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Monday, February 5, 2018

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Late-Year Change in Corporate Income Tax Rate Leads to Billions in Unexpected Profits and Losses

In a paper being published Feb. 5 in Tax Notes, professors from Indiana University and the University of Virginia report that Tax Cuts and Jobs Act this could result in unexpected drops in earnings for two thirds of companies in the Standard & Poor's...

– Indiana University

Tax Notes

Embargo expired on 05-Feb-2018 at 00:05 ET


Bats Cooperative Breeding, Small Changes Cause Big Losses, Rescued Raptors, and More in the Wildfires News Source

The lastest research and experts on Wildfires in the Wildfires News Source

– Newswise

Once, Twice, Six Times a Grocery Shopper

In the first test of detailed consumer-buying habits by categories at more than one chain store selling groceries, a team of business school researchers led by Washington University in St. Louis found that shoppers weren’t monogamist or bigamist bu...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Journal of Retailing


Project Management Lessons From the Launch

Professor Yael Grushka-Cockayne uses the rollout of to demonstrate essential project management principles.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


Ethical Leadership Can Have Negative Consequences, Baylor University Researchers Say

A new Baylor study published in the Journal of Business Ethics reveals that ethical leadership compounded by job-hindrance stress and supervisor-induced stress can lead to employee deviance and turnover. The research reflects the thoughts of 609 empl...

– Baylor University

Journal of Business Ethics

Expert Available: Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan Plan for Health Care Consolidation, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan announced plans yesterday to combine forces to manage employees’ health care, with a claim that they will develop technological solutions for simplified, high-quality healthcare. These companies represen...

Expert Available

– Wake Forest University


Disclosing Weaknesses Can Undermine Some Workplace Relationships

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.

– Georgia Institute of Technology

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes


Why Do Investors Seek Out Stock Swindles?

The chance to get rich quick by investing in a penny stock, even if it is widely suspected that the stock price is being manipulated, is too tempting for some investors to resist. New research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business f...

– University of Chicago Booth School of Business

National Bureau of Economic Research

BizWire Announcements

Affiliation of Cedars-Sinai and Torrance Memorial Becomes Official

The proposed affiliation between Cedars-Sinai and Torrance Memorial—first announced last May—became official today. The affiliation will focus on new opportunities for coordination of care and resources between the two organizations and joint pro...

– Cedars-Sinai

ADHA Welcomes Dental Hygiene Education & Practice Specialist to Their National Office

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is happy to announce a new addition to its national headquarters, Vicki Pizanis, RDH, MS, EdD, as their Dental Hygiene Education and Practice Specialist. Effective immediately, Pizanis will assume ...

– American Dental Hygienists' Association

Longtime Sasol Executive Tom O’Brien Receives ACI Distinguished Service Award

Tom O’Brien, a leader with more than three decades of experience in the chemical and cleaning product supply chains – including many years with Sasol – is the 2018 recipient of the American Cleaning Institute Distinguished Service Award.

– American Cleaning Institute

Babson Vice Provost Brush Receives USASBE Lifetime Achievement Award For Entrepreneurship

Babson College Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candida Brush has received the Max S. Wortman, Jr. / USASBE Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship.

– Babson College

American University Launches Plan for Inclusive Excellence

American University President Sylvia M. Burwell today launched AU’s Plan for Inclusive Excellence, a far-reaching effort to build a truly inclusive community at the University.

– American University

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Indiana University Expands CRM with

Indiana University and are working together on the expansion of IU’s use of Salesforce as its university-wide constituent relationship management (CRM) system for interacting with students, faculty, staff and the many friends of IU. ...

– Indiana University

BizWire Marketplace

An Elastic Skin-Like Liquid Bandage Wins FDA Approval

A Penn State biomedical start-up company has won FDA approval for its first product, a biopolymer liquid bandage.

– Penn State Materials Research Institute





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