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Released: 14-Aug-2020 3:05 PM EDT
AI software enables real-time 3D printing quality assessment
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers have developed artificial intelligence software for powder bed 3D printers that assesses the quality of parts in real time, without the need for expensive characterization equipment.

Released: 10-Jun-2020 4:05 PM EDT
Work Habits of Highly Effective Teams: Insight for Businesses Operating or Reopening Amid Coronavirus
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Maryland Smith workplace expert Cynthia Kay Stevens gives advice that organizations can use to better support their teams as they take on complex problems including those posed by operating or reopening amid restrictions imposed by COVID-19.

Released: 3-Jan-2020 8:05 AM EST
Research Offers New Way to Assess an Organization’s Public Relations
North Carolina State University

Communication and marketing experts place great weight on an organization’s relationship with its public stakeholders, and a new tool allows organizations to better measure and describe the nature of these relationships.

Released: 11-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
It Pays to Be Nice to Your Employees, New Study Shows
Binghamton University, State University of New York

New research from Binghamton University, State University at New York finds that showing compassion to subordinates almost always pays off, especially when combined with the enforcement of clear goals and benchmarks.

Released: 17-Jul-2018 9:55 AM EDT
#WorldEmojiDay: Icons can go beyond a smile, sparking innovation at work
University of Delaware

University of Delaware management professor Kyle Emich, whose research explores the effects of emotions on teams and performance, discusses the influence emojis can have on productivity and innovation in the workplace.

Released: 15-May-2018 8:00 AM EDT
Corporate Social Responsibility Programs Tend to Dehumanize the Very People They Expect to Help: New Research
Case Western Reserve University

Corporate programs aimed at offsetting the negative societal impacts caused by their profit-seeking tend to devalue the very people they intend to help.

Released: 12-Apr-2018 3:55 PM EDT
Study: Hotels Need to Be Home Smart Home
University of Delaware

A new study by the University of Delaware has found that hotels need to be more than a "home away from home" in order to satisfy guests. The survey showed that when it comes to technology, hotels should be competing with their customers' homes, not other hotels.

Released: 7-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EST
When Fee-Pressured Audit Offices Focus on Non-Audit Services, Financial Statements Suffer, Study Shows
University of Notre Dame

According to new research from the University of Notre Dame, as companies pressure auditors to lower their fees as a way to reduce costs, auditors place greater emphasis on more-profitable non-audit services, such as consulting, which can negatively impact audit quality.

Released: 21-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST
Psychopathic Employees Thrive Under Abusive Supervisors, Study Finds
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

A new study shows that individuals who possess high primary psychopathic characteristics appear to have distinct advantages over those who don’t, when working for an abusive supervisor.

Released: 30-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST
Disclosing Weaknesses Can Undermine Some Workplace Relationships
Georgia Institute of Technology

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.

Released: 24-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST
Research Asks Why Some Private Equity Firms Add Jobs After Buyouts
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

A University of Arkansas finance professor and his colleague at Purdue University found that some private equity firms, despite their reputation as job destroyers, increased employment following a buyout. Most of these firms had political connections, and the jobs they created or retained after buyouts were concentrated during election years in swing states or states that the researchers identified as having “high corruption.”

Released: 13-Dec-2017 4:35 PM EST
Bosses Who “Phone Snub” Their Employees Risk Losing Trust and Engagement, Baylor Researchers Say
Baylor University

Supervisors who cannot tear themselves away from their smartphones while meeting with employees risk losing their employees’ trust and, ultimately, their engagement, according to a new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.

Released: 1-Dec-2017 5:00 AM EST
Do You Know These 5 Ways to Protect Your Credit?
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

As you start your holiday shopping, San Diego State cybersecurity expert Dr. Steven Andrés offers his best advice on safeguarding your money and your identity.

Released: 28-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST
Researchers Trained Neural Networks to Be Fashion Designers (Sort Of)
University of California San Diego

Researchers from the University of California San Diego and Adobe Research have demonstrated how artificial intelligence and neural networks could one day create custom apparel designs to help retailers and apparel makers sell clothing to consumers based on what they learned from a buyer's preferences.

Released: 21-Nov-2017 3:55 PM EST
Black Friday Deals Can Make You Spend More
University of Delaware

New research co-authored by a University of Delaware professor suggests that certain types of these discounts may cause consumers to spend more than they realize.

Released: 17-Nov-2017 4:30 PM EST
All Black Friday Deals Are Not Created Equal
Washington University in St. Louis

Spend $200 on a great Christmas gift at the big box store and get a $50 gift card. Sounds like a great offer. It may, in fact, entice you to spend more than you normally would, warned a marketing expert at Washington University in St. Louis.

Released: 16-Nov-2017 3:15 PM EST
American Dream Revised: New Study Says Homeowners Shouldn’t Count on Property Appreciation Creating Wealth
Florida Atlantic University

The American Dream of homeownership as the path to creating wealth may be due for a revision. A new study finds that the property appreciation most homeowners expect when buying a home may be relatively meaningless in terms of building wealth.

Released: 13-Nov-2017 8:05 AM EST
New Research Finds People Will Desire Something Even More if You Increase Their Focus on It
Case Western Reserve University

Study suggests ways marketing and clinical treatment can influence behavior