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Released: 27-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
International moves can pay off for venture-backed startups
Cornell University

Startups that moved internationally raised an average of $60 million, compared with $20 million raised by stationary companies, and they averaged 17% more investors. Their chances of a successful exit – launching an initial public offering, undergoing a merger or being acquired by another company, all of which allow their founders and investors to cash in – were 67% higher.

Newswise: Michigan Ross Professor Explores the Financial Implications of DEI Policy in Government Contracting
Released: 26-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Michigan Ross Professor Explores the Financial Implications of DEI Policy in Government Contracting
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

In a new paper published in the Rand Journal of Economics, Ben Rosa, assistant professor of business economics and public policy, explores the impact of procurement policies on disadvantaged businesses and government spending.

   
Released: 22-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
Entrepreneurs’ stock losses bruise their businesses
University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

When a recession takes a bite out of an entrepreneur’s personal stock portfolio, does that person’s business suffer more than those of older and larger competitors?

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Released: 19-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
Episode 205 – Reality vs Perception: 2023 in Review and A Look Ahead to 2024
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

On this episode of the Business and Society podcast, three professors from the Ross School of Business discuss notable trends from 2023 and the current challenges of 2024 from an economic, behavioral, and political perspective.

   
Newswise: Elevate Your Entrepreneurial Journey at Women Impact Entrepreneurship Day 2024!!
Released: 16-Feb-2024 8:55 AM EST
Elevate Your Entrepreneurial Journey at Women Impact Entrepreneurship Day 2024!!
Chulalongkorn University

Dive into the realm of inspiration with Sasin Sustainability & Entrepreneurship Center as we proudly present "Women Impact Entrepreneurship Day (WIED) 2024"!

Released: 15-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
Studies with more diverse teams of authors get more citations
University of Surrey

Diverse research is more impactful in the business management field, with female influence growing stronger in the past decade, finds a new study from the University of Surrey.

Newswise: Wistar’s Jessie Villanueva, Ph.D., Receives ‘Diversity in Business’ Award
Released: 15-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
Wistar’s Jessie Villanueva, Ph.D., Receives ‘Diversity in Business’ Award
Wistar Institute

Jessie Villanueva, Ph.D., is one of the recipients of the 2024 Diversity in Business Award from the Philadelphia Business Journal.

Released: 15-Feb-2024 4:05 AM EST
Hiring “problem directors” can knock up to 64% off a firm’s value
University of Portsmouth

Companies that appoint directors with a track record of questionable professional conduct cause an increase in reckless corporate risk-taking and could see up to 64 per cent of a firm’s value knocked off, a new study has found.

Released: 13-Feb-2024 5:05 PM EST
Successful Employer-Driven Disability Initiatives Benefit Individuals and Companies
IOS Press

Research in the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation pinpoints the elements impactful initiatives have in common and the positive effects on disabled and non-disabled employees and corporate climate

   
Released: 13-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
Business operations affect fishermen's resilience to climate change, new study finds
University of Maine

In their new study published in the journal Global Environmental Change, researchers found that fishermen’s responses to a changing climate can be strongly influenced by how they fish and how they’re organized. The study highlights the role that distinct strategies associated with different group sizes and levels of cooperation play in how fishers respond and adapt to climate change.

   
Released: 12-Feb-2024 11:05 PM EST
Customers prefer text over video to provide service feedback
Washington State University

At a time when one viral video can damage a business, some companies are turning to their own commenting platforms rather than letting social media be the main outlet for customer feedback.

Newswise: Michigan Ross Professor Explores Gender Barriers to Career Networking
Released: 8-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
Michigan Ross Professor Explores Gender Barriers to Career Networking
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

In collaboration with Catherine Shea, assistant professor of organizational behavior and theory at the Tepper School of Business, the research provides commentary on why women's representation in influential roles remains low.

