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Newswise: WashU Expert: Following Oscars drama, Academy Awards has most to lose
Released: 28-Mar-2022 6:05 PM EDT
WashU Expert: Following Oscars drama, Academy Awards has most to lose
Washington University in St. Louis

In the wake of the slap heard ‘round the world — actor Will Smith’s blow to comedian Chris Rock’s left cheek — scholars in the business of entertainment in the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis say the situation is shot through with reputational risk.But not where you might think.

Newswise: ‘2022 The Business of Health Care’ to track industry-wide transformation
Released: 23-Mar-2022 8:30 AM EDT
‘2022 The Business of Health Care’ to track industry-wide transformation
University of Miami

Industry leaders and experts, including a recent U.S. health secretary, convene April 1 at the University of Miami for a half-day hybrid conference to analyze the amalgam of new innovations that are revolutionizing the health care field.

Newswise: Charities can benefit by giving contributors more control over their donations, study shows
Released: 16-Mar-2022 9:40 AM EDT
Charities can benefit by giving contributors more control over their donations, study shows
University of Notre Dame

Donors feel more personal control over how their time (versus money) is used, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame

Newswise: University Hospitals in Cleveland named for tenth time as one of the 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere
Released: 15-Mar-2022 8:05 AM EDT
University Hospitals in Cleveland named for tenth time as one of the 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

University Hospitals in Cleveland has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies. This is the tenth year University Hospitals has received this recognition and is one of only seven honorees in the health care providers’ category. In 2022, 136 honorees were recognized spanning 22 countries and 45 industries.

Released: 7-Mar-2022 4:55 PM EST
Investment in social funds leads to a reduction in charitable donations
Tel Aviv University

According to the researchers, investors in social funds may view their investment as a contribution to social causes.

   
Released: 3-Mar-2022 12:10 PM EST
Working, studying in ‘off’ hours can harm motivation
Cornell University

Working a nontraditional schedule, and checking in at all hours of the day, night and weekends, is not necessarily beneficial for the 21st-century workforce, according to new Cornell University research.

   
Newswise: When money is tight, ‘purchase happiness’ is low
Released: 28-Feb-2022 10:35 AM EST
When money is tight, ‘purchase happiness’ is low
Duke University

Whether they’re getting a new shirt, a new computer, or taking a trip, people derive less “purchase happiness” from buying things when they feel financial stress, research from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business shows.

   
Released: 25-Feb-2022 2:05 PM EST
World’s top banks show minimal clear commitments to shift financing away from fossil fuels, finds revelational study
Taylor & Francis

Big banking is saying little on how they will combat climate change through their financing, shows a new study which finds minimal, clear commitments to aid financing away from fossil fuels.

   
Released: 24-Feb-2022 1:55 PM EST
Expert sources for your Ukraine-Russia conflict stories
Newswise

Expert sources for your Ukraine-Russia conflict stories

Released: 22-Feb-2022 1:40 PM EST
New report reveals 140K US workers involved in 265 strikes in 2021
Cornell University

The most common demands of the 140,000 striking American workers in 2021 involved health and safety protocols, pay and health care benefits, according to a new report from the Cornell University ILR Labor Action Tracker 2021.

Newswise: WVU announces $40M partnership to expand economics education through innovative Chambers College programs
Released: 22-Feb-2022 12:55 PM EST
WVU announces $40M partnership to expand economics education through innovative Chambers College programs
West Virginia University

Ken and Randy Kendrick's contribution to West Virginia University's John Chambers College of Business and Economics will expand business education at both WVU and across West Virginia.

Newswise: Study examines ‘bathroom bill’ to reveal implications of CEO sociopolitical activism
Released: 21-Feb-2022 4:35 PM EST
Study examines ‘bathroom bill’ to reveal implications of CEO sociopolitical activism
University of Notre Dame

CEO activism can be a net positive for firms, but only when a majority of employees are in agreement with the CEO, according to research from lead author Adam Wowak and John Busenbark, management professors in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, along with Donald Hambrick from Penn State University.

Newswise: Kelley professor’s M-Score model remains most viable means of predicting corporate fraud
Released: 17-Feb-2022 10:05 AM EST
Kelley professor’s M-Score model remains most viable means of predicting corporate fraud
Indiana University

Enhanced oversight over the auditing profession and firms’ financial reporting has led to a proliferation of models to predict financial statement fraud. But one of the first forensic models, the M-Score, devised by an Indiana University Kelley School of Business professor in the late 90s, remains accurate and is the most economically viable for investors to use, according to a forthcoming paper in The Accounting Review — the official journal of the American Accounting Association.

Released: 14-Feb-2022 1:35 PM EST
Finding the real reasons why women earn less than men throughout the world—and how to fix it
University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

About half of the world’s population is self-employed, and self-employed women earn only about half as much as men, according to the World Bank. Social scientists believed for years that increasing women’s access to capital would shrink the earnings gap.

Released: 14-Feb-2022 1:30 PM EST
Study: What if you knew how much your boss makes?
University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

More states are requiring employers to disclose information about their workers’ salaries with the hope it will reduce gender and racial pay gaps. But increasing pay transparency can also have some surprising impacts on worker productivity, according to a new large-scale study that is the first to examine how employees respond when they find out how much both their peers and bosses make

Released: 9-Feb-2022 4:10 PM EST
Sense of ‘professionalism’ linked to unethical behavior
Cornell University

Employees or managers who view themselves as professional are more vulnerable to unethical behavior such as conflicts of interest, a new Cornell University study finds.

