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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.

Newswise: Corporate Social Responsibility Programs Tend to Dehumanize the Very People They Expect to Help: New Research
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.

Newswise: Study: Hotels Need to Be Home Smart Home
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.

Newswise: When Fee-Pressured Audit Offices Focus on Non-Audit Services, Financial Statements Suffer, Study Shows
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.

Newswise: Psychopathic Employees Thrive Under Abusive Supervisors, Study Finds
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.

Newswise: Disclosing Weaknesses Can Undermine Some Workplace Relationships
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.

Newswise: Research Asks Why Some Private Equity Firms Add Jobs After Buyouts
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.”



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