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Article ID: 7716

Study: Women Not Happy with Team Assignments

Ball State University

When it comes to working in teams, college-age males and females have different perspectives on their roles, says a Ball State University study.

Released:
27-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7713

Private Venture Formed Using Advanced Visualization

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech enters joint venture to form Virtual Prototyping and Simulation Technologies, Inc. (VPST), which will use virtual environments and simulation for training and for scientific or business visualization applications. The Virginia Tech CAVE, a 3-D virtual environment, will be a key element of the company's training and R&D tools.

Released:
27-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7705

Georgia State Study Shows Managers Are More Adept at Reporting Earnings That Meet or Slightly Beat Analysts' Estimates

Georgia State University, J. Mack Robinson College of Business

Managers are far more likely to report profits that meet or slightly beat analysts' earnings estimates than they used to, according to a recent study by Dr. Lawrence Brown, Controllers RoundTable Research Professor in the College of Business Administration at Georgia State University. "Although there has been recent media speculation that managers are reporting profits that meet or exceed analysts' expectations, there has been no hard evidence that supports this notion until now," Brown said.

Released:
27-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7699

More Companies Using Presentation Software to Deliver Messages

Ball State University

The days of a simple overhead projector to liven up a presentation are over. Business people want all the bells and whistles when it comes to meetings, says a Ball State University professor.

Released:
27-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7676

CMU Takes a Lead Role in Sap Technology Among Universities

Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University is one of five universities that are taking a national lead in preparing students to use one of the newest and most sophisticated business software products in the world: SAP.

Released:
22-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7674

Average investors lose to professionals

Cornell University

Contrary to widely accepted theory, less-informed investors consistently tend to "buy high and sell low," systematically transferring their wealth to better-informed traders through overly aggressive trading, according to a ground-breaking study at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.

Released:
22-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7672

Report Says Economic Importance of U.S. Coastal Tourism Lacks Appreciation

National Sea Grant College Program

With Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial start of the summer tourism season, a report prepared by the National Sea Grant College Program for NOAA and next month's National Conference on the Ocean, says the United States "lacks appreciation for the economic importance of coastal tourism" and that poor coordination of a variety of federal, state and local programs hampers the growth of that economic sector.

Released:
22-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7659

Kids spend time queuing up for help in UD researchers' analysis of child care regulations

University of Delaware

Regulating child-staff ratios, group sizes and caregiver qualifications "is too blunt an instrument" for improving the overall quality of U.S. child care, UD researchers report in the new "Economics of Education Review."

Released:
21-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7658

For Average Investor: A Little Information May Be Dangerous

Cornell University, Johnson School

Contrary to widely accepted efficient markets theory, less-informed investors consistently tend to "buy high and sell low," systematically transferring their wealth to better-informed traders through overly aggressive trading, according to a ground-breaking study of investor confidence and knowledge by three professors at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management. The researchs used laboratory experiements to test investor behavior.

Released:
21-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7656

Delaying Retirement Age May Not Save Social Security

University of Wyoming

A recommendation to delay the retirement age to 70 in an effort to strengthen the Social Security system is not likely to succeed, according to a University of Wyoming professor who has studied careers of older workers.

Released:
21-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

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