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Article ID: 2828

Purdue experts offer help when work and family combine

Purdue University

"Most issues that relate to families also relate to family- owned businesses," says Doug Sprenkle, Purdue University professor of child development and family studies. When problems in the workplace involve the family relationships of the participants, standard business advice is of limited value, he says.

Released:
25-Jul-1997 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 2813

Social welfare programs adversely affect labor market

University of Notre Dame

Government social welfare programs have helped create a less secure labor environment for the typical American worker by inadvertently harming family values, according to a new study by two University of Notre Dame economists.

Released:
22-Jul-1997 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 2810

Sales Managers' Biases Occur Even Before Interviews

University of South Florida

Sales managers have low expectations when African-Americans apply for professional sales jobs, but according to a study conducted at the University of South Florida, that can have a paradoxical effect: interested, qualified African-Americans may be seen as even more qualified than equally-qualified Caucasians.

Released:
19-Jul-1997 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 2804

Expert: Count The Cost Of Divorce Before You Split

Purdue University

Preparing for marriage is crucial, but a Purdue University expert on family budgeting suggests that the slogan "look before you leap" may be just as important when it comes to divorce.

Released:
18-Jul-1997 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 2784

Harris named new dean of College of Business Administration at Georgia State University

Georgia State University, J. Mack Robinson College of Business

Dr. Sidney Harris has begun his duties as the new dean of the College of Business Administration at Georgia State University, effective July 15. The 47-year-old Atlanta native is the university's first African-American dean and represents only one of about 3 percent of African-American business school deans in the country.

Released:
15-Jul-1997 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 2773

Dr. Michael Hergert named Dean of SDSU's College of Business Administration

San Diego State University, College of Business Administration

Dr. Michael L. Hergert has been appointed Dean of the College of Business Administration at San Diego State University effective July 1. The announcement was made by SDSU Vice President for Academic Affairs Ronald Hopkins.

Released:
12-Jul-1997 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 2765

Business schools cross-train grads for new age in industry

Purdue University

Universities nationwide are using new tools to prepare future executives for a complex business environment. It all happens in the computer lab, which simulates an entire firm's data flow.

Released:
11-Jul-1997 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 2741

Sandia Labs and Goodyear to Develop New Manufacturing Technology

Sandia National Laboratories

Goodyear and the U.S. Department of Energyís Sandia National Laboratories will work together to develop new and more efficient manufacturing processes.

Released:
9-Jul-1997 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 2742

What's in a Name? A Complimentary Means of Persuasion

Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business

There is now a way to increase marketing sales by 239 percent, an amount which should have all sales executives and representatives paying attention. New research has unearthed a key to increased sales compliance, a key neither expensive nor time consuming...

Released:
8-Jul-1997 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 2738

In Dual-Income Families Dads Are Helping, But It is Stressful, and Gender Gap Remains

University of Tulsa

Working fathers involved in child care tend to do more of the low-stress, pre-arranged activities and less of the unpredictable situations such as staying home when a child suddenly gets sick, according to a University of Tulsa professor.

Released:
8-Jul-1997 12:00 AM EDT

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