1.3 Million Grant

Humboldt State-based Small Business Development Center Expanding with $1.3 Million Grant

– Humboldt State University

BizWire Marketplace

B-Line Medical Launches SimCapture Pro

B-Line Medical®, an industry leader in video-driven healthcare education and outcome improvement, is excited to announce the launch of SimCapture Pro. SimCapture Pro is a cloud-based and mobile-friendly simulation management platform that makes simu...

– B-Line Medical





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