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Released: 29-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT
Gamers help highlight disparities in algorithm data
Cornell University

Gamers from around the world may have differing opinions, but this diversity of thought makes for better algorithms that help audiences everywhere pick the right games, according to new research from Cornell, Xbox and Microsoft Research.

Released: 28-Sep-2023 5:05 PM EDT
Laundry Professionals Unfold Opportunities at Sold Out WDF Workshop 2023
Coin Laundry Association

In just a few days, the Coin Laundry Association (CLA) will host the eagerly awaited WDF Workshop 2023, welcoming approximately 275 laundry professionals to a sold-out event at the Sonesta Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., from October 4-6.

Released: 28-Sep-2023 4:05 PM EDT
Research Finds DEI Initiatives During Certain Presidencies Can Affect Bottom Line
University of New Hampshire

According to researchers at the University of New Hampshire, how DEI affects a business’ bottom line may depend on the presidential administration and the general public’s perception at the time.

Released: 28-Sep-2023 8:05 AM EDT
How a Repatriation Tax Challenge Before SCOTUS Could Upend the Tax Code
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Samuel Handwerger describes implications of Moore v. United States, a case before the Supreme Court that challenges the Mandatory Repatriation Tax provision of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

   
Newswise: Cleaning Product Ingredient Transparency Gets a Hearing on Capitol Hill
Released: 27-Sep-2023 3:05 PM EDT
Cleaning Product Ingredient Transparency Gets a Hearing on Capitol Hill
American Cleaning Institute

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce is discussing a legislative proposal that would establish – for the first time – a federal standard for ingredient communication in cleaning products.

Released: 27-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT
Many pathways lead to success, Colgate Cares Day speakers tell CFES Brilliant Pathways students
CFES Brilliant Pathways

Colgate Cares Day speakers share their pathways with CFES Brilliant Pathways students

Newswise: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Unveils The Domino’s Village
27-Sep-2023 11:25 AM EDT
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Unveils The Domino’s Village
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

The new patient family housing building was made possible by a multi-million dollar donation from the pizza giant.

Newswise: Show, don’t tell: Attracting a diverse workforce
Released: 27-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT
Show, don’t tell: Attracting a diverse workforce
Iowa State University

Over the last decade, a growing number of companies and organizations have included messages about diversity and inclusion as part of their employee recruitment efforts.

Newswise: ORNL launches Center for AI Security Research to study AI’s impacts on society, security
26-Sep-2023 7:30 AM EDT
ORNL launches Center for AI Security Research to study AI’s impacts on society, security
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory announced the establishment of its Center for AI Security Research, or CAISER, to address threats already present as governments and industries around the world adopt artificial intelligence and take advantage of the benefits it promises in data processing, operational efficiencies and decision-making.

Released: 26-Sep-2023 9:40 AM EDT
Customer Service Net Promoter Score (NPS) not all it’s cracked up to
University of Iowa Tippie College of Business

For thousands of American businesses, including hundreds in the Fortune 1000, the Net Promoter Score (NPS) of customer loyalty is a magic number that all but guarantees future growth if it’s high enough. But a new study from University of Iowa researchers finds the number is not all that magical.

Newswise: New corporate finance, financial planning workshop prepares IU Kelley School of Business students for in-demand jobs
Released: 25-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT
New corporate finance, financial planning workshop prepares IU Kelley School of Business students for in-demand jobs
Indiana University

A new partnership between the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and the Association for Financial Professionals will create new opportunities for students interested in pursuing careers in corporate finance and financial planning and analysis.

21-Sep-2023 12:00 PM EDT
Companies may benefit from transparency about racial diversity efforts
American Psychological Association (APA)

Companies that reveal their struggles to increase racial diversity in their workforces are perceived as more trustworthy and committed to diversity than companies that remain silent, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

   
Newswise: Is there more to palm oil than deforestation?
Released: 22-Sep-2023 2:40 PM EDT
Is there more to palm oil than deforestation?
University of Göttingen

Palm oil is the world's most produced and consumed vegetable oil and everyone knows that its production can damage the environment.