Newswise: Ammonia attracts the shipping industry, but researchers warn of its risks
Released: 5-Feb-2024 10:05 PM EST
Ammonia attracts the shipping industry, but researchers warn of its risks
Chalmers University of Technology

Switching to ammonia as a marine fuel, with the goal of decarbonisation, can instead create entirely new problems.

   
Released: 5-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Former White House Economists to Kick Off ‘Finance Grand Challenges’ Series at UMD Smith
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Michael Faulkender and Phillip Swagel (both formerly served as Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy at the Treasury Department), plus Tyler Goodspeed (formerly on the White House Council of Economic Advisers), will discuss such topics as the social security and the national debt to kick off a new speaker series at UMD’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

   
Newswise: Research looks at how experiences at previous jobs motivate start-up operators
Released: 1-Feb-2024 11:00 AM EST
Research looks at how experiences at previous jobs motivate start-up operators
West Virginia University

When people quit their jobs to launch their own companies, the reasons that motivated them to become entrepreneurs can be major predictors of success, according to West Virginia University management scholar Hyeonsuh Lee.

   
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Released: 31-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST
Podcast: Down to Business Episode 101 – Robert Isom, CEO of American Airlines
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

On this inaugural episode of the Down to Business podcast, host Sharon F. Matusik, Edward J. Frey Dean of the Ross School of Business, is joined by Robert Isom, MBA ’91, to discuss his path to Michigan Ross, his career as a Ross MBA, his journey to becoming CEO and president of American Airlines, and his advice for current and prospective Ross students who are interested in leadership careers.

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Released: 31-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST
Michigan Ross Professor Jerry Davis Examines Polarizing Voter Sentiments During First Three Months of the Michigan Ross-Financial Times Poll
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Announced in October 2023, Michigan Ross and the Financial Times are partnering on a monthly poll to track how American voters perceive financial and economic issues in the lead-up to the 2024 US presidential election. The poll will run for 12 months leading up to the election.

Released: 30-Jan-2024 5:05 PM EST
New research finds concerningly low levels of trust in fisheries institutions post-Brexit
University of East Anglia

Rebuilding trust in fisheries governance will be vital to create a sustainable industry post-Brexit England, according to new research.

   
Released: 30-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST
UMD-LinkUp AI Maps Transforms AI Job Tracking with Groundbreaking Approach
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Researchers develop the first AI-powered job mapping tool to track the creation of AI jobs.

   
22-Jan-2024 11:05 AM EST
Experts call for major shift in international decision-making to tackle ‘devastating’ impact of urban expansion and avoid ‘planetary catastrophe’
University of Bristol

Leading scientists are today calling for an urgent step change in global governance to save the future of worldwide cities and the planet at large.

Released: 23-Jan-2024 5:05 PM EST
Right-wing nationalists are seen in the labour market as less creative, open-minded and empathetic, greens as better organised
Ghent University

Election year 2024 is now well and truly underway. But what does political engagement mean for your career? Researchers of Ghent University examined the stigma surrounding the seven main parties through an innovative experiment.

Newswise: Michigan Ross Announces New ESG Concentration for Full-Time MBA Students
Released: 23-Jan-2024 4:05 AM EST
Michigan Ross Announces New ESG Concentration for Full-Time MBA Students
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

As of 2024, Michigan Ross is one of the first business schools in the country to offer an ESG concentration.

Released: 19-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST
How do human capital and pro-market institutions shape ambitious entrepreneurship in good and crisis times?
Strategic Management Society

Scholars and policymakers have highlighted the positive impact of human capital on entrepreneurial activity. Vast attention has also been directed to the beneficial role of pro-market institutions for entrepreneurship.

Released: 19-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST
How firms frame training programs for gig workers boosts promotion and uptake of the programs, strengthening the bond between worker and company
Newswise Review

General skills training programs for those hired under flexible arrangements can strengthen the relationship between firm and worker, thus benefiting both groups. But for that to happen, the programs need to have strong buy-in from both managers and workers.

