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A Handout or a Hand Up?

Do you feel better about giving your uneaten sandwich to a homeless person than handing out cash? New research reveals fundamental truths—and contradictions—about how we choose to help others versus what we'd want for ourselves.
9-Jan-2018 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

In Motivating Innovation, Golden Parachutes May Have Silver Linings

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When an executive fails to turn a profit yet still gets a rich payout, it’s certain to raise eyebrows—and possibly trigger a backlash from shareholders wary of corporate excess. Yet in an age when companies must innovate to survive, it may be...
4-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research: Proposed GOP Tax Plan Could Cost California Taxpayers $38B

A third of Californians would face a substantial tax hike under the proposed GOP tax plan, which would also hurt the housing market, according to an analysis by Ken Rosen, chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics.
28-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Breakthrough Center for Gender, Equity & Leadership Launches at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business

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The University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business today announced the opening of the Center for Gender, Equity & Leadership (CGEL), to foster leadership, support deep faculty research, and advance meaningful corporate change.
6-Nov-2017 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Are Politicians Smarter Than CEOs?

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While Americans’ approval of their Congressional representatives are near record lows, new research shows that politicians aren’t necessarily a bunch of good-for- nothings—at least in Sweden.
3-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Expected Savings from School Energy Efficiency Upgrade Outpace Actual Returns

Students returning to school this Fall may not think much about the significant amount of energy it takes to keep the lights on and their classroom smartboards operating, but principals, superintendents, and building managers are taking note....
27-Sep-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Knowledge Management Pioneer Ikujiro Nonaka to Receive Berkeley-Haas’ Lifetime Achievement Award

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Knowledge management pioneer and Haas alumnus Ikujiro Nonaka of Hitotsubashi University to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
17-Jul-2017 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Harnessing the Wisdom of the Crowd to Forecast

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Forecasters often overestimate how good they are at predicting geopolitical events—everything from who will become the next pope to who will win the next national election in Taiwan.
17-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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