Newswise: CU Sihub Drives Social Innovation Business Model Prototypes to Social Innovation-Led Enterprise
Released: 22-Sep-2023 8:55 AM EDT
CU Sihub Drives Social Innovation Business Model Prototypes to Social Innovation-Led Enterprise
Chulalongkorn University

The Chulalongkorn University Social Innovation Hub (CU SiHub) supported project to encourage the development of social innovation business model prototypes was held on September 2, 2023 at the Visid Prachuabmoh Building to showcase the business design of innovations for social benefit and evaluate the viability of implementing the research group’s business plan.

Released: 22-Sep-2023 6:05 AM EDT
Why the UFC-WWE Merger is a One-Two Marketing Punch
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Marketing professor Mary Beth Furst explains why TKO has reason to believe that both WWE and UFC can complement each other to grow the overall market of viewers in the combat sports and entertainment space.

   
Newswise: Cardiff University chooses Figshare as integral part of research data management strategy
Released: 21-Sep-2023 11:00 AM EDT
Cardiff University chooses Figshare as integral part of research data management strategy
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

Cardiff University has chosen Figshare from Digital Science’s flagship products to enhance its researcher support services, as it continues its work as a leading research institution.

     
Newswise: Sasin Chula is the First in Thailand to Uphold IDEALS Policy that Promotes Diversity and Equity as well as Inclusion for Sustainable Organizations and Businesses
Released: 21-Sep-2023 8:55 AM EDT
Sasin Chula is the First in Thailand to Uphold IDEALS Policy that Promotes Diversity and Equity as well as Inclusion for Sustainable Organizations and Businesses
Chulalongkorn University

Sasin School of Management, Chulalongkorn University is set to become a focal point for DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) efforts.

Released: 20-Sep-2023 8:05 PM EDT
Pandemic years created unmatched volatility in Utah’s housing market
University of Utah

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute’s State of the State’s Housing Market report provides a detailed analysis of current market conditions in Utah, which shows residential construction activity, existing home sales, housing shortages, and affordability were all impacted in a way not seen since the Great Recession.

Released: 20-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT
Cloud services without servers: what's behind it
University of Würzburg

In cloud computing, commercial providers make computing resources available on demand to their customers over the Internet. This service is partly offered "serverless", that is, without servers. How can that work? Computing resources without a server, isn't that like a restaurant without a kitchen?

Released: 20-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT
‘Garbatrage’ spins e-waste into prototyping gold
Cornell University

Building on work in human-computer interaction that aims to incorporate sustainability and reuse into the field, Cornell University researchers introduces “garbatrage,” a framework for prototype builders centered around repurposing underused devices.

Newswise: Expert: Auto workers’ strike could impact future labor organizing
Released: 19-Sep-2023 5:05 PM EDT
Expert: Auto workers’ strike could impact future labor organizing
Washington University in St. Louis

The persistently tight labor market, growing frustration over wage inequality and record high support for unions set the stage for the United Auto Workers strike, according to Jake Rosenfeld, a professor of sociology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.

   
Released: 19-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT
UMD’s Justice for Fraud Victims to Host Business Fraud Prevention Seminar
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Speakers representing federal and local law enforcement will discuss the latest financial fraud tactics against businesses, and practical counter methods, in a free event in College Park, Md., Nov. 3, 2023

   
Released: 19-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT
Google on trial: Virginia Tech expert explains why it matters
Virginia Tech

The first big tech trial in decades is underway as the Department of Justice takes Google to court, arguing it abused power as a monopoly to dominate the search engine business.   According to Virginia Tech expert James Ivory, the case hinges on claims that Google illegally orchestrated business dealings so that its search engine would be people’s first option on their devices.

Newswise: A cautionary tale: How Italy’s ChatGPT ban hurt businesses, economy
Released: 19-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT
A cautionary tale: How Italy’s ChatGPT ban hurt businesses, economy
Washington University in St. Louis

Initial data from Italy’s monthlong ChatGPT ban in early 2023 demonstrates the technology’s transformative impact on business and the economy, according to Jeremy Bertomeu at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis

Newswise: Digital Science announces brand redesign for ReadCube and Papers
Released: 19-Sep-2023 9:30 AM EDT
Digital Science announces brand redesign for ReadCube and Papers
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

Digital Science is excited to announce that ReadCube, a leader in literature management, is unveiling a comprehensive repositioning of the brand.