Released: 19-Jan-2024 8:05 AM EST
VCU research promotes a business paradigm shift that emphasizes people, not just profit
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)

New research from Virginia Commonwealth University fundamentally challenges the paradigm that business organizations should promote profit above all else.

Released: 17-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST
Penny Pennington Elected Chair of Danforth Plant Science Center Board; New Directors Include Blunt, Burlin
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

ST. LOUIS, MO., January 17, 2023 — The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced today that Penny Pennington has been elected chair of the Danforth Center Board of Directors.

Newswise: WashU Expert: VC bust? Time to return to fundamentals in 2024
Released: 16-Jan-2024 2:05 PM EST
WashU Expert: VC bust? Time to return to fundamentals in 2024
Washington University in St. Louis

After years of record investments and outsized returns fueled by ultralow interest rates, 3,200 U.S. private venture-backed companies — mostly tech startups — went out of business last year. Doug Villhard at Washington University in St. Louis' Olin Business School said the bust will cause the industry to reassess what is really important.

Newswise: The fate of novel ideas
Released: 15-Jan-2024 3:05 PM EST
The fate of novel ideas
University of Utah

Innovation may be what drives progress in the arts, business, sciences and technology, but the novel ideas that drive innovation often face headwinds that hinder or even prevent their adoption.

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8-Jan-2024 12:00 PM EST
Samsung leads again in U.S. patents while Qualcomm leaps into second place; overall grants dip 3.4%
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

New 2023 patent data rankings highlight escalating areas of R&D activity, according to an annual patent study by Digital Science company IFI CLAIMS.

Newswise: Cracking the case for non-glass wine bottles
Released: 8-Jan-2024 1:05 AM EST
Cracking the case for non-glass wine bottles
University of South Australia

Would you pour your friends a glass of wine from a cask or sip your favourite red from a can? Researchers at UniSA's Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science are exploring how wine marketers can influence people to consider packaging options other than glass bottles.

Released: 4-Jan-2024 3:05 PM EST
Resurrection consent: New study on attitudes to digital cloning of the dead
De Gruyter

In 2017, the company Eternime aimed to create an avatar of a dead person using their digital footprint, but this “Skype for the dead” didn’t catch on. The machine-learning and AI algorithms just weren’t ready for it. Neither were we.

Released: 20-Dec-2023 3:05 PM EST
Working with Big Data requires a lot of power! The latest research and features on Supercomputing
Newswise

With the rise in machine learning applications and artificial intelligence, it's no wonder that more and more scientists and researchers are turning to supercomputers. Supercomputers are commonly used for making predictions with advanced modeling and simulations. This can be applied to climate research, weather forecasting, genomic sequencing, space exploration, aviation engineering and more.

       
Released: 18-Dec-2023 9:30 AM EST
Nurse aide turnover linked to scheduling decisions
Washington State University

Long-term care facilities that scheduled part-time Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) with more hours and more consistently with the same co-workers had reduced turnover, according to research led by Washington State University.

Released: 15-Dec-2023 10:00 AM EST
Wolters Kluwer and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists announce plans to launch O&G Open
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Wolters Kluwer and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists introduce O&G Open - a new open access journal

   
14-Nov-2023 1:00 PM EST
Early research shows Gen Z perceives more dangers in life than previous generations
Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

As presented at the 2023 Society for Risk Analysis Annual Conference, Gabriel Rubin from Montclair State University conducted 40 interviews with members of Gen Z (as of publication) in an ongoing study about risk factors that have led to the current mental health crisis in young people.

Released: 13-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST
Women may pay a "MOM PENALTY" when AI is used in hiring, new research from NYU Tandon School of Engineering suggests
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Maternity-related employment gaps may cause job candidates to be unfairly screened out of positions for which they are otherwise qualified, according to new research from NYU Tandon School of Engineering. A research team led by Siddharth Garg, Institute Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, examined bias in Large Language Models (LLMs) – advanced AI systems trained to understand and generate human language –  when used in hiring processes. 

