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Trying to get people to agree? Skip the French restaurant and go out for Chinese food

When people in a business negotiation share not just a meal but a plate, they collaborate better and reach deals faster, according to new research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
11-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

People can handle the truth (more than you think)

New research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business explores the consequences of honesty in everyday life and determines that people can often afford to be more honest than they think.
19-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Keep Them Guessing, Keep Them Gaming

While conventional wisdom says that people don’t like uncertain gains or rewards, a study from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business finds that uncertainty can play an important role in motivating repeat behaviors.
12-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Here’s one reason why U.S. healthcare costs so much

New research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business finds that Medicare could save about $4.6 billion a year—with no harm to patients—by simply eliminating the concept of long-term care hospitals and reimbursing the institutions...
11-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Expressing Your Gratitude Is More Powerful Than You Think

New research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business finds that people significantly underestimate the positive impact a letter of gratitude has on its recipient.
4-Sep-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Glass Ceiling: Three reasons why it still exists and is hurting the economy

New research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business finds the glass ceiling--that invisible barrier to advancement that women face at the top levels of the workplace--remains as intractable as ever and is a drag on the economy.
22-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When Lying Helps, and When It Hurts

If you think you’re helping someone by lying, you may want to think again. Telling a lie in order to help or protect someone—a practice known as prosocial lying—backfires if the person being lied to perceives the lie as paternalistic,...
15-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dear Abby: Why Is It Better to Give Advice Than Receive It?

People struggling with motivation will benefit more from giving advice than receiving it, although most people predict the opposite to be true, according to new research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
27-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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