     
Newswise: University of Sussex connects Figshare to Symplectic Elements to create a joined-up research data management solution
Released: 18-Sep-2023 11:00 AM EDT
University of Sussex connects Figshare to Symplectic Elements to create a joined-up research data management solution
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

The University of Sussex has successfully integrated Figshare and Symplectic Elements from Digital Science’s flagship products to create a seamless, interoperable research information and data management solution.

     
Newswise: Employee surveys may miss out on uncovering toxic leadership practices
Released: 18-Sep-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Employee surveys may miss out on uncovering toxic leadership practices
Binghamton University, State University of New York

Standardized and overly simplistic questionnaires are only scratching the surface of what employees think of their leaders, according to new research from the School of Management at Binghamton University, State University of New York, and negative behavior may be slipping through the cracks.

Released: 18-Sep-2023 8:05 AM EDT
Accounting Transparency Effort Tied to Decreased Funding for Innovation
North Carolina State University

Two studies find that regulations aimed at improving the transparency of corporate accounting practices appear to have driven down the amount of money companies spent on innovation, capital improvements, and mergers and acquisitions.

Newswise: RUDN University Economist Told AI and Big Data Could Save O&G Companies from Crises
Released: 18-Sep-2023 7:05 AM EDT
RUDN University Economist Told AI and Big Data Could Save O&G Companies from Crises
Scientific Project Lomonosov

RUDN University economist and colleagues analyzed data from the largest oil and gas companies in Russia during the economic crises of 2020 and 2022 and proposed an algorithm that would increase the sustainability of the industry.

13-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT
Ahead of UN General Assembly, pharmaceutical industry underscores need for pandemic preparedness plans to support innovation and equity
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Associations

Ahead of discussions at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78), the trade association representing the innovative pharmaceutical industry, the IFPMA, has warned that current pandemic preparedness plans should not undermine what worked well in response to COVID-19 and must support both “innovation and equity.”

Newswise: Felipe Csaszar Analyzes the Effect of Strategy Courses on Student Success
Released: 13-Sep-2023 3:15 PM EDT
Felipe Csaszar Analyzes the Effect of Strategy Courses on Student Success
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Felipe Csaszar, professor of strategy at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, and his collaborator Mana Heshmati, assistant professor at the University of Washington and Michigan Ross PhD alum, recently published research showing how a strategy course can impact student confidence, business skills, and leadership development.

   
Released: 13-Sep-2023 2:30 PM EDT
The effect of crowdsourcing contests on a company's stock and the idiosyncratic risks they create for investors
American Marketing Association (AMA)

Researchers from University of Colorado Denver, Iowa State University, and Arizona State University published a new Journal of Marketing study that examines the stock market effects on these contests and the contest characteristics that may enable such contests to pay off.

Released: 12-Sep-2023 3:05 AM EDT
Medical ethics committees: Nobody regulates membership or quality of decisions
OpEdist LLC

Medical ethics committees are required for hospital accreditation and make many life and death decisions. But no authority assesses the credentials of members or the quality of decisions made.

Released: 11-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT
Study shows food from tobacco-owned brands more 'hyperpalatable' than competitor's food
University of Kansas

Many of us know all too well the addictive nature of many foods marketed in the United States — most call it “junk food.” In fact, this kind of salty, sweet and high-fat fare makes up the lion’s share of what’s marketed to Americans.

Newswise:Video Embedded firms-address-corporate-scandal-with-lengthy-codes-of-ethics-study-shows
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Released: 11-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT
Firms address corporate scandal with lengthy codes of ethics, study shows
University of Notre Dame

New research from three professors in the University of Notre Dame's  Mendoza College of Business examines how firms are addressing the problem of corporate scandal through the language in their public ethics documents.

Newswise: New program to connect entrepreneurs with national laboratory-developed technologies
Released: 8-Sep-2023 10:05 AM EDT
New program to connect entrepreneurs with national laboratory-developed technologies
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory has launched a new entrepreneurial start-up program, Safari, as an addition to the Department of Energy Office of Technology Transitions Practices to Accelerate the Commercialization of Technologies, or PACT, program.

Released: 7-Sep-2023 5:05 PM EDT
A tax on menthol cigarettes would work better than statewide bans, UW study finds
University of Washington

New research from Simha Mummalaneni and Ali Goli, assistant professors of marketing in the University of Washington Foster School of Business, finds that a menthol cigarette tax is a preferable policy to scattered statewide bans.



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