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Article ID: 706289

New research reveals the enduring benefits of hiring a star

INSEAD

Much has been written about the benefits of collaboration and sharing of ideas and knowledge during the innovation process. Less is known about the intricate skills required to integrate, or synthesise, various raw materials in a way that will maximise creativity, and create innovations that help organisations out-perform their competitors.

Released:
10-Jan-2019 10:55 AM EST

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Article ID: 706246

How Fast Fashion Hurts Environment, Workers, Society

Washington University in St. Louis

The overabundance of fast fashion — readily available, inexpensively made clothing — has created an environmental and social justice crisis, claims a new paper from an expert on environmental health at Washington University in St. Louis.“From the growth of water-intensive cotton, to the release of untreated dyes into local water sources, to worker’s low wages and poor working conditions, the environmental and social costs involved in textile manufacturing are widespread,” said Christine Ekenga, assistant professor at the Brown School and co-author of the paper “The Global Environmental Injustice of Fast Fashion,” published in the journal Environmental Health.

Released:
9-Jan-2019 4:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Cost to Walk Away From Facebook for a Year? More Than $1,000, New Study Finds

Article ID: 705364

Cost to Walk Away From Facebook for a Year? More Than $1,000, New Study Finds

Tufts University

Using a series of auctions in which people were paid to close their accounts for as little as one day or as long as one year, a new study finds that Facebook users would require an average of more than $1,000 to deactivate their account for one year.

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20-Dec-2018 11:15 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Where Angels Don't Fear to Tread: Tips for Aspiring Early-Stage Investors

Article ID: 705078

Where Angels Don't Fear to Tread: Tips for Aspiring Early-Stage Investors

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Like wealthy New York “angels” who funded Broadway productions a century ago, today’s angel investors have a healthy appetite for risk, providing personal capital to fledgling companies in exchange for equity.

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6-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST
Newswise: The Evolution of Corporate Governance: 2018 Study of Inception to IPO

Article ID: 704585

The Evolution of Corporate Governance: 2018 Study of Inception to IPO

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Pre-IPO governance systems are highly diverse in maturity, rigor, and structure. The SEC dictates public standards, but pre-IPO companies make vastly different choices on when and how to implement.

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30-Nov-2018 3:50 PM EST

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