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Released: 17-May-2022 1:45 PM EDT
Stress could make us more likable, and other Behavioral Science news tips
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles added to the Behavioral Science channel on Newswise.

Released: 13-May-2022 1:30 PM EDT
Bill Gates-backed artificial breast milk company is not responsible for the baby formula shortage
Newswise

There’s no evidence that an investment in BIOMILQ – a startup that makes artificial breast milk has anything to do with the baby formula shortage. The shortage is caused by supply chain problems and a recall of formula owned by Abbott Nutrition.

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Released: 10-May-2022 3:25 PM EDT
Why Data Literacy is Important for Future Business Leaders
Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona

Businesses are embracing data and technology now more than ever. It is no longer a bonus to be “tech savvy”, but rather it is essential for anyone trying to lead an organization into the fourth industrial revolution.

Newswise: Keck Hospital of USC nationally recognized with sixth consecutive ‘A’ hospital safety grade
Released: 10-May-2022 11:00 AM EDT
Keck Hospital of USC nationally recognized with sixth consecutive ‘A’ hospital safety grade
Keck Medicine of USC

The Leapfrog Group awards Keck Hospital of USC with sixth consecutive ‘A’ hospital safety grade, illustrating the hospital's high standards and commitment to the highest quality patient care.

Released: 3-May-2022 3:00 PM EDT
The latest expert commentary on the U.S. Supreme Court
Newswise

Are you looking for expert commentary on the leaked opinion draft that appears to overturn Roe v. Wade? Newswise has you covered! Below are some of the latest headlines that have been added to the U.S. Supreme Court channel on Newswise.

Released: 26-Apr-2022 2:45 PM EDT
Social Capital is a Key Driver of Small Business: New Study
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Why do small businesses exploit business opportunities better in some areas than others? Maryland Smith researchers show that local social capital (trust, cooperation level among residents) strongly predicts loan uptake after controlling for close-by bank branches, income and education.

Released: 15-Apr-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Registration now open for EMBO Lab Leadership Course at Stowers Institute
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

This course provides tools, techniques and insight tailored specifically to the laboratory/research setting.

Released: 7-Apr-2022 9:50 AM EDT
Companies That Are Aggressive on Taxes Fall Short at Managing Their Workforce
North Carolina State University

A new study finds companies that are more aggressive in their tax planning tend to do a worse job of managing their workforce. Specifically, these companies were more likely to be “underemployed,” meaning they hadn’t hired enough staff to operate efficiently.

Released: 6-Apr-2022 4:25 PM EDT
Data on Fired Managers’ Performance May Improve Investments
Cornell University

Professional investors shouldn’t ignore the performance of terminated fund managers – the “non-decisions” – when developing confidence in their strategies, says Cornell University’s Scott Stewart.

Released: 5-Apr-2022 9:45 AM EDT
The Private Equity Business is “Not All It’s Cracked Up to Be”
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Institutional investors in private equity are getting shortchanged, says Jeff Hooke, a Johns Hopkins Carey Business School senior lecturer and expert in finance and investment banking.

Released: 4-Apr-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Study Finds Empowering Workers Can Backfire
North Carolina State University

A new study finds that efforts to empower employees need to be coupled with efforts that allow those employees to do their jobs well. If institutional obstacles make it difficult for workers to thrive, empowering them can lead to unethical behavior.

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.


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