Released: 9-Feb-2022 2:25 PM EST
Activist Investors Achieve Higher Returns Using Sell-Side Analysts’ Reports
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

In an era when investors can easily find information online about company performance, research from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows that traditional reports created by sell-side analysts are a valuable resource for activist hedge fund investors.

Released: 7-Feb-2022 3:15 PM EST
‘Risk Leadership in 2022’ Webinar with Fannie Mae, Maryland Smith Experts
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Risk Leadership Series webinar on Feb. 17 will explore how CROs and Board Risk Committees work together in grappling with risk including that associated with ESG and DEI.

   
Released: 2-Feb-2022 2:15 PM EST
Disadvantage impacts white men’s perception of privilege
Cornell University

White men who have experienced disadvantages in the workplace – particularly when associated with a social identity, such as being gay or having a disability – are more likely to recognize disadvantages faced by others and to understand the privilege they enjoy as white, according to new Cornell University research.

   
Released: 31-Jan-2022 4:05 PM EST
The danger of narcissistic CEOs — especially during a crisis
Michigan State University

New research from Michigan State University and the Ohio State University reveals how CEO narcissism during a crisis can influence the behavior of middle managers, which may have implications for the firm overall.

Released: 26-Jan-2022 1:45 PM EST
The latest news in Behavioral Science for media
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles we've posted in the Behavioral Science channel.

       
Released: 19-Jan-2022 2:35 PM EST
California Marijuana Growers Can’t Take Much to the Bank
Ohio State University

Legalization of marijuana in California has helped some financial institutions in the state increase their assets at the same time many banks, feeling stifled by federal regulations, deny services to licensed growers, manufacturers and retailers, a new study shows.

   
Released: 13-Jan-2022 3:45 PM EST
Researchers Produce System to Predict Passenger Flow to Increase Airport Efficiency
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Research in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management reveals a method to improve decision making within airport operations by producing accurate traveler forecasts in real-time.

   
Newswise: Lawrence Livermore makes Glassdoor’s 2022 ‘Best Places to Work’ list
Released: 12-Jan-2022 11:05 AM EST
Lawrence Livermore makes Glassdoor’s 2022 ‘Best Places to Work’ list
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

For the fourth consecutive year, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2022.

Released: 6-Jan-2022 12:05 PM EST
Employee training pays off with fewer layoffs
Cornell University

Companies that invested more in employee training before the pandemic were less likely to lay off their employees and reduce their workforces to cope with pandemic-related financial pressures, according to new Cornell University.

Newswise: 3 Sales-Boosting Techniques by Adding New Value to Old Products
Released: 24-Dec-2021 8:55 AM EST
3 Sales-Boosting Techniques by Adding New Value to Old Products
Chulalongkorn University

The current market is fiercely competitive with a wide array of products and services. Chula Business School professor recommends three simple ways to make products and services stand out and touch consumers’ hearts by adding new value to boost sales.

Newswise: How Generalist and Specialist CEOs Compare in the Eyes of Independent Directors
Released: 24-Dec-2021 8:50 AM EST
How Generalist and Specialist CEOs Compare in the Eyes of Independent Directors
Chulalongkorn University

The benefits and drawbacks of generalist CEOs – those with the talent and skill to manage companies in various industries – have been fiercely debated in contemporary research. Some research touts generalist CEOs’ varied professional experiences and ability to launch a wide range of strategic initiatives.

Released: 10-Dec-2021 6:15 PM EST
Working abroad can mean goodbye to your partner’s career – employers not paying enough attention
University of Vaasa

Living abroad has a significant impact on the career identities, career capital development and subjective well-being of expatriate partners.

Released: 10-Dec-2021 4:35 PM EST
5 lessons on teamwork as inspired by The Beatles
University of Florida

While The Beatles are globally regarded as one of the most successful and influential bands of all time, five business lessons can be learned from observing their creative and innovative process unfold during rehearsals — lessons that can be applied to all work settings, regardless of the discipline.

Newswise: Researchers study hedge fund model for complex societal problems
Released: 10-Dec-2021 6:05 AM EST
Researchers study hedge fund model for complex societal problems
Penn State Institute for Computational and Data Sciences

A hedge fund designed to pool money together for the public good could tackle a niche of problems that governments, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies all struggle with solving.

Newswise: Modern slavery still not a priority for one in five Australian businesses
Released: 9-Dec-2021 6:05 PM EST
Modern slavery still not a priority for one in five Australian businesses
University of South Australia

When the clock strikes midnight on December 31, one in five large businesses will likely fail to comply to their legal obligations under Australia’s Modern Slavery Act (2018), according to new research from the University of South Australia.

Released: 2-Dec-2021 11:50 AM EST
Supporting both parties can help companies reduce risk
University of Oregon

U.S. companies that balance their political connections across party lines in a polarized partisan environment are in a position to see less volatility in their stock prices and profits, according to a University of Oregon-led study.

   
Released: 29-Nov-2021 10:15 AM EST
Study Details Baseline Needs to Bring Factories into Compliance with Labor Standards
North Carolina State University

A new study establishes all of the actions apparel factories will need to take in order to come into compliance with international labor standards. The study is a first step toward determining what such compliance would cost consumers, and building support for making the needed changes.

Released: 26-Nov-2021 8:05 AM EST
Study Shows How Your Coworkers’ Morals Can Help You Do the Right Thing
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Seeing moral symbols at work can inspire employees to speak up about problems and subsequently help organizations protect the rights of clients and employees, prevent harm to the public and the environment, according to findings co-authored by a Maryland Smith researcher.

   
Released: 22-Nov-2021 2:55 PM EST
The ethical implications of facial recognition technology
Arizona State University (ASU)

Ethics experts weigh in on Facebook’s move to halt facial recognition



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