Newswise: Workplace gossip can benefit employees and employers
Released: 13-Dec-2023 8:05 AM EST
Workplace gossip can benefit employees and employers
Binghamton University, State University of New York

New research from Binghamton University, State University of New York shows how some workplace gossip could reduce the likelihood of employee turnover and, as a result, potentially boost an organization’s effectiveness.

Newswise: Free electric vehicle charging at work? It’s possible with optimum solar
Released: 12-Dec-2023 6:05 PM EST
Free electric vehicle charging at work? It’s possible with optimum solar
University of South Australia

The global surge in electric vehicle sales has prompted an Australian university to explore how it could offer free or nominal EV charging facilities to staff and students by optimising its solar PV system and minimising workplace electricity costs.

Released: 11-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST
Ethical Leaders Promote Creative Teams Under the Right Conditions
Georgia Institute of Technology

In a world where CEOs become thought leaders, being an ethical leader is paramount. But does this type of leader inspire their team to be creative? For years, it’s been a common assumption in the organizational behavior field that the more ethical a leader is, the less innovative their employees are.

Released: 7-Dec-2023 2:15 PM EST
Looking for unique stories about the winter holidays? Check out the Winter Holidays channel
Newswise

It's the moooost wonderful time...of the year! Are you looking for new story ideas that are focused on the winter holiday season? Perhaps you're working on a story on on managing stress and anxiety? Perhaps you're working on a story on seasonal affective disorder? Or perhaps your editor asked you to write a story on tracking Santa? Look no further. Check out the Winter Holidays channel.

       
Released: 7-Dec-2023 9:30 AM EST
Commercial Real Estate Risk: Remote Work is Just Part of the Picture, says UMD Smith Expert
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Risk management expert Clifford Rossi gives context, with risk-response insights, on commercial real estate’s perceived demise.

   
Released: 4-Dec-2023 6:05 PM EST
Study shows how ethical brands fare in a recession
University of East Anglia

A new study from the University of East Anglia reveals why some ‘eco goods’ may fare better than others as a UK recession looms.

Newswise: Investigation of degradation mechanism for all-solid-state batteries takes another step toward commercialization
Released: 4-Dec-2023 12:00 AM EST
Investigation of degradation mechanism for all-solid-state batteries takes another step toward commercialization
National Research Council of Science and Technology

Dr. Hun-Gi Jung and his team at the Energy Storage Research Center at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) have newly identified degradation factors that cause rapid capacity degradation and shortened lifespan when operating all-solid-state batteries at pressures similar to those of lithium-ion batteries. Unlike previous studies, the researchers confirmed for the first time that degradation can occur inside the cathode as well as outside, showing that all-solid-state batteries can be operat

Released: 29-Nov-2023 2:05 PM EST
Authentic or ethical? UW study shows best leadership style for inclusive hiring depends on manager’s racial identity
University of Washington

New research from Andrew Hafenbrack, associate professor of management and organization in the University of Washington School of Business, and other institutions examines the impact of leadership style on prospective Black employees who apply for jobs in less-diverse companies.

Released: 29-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST
Workplace culture is very different these days. Find out how different by exploring the "In the Workplace" channel
Newswise

The latest articles on occupational medicine, workplace culture, and the labor market are in the "In the Workplace" channel on Newswise.

       
Newswise: Remote work, reduced pay: are we willing to make a trade?
Released: 28-Nov-2023 8:05 PM EST
Remote work, reduced pay: are we willing to make a trade?
University of South Australia

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to reshape the workforce, with almost half of Australian workers willing to sacrifice part of their annual salary to work from home.

Newswise: Using supercomputers to help companies advance clean energy technologies
Released: 22-Nov-2023 1:30 PM EST
Using supercomputers to help companies advance clean energy technologies
Argonne National Laboratory

Research and development is an expensive undertaking for any company — which is why so many startups begin with a new patent, a brand new idea foundationally tested and ready to be scaled up.

   


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