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Cell Phone Snubbing
[7/23/2015]
From sending pictures of food on Snapchat, to “checking in” on Facebook, phone snubbing – or “phubbing” – can weaken a relationship, according to one professor’s research. Her advice? Establish mobile phone boundaries with your partner.
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Successful New Ventures
[7/16/2015]
Ted Waldron offers a three-part formula for a successful start-up: Don’t try to go head-to-head with the major player in a market segment, provide a complimentary offering that extends or supplements a major competitor’s position, and wait for fragmentation in the supply chain.
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Corporate Philanthropy
[7/9/2015]
There are some potential dangers to corporate social responsibility. Blaine McCormick provides perspectives from the consumer, the target of the philanthropy, and the shareholders.
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Time and Quality
[6/25/2015]
Jason MacGregor took a closer look at the effect filing times have on the quality of audits. What he found is a bit counter intuitive.
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Blowing the Whistle
[5/21/2015]
It was an early fascination with the Enron scandal that sparked Amy Miller’s research on how likely someone will blow the whistle on someone else’s wrongdoing.
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Reacting to Activists
[5/7/2015]
How do activist organizations get companies to do what they want? What factors should a company take into consideration before responding to activists? Ted Waldron provides insights from his research on the topic.
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New Beginnings
[4/30/2015]
New business ideas are being pitched in an unconventional setting that may come as a surprise to some. MBA students are going to jail to help inmates develop business plans.
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The Colorful Language of Finance
[4/16/2015]
More than most disciplines, the world of finance operates using a core of playful language. The industry’s terminology conveys the imagination required to address the financial challenges of daily life.
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What Gets Measured, Gets Done
[4/9/2015]
There’s been a disconnect between job performance evaluations and what firms want employees to achieve. An organization’s evaluation system impacts their workers’ behavior.
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Investing in People
[3/26/2015]
There are hundreds of “angel groups” across the U.S. and around the world. What are they looking for when considering where to invest?
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